On Feb 26 -28, 2019 a workshop dedicated to the VLAB (Virtual Laboratory) as a component of the ERA-PLANET data and model sharing infrastructure will be held in Florence (Italy).
The Virtual Laboratory Platform (VLAB) is a tool for publishing and running scientific models for knowledge generation. It has been designed and implemented in the context of national, European and international projects and initiatives. From the positive experience in the H2020 ECOPOTENTIAL project, the VLAB has been proposed as one of the major building blocks for the ERA-PLANET Knowledge Platform.
The VLAB workshop is an opportunity for participants in the ERA-PLANET project, to work together on the vision and implementation of the ERA-PLANET Knowledge Platform, discussing and experimenting the functionalities and planned enhancements of the VLAB.
The VLAB Workshop will have a duration of three days. The first day is dedicated to an Introduction to the VLAB in the context of the ERA-PLANET project, including presentations of results achieved in GEOESSENTIAL and other projects. The second day is dedicated to an hands-on session for teams that aim at starting or finalizing the porting of their models on the VLAB. The third day will include a discussion about potential enhancements of the VLAB. The agenda will be detailed in the next weeks.