Scientific Meeting
The third scientific meeting within the eVITA program is organized January 27-29, 2010 at Dr. Holms Hotel, Geilo. The meeting is open for participants from universities, research institutions, government and industry who are interested in activities, new results, theories, and methods from the eVITA program and eScience in general.

Wednesday, 27 January

  Arrival and check-in
12:30 Lunch
15:00 Welcome and introduction, Helge Holden
15:00 Theme 1: Tools for Scientific Data
15:00 NorStore - A national infrastructure for data curation, Jacko Koster
15:30 Genome scale analysis when deep sequencing is possible, Eivind Hovig (Rikshospitalet)
16:00 Efficient querying of highly distributed databases, Kjetil Nørvåg (NTNU)
16:30 Coffee break
17:00 Theme 2: eScience in Industrial Applications
17:00 Climate and the insurance industry, Arnoldo Frigessi (NR)
17:30 Electricity prices, causality graphical models, Anders Løland (NR)
19:30 Dinner


Thursday, 28 January

09:00 Theme 3: eScience in Industrial Applications, part II
09:00 Isogeometry - efficient integration of CAD and FEM analysis, Trond Kvamsdal (SINTEF)
09:30 Optimization-based decision support within health care and transportation, Geir Hasle (SINTEF)
10:00 Particle based methods in industrial problem - would industry benefit from billion particle simulations? Paal Skjetne (SINTEF)
10:30 Break / Meeting in the eVITA board
12:30 Lunch 12:30-14:00
15:00 Theme 4: Future Prospects for eScience Research
15:00 A nordic eScience action plan, Gudmund Høst
15:30 The next phase of eVITA, Helge Holden
16:00 Discussion
16:30 Coffee break
17:00 Theme 5: Highlights from the eVITA Programme
17:00 Newly developed statistical methods with great potential in many applications, Fred Godtliebsen (UiT)
17:30 Pluridisciplinary applications of the EnKF and related methods - first results, Laurent Bertino (NERSC)
18:00 Integro-differential equations in Finance: Numerical methods and analysis, Espen R. Jakobsen (NTNU)
19:30 Dinner


Friday, 29 January

08:30 Theme 5: Highlights from the eVITA Programme, part II
08:30 Structure preserving algorithms for differential equations, Hans Munthe-Kaas (UiB)
09:00 Parallel algorithms for combinatorial scientific computing, Fredrik Manne (UiB)
09:30 eSysbio - an e-science environment for systems biology, Pål Puntervoll (UiB)
10:00 Numerical modeling of near bottom currents and food particle transport for cold water reef structures, Tomas Torsvik (UiB)
10:30 Coffee break
11:00 Theme 5: Highlights from the eVITA Programme, part III
11:00 eNEURO - multilevel and multimodal modeling of the brain, Gaute Einevoll (UMB)
11:30 Genetics meets multiscale and multiphysics modelling, Jon Olav Vik (UMB)
12:00 Concluding remarks, Helge Holden/Gudmund Høst
12:30 Lunch
13:39 Train to Oslo
14:40 Train to Bergen



The deadline was December 18, 2009. However, we will accept lat registrations until 20 January 2010 but cannot guarantee a room at Dr. Holms.

The participants are expected to stay at Dr. Holms Hotel, where we have reserved a limited number of rooms. Please register early.  NB! The registration is binding after the deadline.

Published September 7, 2006