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Agenda 62nd e-IRG Delegates Meeting

virtual meeting (slides of the presentation)

Notes: https://tinyurl.com/62nd-eIRG-DM

Tuesday, 22 September 2020


ZOOM Meeting Room Opening 


Meeting-ID: 923 7412 0144
Code: 442094

10:00 – 10:45
  1. Opening
  2. Approval of the Agenda
  3. Conclusions from the last Delegates Meeting

        Additional Information: Minutes from the 61st Delegates Meeting (PDF)
        Proposed Decision: Approval of the minutes

10:45 – 11:30
  1. Value of e-IRG and future prospect
    • Additional Information: Value of e-IRG and future prospect (PDF)
11:30 – 12:00
  1. e-IRG Café
    • Reflections on the first two Cafés, discussion about the settings
12:00 – 14:00


14:00 – 15:15
  1. e-IRG and EOSC
    • EOSC Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda Consultation
      SRIA document (PDF)
      Consultation questionnaire (PDF)
    • Landscape of EOSC-related infrastructures and initiatives (PDF)
  2. Next e-IRG Policy document

Title: Vision for an inclusive and holistic e-Infrastructure ecosystem for the European Research Area - Resilient and flexible e-infrastructures that serve data interoperability and federation

Scope: "partnerships" among e-Infrastructures and the cooperation and linking ("interconnectability") between EOSC and EDI (networking/HPC), in particular EuroHPC towards their "convergence"

15:15 – 15:45
  1. News and reports
    • Report from the Chair
    • News from ESFRI
    • Report from the support project
    • News from the countries
15:45 – 16:00
  1. Activities under German EU Presidency
    • e-IRG Workshop
    • ERA Conference
    • EOSC Symposium
    • e-IRG Café
  2. Activities under Portuguese EU Presidency
  1. AoB
  2. Wrap-up and Closing

New documents related to e-Infrastructures

  • Draft Council conclusions on [the Future of the European Research Area] (PFD)
  • Shaping Europes digital future (PDF)
  • Data governance and data policies at the European Commission (PDF)
  • White Paper on Artificial Intelligence: a European approach to excellence and trust (PDF)
  • HLG Report: Supporting the Transformative Impact of RIs on European Research (PDF)
  • Landscape of EOSC-related infrastructures and initiatives (PDF)
  • Building Sustainable Data Services. RfII Discussion Paper on the Enhancement of Research Data Infrastructures (PDF)
  • Proposal for a Council Regulation on establishing the European High Performance Computing Joint Undertaking (Link)


6-7 Oct. 2020

2nd ESFRI RIs-EOSC Workshop - "Research Infrastructures shaping EOSC" (Link)

19-22 Oct. 2020 EOSC Symposium 2020 (Link)

20 Oct. 2020

Ministerial Conference on the European Research Area (ERA), Bonn, Germany (Link)

2-4 Nov. 2020

EGI Conference (Link)

1-2 Dec. 2020

e-IRG Workshop (Link)

3 Dec. 2020

e-IRG Delegates Meeting (Link)


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