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1. MEETINGS AND DISSEMINATION

1.1. CONFERENCES/WORKSHOPS ORGANISED

Date Location Title Participants Outcome (Short report & Indico URL)
25.11.2013 Brno MetaCentrum Grid Workshop 2013 70 current and future Grid/Cloud users The aim of the workshop was to introduce the services offered by the MetaCentrum and CERIT-SC to the Czech research community. Participation in the workshop was free of charge and the conference was held in the Czech language.)
13.11.2013 Brno GridMathematica Workshop 2013 20 current users Workshop was held in English language, slides available on https://metavo.metacentrum.cz/export/sites/meta/cs/seminars/2013-11-13-Setkani_Mathematica-slidy.pdf
21.1.2014 Brno Introducing GALAXY in grid 25 users The aim was to intoduce GALAXY usage in MetaCentrum Cloud/Grid infrastructure. Workshop was held in English language

1.3. PUBLICATIONS

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2. ACTIVITY REPORT

2.1. User Support achievements

ELIXIR progress in the Czech Republic


End of 2013, NGI_CZ (CESNET) became an official member of ELIXIR Czech Republic Node. The Node is a joint project of seven institutions/projects. In November 2013, ELIXIR CZ Consortium agreement was signed by Czech Minister of Education. In November 2013 we also organized ELIXIR introduction event for bioinformatics community in the Czech republic. ELIXIR's director, Niklas Blomberg participated on the event. NGI_CZ employee (Ludek Matyska) has been elected as the vice-chairman of ELIXIR CZ Node and he is responsible for technical e-Infrastructure solution. NGI_CZ is also an active partner in the cloud initiative coordinated by EGI.

2.2. Plans

In next period we will continue with organizing special events to inform current and gain new users communities:

  • Practically oriented hands-on meetings for communities started with grid or cloud (for small user groups)
  • workshops for NGIs current members to inform about news in grid and cloud

2.3. Issues and mitigation

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