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Upcoming e-IRG event - Slovakia Upcoming e-IRG event - Slovakia

  • e-IRG meeting (1st): 26-27 September 2016 (Bratislava - EU House - European Information Center)
    • Monday 26 September - from 12:00 (incl light lunch and diner) until Tuesday 27 September 14:00 (incl light lunch)
  • e-IRG workshop and meeting (2nd), 14-16 November, Bratislava (tbc)

Past e-IRG event - The Netherlands Past e-IRG event - The Netherlands

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You can meet e-IRG delegates or e-IRGSP4 representatives at the following events during the coming months.

Calendar on more e-infrastructure events,

Spring 2016 Newsletter (PDF) Spring 2016 Newsletter (PDF)

Videos from the Amsterdam workshop March 2016 Videos from the Amsterdam workshop March 2016

About e-IRG About e-IRG

The main objective of the e-Infrastructure initiative is to support the creation of a political, technological and administrative framework for an easy and cost-effective shared use of distributed electronic resources across Europe. Particular attention is directed towards grid computing, storage, and networking.

The e-Infrastructure Reflection Group was founded to define and recommend best practices for the pan-European electronic infrastructure efforts. It consists of official government delegates from all the EU countries. The e-IRG produces white papers, roadmaps and recommendations, and analyses the future foundations of the European Knowledge Society.

Important issues within the e-IRG are currently:

  • e-Infrastructures in European Commission's Horizon 2020 Programme
  • a policy for resource sharing
  • a registry/repository for European resources
  • coordination of new national and EU funding programs
  • better links and synergies between Europe and other regions (e.g. USA, Japan) engaged in similar activities
  • Collaboration with broader Research Infrastructures through ESFRI.
* The term e-Infrastructure refers to this new research environment in which all researchers - whether working in the context of their home institutions or in national or multinational scientific initiatives - have shared access to unique or distributed scientific facilities (including data, instruments, computing and communications), regardless of their type and location in the world.


Video introducing e-IRG Video introducing e-IRG

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At the EGI Conference 2016 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, we had the opportunity to talk with Eckhard Elsen, Director of Research and Computing at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland. Eckhard Elsen talked
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