[gmx-users] 'Gromacs Symposium' ?
kay.gottschalk at weizmann.ac.il
Wed Jan 14 14:47:00 CET 2004
I think a mixture of tutorial and presentation would be best. Perhaps
one could make parallel panels with algorithm development and tutorial,
assuming that the people who develop don't need tutorial...
Furthermore, I very much favor Greece or so - think of the weather!
Altogether, great idea.
On Wednesday, January 14, 2004, at 03:37 PM, Erik Lindahl wrote:
> On Jan 13, 2004, at 7:34 PM, Anton Feenstra wrote:
>> >>PS. Are there any plans to setup a GROMACS users symposium,say in
>> >>where it all started! There are quite a few users now and will def.
>> help the
>> >>exchange of ideas etc.
> It has been discussed before, and in principle I think everybody's for
> it, it just needs to be organized :-)
> I've been in the US for the last two years, so it's been kind of hard
> for me and David to co-organize something, but I'll be in Paris for
> the next eight months, so if there's interest we might want to try and
> put something together.
> Groningen is a nice place, but it might be cheaper to have it e.g. in
> Southern Italy or Greece, or at least some place where there are cheap
> charter flights. (I know that at least in Sweden it tends to be pretty
> expensive to organize things in the University towns...)
> Just because we've discussed it before without any result I would
> strongly suggest we go for a relatively informal "workshop" where
> everybody pay their own travel and accommodation, and we just bring an
> LCD projector to a medium-sized room. If that works we can turn it
> into more of a conference in the future.
> To get an idea about interest & expectations, it would be great if
> people replied to this thread with some thoughts on:
> 1. Would you want to come?
> 2. What do you think it should be focused on? (E.g.: tutorial stuff,
> algorithm development, presentation/discussion of simulation research
> 3. Would it be better to have it in summer or during the university
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Dr. Kay-E. Gottschalk
Department of Biological Chemistry
Weizmann Institute of Science
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