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Rosanna Norman

TNC19: one month on

One month ago we said good bye to Tallinn after another exciting and unforgettable TNC. Some of you have been asking how to access TNC19 conference proceedings, so here’s a little reminder of where these can be found. Whether you… Continue Reading →

Task Force for Research Engagement Development discusses future activities

The Task Force for Research Engagement Development (​TF-RED) held a workshop with the objective to relaunch the group and discuss the focus of its future activities, the meeting took place at TNC19 in Tallinn last month. The workshop was hosted… Continue Reading →

BELLA Team Visits Submarine Cable Factories

Tom Fryer, Head of International Relations at GÉANT, visited the Alcatel Submarine Networks (ASN) factories, where the EllaLink submarine cable will be manufactured. Tom shared with CONNECT his impressions of the visit. January 2019 saw the start of the construction… Continue Reading →

SIG-CISS meets at CERN this month: register NOW!

Register today for the forthcoming meeting of the Special Interest Group on Cloudy Interoperable Software Stacks (SIG-CISS) . SIG-CISS is ready to welcome participants from the community at its fourth meeting, which will be kindly hosted by CERN in Geneva… Continue Reading →

Get social at TNC19

We all agree that networking is a very important aspect of every conference. This year GÉANT has given a boost to the TNC19’s programme of events to create more opportunities for delegates to meet, be sociable and get to know… Continue Reading →

How to present a winning Lightning Talk

Did you know that TNC19 will be the stage of the brand new Best Lightning Talk Award? Lightning Talks’ importance has grown year after year and expectations within the GÉANT community are already very high; they are very popular plenary… Continue Reading →

Life at GÉANT: Licia Florio and Helga Spitaler

GÉANT is a unique organisation that plays a pivotal role for research and education worldwide. Life at GÉANT is an initiative launched to bring the community closer to the people inside the organisation and share what excites them about their… Continue Reading →

Voice of the Board: Paul Feldman

Continuing our series of Board member interviews, CONNECT spoke with CEO of Jisc, Paul Feldman, who joined the GÉANT Board in November 2017. Jisc runs the United Kingdom’s National Research and Education Network, Janet. How does the Board reflect the… Continue Reading →

Submit your Lightning Talk proposal today!

The submission deadline for Lightning Talks at TNC19 is fast approaching: Friday 15 March is only 4 days away. If you haven’t yet submitted your proposal, please do not postpone it any longer, put your ideas on paper, sharpen your… Continue Reading →

TNC19 – early bird registration closes on 28 February 2019

Hey, hello! Make sure not to miss the Early Bird registration deadline for TNC19. Did you know that.. ..we have published the preliminary programme? ..we have announced the keynote speakers? ..we have listed Tallinn’s must-see places? ..you can nominate a… Continue Reading →

Nominations for the 2019 GÉANT Community Award now open

We are thrilled to announce that nominations for the 2019 GÉANT Community Award open today. The winner will be selected by a panel of judges from within the GÉANT community and will be announced at TNC19. Award categories Initiators of… Continue Reading →

TNC19: a fantastic programme is brewing

Having spent a good part of the end-of-year festivities evaluating a large number of proposals for sessions, presentations, side meetings and demonstrations for TNC19, its programme committee – made up of 19 members representing 11 nationalities across 4 continents –… Continue Reading →

TNC19 – Lightning Talks Call for Proposals NOW open

We are delighted to announce that the Call for Proposals for Lightning Talks at TNC19 is now open. Lightning Talks are popular plenary sessions that galvanise the TNC audience, their importance has grown year after year and expectations within the… Continue Reading →

Destination Cyprus for the next SIG-MSP meeting.

The next Special Interest Group – Management of Service Portfolios meeting is scheduled to take place on 5th of March 2019 in Nicosia, hosted by  CyNet. SIG-MSP meetings are a great opportunity to develop collaborations between research and education networking… Continue Reading →

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