The 6th BEAR User Forum

The 6th BEAR User Forum was held on 9 March 2010


The forum was held in Room G51 of the European Research Institute and was sponsored by Adaptive Computing, who supply our scheduling and accounting system.

The program was:

09.45-10.00 - Introduction and Welcome

10.00-10.30- Colin Rowat, Economics - Two applications of high performance computing in economics (abstract) (presentation [PDF, 575 KB])

10.30-11.00 - Dietmar Henke, Psychology - A Neurodynamical Approach to Visual Affordances: The Selective Attention for Action Model (SAAM) (abstract) (presentation[PDF, 604 KB])

11.00-11.20 - Tea/Coffee, sponsored by Adaptive Computing


11.20-11.50 - Presentation by Adaptive Computing

11.50-12.15- Paul Hatton, IT Services: Service Development and Issues (presentation[PDF, 170 KB])

12.15-12.40 - Update on the User Group and Special Interest Groups:

User Group[PDF, 87 KB]

Abaqus SIG[PDF, 109 KB]

Matlab SIG[PDF,150 KB]

Postgraduate Conference[PDF, 42 KB]

12.40-13.00- Sean Duffy, Director, IT Services - The HPC Strategy at Birmingham


13.00 - Lunch, sponsored by Adaptive Computing

There were 35 delegates covering all of the Colleges, IT Services and our commercial partners.



Last modified: 30 November 2012




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