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Olof Barring of CERN to Keynote OCP European Summit 2014

Friday, October 10, 2014 · Posted by at 1:26 AM

The OCP Foundation is pleased to announce Olof Barring of CERN as one of our featured keynote speakers for the OCP European Summit 2014.

Olof Bärring came to CERN in 1987 as a PhD student working on the DELPHI experiment. After completing his PhD in Particle Physics at the Lund University (Sweden) in 1993, Olof continued to work as a scientist at the DELPHI experiment for a few years. In 1997 he joined the CERN IT department where he has been working since then in different roles ranging from system programmer of tape and mass storage systems, work package leader in EC co-funded projects and leader of IT service management teams. Since 2010 Olof is deputy group leader of the Computing Facilities group and also leader of the Facility Planning and Procurement (FPP) section that is technical responsible for the procurement of servers and storage for the CERN IT data centres.

Registration for the OCP European Summit 2014 is free and open to the public; however, registration is required attend. Those who wish to attend can here.

The OCP European Summit 2014 will be held at  École Polytechnique in Paris, France on 30-31 October. More information can be found at summit.opencompute.org