The next opportunity to get together to share ideas, experiences and best practices will be on 12-13 October 2016, when there will be a meeting of SIG-MSP in Rome, hosted by GARR.
Information about hotels, the venue and how to get there are all available via the GARR website.
This is the preliminary agenda, which still leaves a lot of room for your contributions!
If you have any agenda topic ideas please contact Laura.Durnford@geant.org or add them into the agenda suggestions page.
|WEDNESDAY 12 OCTOBER 2016|
|12:00-13:00||ARRIVALS, LUNCH AND EMAILS||Kindly provided by GARR|
|13:00-13:10||Welcome, introductions||Martin Bech|
|13:10-13:30||Host welcome & presentation||Federico Ruggieri, GARR|
GÉANT Clouds session
|Ready for adoption: IaaS and other services - update and discussion (1 hour)||Andres Steijaert (SURFnet) and Mandeep Saini (GÉANT)|
|European R&E cloud broker service - proposal and feedback (30 mins)||Jan Meijer (UNINETT)|
|15:00-15:15||COFFEE / TEA / EMAILS||Kindly provided by GARR|
|15:15-15:45||Cost savings follow up : HEAnet value for money report||Robert Hackett (HEAnet)|
|15:45-16:15||Towards a joint e-infrastructure services portfolio?||Annabel Grant (GÉANT)|
|16:15-17:15||Update on a possible user engagement task force TBC||TBC|
|17:15-17:30||Day wrap up||Martin Bech|
|19:00||Social activity, followed by dinner||Kindly provided by GARR|
|THURSDAY 13 OCTOBER 2016|
|09:00-09:10||ARRIVALS & EMAILS|
Themed session - Sources of funding for projects and innovation
|GÉANT Community Programme options||Valter Nordh (SUNET) / Nicole Harris (GÉANT) TBC|
|10:45-11:00||COFFEE / TEA / EMAILS||Kindly provided by GARR|
|11:00-12:45||Session 4 - lightning talks! Open call for 10-minute slots|
|12:45-13:00||Wrap up, next meeting, AOB||Martin Bech|
|13:00||LUNCH AND EMAILS||Kindly provided by GARR|