[SASAG] Fwd: OGF Meeting Announcement

Lee Damon nomad at crow.ee.washington.edu
Fri Sep 7 08:52:54 PDT 2007

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Subject: RE: OGF Meeting Announcement
Date: Fri, 7 Sep 2007 08:37:53 -0700
From: John Ehrig

The Open Grid Forum, the international community of users, developers,
and vendors leading the global grid standardization effort, invites the
members of the Seattle Area System Administrators Guild to OGF21 taking
place October 15-19 at the Seattle Hyatt.  OGF21 is the latest in a
series of premier international Grid events that showcase Grid
standards, applications and best practices in business and science.
OGF21 will feature workshops on software solutions and scientific
applications, an exceptional technical program, and an enterprise track
focused on Grid use in IT data centers.

Software and Solutions Track
The software and solution track features over a dozen sessions dedicated
to open-source and commercial software providers discussing their
offerings and interacting with grid users and managers on desired
features. The software providers will also participate in a round-table
discussion on critical requirements to the interoperation of production
grids around the world, as identified by OGF's Grid Interoperability Now
Working Group.

Web 2.0 - This full day workshop features presentations on research and
commercial applications of Web 2.0 technology including HPC,
Cyberinfrastructure, Semantic Research, Social Networking and more.
Geospatial - This half day workshop is a collaboration with the Open
Geospatial Consortium (OGC) .  Engage on topics such as grid-enabling
the OGC's Web Processing Service and a NSF proposal on Community-based
Data Interoperability Networks.
GridNet2 - this workshop will highlight the work of the UK eScience at
the OGF and in related standards bodies and encourage work across
different working groups. Learn, network, and engage with the worldwide
experts and leaders in this emerging and evolving technology!

Technical Working Group Program
Over 80 sessions dedicated to advancing the work of OGF's research,
community and working groups including Open Grid Services Architecture,
Enterprise Reference Model, Virtualization, GLUE, Simple APIs for Grid
Applications and many more!

Enterprise Track
This full day track is dedicated to the emerging application of Grids in
enterprises.  Sessions will focus on thought leadership and case studies
of Grid deployments in the IT data center, grids and server
virtualization and data caching applications.  Presentations by Boeing,
SAS, Platform Computing, Gemstone, Gigaspaces, Intel and others are

The full program schedule for OGF21 is available here

Learn, network, and engage with the worldwide experts and leaders in
this emerging and evolving technology! Register today at

John Ehrig
Open Grid Forum
Enterprise and Marketing Program Manager
925 275-6677
www.ogf.org <http://www.ogf.orgopen/>
<http://www.ogf.orgopen/> Open Forum | Open Standards

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