- Pisa, 6-8 October 2015. CALL FOR PAPER NOW OPEN!!!
The Cloud Forward 2015 Conference, being held in Pisa, from 6 to 8 October 2015, brings together experts from industry and academia to consider the future of and beyond Cloud Computing. Organised in the framework of the HOLA Cloud project, the event aims to review experiences and discusse future directions to overcome problems and provide new opportunities for the utilisation of leading edge CLOUD Computing by industry and academia and for ICT developers providing innovative solutions. Continue reading →
- Chronicles of Macerata: when hi-tech dialogues with history
Archaeology, although defined as science for the recovery of the antiques by the common sense, has never been as close as now to modernity and new technologies, which are opening horizons unimaginable so far. Prof. Robert Perna tells the last activities of Macerata’s University for the recostruction of historical sites and explaines how cultural heritage combined with technologies can be an opportunity for social and economic growth. Continue reading →
Meeting at the annual eLearning Africa Ministerial Round Table at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa, ministers and senior officials from 15 African countries said that, as the average age of Africa’s population is getting younger every year, the continent faces both a growing challenge and a significant opportunity. The Ministerial Round Table provided an opportunity to discuss how to use Africa’s increasingly young population to entrench long-term economic growth. Continue reading
Integrating Arab e-infrastructure in a Global Environment, e-AGE, is an annual international event organised by the Arab States Research and Education Network, ASREN. This year, the event is being held in Rabat, Morocco, on 10-11 December 2015, under the title “Revealing and Harvesting Knowledge”. e-AGE brings together stakeholders representing regional e-Infrastructures, R&E networks and National/Regional/International organisations in order to discuss and debate new models of innovation, integration of R&E networks, policies for sustainable development in education, means of knowledge sharing and dissemination, capacity building programmes, region-wide e-infrastructure deployment to tackle today’s issues pertaining climate change, global economy, food, water scarcity, alternative energy and environment. Continue reading
This edition brings you news of an innovative partnership with PRACE, the Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe, which gives researchers access to world-class data infrastructure and storage. Kimmo Koski calls for trust between researchers and technology providers, our roving reporter catches up with Carl Johan Håkansson to find out more about B2SHARE and we explore Augusto Burgueño’s vision for e-infrastructures in Europe. Continue reading
A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between the two EU funded projects to look for new possibilities and funding to exploit the results of the two projects in joint initiatives, at European and national level, around the theme of digital preservation. Continue reading
PREFORMA project has been presented during a workshop organised by DCH-RP (Digital Cultural Heritage – Roadmap for Preservation) on 22 September 2014 at the National Central Library of Rome, under the umbrella of the Italian EU Presidency. Continue reading
The main objective of the workshop, organised at the National Central Library of Rome under the umbrella of the Italian EU Presidency, has been to provide an overview of the main outcomes achieved by the DCH-RP project, focusing on the Roadmap for Preservation of Digital Cultural Heritage and on the potential role of e-infrastructure in the preservation of DCH. Continue reading
In this issue of the EUDAT news bulletin we bring you the latest updates about the EUDAT conference, which takes place at De Meervaart Conference Centre, Amsterdam from 24-25 September, as well as information about an exclusive EUDAT training session on 30 September, co-located with ISC Big Data 2014. Continue reading
On 9-10 October 2014, at Fortezza da Basso, in Florence, is being held the ICT Proposers’ Day 2014: a networking event to promote European ICT Research & Innovation, focusing on the Horizon 2020 Work Programme for 2015. The event is organised by the European Commission’s DG CONNECT in cooperation with the Italian Presidency of the EU, the Region of Tuscany, the Municipality of Florence and the University of Florence. Continue reading
Under the Patronage of His Highness Sayyid Taimur Bin As’ad Al Said, the 4th International Platform on Integrating Arab e-Infrastructure in a Global Environment, e-AGE 2014, was hosted by The Research Council (TRC) of Oman. In e-AGE 2014 the main theme was “Intercontinental Connectivity of the Pan Arab Network”.
This interesting workshop will be held in the framework of the EUROMED 2014. Big data is a domain which integrates methodologies and solutions across a number of ICT disciplines. It is finding its way to various applications within digital cultural heritage, such as large scale data mining for metadata generation and enhancement, novel visualisation techniques, 3D models of immovable and movable cultural heritage artefacts, search and storage of very large digital libraries, new approaches to digital curation and preservation. Continue reading