NRENs and Grids Workshops

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The purpose of the NRENs and Grids workshops is to bring together members of the NREN community with members of Grid projects in order to understand the common issues for these communities and to seek agreements and recommendations. TERENA has been running the NRENs and Grids workshops since May 2005.

TERENA hosts regular NRENs and Grids Workshops. The purpose of these one day events (which are open to the NREN and Grid communities) is to discuss and evaluate the implications of Grid Services on network provision. The aim is to reach a common understanding about the likely impact of Grids on NRENs and to be ready to deliver the appropriate services.

The TERENA Secretariat has been mandated by the TERENA General Assembly and Executive Committee to run two NRENs and Grids workshops each year. The purpose of these workshops is to bring together members of the NREN community with members of Grid projects in order to understand the common issues for these communities and to seek agreements and recommendations.

The workshops are open to members of the NREN community and members of Grid projects interested in working towards common solutions however out of necessity to preserve the interactive nature of the workshops the number of attendees will be limited.

The main objectives of the workshops are to: Exchange information on current practice; Reach a common understanding about the likely impact of Grids on NRENs; Investigate the organisational and political issues that need to be addressed; Consider which initiatives and/or projects need to engaged; Compile a list of potential action points and assign actors to undertake those tasks.

Running period: May 2005 - December 2010

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