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WeNMR developers workshop

Venue: NMR spectroscopy | Bijvoet Center | Utrecht University

Bloembergengebouw, Padualaan 8, 3584 CH Utrecht, The Netherlands

Web: www.nmr.chem.uu.nl


Agenda of the meeting

This meeting is meant to bring together the developers in WeNMR and discuss current issues in the project. A number of topics have been identified that will be addressed during the meeting. The agenda is rather open and should allow for actual work to be performed.


Tuesday, July 12th 2011

Morning: Arrival of participant – those already in Utrecht are welcome to come to the lab and use our facilities or use the time for informal discussions

12:30 - 13:30       Sandwich lunch – Bloembergen building

13:30 - 13:45       Welcome and general introduction  - additions to the agenda - Prof. A.M.J.J. Bonvin, coordinator WeNMR

13:45 - 14:15       EGI user support and interaction with the VRCs – Nuno Ferreiro EGI user support

14:15 - 18:00       Current issues – continued on Wednesday


Topics to be discussed – non-exclusive list:

  • Web services and end-user platform (Milestone M-JRA-1 Web services roadmap defined – due on Month 6) – Jon Ionides
  • The VRC web platform – current status and future actions – Chris Spronk - Possibly direct contribution to the getting started missing pages
  • Grid submission and monitoring tools – what is currently implemented at the various sites. Automation behind the web portals – Presentation of the tools by the various partners running web portals meant for the new partners in the project. Possible solutions for the SAXS portals
  • Centralized user administration/registration system – what are the options?
  • Harmonization / “branding” of web portals  - incorporation into the wenmr web site
  • New web server developments  - planning / prioritization / identify new software
  • Request from external software developers  - one pending
  • Upcoming workshops


19:00 - 22:00       Dinner – tapas boot on Utrecht’s canals.

Departure time: 19:00   Be there on time otherwise you will miss the boat!!!

Location: Wittevrouwensingel in front of house nr 96


Wednesday, July 13th 2011

09:00 – 13:00      meeting continues

13:00 - 14:00:      Lunch at the Basket restaurant on campus

14:00 - :               Departure


A few pictures...


And check also the movie on the tapas boot over Utrecht's canals....

Cite WeNMR/WestLife

Usage of the WeNMR/WestLife portals should be acknowledged in any publication:
"The FP7 WeNMR (project# 261572), H2020 West-Life (project# 675858) and the EOSC-hub (project# 777536) European e-Infrastructure projects are acknowledged for the use of their web portals, which make use of the EGI infrastructure with the dedicated support of CESNET-MetaCloud, INFN-PADOVA, NCG-INGRID-PT, TW-NCHC, SURFsara and NIKHEF, and the additional support of the national GRID Initiatives of Belgium, France, Italy, Germany, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, UK, Taiwan and the US Open Science Grid."
And the following article describing the WeNMR portals should be cited:
Wassenaar et al. (2012). WeNMR: Structural Biology on the Grid.J. Grid. Comp., 10:743-767.


The WeNMR Virtual Research Community has been the first to be officially recognized by the EGI.

European Union

WeNMR is an e-Infrastructure project funded under the 7th framework of the EU. Contract no. 261572

WestLife, the follow up project of WeNMR is a Virtual Research Environment e-Infrastructure project funded under Horizon 2020. Contract no. 675858