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Digital Infrastructures for Research

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 09:00

The broad theme of the plenary session is “What do researchers and Research Infrastructures need from eInfrastructures?”. The plenary session will address how cooperation and better coordination of service delivery across research infrastructures can be achieved, addressing points like: current engagement between research infrastructures, how service delivery can be better coordinated, and ways to increase the participation of research infrastructure representatives in eInfrastructures? The panel discussion will build upon a round of flash presentations from representatives of key research infrastructures on what they see as their main needs from eInfrastructures. 

09:00 - 09:10 Introduction (Plenary Chair: Franciska de Jong, CLARIN)
09:10 - 09:30 Flash presentations

Research Infrastructure representatives:

Hossein Abroshan, CESSDA

Jacek Kitowski, PL-Grid

International perspective:

Ian Duncan, Research Data Services

09:30 - 10:30 Plenary discussion (plenary chair + eInfra representatives)

Chair: Franciska de Jong, CLARIN


Tiziana Ferrari, EGI

Damien Lecarpentier, EUDAT

Steve Cotter, GEANT

Natalia Manola, OpenAIRE

Raphael Ritz, RDA