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The purpose of this page is to keep track of the things to be organised for the User Community Support booth at UF2011 in Vilnius. Activities and requirements for the booth are being coordinated by Richard McLennan - inputs and proposals should be forwarded to and Cc'd to

Poster templates, PPT Presentation etc

Participants wishing to prepare posters, flyers or stand-alone presentations are encouraged to use one of's preformatted templates which can be found in the web pages at:


You are also encouraged to contribute slides for the rolling presentation that will run as a backdrop throughout the exhibition. It has not been possible to upload a copy of the draft presentation into these pages but please post any inputs you may have to and we will endeavour to incorporate your slides to the briefing.

The following posters have been printed (colour) and will be taken by RMcL to Vilnius

- AppDB - 1 x A0 size poster plus 50 copies in A4

- VO Services - 1 x A0 size poster plus 50 copies in A4

Yet to be printed:

- UCST - Requirements Process - 1 x A0 plus 50 A4

Other Material (covering SA3 and provided via Pablo Saiz):

- Google Earth representation of jobs and transfers performed in real time by ALICE, ATLAS, CMS and LHCb.

- Dashboard monitoring; demo of jobs and status of units serving one VO

- Display for CORAL, one of the apps used for accessing DBs

- GANGA - a representation of how various VOs distribute Jobs to their various units.

- PARTNER - demonstrating the work of biomedicine on the grid.

Any further contributions will be willingly considered for printing as time permits.

Demonstrations, Videos and 'How to' Guides

This section is intended as a working area for suggestions and a checklist for video opportunities, demos and guides that we may have for the Forum. These have been discussed at various meetings and Tele-Conferences but we now need to compile lists of i) what has already been prepared or ii) we intend to develop for the event.

- 1 AppsDB and AppsDB Gadget (Marios Chatziangelou <>)

- 2 VO Services - NAGIOS (Gonçalo Borges <> and Ignacio Blanquer <>)

- 3 UCST Web-pages (UCST)

FAQs or Difficult Questions

We should be prepared to answer a range of questions and in particular, we should anticipate having to substantiate any claims we have made in any of our posters, slides, brochures etc. Questions and answers should be added in this section such that once read and 'correctly' answered, any of us should be able to respond if left on our own in the booth. Please either add your input here or mail to

1. AppsDB FAQs[[2]]



Equipment needed

- In this section you (the proposer) should add any item you think you would want to have available at the booth, ie this is your Statement of Requirements

- Stand for A4 posters

Equipment provided

- Once Requirements are formally accepted by the organisers, UCST will populate this section with details of what is expected to be made available:

- white octanorm panels/walls; Booth (3m x 2m)? with three walls, adjacent to EGI booth;

- constructive ceiling;

- EGI word cloud 'wall paper' for use as back drop;

- Electric power (220 V);

- 2 spotlights;

- 1 table and 2 chairs;

- fascia with company name (up to 20 letters);

- carpeting;

- Internet: Wireless

- fixed Laptop/computer to run presentations, screencasts and demos (from Dissem Team);

- LCD screen (Ø 17; 19);

- 42 in TV display on stand;

- 1 extension leads.

- Glass bowl of sweets

- EGI post cards and business cards

Digital media & physical material
Demo - ?
Poster - VRC WeNMR (A2; RT ticket);
Brochures - Overview of User Community Services; VRC WeNMR A4 flyers : [3] [4] (RT ticket).
Screen cast - ?
Business cards - ?
Stands - ?
Slides - ?
Presentations - ?

Demo - ?
Poster - ?
Brochure - AppDb brochure
Screen cast - Using the AppDb
Business cards - ?
Slides - ?
Presentations - ?

VO Services
Demo - ?
Poster - ?
Screen cast - ?
Business cards - ?

Training Services
Demo - ?
Screen cast - ?
Business cards - ?
Slides - ?
Presentations - ?

Services for the Heavy User Communities - SA3
Demos - ?
Poster - CORAL in a Nutshell
Brochure - ?
Screen cast - Demonstation of CORAL
Business cards - ?
Slides - ?
Presentations - ?


People attending UF2011.
Steve Brewer
Gergely Sipos
Richard McLennan
Nuno Ferreira
Karolis Eigelis

Marios Chatziangelou
William Vasilis Karageorgos

VO Services
Ignacio Blanquer
Gonçalo Borges
Jorge Gomez

Training Services
Claire Devereux

Services for the Heavy User Communities - SA3
Jamie Shiers

Feedback Forms

Workshops (on-line)

Full list of Workshops at UF2011

1 Date: 2011-Apr-11 11:00
Title:Workflow interoperability solutions with case studies
Presenter: Dr. KOZLOVSZKY, Miklos, e-mail:
EGI Indico: more details
Feedback Form:

2 Date: 2011-Apr-11 14:00
Title:Multi-workflow systems interoperability: the SHIWA platform
Presenter: Dr. MONTAGNAT, Johan, e-mail:
EGI Indico: more details
Feedback Form:

3 Date: 2011-Apr-12 11:00
Title:UNICORE for the end users - Tutorial
Presenter: Dr. BENEDYCZAK, Krzysztof, e-mail: and Ms. BORCZ, Marcelina, e-mail:
EGI Indico: more details
Feedback Form:

4 Date: 2011-Apr-12 14:00
Title:Using SAGA on EGI platforms
Presenter: MERZKY, Andre, e-mail:
EGI Indico: more details
Feedback Form:

5 Date: 2011-Apr-14 11:00
Title:IDGF workshop at EGI-UF on Desktop Grids for scientific applications
Presenter: Mr. EMMEN, Ad, e-mail: and Dr. LOVAS, Robert, e-mail:
EGI Indico: more details
Feedback Form:

6 Date: 2011-Apr-14 11:00
Title:MPI Hands On Training
Presenter: Dr. FERNANDEZ DEL CASTILLO, Enol, e-mail:
EGI Indico: more details
Feedback Form:

7 Date: 2011-Apr-14 14:00
Title:outGRID Workshop on DCI Interoperability, Special Focus on Neurosciences
Presenter: Mr. MANSET, David; e-mail: Mr. KEUCHKERIAN, Samuel and Mrs. BARATTIERI DI SAN PIETRO, Chiara
EGI Indico: more details
Feedback Form:

8 Date: 2011-Apr-14 14:00
Title:Scientific workflows in Kepler - hands on - HUC/VRC training event
Presenter: Mr. PLOCIENNIK, Marcin, e-mail:
EGI Indico: more details
Feedback Form:

General Questions for workshop participants:

Workshop details (pre-filled info):
Event: EGIUF2011
Date: 2011-Apr-14 14:00
Title: outGRID Workshop on DCI Interoperability, Special Focus on Neurosciences
Presenters: Mr. MANSET, David; Mr. KEUCHKERIAN, Samuel and Mrs. BARATTIERI DI SAN PIETRO, Chiara
Full details link:

Participant details (info to be completed by all participants):
Presenter or Delegate:
M or F (data collection to support EC Commission inititative for equality between women and men)
Community or Science discipline you belong to:

Workshop feedback (info to be completed by Delegates):

  1. Was your expectation met ? Yes/No - drop box. If No, please explain why ?
  2. Did the workshop go into enough detail? Yes/No - drop box. If No, please specify why.
  3. Was the time allocated to the session sufficient? Too short/About right/Too long
  4. Was there sufficient opportunity for questions/discussions? Yes/No
  5. in your opinion, how productive were the discussions (1 – not very, 5 – excellent)
  6. Any suggestions for presenters ? - input box.
  7. What kind of Workshops are you interested in and would like to be organized in the future ? (e.g. user interfaces, tools, data visualization)- input box.

Regarding your awareness of sources of further information (Delegates):

  1. Are you aware of the EGI Training website to determine what training events, material and trainers may be available to you? Yes/No.
  2. Do you use the Training website? Sometimes/frequently/never? If never, why not?

Workshop feedback (info to be completed by Presenters):

  1. Estimated attendance numbers? M ? F?
  2. Level of response – passive listening only/ enthusiastically responsive?
  3. Was the allocated time sufficient? Too much/about right/not enough.
  4. Question time sufficient? Too much/about right/not enough.
  5. Was provision of equipment and support sufficient? Were your expectations met? Comments:

Additional information (Presenters):

  1. Are you aware of the EGI’s promotion of training events, material and trainers via the EGI website? Yes/No
  2. Have you used the training webpages to promote events, material and trainers? Yes/No .
  3. Would you be willing to advertise future workshops/events through the EGI website? Yes/possibly/Not sure

General questions (info to be completed by Presenters and Delegates):

  1. Do you have user grid certificate ? Yes/No - drop box. Note: If Yes, please specify by which country it was issued ? if No, please specify why ?
  2. What user interfaces do you use to access grid resources (e.g. command line tools, web portals, dont use yet)? - input box
  3. Do the resources you use meet your scientific needs ? Yes/No - drop box. If No, please specify why ?