Date and venue

Friday starting at 08:30

DFN office

Alexanderplatz 1

D - 10178 Berlin



List of participants:

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Dinner on Thursday 15th November (an evening before the event)

We hope you would like to join us at Brauhaus Lemke am Alex, on Thursday 15th November at 19:30.

Please let Silvie Francisci (+44 7 402 452 918) know by 9th November if you like to come so that we secure the seat for you.


If you would like to contribute or have any questions for Steering Committee and Silvie Francisci (GÉANT), please contact

08.30-09.00 (GMT+1)Arrivals, greetings, coffee...30 min

Introduction to SIG-CISS, agenda

SIG-CISS Steering Committee & Silvie Francisci, GÉANT

15 min

Update on Open Stack Operators (OSO) group (slides)

Simon Leinen, SWITCH

45 min

Bridging the gap between usb sticks, attachments and seamless collaboration

Christian Schmitz, Owncloud

30 min

Options for SIG-CISS in terms of EC support for CS3 and Sync&Share

Hendrik Ike, GÉANT

30 min

CS3 2019: Programme Development, SIG-CISS & Strategic Directions

Jakub T. Mościcki, CERN

60 min

Discussion panel: Liason between SIG-CISS and CS3

30 min
12.30-13.15Lunch45 min

Update on new cloud activity in new GN project phase (GN4-3) <closed session>

Andres Steijaert, SURFnet

90 min
14:45-15:00Coffee break15 min

Rally and Tempest. Experiences with automated testing against your OpenStack deployment.

Kalle Happonen, CSC

30 min

Evolution of federated storage: datalakes and beyond 

Xavier Espinal, CERN

30 min
16:00-16:30Discussion panel: What is the role of the NRENs and their participation in cloud initiatives?30 min


Coffee15 min



Formal closure

Further discussion

15 min

60 min


Please upload the presentations here:

  File Modified
JPEG File 001.jpg Nov 30, 2018 by Silvie Francisci
PDF File Clouds @ SIG-CISS, Andres Steijaert.pdf Nov 16, 2018 by Silvie Francisci
Microsoft Powerpoint Presentation Hendrik_Ike_SIG-CISS support.pptx Nov 16, 2018 by Silvie Francisci
PDF File Kalle Happonen_2018-11-16-rally.pdf Nov 15, 2018 by Silvie Francisci
PDF File Kuba Moscicki_2018-11-16-SIG-CISS-CS3.pdf Nov 16, 2018 by Silvie Francisci
Microsoft Powerpoint Presentation oso-update.pptx Nov 16, 2018 by Simon Leinen
PDF File XavierEspinal-FederatedStorageEvolution-GEANT-SIG-CISS-Berlin-v1.3.pdf Nov 16, 2018 by Silvie Francisci

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