Events

Mundial on the Net

Are you a football fan, but you can not watch the World Cup 2010 on TV? You can use the suggestions of TVP. Polish Television in cooperation with Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center in the network will broadcast all the events played at stadiums in South Africa.

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“PolSCA Meetings” 2010

“ICT for open access to scientific information” was the motto was held on 28 May in Brussels headquarters of the Promotion of Science Polish Academy of Sciences meeting with experts of the European Commission. The event, part of the project “Poland Meetings”, also attended by representatives of Polish research teams, including the Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center.

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TERENA 2010: Digital cinema attracts attendees

The stand of Consortium PIONIER and Poznań Supercomputing and Networking Center enjoyed great interest of conference attendees this year. Network users could see there the results of Polish videoconference infrastructure in the PIONIER network, as well as remote, network, high-resolution video transmission – 4K, four times greater than modern, universal HD.

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PSNC presents the high-end technologies

The second day of the conference ran under the slogan “the right to protection of identity” in the digital world, management of personal and social information, including in the context of preserving heritage and culture. In addition to the Grid technology, advanced network architectures, services and data federation, also the digital content solutions were discussed, including the results of research on television with a resolution of 4K, conducted by the institution from Poznań.

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PNSC at the International Supercomputing Conference in Hamburg

From 31 May to 2 June in Hamburg will be held international conference of ISC. It is Europe’s largest meeting of environmental engineering supercomputing is known for its world-class discussions between specialists from various fields of science and industry leaders. IT Environment scientists from our country will be represented by the Consortium Polish Optical Internet; PIONIER network operator, Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center, the exhibition accompanying the conference prepared a special booth presenting the latest Polish ICT work.

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Photos from otolaryngologic videoconference in Poznań

A unique opportunity to visit the operating room while doctors work! Have a look at photos from the operating table of the Department of Otolaryngology of Poznań University of Medical Sciences. On May 27 the head of the facility – professor Witold Szyfter conducted operations observed by the viewers of the forty countries from different parts of the world. Modern audio, video-conferencing equipment in HD quality, as well as the access to broadband optical network PIONIER during operations, were provided the Poznań Supercomputing and Networking Center.

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PSNC to “PolSCA Meetings” in Brussels

“ICT for open access to scientific information” was the motto will be held May 28 at the Brussels headquarters of the Promotion of Science, Academy of Sciences meeting with experts of the European Commission. The event, part of the project “PolSCA Meetings” will also be attended by representatives of Polish research teams, among them Dr. Cezary Mazurek with PSNC.

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Surgeons from seven countries operate live on the internet

On 27 of May the LION Foundation is organizing the fifth world videoconference with otolaryngology and neurological surgeries. The essence of the project is an interactive simultaneous live transmission from the operating tables of various parts of the world. Interactive, because the payee will be able to question doctors by moderators.

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In Gdańsk about the commercialization of science

Problems faced by entrepreneurs and scientists who set up cooperation in the commercialization of research results, the commercial value of the results of scientific projects, willingness of Polish research centers to supply products with both scientific and market value and the willingness of enterprises to take advantage of this research in their business. There were a lot of topics discussed at the conference in Gdańsk Science and Technology Park, because although the idea of commercialization of science is not controversial, it still faces many challenges.

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“Transforming Culture in the Digital Age” international conference in Estonia

Digital culture and all the opportunities granted to users by new media are leading to reflection on the role and future activities of memory institutions in this extremely interesting times. This cultural transformation were the main topic of “Transforming Culture in the digital age” conference which was held on 14th – 16th of April in Estonian city Tartu.

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Professor Węglarz at EFPA: Science is a source of innovation!

“Science is a source of innovation” – Professor Jan Węglarz argued during his speech on the second day of the Economic Forum of the Poznań Agglomeration. According to the director of PSNC Poznań agglomeration is a center of innovation in Poland, but the conditions provided to Polish science lead to her slow decline. On the evidence of those powerful words professor quoted data on government funding of scientific research centers in the country. Despite assurances by politicians to increase budgetary spending for this purpose up to 2% of GDP by 2013, the budget for education in 2010-2011 was only 0.42% of GDP.

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