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Agenda 61st e-IRG Delegates Meeting  

virtual meeting (the link to the video conference has been send by email)

Slides of the presentation (PDF)
 


Wednesday, 27 May 2020

   

9:30

Video Conference open for delegates to enter the meetign room for the e-IRG meeting before the official start.

10:00

Official start of the e-IRG meeting

10:00 - 11:45

1) Welcome and Opening (10 min)

  • Welcome by the e-IRG Chair
  • Approval of the Agenda
 

2) Conclusions of the 59th Delegates Meeting (20 min)

  • Approval of the minutes of the 59th DM (PDF)
 

3) Discussion on the next e-IRG policy document and feedback to ongoing e-Infrastructure activities (together 60 min)

Additional information: e-IRG to publish a statement after each presidency
Proposal for a statement: (20 min)

  • e-IRG semestral statement (after each presidency)
  • Topics for first release:
    • lifelong learning and future skills in the e-Infrastructure domain
    • How AI impacts e-Infrastructures 

Additional information: e-IRG policy work, discussion on next outcome
Proposal for documents: (40 min)

  • National Nodes follow-up with best practices
  • e-IRG document about partnerships in the e-Infrastructure landscape
  • e-IRG reflections on EOSC processes
  • Statement on possible cooperation of EOSC andEuroHPC/EDI (long-term activity)
  • The role of e-Infrastructures in emergency situations such as pandemics or natural disasters
    • Provision of policy advice recommendations to the EC and the Member States
    • May have a short-term perspective for the Covid-19 pandemic, but also a long-term perspective with lessons learnt from the pandemic and future similar or other cases such as natural disasters
  4) e-IRG café + webinars (15 min)

Additional information: new formats of interaction (for discussion)

  • Café: periodical virtual round table discussion for e-IRG delegates on a specific topic
  • Webinars: open discussion with stakeholders on specific topics

11:45 - 13:00

Lunch break (at home)

13:00 - 14:30

5) Reports and News (25 Min)

Additional information: reports from delegates and the support programme

  • Report from ESFRI
  • Countries
  • Support programme
    • Informal feedback from e-IRGSP6 mid-term review
    • Sustaining e-IRG support
 

6) Insights into the development of EOSC (25 Min)

Additional information: EOSC is the implementation of the e-Infrastructure Commons concept, observations of the development.

Relevant material and request for input from participants:

  • Report from the Landscape WG validation workshop (Ivan Maric, Sverker Holmgren, Paolo Budroni, Arjen van Rijn)
  • EOSC WG documents
    • FAIR WG - Interim recommendations on FAIR Metrics for EOSC (PDF)
    • FAIR WG - Interim recommendations on certifying the services required to enable FAIR research outputs within EOSC (PDF)
    • Sustainability WG - Rules of Participation report (PDF)
    • Sustainability WG - "Tinman" report (PDF, feedback from SP6 (PDF))
    • NEW  EOSC Interoperability Framework (PDF)
  • Statement from EOSC GB members (Laurent Crouzet, Hanifeh Khayyeri, Ivan Maric, Stefan Hanslik, Peter Sterle, Peter Brönnimann, Mehmet Mirat Satoglu, )
 

7) Development of the ERA (10 Min)

Additional information: e-IRG was recognised under the ERA priority 2B (Make optimal use of public investments in research infrastructures), new developments in the priority setting and the narrative are discussed

  • ERAC Opinion on the future of the ERA (PDF)
  • Opinion of the ERAC SWG OSI on Open Science (PDF)
 

8) Activities under German EU Presidency (10 min)

Additional information: foresight on e-IRG events under German EU Presidency

  • Virtual meeting in September (around 22.-23. September)
  • Workshop and Delegates Meeting in November/December
 

9) AoB (10min)

  • EC White Paper „On Artificial Intelligence – A European approach to excellence and trust" (PDF)
  • EC Communication „A European strategy for data" (PDF)
  • German Council for Scientific Information Infrastructures publication "The Data Quality Challenge - Recommendations for Sustainable Research in the Digital Turn" (PDF)
 

10) Closing (10 min)

 

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