Summit 09 in Banff, October 12-16th

Summit 09: Partnerships in CI Development will descend on The Banff Centre October 12 – 16, 2009 with a week-long tech extravaganza hosting leading developers, suppliers, and users who push the capabilities of cloud computing, Web 2.0, advanced networks and other emerging cyberinfrastructure.
“This is truly a unique event,” said Summit 09 Co-Chair Jill Kowalchuk, Vice-President, Project and Partnership Development with Cybera. “We have brought together more than 400 local and international delegates who represent leading academics, developers and industry partners in the areas of cyberinfrastructure research, development and deployment. For one week in Banff, we will be cultivating the future of cyberinfrastructure innovation.”

CloudCamp Comes To Banff — Hosted by Reuven Cohen
Summit 09 is pleased to host Reuven Cohen, Founder and CTO of Enomaly, as not only a speaker in our program, but also to host a special Banff edition of CloudCamp during our event. CloudCamp is an “unconference” where early adapters of cloud computing technologies exchange ideas and share thoughts in open discussions. For more information on CloudCamp, click here:
Summit 09 Cloud Challenge — Enter Your Demo Today!
Summit 09 is hosting a live cloud challenge and is inviting entries for live demonstrations of the deployment and orchestration of cloud-based services using underlying grid computing infrastructures. For more details on how to enter your cloud demo, click here:
Summit 09 Program Now Available Online
Visit the Summit 09 website to download the latest draft of the program schedule. Session proposals submitted to the Call For Submissions are close to being officially confirmed. Otherwise, the majority of the schedule is complete. For more information, click here:

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Summit 09 is a culmination of three events: OGF 27, IEEE Grid 2009 and the Cybera / CANARIE National Summit, all taking place October 12 – 16, 2009 in Banff, AB, Canada.
Summit 09 is pleased to acknowledge its sponsors: Juniper Networks, IBM, AMD, Shaw Business Solutions, DataDirect Networks, ENMAX Envision, iCORE, CCAT, Alberta Council of Technologies, the Institute for Space Imaging Science (ISIS), and the Europe-China Grid InterNetworking. Summit 09 Media Partners include: Backbone Magazine, HPCwire, iSGTW and Techvibes.