16-20 September 2013
Meliá Castilla Convention Centre, Madrid
Europe/Madrid timezone

EC Perspective on DCIs and Horizon 2020

17 Sep 2013, 09:00
Auditorium (Meliá Castilla Convention Centre, Madrid)


Meliá Castilla Convention Centre, Madrid


Luis C. BUSQUETS PÉREZ (European Commission)


The talk will focus on how the policy of the European Commission on Distributed Computing infrastructures and how these can address the increasing needs of research communities for processing massive amounts of data and experimenting in silico. The talk will present policies and actions expected for e-Infrastructures under Horizon 2020, how Cloud Computing becomes part of the solution, and provide an update on the recent Call for proposals for exa-scale computing. Luis C. BUSQUETS PÉREZ has been working in the ICT sector for more than 15 years. Since 2006 he is an official of the European Commission and has collaborated in the updating of the European ICT standardisation policy and competition case handling in the IT sector. In 2011, Luis joined the e-infrastructures unit and is the project officer for the most of the DCI projects, e.g. EGI-InSPIRE and Helix Nebula.

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Luis C. BUSQUETS PÉREZ (European Commission)

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