The Policy-makers Workshop for e-Infrastructures in South-East Europe was held with great success in Athens, on February 21st. The workshop brought together delegates from 12 countries of the South-East European Region, including representatives of various regional ministries and national authorities, who provide support for the deployment of national-level e-Infrastructures.
The 2nd BalticGrid Summer School will be held in Riga, Latvia at the Riga Technical University, on 2-6 July, 2007. This summer school is devoted mainly to application users and developers who want to exploit grid resources. It will cover five days of lectures and practical work. The first day will include a lecture and an introductory course on Grid Computing. Lectures and exercises on various aspects of applications grid-enabling will cover the next three days. The last day of the school will be focused on Grid security issues.
Grid computing is one of the most exciting developments in information technology, providing users with enormous gains in power and resources at a minimal cost. But its success led to the development of different systems for Grid computing. The result? Grids can't conveniently talk to each other.