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Announcement of the GlobusWorld 2024 program


Newswise – Chicago, Illinois – March 15, 2024 – This year’s program includes keynote addresses from Ben Brown, director of the Facilities Division, Advanced Research in Scientific Computing at the U.S. Department of Energy, and Greg Gunther, chief of the Engineering Management Branch scientific data from the US Geological Survey. Guest speakers include Jonathan Ozik, senior computing scientist at Argonne National Laboratory, as well as research computing leaders from Case Western Reserve University and the Rosalind Franklin Institute.

Globus co-founder Ian Foster and executive director Rachana Ananthakrishnan will present the annual ‘State of the Union’ address, highlighting recent achievements and future plans.

“We need to provide researchers and organizations with innovative technologies to address the tsunami of data they face. At today’s data scales, researchers need reliable, easy-to-use systems to automate data access and analysis,” Foster said. “Organizations that modernize their research infrastructure will have access to powerful tools and technologies that can enable groundbreaking discoveries in life sciences, materials and many other scientific fields. »

This year’s participants will learn how Globus helps build an integrated research infrastructure for DOE national facilities, facilitate broader access to data repositories for USGS, and contribute to the development of an open science platform for robust epidemiological analysis in support of public health.

GlobusWorld 2024 will begin on April 24 with an online introductory webinar for new users of the service, followed by an in-person conference May 7-9 in Chicago, where the Globus team will lead a series of tutorials on the Globus server Connect, search. Automation with Globus Flows and Globus Compute. During Globus office hours, attendees will have the opportunity to interact with product experts and Globus management to get answers to their most pressing and complex questions.

GlobusWorld brings together researchers, librarians, system administrators, developers and IT managers from top computer centers, laboratories and universities around the world. The program is designed to provide new insights into managing research data, storage, and large-scale computing. Beyond learning, the event helps members of the Globus community, which has more than 500,000 registered users and 58,000 systems across more than 2,600 institutions, to make new connections and develop relationships with their peers and industry experts, through informal discussions and a welcome reception.

GlobusWorld 2024 is made possible by the generous support of our sponsors, including AWS, Starfish, Internet2, Spectra Logic, Wasabi, Seagate, IRODS, Omnibond and SGX3.

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