GRNET Academic Media Casting workshop & TF-Media Task Force meeting

Meeting minutes.

Agenda & Slides

Day 1 - March 18 (Thursday)

GRNET Workshop on Academic Media Casting
AV recording of the session 1
AV recording of the session 2
AV recording of the session 3

09:00-09:30 Registration
09:30-09:35 Welcome
Prof. John Panaretos (Deputy Minister of Education, Lifelong Learning and Religious Affairs) invited
09:35-10:10 TF-Media introduction and SWITCHcast update
Andy Zbinden (SWITCH) TF-Media chair slides
10:10-10:45 Open Media Technologies: Recent developments in Norway and around the world
Audun Vaaler (Ostfold University College) and Otto Wittner (UNINETT) slides
10:45-11:00 Coffee
11:00-11:45 Anatomy of an Academic Media Platform: an introduction to Opencast Matterhorn
Olaf A. Schulte (ETH Zurich) and Vicente Goyanes de Miguel (Univ. of Vigo) remote speaker slides
11:45-12:10 National and international collaboration: Steeple, Opencast and Metadata
Bjoern Hassler (Cambridge University) remote speaker slides
12:10-12:45 Academic Video projects in the Netherlands
Frans Ward (SURFnet) slides
12:45-13:30 Lunch
13:30-13:55 Audio, Video Infrastructure: Multimedia Services at ETH Zurich
Olaf A. Schulte (ETH Zurich) remote speaker slides
13:55-14:20 UVigo multimedia services and the PuMuKIT platform
Vicente Goyanes de Miguel (Univ. of Vigo) remote speaker slides
14:20-14:40 Multimedia Content Federation, the ARCA project
Jose-Maria Fontanillo (RedIRIS) slides
14:40-15:30 Open Access/Open Content: the Role of Academic Media
- introduction by GRNET
- short statements by NDC/NHRF, UoA (OpenAIRE project)
- discussion
Nikos Manouselis (GRNET), Nikos Houssos (NDC/NHRF), Natalia Manola (UoA/OpenAIRE project) slides
15:30-15:50 Coffee

GRNET Workshop on Academic Media Casting
AV recording of the session 4

TF-Media task force meeting

15:50-16:10 Multimedia Services for the Greek Higher Education community
Pantelis Balaouras (Univ. of Athens/GUnet) slides
TF-Media meeting preparation
16:10-16:30 Multimedia Services at the University of Crete and the Greek School Network
Emmanouil Zouraris (Univ. of Crete/GSN) slides
Work Item progress, update, planning
Chaired by Andy Zbinden (SWITCH)
A) Knowledge dissemination and service promotion,
Otto Wittner (UNINETT)
B) Overview of (national) activities, deployments and services,
Frans Ward (SURFnet)
C) Coordinating/Collaborating media production, management and distribution service development and deployment activities,
Michal Krsek (CESNET)
16:30-17:30 Academic Media Services in Greece: past, present and future
- introduction by GRNET
- discussion
Zenon Mousmoulas (GRNET)
D) Fostering federated media content and/or metadata repositories,
Jose-Maria Fontanillo (RedIRIS)
E) Investigate and liaise with other communities,
Vicente Goyanes (Univ.Vigo)

Social evening:
- 17.30 Departure by bus and visit to the New Acropolis Museum, kindly offered by GRnet
- Dinner at the restaurant Psarras, fixed menu for 35 Eur per person

Day 2 - March 19 (Friday)

TF-Media task force meeting
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AV recording of the session 2
AV recording of the session 3

09:00-09:10 Introduction to TF-Media
Peter Szegedi (TERENA)
09:10-09:40 Brief reports about recent events
- APAN Conference, Michal Krsek (CESNET)
- OpenVideo Workshop, Olaf A. Schulte (ETH Zurich)
09:40-09:55 Liaison with TF-CPR: The service promotion issues
Otto Wittner (UNINETT) slides
09:55-10:40 License issues with H.264 in an academic context
Dean Skandalis (MPEG LA) slides
10:40-11:00 Coffee
11:00-11:45 Tackling the Legal Issues Associated with Media Management and Distribution
Jason Miles-Campbell (JISC) slides
11:45-12:30 EU audiovisual media regulation
Katrien Lefever (IBBT) remote speaker slides
12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:00 Academic Media Services in Greece: past, present and future
Zenon Mousmoulas (GRNET) slides
14:00-14:30 A case study of federating thematic learning communities: Organic.Edune
Nikos Palavitsinis and Nikos Manouselis (GRNET) slides
14:30-14:45 Coffee
14:45-15:30 The ARIADNE federation of learning repositories
Joris Klerxx and Erik Duval (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven) remote speaker slides
15:30-16:00 Summary, closing

Afternoon:
- Tour to the GRNET datacenter at the Ministry of Education, optional