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Final reminder: call for proposals for EaPEC 2019 lightning talks, demos, posters

31 July is the deadline for submitting proposals for 5-minute lightning talks, demonstrations and posters for this year’s Eastern Partnership E-infrastructures Conference, EaPEC 2019, which will be held in Yerevan, Armenia on 24-26 September. Submitted by Laura DurnfordClick here to… Continue Reading →

Strengthening cyber security expertise in Georgia

Security of digital information is a major societal challenge. Georgia is keeping up with the global trend of developing cyber-security and interest in this field is noticeably increasing. GRENA, the Georgian Research and Educational Networking Association, is working with CERT.GOV.GE… Continue Reading →

Armenian weather predictions get help from the Cloud

Extreme weather made headlines again last year. 2018 saw frozen iguanas fall from the trees in Florida, wildfires devastate parts of Sweden, Greece and the US, and snow fall in the Sahara. So, when weather conditions can turn perilous so… Continue Reading →

GRENA cyber-security activities go from strength to strength: innovation award and Olympiad

The Cyber-Lab Tech portal that was created with support from the EaPConnect project has won the 2019 Georgian IT Innovation Award. The portal was nominated in the category ‘Best Information / Cyber Security Solution’ and the prize was awarded to… Continue Reading →

Open access to scientific data: good prospects for Eastern Partnership countries

Is it possible to make research and data more accessible? The Open Science movement is devoted to this and is becoming increasingly widespread. In Europe, this dissemination is supported by the OpenAIRE project. The project and what opportunities it offers… Continue Reading →

Call for Proposals: lightning talks, demos, posters at EaPEC 2019

If you have a bright idea that you’d like to share with policy makers, research managers and experts on networking, cultural heritage, and high-performance computing for research and education in Eastern Partnership countries, the EaPEC 2019 conference is a great… Continue Reading →

Register! 2019 Eastern Partnership E-infrastructures Conference – 25-26 Sept. Yerevan

You are invited to register for the 4th Eastern Partnership E-infrastructures Conference, EaPEC 2019, which will be held in the Matenadaran Museum of ancient manuscripts in Yerevan, Armenia on 25-26 September. Where better to explore the conference theme, ‘Connecting with… Continue Reading →

‘Know your onions!’ – Public Affairs workshop highlights work to be done by NRENs

Onions, cabbages and astroturf were surprising features of the Public Affairs workshop that was organised by the EaPConnect project within the GÉANT Community Programme. The event was hosted in Berlin by DFN on 8-9 April 2019. The multiple layers of… Continue Reading →

Call for projects: 2019 EaP Enlighten Your Research programme

After the past success of the Enlighten Your Research programme in the Eastern Partnership region, the EaPConnect project and partners are pleased to announce the 4th Enlighten Your Research (EYR) programme launch for the Eastern Partnership: EYR@EaP. We invite all… Continue Reading →

Watch out Universe! Belarusian scientists can now help unravel your secrets

“Inter-collaborational interaction will become much more effective and it will shorten the overall processing term” Belarusian scientist Vitaly Yermolchyk is trying to help unravel the hidden secrets of the Universe. But a bottleneck in network connectivity between his University and… Continue Reading →

Cybersecurity experience and challenges at CERT services event in Azerbaijan

The first ‘Cybersecurity Week’ to be held in Azerbaijan included a seminar on ‘CERT services: cyber threats and protection methods’, on 14 March at the Institute of Information Technology of ANAS. It is no coincidence that the CERT event was… Continue Reading →

Registration open for Public Affairs workshop

A limited number of places is available for participation in a workshop about Public Affairs as part of the NREN strategic toolkit. The event will be hosted by DFN in Berlin on 8-9 April and is being organised by the… Continue Reading →

Challenges and potential solutions in information security at AzScienceNet conference

Challenges and solutions were explored in a conference on ‘Actual multidisciplinary scientific-practical problems of information security’ on 14 December. The IV Republican Conference was held at the Institute of Information Technology of ANAS in Baku, Azerbaijan. Researchers and experts in… Continue Reading →

‘Creating the Future’, inspired by space: planet Earth – Belarus – Minsk

More than 80 cosmonauts and astronauts from 20 countries met with youngsters and members of the public in Minsk, Belarus, during the XXXI Planetary Congress of the Association of Space Explorers (ASE), supported by the United Institute of Informatics Problems… Continue Reading →

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