The seventh meeting of the GÉANT Community Committee will be held on 24th October 2017 from 09:00 - 15:30 CEST at the GÉANT Amsterdam Offices. 

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Committee Members: Valter Nordh, Simon Leinen, Alf Moens (remote if possible), Andrew Cormack, Anna Wilson, Guido Aben, Claudio Allocchio, Johan Bergstrom.

GÉANT Staff: Charlie van Genuchten, Annabel Grant (remote), Sigita Jurkynaite, Nicole Harris, Rosanna Norman, Peter Szegedi, Klaas Wierenga, Christos Kanellopoulos.

Apologies: Laura Durnford, Magda Haver, Brook Schofield, Nadia Sluer.


09:00 - 09:15Arrival / connect / "can you hear me now" / coffee   
09:15 - 09:30

Item 1: Approval of Minutes of the sixth GCC, call for AOB, and welcome new Committee Members

Valter Nordh

Members are requested to APPROVE the minutes of the 6th GCC meeting, subject to any proposed changes.

Member are invited to propose any AOB for the meeting.

Open Actions

GCC(17)008 - Minutes of the 6th GCC

09:30 - 09:40

Item 2: Updates on CSO Team and GÉANT Structure

2.1 Update on Team Members

Klaas WierengaKlaas will update members on new recruits and job changes in the CSO team.verbal update
09:40 - 10:30

Item 3: GCP and Innovation and Funding

3.1 Role of the GCP in innovation and approaches to funding activities
Klaas WierengaUpdates on actions 20170411-01 and 20170411-02.  Members are invited  to COMMENT on approaches that the GCC and GCP can take to support innovation in the community.  GCP and Innovation and Funding
10:30 - 11:00COFFEE BREAK

11:00 - 12:30

Item 4: Proposals arising from Task Forces and SIGS

4.1 SIG-SCOPE report and future

4.2 TF-DPR

4.3 SIG KPI review

4.4 Round-table Portfolio

  • Sigita: SIG-ISM, SIG-TNE
  • Charlie: SIG-NOC, TF-RED
  • Nicole: TF-CSIRT, SIG-Greenhouse, SIG-PMV
  • Brook: SIG-NGN
  • Annabel: SIG-MSP
  • Peter: SIG-CISS, SIG-Multimedia
  • Laura: SIG-Marcomms

4.5 Proposal on managing non-active groups

4.6 Education TF / workshops

Nadia Sluer, Charlie van Genuchten, Nicole Harris, Peter Szegedi

Members are invited to COMMENT on the SIG-SCOPE end of year report, and RECOMMEND the best approach for SIG-SCOPE moving forward.

Members are invited to COMMENT on the TF-DPR formation, previously approved by e-mail.

Members are invited to REVIEW the KPIs for the Special Interest Groups. 

Members are invited to REVIEW and APPROVE the proposal for managing non-active groups (TFs and SIGs).

Members are invited to DISCUSS requirements for further work in the education / schools space, including possible future workshops or dedicated task force.

GCC(17)009 - SIG SCOPE Year Report

GCC(17)010 - TF-DPR Charter


Reviewing or Exiting a GCP Activity

12:30 - 13:30LUNCH

13:30 - 14:00Item 5: Recommendations to the GA to GCCAllMembers are invited to DISCUSS and AGREE any recommendations to the GA from the GCC to be made at the next GA meeting (22 - 23 November 2017).
14:00 - 14:05

Item 6: Proposals arising regarding Workshops and small projects


Workshop proposal - Peter




14:05 - 14:45

Item 7: Relevant Projects and Initiatives

7.1  GN4-3 Preparations

7.2 OCM Project Phase IV


Tryfon Chiotis

Peter Szegedi

Members are invited to COMMENT on an update regarding GN4-3 preparations. 

Members are invited to CONSIDER the proposal from the OCM Project phas3 IV regarding a reference implementation of the OCM API. 


White Paper presentation

14:45 - 15:10

Item 8: GÉANT Community Programme communications plan

8.1  GCP Communications Planning

8.2  Support Tools for Meetings
(mentimeter, slack, repository)

Rosanna Norman

Nicole Harris

Members are invited to COMMENT on proposals for a communications plan for the GÉANT Community Programme

GCP Communications Activities
15:10 - 15:30

Item 9: Proposals for Next Meeting and AOB

9.1 AOB

9.2 Dates for 2018

9.3 GCC members

Valter Nordh  







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