The third meeting of the GÉANT Community Committee will be held on 6th October 2016 at the GÉANT Amsterdam Offices.  Minutes of the meeting are available.

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Committee Members: Guido Aben, Claudio Allocchio, Andrew Cormack, Simon Leinen, Alf Moens, Valter Nordh, Peter Schober, Anna Wilson.

GÉANT Staff: Annabel Grant, Nicole Harris, Magda Haver, Sigita Jurkynaite, Nadia Sluer, Peter Szegedi.

Guest: Dorte Olesen.

Apologies: Laura Durnford, Damien Lecarpentier.


Wednesday 5th of October: restaurant Pianeta Terra at 07:00pm
Address - Beulingstraat 7, 1017BA Amsterdam

Agenda (Also available in document format)


09:00 - 09:30Arrival / coffee / settle in / connect   
09:30 - 10:00Item 1: Approval of Minutes of the second GCCValter Nordh

Members are requested to APPROVE the minutes of the 2nd GCC meeting, subject to any proposed changes.

Member are invited to propose any AOB for the meeting.

Open Actions

GCC(16)011 - Minutes of the 2nd GCC meeting

10:00 - 11:00

Item 2: GCC Community Engagement

Nicole HarrisMembers are requested to CONSIDER a paper on community engagement and APPROVE recommendations to the GCC.GCC(16)012 - GCC and Community Engagement
11:00 - 11:30BREAK   
11:30 - 12:30

Item 3: Proposals arising from Task Forces and SIGS

3.1 Report from SIG-ISM.

3.2 Future for TF-Storage.

3.3 TF-RED Proposal.

3.4 TF-MNM Closure.

3.5 SIG-Multimedia Proposal.

3.5 Brief updates on TF and SIG activities.


Members are asked to DISCUSS the annual report from SIG-ISM and reflect on the progress of the group.

Members will receive a short verbal update on TF-Storage and its future plans.

Members are requested to DISCUSS the TF-RED proposal and and ACCEPT / REJECT* the proposal as a part of the GÉANT Community Programme.

Members are invited to APPROVE the closure of TF-MNM as part of the GÉANT Community Programme.

Members are requested to DISCUSS the SIG-Multimedia proposal and and ACCEPT / REJECT* the proposal as a part of the GÉANT Community Programme in place of the existing TF-WebRTC.



GCC(16)013 - Annual Report from SIG-ISM

GCC(16)014 - TF-RED Proposal


GCC(16)015 - SIG-Multimedia Proposal

12:30 - 13:15LUNCH   
13:15 - 13:45

Item 4: Community Developments

4.1 Wifi4EU.

4.2 Actions/activities to bridge the gap between network enginneers planning the network, and user groups and their needs in the daily field.


13:45 - 14:15Item 5: Update on eResearch EngagementAnnabel Grant  
14:15 - 14:30Item 6: Proposals arising regarding Workshops and small projectsNicole Harris

There are currently no workshops or small projects operating under the Community Programme.  Suggestions for future directions are welcomed.

Possible suggestions coming out of recent TFs and SIGs:

  • Crisis Management;
  • Communications / blogging training.
14:30 - 15:00Item 7: Upcoming / Recent event reportsAllParticipants are welcome to give brief verbal updates regarding recent and upcoming events that may be of relevance to the community.  
15:00 - 15:30

Item 8: Proposals for Next Meeting and AOB

Valter Nordh  







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