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Latin American eScience Workshop 2013

Sponsored jointly by Microsoft Research and FAPESP
May 13–15, 2013 | São Paulo, Brazil

Turning Data into Insight

São Paulo, BrazilSão Paulo, BrazilIn Brazil, researchers have been working together to increase our understanding of tropical ecosystems, human impact on the environment, biogenetics, and biodiversity. These efforts are providing new opportunities to improve our capabilities in data-intensive research and strengthen the eScience research community.

From May 13 to 15, 2013, we hosted a special eScience Workshop in the city of São Paulo, Brazil. The event brought together more than 150 participants—including students and researchers from all over the world—to explore collaboration and research opportunities in areas such as environmental sciences, bioenergy, biodiversity, health, and digital humanities.

Featured Speakers

  • Tony Hey, vice president, Microsoft Research Connections
  • Drew Purves, head of the Computational Ecology and Environmental Science Group, Microsoft Research Cambridge
  • Carole Goble, professor in the School of Computer Science, University of Manchester

Workshop Organization Committee

Workshop Sponsors

FAPESPMicrosoft Research and FAPESP were joint sponsors of this special eScience Workshop. FAPESP is an independent public foundation with the mission to foster research and the scientific and technological development of the State of São Paulo.

Student Sponsorships

FAPESP fully sponsored selected students from around the world to attend and participate in the eScience Workshop.