A successful Desktop Grid workshop was conducted on 27 until 30 September 2011 in Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) in the framework of an initiative from UPM and IDGF to promote Desktop Grid technology among Malaysian researchers and also service grid operators. The workshop started with an open seminar delivered by Dr. Robert Lovas from MTA-SZTAKI, remote presentation from Prof. Stephen C. Winter from University of Westminster, UK and Dr. Rohaya Latip from Universiti Putra Malaysia. The open seminar was attended by 52 participants and followed by a 3-day workshop with hands-ons that was attended by 23 participants. The outcome from the workshop are two desktop grid deployment plans from UPM and University of Technology Petronas (UTP) and one identified application to be ported and running on the desktop grid infrastructure from University of Technical Malaysia Melaka (UTeM).
Source: Dr. Rohaya Latip (UPM)
More info: http://idec.upm.edu.my/DesktopGrid