Speakers & Panellists

15 Nov 2018

Lothar Wolf

Lothar Wolf was with the German National Meteorological Service (DWD) and the European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF), Reading (UK) and since 2004 he is with the European Organization for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites. As Competence Area Manager for Data Services he is responsible for the definition of the medium and long term EUMETSAT Data Services Strategy including the specification of the related corporate service portfolio and managing its evolution via a programme of related projects.

 

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20 Nov 2018

Arjen van Rijn

Arjen van Rijn is institute manager and deputy director of the Dutch National Institute for subatomic Physics (Nikhef) since 1999. Through the Nikhef activities in networking and distributed computing, and in particular through his role as project leader of the Dutch BiG Grid project (2007-2012), he became involved in the development of the national e-infrastructure, coordinated by SURF. He was one of the founders of EGI.eu (European Grid Infrastructure) and member of its Executive Board in the years 2010 - 2014.

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22 Nov 2018

Eliane Fankhauser

 

Eliane Fankhauser obtained her PhD about polyphonic music in the Netherlands in the late Middle Ages at Utrecht University. At KNAW-DANS she is a project manager and policy officer in the role of which she currently works on the external communication for the FREYA project and is the coordinator of the Oral History collection in the EASY repository. Together with a small team, moreover, she is working on a FAIR checklist for researchers to measure and evaluate the FAIRness of data.

 

 

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15 Nov 2018

Pedro Gonçalves

Pedro Gonçalves is Terradue director, a company started in 2006 as a spinoff of the European Space Agency following his postdoctoral work designing the Grid infrastructure in ESRIN, the ESA G-POD (Grid Processing on Demand for Earth Observation). With the participation in several European Commission and European Space Agency projects, Terradue is supporting international organizations, research institutes and commercial companies in deploying their Earth Observation services into Cloud platforms tapping new computational and data resources.

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20 Nov 2018

Anca Hienola

Anca Hienola holds a PhD in Atmospheric Physics and has over 17 years’ experience in atmospheric sciences and climate change research. Her expertise extends from new particle formation, contact phenomena, organic compounds nucleation to global and regional climate modelling. She has 18 peer-reviewed publications and one of her first-author paper was cited in the latest Special IPCC report on Global Warming of 1.5degrees.

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22 Nov 2018

Patrick Aerts

Dr. Patrick Aerts, senior research fellow at DANS, is responsible for the harmonization of Research Data Management Planning requirements (national and European) and for Software Sustainability. As advisor Strategic Alliances at the Netherlands eScience Center, he maintains two platforms: ePLAN at the national level -as secretary- and PLAN-E at the European level -as chairman. These platforms are concerned with matters of common (eScience) interest.

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15 Nov 2018

Fotis E. Psomopoulos

Dr Fotis E. Psomopoulos works as a Researcher at the Clinical Genetics research group of the Dept of Molecular Medicine and Surgery at Karolinska Institutet and as a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Institute of Applied Biosciences (INAB) of the Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH), with a primary focus on bioinformatics workflows and computational analysis of large bio-datasets.

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21 Nov 2018
Rupert Lueck

Rupert Lueck

Rupert Lueck is in charge of EMBL IT Services who provide the IT infrastructure, services and support around large-scale scientific computing, data management and clouds including software development and administrative IT to enable data-driven Digital Biology research in EMBL.
Rupert has a key role across a range of the laboratory’s international IT collaborations. He serves on several IT advisory boards and represents EMBL in the EIROforum IT group involving the IT leadership of some of Europe’s biggest research centres.

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22 Nov 2018

David Pringle

The chair of the Science|Business Cloud Consultation Group, David Pringle is an experienced business journalist reporting on the development of the European Open Science Cloud.  Based in London, David works with organisations in the telecoms, media and technology sectors to produce insightful reports on the future of the digital economy. A regular moderator of panel discussions at major industry conferences, David also serves as an editor and presenter for Mobile World Live television.

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19 Nov 2018

Leonardo Candela

Leonardo Candela is researcher at Networked Multimedia Information Systems (NeMIS) Laboratory of the National Research Council of Italy - Institute of Information Science and Technologies (CNR - ISTI). He graduated in Computer Science at University of Pisa and completed a PhD in Information Engineering at University of Pisa. 

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