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IBERGRID: Iberian eInfrastructure conference Sep 8-10 - Registration open

Early-bird extension and Cloud tutorial

The early-bird registration deadline for the IBERGRID 2014 Conference in Aveiro, Portugal (September 8-10, 2014) has been extended. The discount registration fees will be available until 1 August 2014. The IBERGRID conference brings together the ...

EGI at European Bioenergetics Conference

Bioinformatics”, “Molecular modeling”, “Protein-protein” and “protein-ligandDocking, “Phylogeny”  are some of the keywords of the plenary talks and poster sessions during the European Bioenergetics Conference that is currently taking place in Lisbon (www.EBEC2014.org).


Great participation to the call for Competence Centres

The reponse to the call for Competence Centres in preparation to the EGI-Engage proposal was excellent, with 26 expressions of interest received

Big thanks to all the colleagues of the EGICollaboration and beyond who contributed to the call for competence centres for the EGI-Engage project proposal. The response was excellent with 26 proposals received, of which: 8 are related to ...

The Call for EGI-Engage Competence Centres is open

EGI has opened a call for Competence Centres proposals. Competence Centres will foster user engagement and technical integration activities for research infrastructures

EGI has opened a call for Competence Centres proposals. With the participation of research communities, user support teams and technology providers, the Competence Centre is responsible for  helping international research communities in fomulating their ICT requirements and using the EGI services that meet their needs.

The Competence Centre activities include requirements gathering, use case analysis, integration of Virtual Research Environments and extension of EGI services, testing and piloting, training.


The 9th Gateway Computing Environments Workshop

GCE: The 9th Gateway Computing Environments Workshop is being held in conjunction with SC14 in New Orleans, Louisiana on November 21, 2014 and the Call for Papers is now open. The meeting is part of a series of workshops to provide a venue for researchers ...

Getting started with the European Grid Infrastructure

The European Grid Infrastructure (EGI) will web-stream live the tutorial session 'Getting started with the European Grid Infrastructure'on the 19th May between 15:00-16:30 local time, at the EGI Community Forum 2014. This session provides introduction to ...

Digital preservation: Safeguarding your legacy

How publishers play an underestimated role

We all know it and need to face the fact: As an academic researcher, it is vital to maintain a list of publications underpinning your work and and impact on the scientific community. However even the world's best maintained list of publications is worthless if the actual publications and any supplementary data are not properly preserved for the future.

There are many preservation services but do you actually know if, and how, your publisher is providing long-term access to your publications and the supplementary data?

EDItEUR, in the context of the DCH-RP project, is conducting a survey to understand what may encourage, or discourage, publishers from further involvement in a sharing responsibility for digital preservation of journal supplements.


What’s up in Helsinki during the EGI Community Forum?

Helsinki is at its prettiest in May. The fragile shades of green and flowers in bloom are ready to welcome the summer – and the EGI Community Forum participants. What does Helsinki offer for the participants during the conference week? If you are ...

Register Now! FitSM Foundation Training and Certification - EGI CF'14 Helsinki

The FedSM project is offering another free foundation training and certification in IT Service Management according to FitSM. This course, split over Thursday and Friday (May 22-23), introduces IT Service management and the FitSM standard family that includes freely available templates, samples and guides. For those passing a short exam will receive a personal certification backed by TÜV SÜD.

Places are limited and must be reserved in advance, please contact training@fedsm.eu if you are interested in participating.