Participants are kindly requested to bring a laptop with a working installation of FEniCS and matplotlib.
Instructions for the installation of FEniCS may be found at the fenics project website
Note that in Windows 10 installation is also possible in the Windows Subsystem using the method outlined for Ubuntu. Instructions may be found at the website
To test your installation save the code on the attached document as test.py and execute using python.
The preliminary programme of the ALERT workshop and school 2018 in Aussois is now online. Be aware that changes can still occur.
More information and the link to the registration script can be found here.
The registration for the ALERT Geomaterials Workshop and School 2018 is open now! Please read the hints in the registration form! After filling the form and pressing the button “Register”, a window will open with your invoice. Please print the window with the invoice for your records! You will also get an email with the registration data afterwards. In case of the registration of the ALERT members, the corresponding representative of the ALERT institution will receive the registration data too.
Link to the registration form. Registration is closed now.
The deadline for the registration is the September 18th! The accommodation in Aussois will be processed in the order of the registrations (see the hints in the registration form). Please note that the number of rooms in the CNRS “Centre Paul Langevin“ is limited.
See also hints on how to get to Aussois!
The ALERT Poster session will be held during the ALERT Workshop in October 1-3, 2018 in Aussois. Those who are interested are asked to submit their abstracts (both word/openoffice and pdf files are required) by email to the coordinators Nadia Benahmed (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Antoine Wautier (email@example.com) using the attached abstract form (Template). The deadline for the abstracts submission is September 1, 2018. No abstract will be accepted after this date.
The ALERT Geomaterials Workshop 2018 will be organized from Monday, 1st October until Wednesday, 3rd October in Aussois, France. It will include the following sessions: Continue reading
The presentations (that have been provided to the ALERT bureau) of the ALERT Workshop 2017 and the ALERT Doctoral School 2017 are now available online.
The accompanying book of the Doctoral School can be downloaded here.
David Mašín (Charles University, Prague) has documented the atmosphere of the ALERT PhD prize ceremony (winners are Anne-Catherine Dieudonné from Université de Liège and Xiusong Shi from Technische Universität Dresden) and the special lecture (given by Prof. William G. Gray) with photographs. Thanks, David!
The topic of the ALERT Doctoral School 2017 is Discrete Element Modeling. The last day of the school will consist of practical sessions for different levels of DEM users (beginner or advanced users). In order to prepare these sessions and have as few delays as possible, we ask the participants for the following:
Please bring your laptop or organize in small groups — a limited number of laptops will be provided by the organizers.
DEM for beginners: For this practical session, the organizers will provide bootable USB keys with OS (linux) and DEM programs pre-installed. Please check the procedure to boot on an external usb pen drive (which can be tricky with a very new laptop).
DEM for experts: For this practical session, students have to bring their own laptops. It is strongly recommended to install the software http://mercuryDPM.org. There is an installation instruction on the homepage or in the last chapter of the ALERT School book (the complete book will be published after the meeting in Aussois).
This year a new Board of Directors (BoD) is going to be elected on Monday, 2nd of October 2017, during the General Assembly (18:00-18:30) in Aussois. Continue reading
The deadline for the abstracts for the Poster Session held in Aussois at this years workshop has been extended to 15th of September 2017.
The information on the Poster Session and the contact persons can be found here.