Call for Presentations

Microsoft eScience Workshop 2006

Microsoft Computational Science Workshopat Johns Hopkins University

October 13 - 15 2006

At the Bloomberg Center,Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland

http://www.mscs06.net

 This workshop will provide a unique opportunity to share experiences, learn new techniques and influence the domain of scientific computing using Microsoft’s tools. Attendees will learn first hand from early adopters using Microsoft technologies such as .NET, SQL Server, Office 2007, and web services to advance their research as well as explore in depth how modern database technologies are being applied to scientific computing. By providing a forum for scientists and researchers to share their experience and expertise with the wider academic and research communities, this workshop aims to foster collaboration, facilitate the sharing of software components and techniques, and influence Microsoft technologies for data-intensive scientific computing.

We are looking for contributions in the following areas:

  • Novel scientific applications using information technologies
  • Web Service-Based Applications
  • Science data analysis, mining, and Visualization
  • Smart Clients and novel user interfaces for scientists
  • Healthcare InformaticsScientific Workflow Management
  • eScience Interdisciplinary Curriculum Development
  • Innovations in publishing scientific literature, results, and data

Scientific talks will be 30 minutes, and there will also be sessions devoted to short demonstrations and posters. If you would like to present, please provide the following information:

  • Title of Presentation
  • Abstract (300 words)
  • Contact Information
  • Short Biography (150 words or less)
  • Audio/Visual/Connectivity Requirements

Please send your information or questions to mscs06@microsoft.com. The deadline for abstract submission is September 11th 2006.

All applicants will be notified of acceptance of their presentation by September 22nd, 2006; those abstracts not selected for verbal presentation may be presented as posters.

There will be no charge for conference registration.