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Across the North Atlantic for Research and Education

MoU secures additional bandwidth and resilience for research & education

Amsterdam, Berkeley, Bloomington, Copenhagen, Ottawa, Utrecht, Washington D.C., April 2018 - Addressing the exponentially growing needs of international science collaborations, connectivity providers for research and education (R&E) continue to find new ways to join forces.

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SUNET days in Gävle

Sunet Days spring 2018 are approaching rapidly. University of Gävle will host this edition of the inspirational event during which  Swedish r&e network Sunet invites its customers and users to meet from 16-19 April. Delegates are presented with four days of presentations, meetings, and discussions.  Four parallel tracks offering subjects such as Identity, security, campus issues, and of course the very relevant GDPR issue, combined with plenary sessions for everyone. NORDUnet will livestream Tuesday's plenary session.

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Registration for the NORDUnet Conference 2018 is open

The 30th NORDUnet conference has opened its registration.

This year's Nordic networkding conference will run from 18-20th September in the historic town of Elsinore, or in Danish "Helsingør". You will find the programme and much more details from the dedicated conference website

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Shibboleth Consortium 2017 report published

The Shibboleth Consortium has pubslihed a bref report of activities and results for 2017

NORDUnet is a Principal Member of the Shibboleth Consortium on behalf of the identity deferations of the Nordic NRENs, and is represented in the consortium board by Manne Miettinen of HAKA / CSC. 

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Registration open for 3rd Fed4FIRE+ Engineering Conference (FEC)

The third Fed4FIRE+ Engineering Conference (FEC) will be take place on 14-16 March 2018 in Paris, France.

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RENU Identity federation joins eduGAIN

The RENU Identity Federation (RIF) - the R&E trust & identity federation for Uganda, created and operated by the RENU, the Udanda NREN, has joined eduGAIN.  EduGAIN is the global inter-federation of trust and identity federation for the reserarch and education, allowing single-sign-on, trusted access to global research data and instruments, and simple, userfriendly access management for researchers and students across the worlds.

RIF is the 55th national federation to join eduGAIN, and the first in sub-Saharan Africa.


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Dorte Olesen turns 70

Dorte Olesen was director of UNI-C, the Danish national cerntre for IT for research and education from 1989 to 2011.  During her tenure, she was instrumental in the creation of the Danish NREN "Forskningsnettet" (later DeIC), and played a key role in the shaping of the Danish R&E e-infrastructure landscape, the creation of national computing services, experiments in online education support, and much more.

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GÉANT Association Board Election

On November 24, the 12th General Assembly of the GÉANT Association elected new members.  The Terms of three members (Dorte Olesen, Raimundas Tuminauskas, and Marko Bonač) had expired.  In addition, Erik Huized had stepped down from the board to take on the role as interim CEO of the GÉANT Association.

The general assembly elected 

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GÉANT Association post CEO position

The GÉANT Association is seeking a CEO!  The new CEO of GÉANT will be responsible for strategic leadership of a major, pan-European e-Infrastructure, in close interaction with the European R&E networking community. It is considered crucial that the new CEO has prior familiarity with the European NREN environment.

The GÉANT CEO position is available on the GÉANT homepage.


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1st GÉANT Crisis Management Workshop

GÉANT is hosting a crisis management workshop for the European NRENs and the European R6E networking community - CLAW.  The workshop takes place in Malaga, Spain, on 20-21 November 2017. 

The workshop will feature training in crisis management for R&E networking staff, and help NRENs develop crisis management plans and strategies.  

To learn more and register, go to the CLAW meeting page.

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