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TNC2013, TERENA Networking Conference

The TERENA Networking Conference (TNC) is the largest and most prestigious European research networking conference – over 500 participants including decision makers, networking specialists and managers from all major European networking and research organisations, universities, worldwide sister institutions and industry … Continue reading


EC-funded AfricaConnect project launches UbuntuNet

The initiative is being financed under the AfricaConnect project, which is co-funded by the European Commission and beneficiary countries. The network will dramatically accelerate the development of the Information Society in Africa, providing advanced data communications infrastructure and enabling African researchers to collaborate more easily in advanced international research projects. Continue reading


EuroMed 2012 proceedings and conclusions available

The International Conference on Cultural Heritage. EUROMED 2012 has been organized by the Cyprus University of Technology, under the patronage of UNESCO, the Auspices of the CY-Presidency of the EU Council and in cooperation with the European Commission, the ESF/COST Programme, the Europeana, the CY Ministry of Education and Culture and the Department of Antiquities. Continue reading


Neutron Imaging and Neutron Methods in Archaeology and Cultural Heritage Research

NINMACH 2013, 1st International Conference on Neutron Imaging and Neutron Methods in Archaeology and Cultural Heritage Research Sept. 9-12, 2013 Held under the Auspices of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) at Technische Universität München, Garching, Germany In the recent … Continue reading


How EGI is supporting digital cultural heritage

EGI brings together a platform of computing resources from centres across Europe. Many of these have experience in providing services for the DCH research community. EGI is now building on this heritage as a partner in the DCH-RP project and participation in the Euro-Mediterranean Conference in Cyprus. Continue reading


INDICATE project: best practice handbook now online

Offering an integrated presentation of the best practices encountered along the project, the INDICATE Handbook originates from the many efforts made by the whole digital cultural heritage sector in the last years and by many people who are working in the direction of creating a federated e-Infrastructure dedicated to the research community on Digital Cultural Heritage. Continue reading


Videogames, more than entertainment

Videogames represent not only a fun for the whole family, but also have great impacts and benefits on several aspects of society: art, education, economy, social issues and much more. This is also witnessed by the fact that hundreds of US schools nowadays offer courses for computer and video game design and programming. Continue reading


20th Symposium on Advanced Database Systems

Currently at its twentieth edition, SEBD Sistemi Evoluti per Basi di Dati is the major annual event of the Italian research community in the database field.  It will take place on 24 – 27 June, 2012 at Cultural Center Don Orione … Continue reading


TERENA Networking Conference (TNC) 2012

This year’s conference theme is “Networking to Services” and will focus on network technologies, infrastructures and services that support research and education, examining the following areas: bits & wires, supporting collaboration, infrastructure & services, social & secure, and using the stuff. Continue reading


Digital Cultural Heritage: European targets

Characteristics, needs and priority services of Digital Cultural Heritage are the starting points to reflect upon, for developing a network of interoperability and cooperation among culture, research and e-infrastructures. In Europe, this is the prelude to the goal of the Open Science Infrastructure. Continue reading