This session is dedicated to a full afternoon workshop.
This workshop, organized by the HealthGrid association, intends to be a discussion forum on the future of the Life-Science grid community in Europe. It will consists of brief position presentations from representative of users and infrastructure providers of the field, followed by an open discussion. The workshop proposes to gather opinions and positions on the future of the LS community, related, but not limited to the following questions:
• Do we need a European structure for grid-related Health and LS communities ?
• What would be its role ?
• Who would be the targeted user communities ?
• What would be the supporting infrastructures ?
• How would it be organized and how would it interact with the existing initiatives ?