TNC19 – Forging Digital Societies
by Rosanna Norman on October 10, 2018 at 13:43
Call for proposals NOW OPEN TNC19 will be held on 16-20 June 2019 in Tallinn, Estonia’s capital city, organised by GÉANT and hosted by the Estonian NREN EEnet of HITSA. Tallinn, one of the most technologically advanced cities in the...
Eastern Partnership meets GÉANT peers at leading European networking conference TNC18
by Laura Durnford on June 20, 2018 at 11:10
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...
TNC18 pushes the bar ever higher
by Paul Maurice on June 19, 2018 at 11:12
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...
Analyse, strategise, engage! Marketing communications community gathers at TNC18
by Laura Durnford on June 18, 2018 at 16:53
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...
GÉANT and TEIN*CC sign new MoU
by Helga Spitaler on June 18, 2018 at 15:39
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...
FIM4R releases 2nd white paper on federated identity management for research
by Laura Durnford on June 12, 2018 at 11:55
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...
The Vietsch Foundation’s Award: Medal of Honour
by Paul Maurice on June 12, 2018 at 08:05
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 ...
2018 GÉANT Community Award: A unanimous decision
by Paul Maurice on June 12, 2018 at 07:53
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...
TNC18 Welcomes a New Generation of IT Students
by Paul Maurice on June 12, 2018 at 07:46
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...
GÉANT Emerging NREN Programme – Enriching the Community
by Paul Maurice on June 12, 2018 at 07:42
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...