Opening Ceremony

17th of August, 08:45
Paulinerkirche, Göttingen

Beware, the location of the opening ceremony is different from that of the rest of the lectures




Session opening

François Flückiger, Director, CERN School of Computing


Welcome Addresses

Local Authorities

Prof. Arnulf Quadt, Chairman, CSC2009 Local Organizing Committee
Prof.Dr. Kurt von Figura, President of the Georg-August-University of Göttingen (also lead manager of the BMBF project D-GRID WissGrid)
Dr. Beatrix Vierkorn-Rudolph, Head of Fundamental Research from the Federal Ministry of Science and Education
Mr. Wolfgang Meyer, Mayor of the city of Göttingen


Scientific presentation

Prof. Dr. Rolf Heuer, Director General, CERN

“The LHC and beyond”


Presentation of  the School

Foreword: CERN Computing Centre

Frédéric Hemmer, Head, IT Department, CERN

CERN School of computing

François Flückiger, Director, CERN School of Computing


End of the opening ceremony

Overall schedule of the 1st half-day, 17th of August.