BOINC Workshop 2020/Agenda

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The BOINC Workshop is an opportunity to share, learn and engage - we strongly encourage all attendees to participate.

We invite attendees who have not already submitted their presentation proposal to do so as soon as possible to: boinc2020@rechenkraft.net. It will be added to the below agenda where time permits. Please note that at this stage of organizing, the exact timings of the daily agenda ist VERY preliminary. We will ensure that there is a good ratio of fruitful presentations and enough time to talk to the people in the field.

For more information about the 2020 BOINC Workshop visit: https://www.rechenkraft.net/wiki/BOINC_Workshop_2020

September 7th-10th, Marburg Germany


Day 1 - Presentations

Time Topic
09:00 - 10:00 Registration & Welcome
10:00 - 11:00 Presentations
11:00 - 11:20 Coffee Break & Networking
11:20 - 13:00 Presentations
13:00 - 14:30 Lunch Break & Networking
14:30 - 16:30 Presentations
16:30 - 16:50 Coffee Break & Networking
16:50 - 18:30 Presentations
18:30 End of Session
20:00 Dinner & Beer

Day 2 - Presentations

Time Topic
09:00 Today's schedule organization
09:05 - 11:00 Presentations
11:00 - 11:20 Coffee Break & Networking
11:20 - 13:00 Presentations
13:00 - 14:30 Lunch Break & Networking
14:30 - 16:30 Presentations
16:30 - 16:50 Coffee Break & Networking
16:50 - 18:30 Presentations
18:30 End of Session
20:00 Dinner & Beer

Day 3 - Hackathon

On the third day of the Pangalactic BOINC Workshop 2020 we will have three rooms available to be used for separate work sessions: the lecture hall plus two slightly smaller seminar rooms (all equipped wit the full presentation equipment and audio facilities). During the first two workshop days, we will collect ideas for suitable topics to be worked on during the hackathon sessions on day three. Experience from previous BOINC workshops shows that the presentation sessions and the discussions during the coffee breaks and food sessions usually lead to spark fruitful ideas.

Time Topic
09:00 Today's schedule organization
09:05 - 11:00 3 groups: lecture hall, seminar room 1, seminar room 2
11:00 - 11:20 Coffee Break & Networking
11:20 - 13:00 3 groups: lecture hall, seminar room 1, seminar room 2
13:00 - 14:30 Lunch Break & Networking
14:30 - 16:30 3 groups: lecture hall, seminar room 1, seminar room 2
16:30 - 16:50 Coffee Break & Networking
16:50 - 18:30 3 groups: lecture hall, seminar room 1, seminar room 2
18:30 End of Session
20:00 Dinner & Beer

Day 4 - Recreational Day

At present, we are collecting ideas about what workshop attendees might have an interests in. You may contact us for suggestions, if you like. Below we will list those activities which appear most feasible to us.

Option Topic Details
#1 Tree hiking at Kletterwald Marburg image gallery, english info, german info
#2 Canoeing on the Lahn images, english info, german info
#3 Guided sightseeing tour in medieval Marburg images, english info, german info
#4 Take an outside look at Marburg University biosafety level 4 lab (BSL4) and visit the Botanical Garden BSL4 lab images, botanical garden images
#5 Just hang out in the beer gardens near the Lahn images

Talks announced so far

  • Dr. Michael Weber (Rechenkraft.net): Rechenkraft.net – From Volunteers to Scientists (preliminary title)
  • Uwe Beckert (Rechenkraft.net): Guidelines on how to properly configure even a laptop to serve as a BOINC server to cope with massive client requests during BOINC project races (preliminary title)