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Issue 49: iSGTW 07 November 2007

 Im being shadowed: voices from the GAP

Software engineer Maria Alandes Pradillo (center) takes high school students on a tour of CERN’s Computer Centre.
Eleven female staff from CERN’s IT department were kept under close surveillance yesterday, shadowed by female students from a local high school as part of the Enabling Grids for E-sciencE project.

The Shadowing Day is an EGEE Gender Action Plan initiative and aims to inspire young women into careers in information technology, passing on the message that careers in science are open to both men and women, and can be rewarding and fun.

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Feature - Operations

 “CIC-On-Duty”: smooth operations behind the scenes
How do you keep a grid as large as EGEE up and running? Hélène Cordier introduces

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Feature - Security

 Distributed security: keeping Open Science Grid closed to intruders
Head of OSG Security, Mine Altunay, discusses her focus for the second year of Open Science Grid.

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Links of the week

/Women in information technology
The percentage of women in IT has declined from 41 percent in 1996 to 32 percent in 2004. Whats going on?

Find out more or help inspire more girls to join IT: access conferences, awards, outreach and education packages, interviews, statistics and even stickers...

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Image of the week

All about ALICE

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Feature – Army of Women allies with CaBIG for online longitudinal studies

Special Announcement - iSGTW on Holiday

Video of the Week - Learn about LiDAR


NeHC launches social media

PRACE announces third Tier-0 machine

iRODS 2011 User Group Meeting

Jobs in distributed computing


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December 2010

13-18, AGU Fall Meeting

14-16, UCC 2010

17, ICETI 2011 and ICSIT 2011

24, Abstract Submission deadline, EGI User Forum


January 2011

11, HPCS 2011 Submission Deadline

11, SPCloud 2011

22, ALENEX11

30 Jan – 3 Feb, ESCC/Internet2


February 2011

1 - 4, GlobusWorld '11

2, Lift 11

15 - 16, Cloudscape III

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