Vision – be the high-level body developing policies to reinforce and promote efforts to foster world-class ICT infrastructures
Goals - to build a network that will develop and strengthen cooperation and coordination between national e-infrastructures and smooth their efficient integration in the European Research Area. The project will establish an effective dialogue between national e-infrastructure programme owners and managers in Europe, at the European Commission level and globally.
Cloud Computing – Dynamically scaleable and often virtualised resources.
Environmental and Green Computing – Environmentally sustainable computing or ICT
Openness -Open Access, Open Source, Open Borders and Open Opportunity
This free workshop—UNDERSTANDING AND MINIMISING THE COSTS OF DATA CENTRE BASED IT SERVICES—will be taking place at Liverpool University on the 17th of June 2013. It’s a collaborative production of eInfraNet, Jisc, S-Lab and SusteIT and addresses the hidden costs of data centre operations, and data centre and IT costing efficiency, providing focused content for finance, IT and energy/environmental professionals.
More details and links to the booking page can be found here.
The final meeting of the e-InfraNet steering committee meeting will take place next Thursday and Friday (2nd and 3rd of May) in the Andalusian Institute of Technology. It will be hosted by the Ministry for the Economy and Competitiveness (MINECO) the Spanish partner in the current e-InfraNet consortium.
The meeting will focus in the main on identifying opportunities for the future sustainability of the e-InfraNet. An agenda for the meeting can be viewed here.
The Royal Irish Academy (RIA) in collaboration with the Irish Research Council will host a one day forum in Academy House, Dawson Street, Dublin 2 on Thursday the 2nd of May.
The forum will foster dialogue across the community of researchers and scholars, higher education institutions, librarians and research funders on the implementation of the open access national guidelines agreed in 2012 and the implications for publicly funded research.
It will contextualise the Irish discussion within an international framework with particular reference to open access policy and practice in the United Kingdom and European Research Area.
A full programme can be viewed here
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