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  • TNC23 Call for Proposals: 2 weeks to go!
    by Rosanna Norman on November 16, 2022 at 12:03

    Submission deadline: Tuesday, 30 November 2022 The GÉANT community is made up of individuals and teams working together for the benefit of research and education to improve the working life of scientists and researchers around the globe. Single presentations at TNC are often the outcome of this work and their content breathes life into our […] The post TNC23 Call for Proposals: 2 weeks to go! first appeared on GÉANT CONNECT Online. […]

  • Planning TNC23: getting to know the Programme Committee
    by Rosanna Norman on November 9, 2022 at 13:36

    For the first time in three years, the TNC Programme Committee met in person in Amsterdam to discuss the content and layout for TNC23 that will take place in Tirana, Albania on 5-9 June 2023. CONNECT took the opportunity to sit down with GÉANT’s Nicole Harris, who supports the Programme Committee (PC), and TNC23 PC […] The post Planning TNC23: getting to know the Programme Committee first appeared on GÉANT CONNECT Online. […]

  • TNC23 Call for Proposals is now open
    by Rosanna Norman on October 20, 2022 at 11:24

    The TNC23 Call for Proposals for Single Presentations, Demonstrations and Workshops is now open. (Please note the call for Lightning Talks and smaller side meetings will open in February 2023.) TNC23 will be hosted by RASH, the Albanian Research and Education Network, and will take place in Tirana, Albania from 5-9 June 2023. Digital Generations […] The post TNC23 Call for Proposals is now open first appeared on GÉANT CONNECT Online. […]

  • NRENs are catalysts to innovation: interview with Tryfon Chiotis
    by Silvia Fiore on August 31, 2022 at 08:34

    Tryfon is Head of the GÉANT Project Management Office (PMO) and also one of the two winners of the 2022 Community Award. The Award is a celebration of his significant contribution to the GÉANT project as well as the wider community activities during his time at the Greek National Research and Education Network (GRNET), where […] The post NRENs are catalysts to innovation: interview with Tryfon Chiotis first appeared on GÉANT CONNECT Online. […]

  • News from EaPConnect2
    by Rosanna Norman on July 11, 2022 at 13:08

    EaPConnect at TNC22 Attending TNC22, GÉANT flagship conference, in Trieste, Italy on 13-17 June was a long awaited opportunity for the EaP NRENs to come together in person after almost a 3-year gap and meet the project management team – some of the team members had joined the team during the lockdown and meeting in real […] The post News from EaPConnect2 first appeared on GÉANT CONNECT Online. […]

  • TNC22 – As seen by Martin Bech, DeiC
    by Leonardo Marino on June 21, 2022 at 08:32

    As every year for many years, Martin Bech (CTO, net and security at the Danish NREN DeiC) has collected his impressions of TNC in his own inimitable style, giving a personal account of the conference. Dating back to the TERENA Networking Conference 2001, Martin’s site isn’t just a compilation of pictures before and during the […] The post TNC22 – As seen by Martin Bech, DeiC first appeared on GÉANT CONNECT Online. […]

  • TNC22 closes after a great week of Face2Face reuniting
    by Paul Maurice on June 16, 2022 at 19:50

    Today’s TNC22 closing plenary, led by GÉANT CEO Erik Huizer and featuring keynote speaker Dr Gihan Kamel, brought to an end a wonderful week full of learning, sharing, and collaborating (as well as catching up with old friends and making new ones) and gave participants an early look ahead to a brand-new host for TNC23. […] The post TNC22 closes after a great week of Face2Face reuniting first appeared on GÉANT CONNECT Online. […]

  • GÉANT’s next-generation GN4-3N network launched at TNC22
    by Paul Maurice on June 16, 2022 at 18:00

    GÉANT’s revolutionary next-generation network – planned, procured, and being built under the EC-funded GN4-3N Project – was today launched in a dedicated session during the Closing Plenary of TNC22, by Chief Network Operations Officer Bram Peeters who said, “Today, we stand ready to introduce a stronger, wider-reaching, and more sustainable research and education network. I’m […] The post GÉANT’s next-generation GN4-3N network launched at TNC22 first appeared on GÉANT CONNECT Online. […]

  • TNC22 continues into Day Two with Trust & Identity keynotes, Lightning Talks, and the NREN CEO Track
    by Paul Maurice on June 15, 2022 at 17:19

    Following the fantastic start to TNC22, day two treated participants (in Trieste and online) to another packed programme of keynotes, lightning talks, and multiple sessions throughout the day. The morning sessions featured topics such as the changing environment of optical transmission; how organisations are building infrastructure and platforms to support research communities; and securing the […] The post TNC22 continues into Day Two with Trust & Identity keynotes, Lightning Talks, and the NREN CEO Track first appeared on GÉANT CONNECT Online. […]

  • TNC22 opens with the ambition to Navigate the Unexplored
    by Paul Maurice on June 14, 2022 at 13:06

    Chair of the GÉANT Board Andreas Dudler and GÉANT CEO Erik Huizer today opened TNC22, the first #Face2FaceTNC in three years, in Trieste, Italy. After welcoming the global GÉANT community with warm words and big smiles, Andreas and Erik introduced the theme behind TNC22: Navigating the Unexplored. They stressed how this underpins the whole thinking […] The post TNC22 opens with the ambition to Navigate the Unexplored first appeared on GÉANT CONNECT Online. […]

  • 2022 GÉANT Community Award – Celebrating our community’s silent heroes
    by Rosanna Norman on June 14, 2022 at 10:55

    This year’s GÉANT Community Award was presented to two winners in the category ‘impactful contributors to the GÉANT project or wider community activities over a sustained period of time’: Tryfon Chiotis from GÉANT and Paul Dekkers from SURF. The award ceremony, presented by Claudio Allocchio, Chair of the GÉANT Community Programme, took place on Tuesday […] The post 2022 GÉANT Community Award – Celebrating our community’s silent heroes first appeared on GÉANT CONNECT Online. […]

  • Vietsch Foundation Medal of Honour 2022 awarded to Natalia Manola, OpenAIRE
    by Rosanna Norman on June 14, 2022 at 10:50

    The TNC22 stage hosted on 14 June 2022 the ceremony for the 2022 Medal of Honour by the Vietsch Foundation. The award was presented to Natalia Manola, CEO of OpenAIRE, by Antoinette Vietsch, treasurer of the Board of Trustees of the Vietsch Foundation and sister of the late Karel Vietsch. “The Board of Trustees of […] The post Vietsch Foundation Medal of Honour 2022 awarded to Natalia Manola, OpenAIRE first appeared on GÉANT CONNECT Online. […]

  • CONNECT Interview: Dr Gihan Kamel – Science for peace
    by Rosanna Norman on June 14, 2022 at 08:29

    CONNECT Magazine met Dr Gihan Kamel, Principal Scientist at the Synchrotron-light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East (SESAME), whose keynote will close TNC22 in Trieste on Thursday 16 June 2022. Dr Kamel talked to us about the role of SESAME not only as a pioneer research centre, but also as a bridge […] The post CONNECT Interview: Dr Gihan Kamel – Science for peace first appeared on GÉANT CONNECT Online. […]

  • Countdown to TNC22
    by Rosanna Norman on June 8, 2022 at 11:07

    TNC22 is around the corner and we can’t wait to welcome you all in Trieste. This week all participants have received the conference e-ticket together with the latest programme and logistical information. COVID-19 and TNC22 In compliance with the Italian regulations, we recommend the use of FFP2 or surgical face masks to access the Trieste Convention […] The post Countdown to TNC22 first appeared on GÉANT CONNECT Online. […]

  • Orange is Delighted to be at TNC22!
    by Karl Meyer on June 8, 2022 at 10:43

    Orange is delighted to be supporting TNC 22, the largest research and education networking conference and get to know you all. We’re looking forward to learning alongside you! If you want to talk about cloud strategy, try our solution or even sign up for a free trial, come by our booth! We’ll be there all […] The post Orange is Delighted to be at TNC22! first appeared on GÉANT CONNECT Online. […]