Brussels / 30 & 31 January 2016


Franco Carbognani

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Franco Carbognani is currently Site Integration Manager within the Advanced Virgo Gravitational Wave Detector Project Office at the European Gravitational Observatory (EGO) in Pisa, Italy. In this role he is coordinating the site activities related to the upgrade of a large experimental facility and the integration of heterogeneous industrial subsystems. Beside this role he is also providing onsite Software Engineering support. He holds an MSc with double Major in EECS (Information Technology/Hardware Engineering) from the University of Bologna and CEFRIEL Research Center in Milan. Franco professional experience focus on the areas of Systems Integration, Control Software, Software Engineering and System Level Design both within large international companies and research institutions. Franco has lead the open source software development associated to the European MaRs Analog Station (ERAS) Project and he is currently collaborating in the definition of the Virtual Reality based follow-on projects


Title Day Room Track Start End
From gamers to tango dancers
Bridging Games Engines and Distributed Control System Frameworks for Virtual Reality (VR) based scientific simulations
Sunday AW1.120 Open Game Development 15:30 15:55