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Network Performing Arts Production Workshop 2019 needs you and your ideas

After the success of the NPAPW18 in Miami, the next edition will take place in Prague on 2-4 April 2019. The Network Performing Arts Production Workshop (NPAPW) is an annual conference that rotates between being hosted in a European city and… Continue Reading →

TNC19 early bird registration now open

We are delighted to announce that the early bird registration for TNC19 is now officially open. All our friends and colleagues within the GÉANT community are invited to register by the end of 28 February 2019 to benefit from the… Continue Reading →

How you can contribute to the success of TNC19

TNC19 Call for Proposals for single presentations and sessions is now closed. All submissions have already been assigned to the Programme Committee members who will be shortly sharpening their red and blue pens to evaluate and select the proposals that… Continue Reading →

Life at GÉANT: Sebastiano Buscaglione, Network Engineer

 Life at GÉANT is an initiative to attract new talent: it provides a closer look at the people inside GÉANT’s organisation and what excites them about their working lives. Here’s the latest employee story to give you a flavour of… Continue Reading →

Record attendance at third SIG-CISS (Cloudy Interoperable Software Stacks) meeting

Collaboration, community, federated access, NREN use of services, GÉANT project … are some of the key words highlighted by the satisfaction survey following the third SIG-CISS meeting that took place at the DFN office in Berlin in November 2018. The… Continue Reading →

SIG-NOC & NGN minestrone in Rome

GARR welcomed the first joint meeting between SIG-NOC and SIG-NGN to Rome on 21-23 November 2018 with nearly 50 enthusiastic participants. The theme of SIG-NOC meeting was “Monitoring & Processes in an Automated World” and this complemented the focus on… Continue Reading →

Empowering the community: don’t be shy to tell people why!

“How can I even think about communicating when I’m insecure about being considered a Research and Education Network or not, as I am not connected yet?” An important question raised during the communications and visibility workshop on the 23rd of… Continue Reading →

A recap: UbuntuNet-Connect 2018 Towards African SMART Universities – Services that Matter

The 11th UbuntuNet-Connect conference couldn’t deny one of the hottest topics on the continent: digital transformation. Therefore, this year’s conference, held in the beautiful Zanzibar, focused on the concept of SMART education and research. This topic was not just exploited… Continue Reading →

EUNIS GDPR and Information Security workshop 10 -11 December in London

Data protection, privacy, and security are important topics that rule in this digital world we are currently living in. European University Information Systems (EUNIS) are pleased to invite you to the GDPR and Information Security workshop at Brunel University, London, on… Continue Reading →

CLAW 2018: crisis in ‘Guilder’

Imagine… you’re part of the crisis management team of the NREN in the (fictional) country of ‘Guilder’. The crisis coordinator has called you and the entire team in the ‘war room’: a crisis has just hit your organisation. 200,000 students… Continue Reading →

Love2eduroam this autumn: hands-on training to support the expansion of eduroam

Recently our community was expressing its #love2eduroam. Powered by the Benjamin Franklin quote, “Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn“, GLAD (GÉANT Learning And Development) joined the movement and hosted a series… Continue Reading →

Future-proofing access to educational resources for a school in regional Australia

Calrossy, an independent day and boarding school in Tamworth, New South Wales, enjoys a reputation for excellent academic development. However, being located in rural Australia, more than four hundred kilometres from the nearest urban centre – Sydney – Calrossy is… Continue Reading →

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