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FitSM Foundation Training and Certification - Krakow, Poland - 27 Sept 2016 (DI4R co-location)

Excited that a one-day FitSM Foundation level course will be co-located at the Digitial Infrastructures for Research Conference in Krakow, Poland on Tuesday 27 September 2016.

FitSM is a lightweight approach to professionally managing services. It brings order and traceability to a complex area and provides simple, practical support in getting started with IT Service Management (ITSM) helping to provide services with a focus on customer needs and in a professional manner.


Workshop: Design your e-Infrastructure

This interactive workshop will take place one the 27th of September and it is co-located with the DI4R conference.

The workshop will look into the design and development of e-infrastructures for emerging scientific communities and their use cases.


Bridging science with society: EGI and LifeWatch

Tiziana Ferrari, Technical Director at the EGI Foundation, attended the conference “Demystifying Science - getting out of the lab and into society” hosted by REIsearch, Elsevier and Sense about Science in Brussels on June 15.


New AARC milestone completed

A new milestone of the AARC project was recently achieved.

The deliverable is called Design for the integration of an Attribute Management Tool and it analyses the tools and technologies that can be used to implement an integrated and interoperable AAI (authentication and authorisation infrastructure) for the research & educational community.


RDA Europe workshop: views about unique and persistent identifiers

RDA Europe is organising an open workshop on PID systems and a training course for those interested in learning more about PID systems and make up their own mind: Munich, Germany, 31 August to 2 September.


The AARC draft Blueprint Architecture is available for comments

Article contributed by Christos Kanellopoulos, leader of the Architecture WP of AARC 

Follow the AARC blog to learn more about the project. 



THOR Workshop: Identifiers – Infrastructure, Impact and Innovation

Would you like to learn more about persistent identifiers, data-article linking, integration services, dynamic data citation, and much more? And how these interoperable research services will lead to opportunities for innovation and foster open science?


The 4th International Workshop on Service Science for e-Health

Article published with the approval of:

Jolanta Mizera-Pietraszko, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science
Department of Computer Science
Opole University, Poland



Cloud Forward Conference 2016: From Distributed to Complete Computing

Following the successful CF2015 conference in Pisa October 2015, the Cloud Forward 2016 Conference willbe held in Madrid, at the centrally-located Circulo de Bellas Artes from 18th to 20th October. The conference will provide the scientific community a ...

David Foster talks about his vision for the DI4R conference

The Digital Infrastructures for Research conference (DI4R) is co-organised by EGI, EUDAT, GÉANT, OpenAIRE and RDA Europe, and is hosted by ACC Cyfronet AGH, Kraków's academic computing centre.

The event (28-30 September 2016) is designed with research communities in mind and aims to foster broader adoption of digital infrastructure services and promote user-driven innovation.