The eighth meeting of the GÉANT Community Committee will be held on 22nd February 2018 from 10:00 - 1300 CET via VC. 

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Committee Members: Guido Aben, Caludio Allocchio, Johan Bergström, Andrew Cormack, Simon Leinen, Diego Lopez, Alf Moens, Valter Nordh, Anna Wilson.

GÉANT Staff: Sigita Jurkynaite, Nicole Harris, Klaas Wierenga, Chris Atherton, Charlie van Genuchten, Peter Szegedi

Apologies: Silvie Francisci, Brook Schofield.

Guests: SIG-NOC SC (Brian, Ana and Maria) Item 4. 


10:00 - 10:15Arrival / connect / "can you hear me now" / coffee   
10:15 - 10:30

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

Valter Nordh

Members are requested to APPROVE the minutes of the 7th GCC meeting, subject to any proposed changes.

Member are invited to propose any AOB for the meeting.

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

Mentimeter DEMO!

Open Actions

GCC(17)011 - 7th GCC Minutes

10:30 - 10:45

Item 2: GCP and Innovation and Funding

2.1 Update on Innovation Pipeline plans since last meeting
Klaas Wierenga / Annabel GrantA short update will be given on innovation ideas and progress.  Members are invited to REVIEW the User, Community and Outreach White Paper proposals (which includes the existing Task Forces and SIG area) and in particular the Innovation Enabler proposalWhite Paper – User, Community, Outreach Home
10.45 - 11:00Item 3: 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 (the time to discuss GCC activities at the Sofia GA will likely be limited).Discussion
11:00 - 11:30

Item 4: Proposals arising from Task Forces and SIGS

4.1  Update on Closing a GCP Activity and application to existing groups.

4.2  Report from the CLAW Workshop / CLAW 2018

4.3 New Software Task Force proposal


Members are invited to APPROVE the proposal for Closing GCP Activities and consider applying the criteria to existing groups. 

Members are invited to DISCUSS the 2017 CLAW Workshop and APPROVE moving forward with a 2018 event.

Members are invite to DISCUSS the proposed Task Force on Software Development against DRAFT terms. 

Reviewing or Exiting a GCP Activity

GCC(18)004- CLAW Evaluation

GCC(18)003 - DRAFT TF-SMD proposal

11:30 - 12:00BREAK

12:00 - 12:20

Item 4: Proposals arising from Task Forces and SIGS

4.4  SIG-NOC Training

4.5 TF-DPR

Charlie van Genuchten

Members are invited to DISCUSS and APPROVE funding for SIG-NOC training against the GCC small projects funds.   SIG-NOC are requesting a total of 5,000 euros. 

Members will be given a brief verbal update on activities within TF-DPR and the wider GDPR work at GÉANT. 

GCC(18)001 - GÉANT NOC Training CBA

GCC(18)002 - GÉANT NOC Training Overview
12:20 - 12:30

Item 5: Proposals arising regarding Workshops and small projects


5.2 OCM Update

Sigita Jurkynaite

Peter Szegedi

Members will be given a brief verbal update on upcoming NPAPWs. 

Members will be given a brief verbal update on progress with OCM, as discussed at the 7th GCC meeting.   


Verbal Updates only
12:30 - 12:45

Item 6: Relevant Projects / Events / Initiatives

6.1 GCC and TNC18


Nicole Harris

Members will be given a brief update on plans for meetings at TNC18.

Verbal Updates only

12:45 - 13:00

Item 7: Proposals for Next Meeting and AOB

9.1 AOB

9.2 Dates for 2018

9.3 GCC members and GCC Terms of Reference

9.4 GÉANT Community Awards

Valter Nordh

The dates for the GCC for 2018 are 10th April 2018 (face-to-face in Amsterdam), 18th June 2018(VC),  23rd October 2018 (face-to-face in Amsterdam).

Update on positions held by Guido Aben and Claudio Allocchio.

Members will be updated on proposed changes to the GCC Terms of Reference.

Discussion on GÉANT Community Awards:

 Verbal Updates only







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