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Eastern Partnership meets GÉANT peers at leading European networking conference TNC18

Bringing Eastern Partnership research and education networks together with peers from Europe is one of the goals of the EaPConnect (Eastern Partnership Connect) project. Where better to mingle and exchange knowledge and ideas than at TNC, the largest and most… 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 →

Analyse, strategise, engage! Marketing communications community gathers at TNC18

Analytics, engagement and social media were the main focus of a joint meeting between the Global PR Network and the Special Interest Group on Marketing Communications, SIG-Marcomms, on Thursday 14 June. More than 40 people from 22 European countries and… Continue Reading →

GÉANT and TEIN*CC sign new MoU

Erik Huizer (CEO GÉANT) and Hye-Joo Yoon (President TEIN*CC) signed a partnership agreement last week at TNC18, reaffirming their commitment to strengthening cooperation in support of research and education communities across Europe and Asia-Pacific.   Erik Huizer commented: “The relationship between… Continue Reading →

FIM4R releases 2nd white paper on federated identity management for research

FIM4R announced the release of its second white paper during a packed session at this year’s networking conference, TNC18. The paper represents the work of more than 20 research communities from around the world who collaborated during the past year… Continue Reading →

The Vietsch Foundation’s Award: Medal of Honour

In the Opening Plenary for TNC18 the Vietsch Foundation’s Medal of Honour was awarded to Ingrid Melve of Unit (the Norwegian Directorate for ICT and Joint Services in Higher Education and Research) and Licia Florio of GÉANT. Ingrid Melve, Unit … Continue Reading →

2018 GÉANT Community Award: A unanimous decision

One winner and one category triumphed at the 2018 GÉANT Community Award; this year’s awards panel had no hesitation in selecting the successful nominee in the category ‘impactful contributors to the GÉANT project or wider community activities over a sustained period of time’: the decision… Continue Reading →

TNC18 Welcomes a New Generation of IT Students

What better event than TNC to introduce future innovators to our community? This year GÉANT’s Future Talent Programme (FTP) continues, in close collaboration with NRENs, to enable IT students to take centre stage at TNC18. 15 bright IT students were… Continue Reading →

​GÉANT Emerging NREN Programme – Enriching the Community

This year TNC witnesses the launch of the Emerging NREN Programme, a new initiative by GÉANT – modelled on a similar successful initiative carried out by NORDUnet in the last few years – aimed at bringing professionals from European and… Continue Reading →

SINTEF’s Dr. Marie Moe opens TNC18 with heart-hacking keynote

A fascinating opening keynote by Research Scientist Dr. Marie Moe of SINTEF, Scandinavia’s largest independent research organisation, kicked off this year’s TNC – the GÉANT community’s premier annual event. Exploring the issue of medical implants that are connected to networks, and their… Continue Reading →

Workshops show Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence potential for the Eastern Partnership

During the past few years, there has been enormous progress in the fields of Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI), with huge potential for use in medicine and industry. To deepen knowledge among its Eastern Partnership (EaP) partners, the EaPConnect… Continue Reading →

AARC reviews achievements and goals for final year

The second AARC project (AARC2) has been running for one year and has produced many outputs in line with its agreed strategy. AARC has established a de facto authentication and authorisation infrastructure (AAI) standard for research and education. By following… Continue Reading →

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