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Closed e-IRG meeting in Brussels, 15 October 2010

The next e-IRG meeting will be organised in Brussels, at the Royal Library of Belgium, on Friday 15 October 2010. The meeting will start at 9:00 am and finish around 4:30 pm.

Agenda (9:00 - 16:30)
  • Opening of the meeting -Leif Laaksonen - 15 minutes

    • Questions and Answers

  • Approval of draft agenda - Leif Laaksonen - 5 minutes

  • Non-Session and Coffee break in the room - All - 30 minutes

    • No minutes: national issues, contacts, plans, activities, visions

  • Summary and conclusions of the 21st Meeting - Leif Laaksonen - 10 minutes

    • Approval of draft minutes from Madrid meeting 18th June 2010 [ doc]

    • Matters arising from the minutes

  • Actions and matters arising - Leif Laaksonen - 80 minutes

    • Report from the e-IRG chair and board

      • e-IRG collaboration and liaison with other organisations

        • Major e-Infrastructure projects (reinforcing links)

        • EEF forum

        • e-InfraNet project

        • ERC, ESF and EU Parliament

        • Other regions (Office for Cyberinfrastructure-USA, India)

          • Discussion based on the presentation and negotiation with the Indian representatives at the e-IRG workshop.

        • Future Internet (FIRE)

      • e-IRG presence at conferences and events

        • EGI Technical Forum, Amsterdam, 14-17 September 2010 (Joint e-IRGSP2 booth with Eumedgrid-support and EuIndia; material distributed)

        • ICT event, 27-29 September 2010 (Joint e-IRGSP2 booth with EGI-Inspire, EuIndia, EumedGrid, e-ScienceTalk entitled "Worldwide Cooperation On E-Infrastructures", No material (paperless)

        • International Conference on Research Infrastructures, Rome, 30th of September 2010, e-Infrastructure talk by e-IRG chair [ pdf ]

        • Next events

          1. 8th Concertation event, CERN, Geneva, 4-5 November 2010

          2. SC2010, New Orleans, Louisiana, 13-19 November 2010

      • Deliverables for 2010 from the support programme:

        • D1.5: e-IRGSP2 process analysis [ pdf]

      • GridBriefings (collaboration with e-ScienceTalk)

        • The European Grid Infrastructure (EGI) - May 2010 [ pdf ]

        • Future needs of the ESFRI projects - June 2010 [ pdf ]

        • eLearning and grid computing - July 2010 [ pdf ]

        • Annual report 2009 - 2010 [ pdf ]

      • The e-IRG October 2010 Newsletter [ pdf]

    • News from the member countries and the Commission -

      • e-Infrastructures vision towards FP8

    • Updated list of Ministers responsible for e-Infrastructure matters [ pdf]

    • Status of Member Countries with delegates needing a re-nomination before the end of 2010 [ pdf]

  • Selection of the e-IRG chair for the 2011-2012 term - Rosette Vandenbroucke -30 minutes

    • Presentation by the search committee - Rosette Vandenbroucke

    • Candidates 5' presentations - Updated e-IRG vision and mission?

    • Vote

  • e-IRG Action Plan - Leif Laaksonen - 10 minutes

    • Status presentation and next actions

    • Action plan[ doc ]

    • e-IRG position statement concept (A recommendation-sized statement that is issued by the plenum as a response to policy documents (like Digital Agenda for Europe, or task-force reports); such statements will then be included in the next version of the action plan.

    • In depth discussions - 20 minutes

Lunch Break (12:30-13:30)

 

  1. e-IRG publications

    • e-IRG Blue paper and follow-up - Leif Laaksonen - 10 minutes

      • Blue paper 2010 [ pdf ]

      • Blue paper press release [ pdf ] and article in the e-IRG newsletter [ pdf]

      • Follow-up plan

        • Presentation given at the ESFRI plenum 24.9.2010 [ pdf ]

      • In depth discussions - 15 minutes

    • e-IRG White Paper - Rosette Vandenbroucke - 10 minutes

      • White paper Terms of Reference and Workplan [ doc ]

      • Status presentation and next actions

      • In depth discussions - 60 minutes

        • e-Infrastructure governance

        • e-Infrastructure services: characteristics, evolution, the advent of clouds

        • AAI

        • Energy and Green IT

        • Data e-Infrastructures

        • Exascale computing and related software

        • Research Networking

        • PPP/Industry

    • DMTF follow-up - Norbert Meyer - 10 minutes

      • Status presentation and next actions

      • In depth discussions - 15 minutes

    • Alignment of e-IRG publications - 10 minutes

  2. Migration to e-IRGSP3 for 2011-2013 - Patrick Aerts/Rossend Llurba - 10 minutes

    • Migration plan presentation

    • Final DoW [ pdf ]

    • Open feedback session (Reflections on e-IRGSP2 and outlook to e-IRGSP3) - 30minutes

  3. AOB - 10 minutes

    • Dates and themes for the Hungarian and Polish e-IRG EU Presidencies in 2011

  4. Closing of the meeting - 16:30