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GÉANT at ICT 2018 with Europe’s ICT leaders

ICT 2018 takes place this week in Vienna from 4-6 December 2018, and GÉANT has been invited to exhibit in the EC Village, showcasing the positive impact of GÉANT and our NREN partners on the research and innovation community. This… Continue Reading →

Re-elected members for GÉANT Board of Directors

At the General Assembly (GA) meeting held Wednesday 21 and Thursday 22 November in Amsterdam, members voted to renew the terms of three members of the GÉANT Board of Directors. The GA is GÉANT’s highest governing body, in which representatives… Continue Reading →

Cathrin Stӧver appointed Vice Chair of EOSC Executive Board

GÉANT is delighted to report that Chief Collaboration Officer Cathrin Stӧver has been appointed Vice Chair of the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) Executive Board, announced on Friday 23 November at the launch of the EOSC during an event hosted… Continue Reading →

Technology Bank for least developed countries inaugurated in Turkey

Members of the GÉANT community often provide expertise and insight to support the creation of new programs and initiatives. In 2015 a high-level panel of 11 experts, one of whom was Dorte Olesen (at the time a GÉANT Board of… Continue Reading →

GÉANT to be at SC18 with the world’s HPC community

GÉANT is finalising preparations for its presence at SuperComputing18, billed as the world’s largest marketplace for HPC and networking professionals, attracting over 12,000 attendees annually. Held this year in Dallas, TX, the event runs from November 11-16 and GÉANT and… Continue Reading →

The CONNECT Interview: Augusto BURGUEÑO ARJONA

Augusto BURGUEÑO ARJONA is Head of the eInfrastructure and Science Cloud Unit at the Directorate C – Digital Excellence and Science Infrastructure, part of the European Commission Directorate General for Communication Networks, Content and Technology. CONNECT spoke with Augusto to… Continue Reading →

EUNIS and GÉANT sign Memorandum of Understanding on joint cooperation

EUNIS and GÉANT have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly suport the dissemination of standards, IT policies and best practices for the use of information technology in education and research. Dr Raimund Vogl, the President of EUNIS (European… Continue Reading →

DI4R2018 – Day 2 in Lisbon

DI4R2018, the third edition of the annual Digital Infrastructures for Research (DI4R) conference jointly organised by EOSC-hub, GÉANT, OpenAIRE and PRACE continued Wednesday (Day 2 of 3) with a packed plenary session featuring several speakers: Alexis Joly of Pl@ntNet, who… Continue Reading →

DI4R2018 opens in Lisbon with fascinating keynotes

DI4R2018 got underway this morning in Lisbon, marking the third edition of the annual Digital Infrastructures for Research (DI4R) conference jointly organised by EOSC-hub, GÉANT, OpenAIRE and PRACE. The plenary featured a welcome from Professor Manuel Heitor, Minister of Science,… Continue Reading →

DI4R2018: Challenges for research communities around open science

DI4R2018 kicks off next week (Tuesday 9 October to Thursday 11 October) in Lisbon, marking the third edition of the annual Digital Infrastructures for Research (DI4R) conference jointly organised by EOSC-hub, GÉANT, OpenAIRE and PRACE. Building on the success of… Continue Reading →

Gyongyi Horváth blog: The focus is on you again!

Gyongyi Horváth is well known in the GÉANT community after many years of organising TNC. Now back from extended parental leave, we asked Gyongyi to explain her new role at GÉANT and what inspired it. Read the full blog here.  … Continue Reading →

TNC18 pushes the bar ever higher

TNC18’s packed schedule of sessions came to an end on Wednesday 13 June, in what was a record year for TNC. A record year? TNC18 by numbers As we look back over TNC18 there are too many highlights to list, so… Continue Reading →

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