**Please note that e-VISA is required for most of the European countries to enter Turkey - you can apply via https://www.evisa.gov.tr/en/
Senate Meeting Room at Sultahmet Kampus of Marmara University (41.005137, 28.974539)
Marmara Üniversitesi Rektörlüğü
Küçük Ayasofya Mah. Üçler Sok. No:2
34122 Sultanahmet/ Fatih/ İSTANBUL
Where to stay:
Yılsam Sultan Ahmet Hotel 4*: http://yilsamsultanahmethotel.com/
Hotel Arcadia Blue İstanbul 4* : http://www.hotelarcadiablue.com
World Heritage Hotel İstanbul 4*: https://www.worldheritagehotel.com/
*These suggestions include a very small part of the alternatives. There are many alternative hotels around.
How to get there:
There are two airports in Istanbul. Istanbul Airport is close to Sultanahmet because of its location. The distance between the new Istanbul Airport and Sultanahmet is approximately 49 km.
You can go from Istanbul Airport to Sultanahmet by Havaist Airport Buses, commercial taxi or IETT. ULAKBIM'a suggestion from the airport is by taxi: 45 minutes / 1 hour to keep an average of 130 TL.
Istanbul Airport - Sultanahmet Havaist Istanbul Airport one bus ticket price is 18 TL.Tickets can be bought at the transportation floor (Floor -2) or outside box-offices.It takes approximately 110 minutes between Istanbul Airport and Sultanahmet by Havaist Airport Buses. This period may vary depending on Istanbul's weather and traffic conditions.
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Information on COVID-19
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In response to concerns about the safety of travel, whether by air or public transport, we would like to share the following information from the WHO website on the current understanding of how the virus is transmitted and suggest that you review the sections highlighted below.
- How does COVID-19 spread?
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Agenda(times in local time CET + 2 hrs)
On Monday, 9th of March the meeting of SEE directors forum will take place and joint SEE directors/SIG-MSP meeting will be organised on the 10th of March in the morning took place.
Monday, 9th of March 2020 at 19:00 - Dinner at Fine Dine İstanbul, hosted by ULAKBIM
Tuesday, 10th of March 2020
Joint MSP/SEE Directors forum
Developing a Service Portfolio - Part I
Lightning Talks followed by a themed panel discussion around developing services portfolio and serving the community in your country.
Best practices: Tomi Dolenc, ARNES,
Challenges: Olga Popcova, RENAM
Themed panel discussion will focus on the best practices around education and research and how the governance and members play role in services development.
Discussion facilitated by Martin Bech, DeiC
|11:00 - 11:30||Coffee Break|
Developing a Service Portfolio - Part II
Lightning Talks and presentations followed by an open discussion around business models and resources needed to run the service.
Discussion facilitated by Paul Rouse, GÉANT
Future service portfolio development: Security
Future Service portfolio development: Security
|14:35 - 15:00|
Discussion on future services portfolio with a specific focus on the importance of cyber security on the NREN service portfolio (cyber risk and resilience) - sharing of knowledge, services and addressing challenges in this area.
Facilitated by Mark Tysom, Jisc and Annabel Grant, GÉANT|
|15:15-15:45||Pilot discussion on "Creating an NREN from scratch" - past and current lessons learnt, organisational structure with a focus on future service portfolio. Open discussion facilitated by Martin Bech, DeiC.|
Presentation followed by questions and open discussion:
|16:25 - 16:30||Update - the Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE) call - Annabel Grant, GÉANT|
|16:30-17:00||Wrap up and future meetings|
|19:00||Dinner (at your own expenses) at Deraliye Restaurant (Ottoman cuisine), Alemdar, Ticarethane Sokak & Divanyolu Cad No:10, 34122 Fatih/İstanbul|