2013 IEEE International Conference on e-Science
The 9th IEEE International Conference on e-Science was held in Beijing on Oct. 22-25 2013. And it was the first time for this important event of the e-science community to be held in China. Hosted by Computer Network Information Center (CNIC) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CNIC), the conference attracted more than 300 scientists and students from about 16 countries or regions. Five workshops and 3 tutorials were held during the conference, more than 70 oral progress and special reports were arranged.
Five well distinguished scientists, Prof. Ian Bird, Prof. Wenfei Fan and Prof. Dahe Qin, Prof. Jing Su and Prof. Alexander Szalay, presented keynotes. In addition, the 9th IEEE International Conference on e-Science awarded the best Student Paper Prize to Ph.D Candidate Yuwei Wang from the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, and the Student Innovation Prize to Ph.D Candidate Ruan Yang.
The IEEE e-Science conference is designed to bring together leading international and interdisciplinary research communities, developers, and users of e-Science applications and enabling IT technologies. The conference serves as a forum to present the results of the latest research and product/tool developments and to highlight related activities from around the world. In 2013, the IEEE e-Science conference was structured around the following e-Science themes: Arts, Humanities and e-Social Science, Bioinformatics and Health, Physical Sciences and Engineering, Climate & Earth Sciences, Data Management and Digital Repositories, Research Tools, Workflow and Systems, Novel Infrastructure, Education and e-Science Practice.
IEEE International Conference on e-Science, started in 2004, is one of the most important international conferences on e-Science. CNIC started to make preparations for the conference in 2011 after winning the bid to hold the conference.