Workshop GARR 2023: 7 -10 November t the National Central Library in Rome
The official dates and location for the upcoming GARR "Net Makers" Workshop are out. This annual gathering takes place from Tuesday, November 7th (a day dedicated to training) to Friday, November 10th, at the National Central Library in Rome, located at Viale Castro Pretorio 105, 00185.
Einstein Telescope: ultra-fast connection for SAR-GRAV
Today, on September 28th, the first dedicated network connection was initiated for the innovative SAR-GRAV laboratory, located in the former Sos Enattos mine area in Lula (NU), Sardinia. This site is Italy's candidate to host the future large research infrastructure in Europe for the study of gravitational waves, known as the Einstein Telescope.
Cybersecurity training: GÉANT webinars for the EU cybersecurity month
On the occasion of European Cybersecurity Month (ECSM), GÉANT organises the Become a Cyber Hero campaign, which includes a series of training activities, including webinars and online panels, held in English by security experts from the research community across Europe.
Madrid: double appointment with Open Science - EOSC Symposium and Open Science FAIR
The world of Open Science and the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) is gearing up for two prominent events to be held in Madrid, as part of the Spanish Presidency of the European Union's events, and the Skills4EOSC project, coordinated by GARR, will play a central role in both of these prestigious occasions.
Certificate management: training courses on the ACME protocol
GARR offers a new training opportunity on the ACME protocol dedicated to all those in the GARR CS community who manage SSL certificate renewals. Certificate renewals occur with increasingly frequent deadlines, and the ACME protocol is a valid ally.
New edition of the Open Science Café webinar series!
The Open Science Café, the monthly appointment with Open Science, is back. The first date of this new edition is Thursday 14 September with "Generative artificial intelligence and copyright", a webinar held by the lawyer Simone Aliprandi on the topic of applied copyright to creative productions generated by artificial intelligence.
GARR Conference 2023: the multimedia gallery is now online!
A new multimedia gallery on the 2023 GARR conference is now available online. It contains photos, interviews and complete videos of the presentations held at the event that took place from 14 to 16 June at the Novoli campus of the University of Florence.
GARR's participation in TNC23: an opportunity for networking and research network innovation.
This year, TNC, the main international conference dedicated to networking and connectivity in the research and education field, organized by GÉANT, is hosted from June 5th to June 9th in Tirana by RASH, the Albanian National Research and Education Network (NREN).
e-Culture Award 2023: Claudio Allocchio and GARR awarded by Anilla Cultural Latinoamerica-Europe
Claudio Allocchio, Senior Technical Officer of GARR, was awarded for the second time with the e-Culture Award, a recognition for the important collaborative and co-creative work in advanced Internet networks in the cultural field in art, science, technology and society.
Maurizio Tira elected to the Board of Directors of the European University Association
GARR President, Maurizio Tira, was elected to the Board of Directors of the European University Association (EUA) on the occasion of the General Assembly of the association, which was held in Gdansk (Poland) on April 20th.
The TeRABIT Project is hiring 1 Infrastructure Manager
In the framework of the TeRABIT project, funded by the Italian National Recovery and Resilience Plan (NRRP - NextGenerationEU funds), INFN, Italy’s National Institute for Nuclear Physics is hiring 1 staff unit as Infrastructure Manager (deadline for applications: 8th May).
The TeRABIT project is hiring data scientists and researchers
In the frame of the TeRABIT project, financed by the Italian National Recovery and Resilience Plan (PNRR - NextGenerationEU funds), the research group in Dynamics of Ecosystems and Computational Oceanography of the Oceanography Section of OGS is hiring 12 staff units for researchers and technologists (deadline for applications: 4th May).
IDEM public consultation on digital identity assurance profiles
The IDEM Federation's scientific technical committee and the IDEM GARR AAI Service have collaborated to create a shared document on digital identity assurance profiles, a system of rules for verifying and asserting the quality of digital identities within the IDEM Federation.
Fabio Farina elected to the GÉANT Project Planning Committee
The GÉANT General Assembly has recently renewed the composition of the GÉANT Project Planning Committee (GPPC), the body of NREN representatives which oversees and guides the planning and submission of proposals that the GÉANT Association engages in.
About cloud technology and the European R&E communiy
About cloud technology, many institutions are currently debating whether to rely entirely on public cloud services (managed by the major international market players) or to build and maintain their ownh cloud infrastructures, maybe considering the federation of resources as with the GARR Cloud.
With NEANIAS new services for open science are now available
The Horizon 2020 project NEANIAS, which began at the end of 2019 with the goal of developing prototypes of innovative services in the EOSC context, particularly for the submarine, atmospheric, and space research sectors, has been completed. The project's Italian scientific partners are GARR, INAF, and UNIMIB, while ALTEC (an ASI subsidiary) and MEEO participated as SMEs (small and medium-sized companies).
TeRABIT, the data highway for Italian research
On 14 March 2023 a new project was launched in Italy: TeRABIT. Supported by the EU funds of Italy's recovery and resilience plan, the project aims to build by 2025 a next-generation integrated computing and network infrastructure to improve collaboration and information exchange among Italian scientific communities.
Twenty years of the GARR association and a new statute that looks to the future
The new statute of the GARR Consortium was signed during an extraordinary General Assembly. The document was signed by GARR president Maurizio Tira and the representatives of the member institutions: Sarah Chen (CNR), Roberto Iaschi (ENEA), Giorgio Mosconi (CRUI), Antonio Zoccoli (INFN), Giovanni Scarpato (INGV).