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Keynote speakers

 The following speakers  gave keynote talks :

Guido Tonelli, CERN CMS Experiment spokeperson
gave a talk on the first physics results from LHC and expectations for the near future

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Paul Tafforeau, Paleontologist at ESRF
showed us the spectacular progress of paleontology science thanks to  synchrotron light. His talk is entitled X-RAY synchrotron imaging: A revolution in palaeontology

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Markus Völter, the guru of Domain Specific Languages
described the major trends occurred these last years in programming languages and the development of the Domain Specific Languages.

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Bruce Eckel author of numerous books and articles about computer programming
Will show us how to cross the language boundaries to achieving the best possible results in a talk entitled "The power of Hybridization" slides available here.


James Truchard President, COE and cofounder of National Instrument
He will show us how engineers can customize FPGA or GPU technologies while keeping costs low to achieve faster computing through parnerships between industry and research facilities.

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Miron Livny Computer science professor at the University of Wisconsin at Madison.He leads a national initiative that uses this ability to collect and divide data from the LHC among many universities and institutions. He will give his talk on  Distributed Software Infrastructure for Scientific Applications
Miron Livny

NB: This talk was given in a room with no video recording.
Les Hatton, Professor of Forensic Software Engineering at Kingston University
will show us some scientific methods to built High-Integrity Software in embedded systems

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