The eighteenth meeting of the GÉANT Community Committee will be held on 28 April 2020 from 13:00 - 17:00.

Location: virtual

VC details: 


Committee Members: Guido Aben, Claudio Allocchio, Anna Wilson, Branka Vuk, Janos Mohacsi,  Victoriano Giralt, Sabine Jaume

GÉANT Staff: Klaas Wierenga, Gyöngyi Horváth, Casper Dreef, Paul Rouse, Nicole Harris, Sigita Jurkynaite, Annabell Grant

Invited: Valter Norh

Apologies: David Groep


12:45 - 13:00Arrival, testing & coffee

13:00 - 13:15 (15')

Item 1: Approval of Minutes of the 17th GCC, call for AOB


Members are requested to APPROVE the minutes of the 17th GCC meeting, subject to any proposed changes.

Members are invited to propose any AOB for the meeting:

Members are invited to DISCUSS progress on the Open Actions for the GCC. 

Open Actions

Minutes of the 17th Meeting
13:15 - 14:30 (90')

Item 2: Round table updates GCC members


Members will be invited to give updates:

  • Expertise areas round updates

Talk about issues that they are currently engaged in, ideas that they have, things that might be bothering them, any other thoughts! (be creative!)

  • current activities ongoing in GCP to support Covid-19 emergency

Report on what NRENs, users organisations and other bodies are doing and planning

  • suggestions for expertise areas we need to cover better and new GCC member to engage

Verbal Update and Discussion

14:30 - 14:45 (15')Coffee break (tea break also allowed)Allbring your coffee/tea at the VC if you like, so you can talk on whichever you want with colleagues 
14:45 - 16:00 (90')

Item 3: Outreach of the GÉANT Community Programme

Claudio & All

Members to DISCUSS and PROPOSE ways forward to engage better with the broader GEANT community:

  • Community Cafe: how do we structure it? thematic coffee? open floor? 
  • other "open channels" to keep discussion flowing? which ones?
  • GCC "expertise area champion" outreach activities in the community
  • GCP wiki page
  • post Covid-19 plans to keep alive and develop activities born during the emergency
  • update security related (SIG-ISM and TF-CSIRT) activities in Covid-19 emergency (Nicole, Sigita)

Verbal Updates and Discussion

Security Presentation

16:00 - 16:45 (45')

Item 4: Proposals for Next Meeting and AOB

Claudio & All

Preparation for the next meetings:

  • TF/SIG coordinators and chair, GCC, GPPC joint update/coordination/brainstorming – doodle poll
  • update and preparation for GEANT Strategy Workshop (June 2020) - Klaas
  • GCC/GCCP: second part of 2020 topics for GN4-4 - doodle poll
  • 17 June virtual meeting half a day
  • 9-10 September (two half day meetings)


  • GCC / GCP wiki and website updates and re-structuring 
  • TF-CSIRT managing status update
  • TF-EDU request for guidance on "procuring online assessment tools"
Verbal Updates and Discussion
16:45 - 17:00 ('15)Item 5: Closing remarksClaudioNote: I suggest we allow, if possible, a 30 minutes overflow time in our schedules to finish up discussions