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Competition: Grid solutions for a greener planet

Grid Computing Now! is running a competition to find uses of grid technology to reduce human impact on climate change. The competition is open to anyone who is 18 or over and resident in the UK. So get your thinking caps on and submit your best ideas! The topic is deliberately wide, as is the interpretation of "grid", to allow a wide scope for proposals.

There will be three stages to the competition: an initial proposal of 1,000 words; an apprentice workshop, where finalists can speak to grid architects and academics to develop their ideas; and the final presentation at The British Computer Society on December 1st 2008.

The deadline for registering your interest is July 31st, but the initial submission is not required until September 1st. See the competition web page for background information and details of how to enter. There are two tracks, one for IT professionals and the other for everyone else (including students).

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