IT for Research Day

IT for Research Day

We will present you with new perspectives in this special event. SWITCHengines was developed for the needs of Swiss Researchers and is currently enhanced in the SCALE-UP project. SCALE-UP is part of swissuniversities' program "Scientific information". For a short summary of the project see

Date and Place

21. June 2017, 10-17 h, SwissTech Convention Center (at EPFL), Lausanne

The number of places is limited to 120.


The (accelerated) digital transformation
   by Edouard Bugnion, Vice-President & CIO, Professor, Department of Computer
  and Communication Sciences (EPFL)
- Welcome from the program «Scientific Information»
   by Roland Dietlicher, program manager 'Scientific information' for swissuniversities
- Infrastructure and services to SCALE UP your research to the next level!
by Patrik Schnellmann and Jens-Christian Fischer
- Manage your research data: it's worth it !
by Pierre-Yves Burgi and Hugues Cazeaux
Enhancing research through IT expertise
   by Sergio Mafioletti
-  by
   Prof. Dr. Dirk Engelke

- Providing e-learning services for Italy (tbc)
   by Gabriella Paolini
Tools for reproducible in silico research
   by Vittoria Rezzonico
News from the Swiss Data Science Center (SDSC)
   by Olivier Verscheure
Scientific Datapools for computation in the cloud
   by Sofiane Sarni
High Performance on SWITCHengines for High Energy Physics
   by Sigve Haug
- The Montreux Jazz Digital Project
Alain Dufaux (ending the conference on a high note)

Speakers & biographies