13th TF-EMC2 Meeting
5-6 May 2009, Loughborough, UK

Draft Minutes

The TF-EMC2 meeting minutes are now available.

Draft Agenda

The minutes of the meeting will be available shortly.

The participants' list is available on line.

5 May

  • 09:00 - 09:30 Welcome, agenda bashing and review of the actions of the previous meeting - Diego Lopez
  • 09:30 - 11:00 Work items updates(I) - All Work items (WI) leaders.
    a. Collaboration with the Grid Community, Milan Sova
    b. Community PKI Initiatives, Licia Florio
    c. Diagnostic-related Activities, Miroslav Milinovic
    d. Directory Schema, Victoriano Giralt
    e. Federation Coordination, Mikael Linden
    f. Identity Services beyond Web Single Sign-On, Josh Howlett
    g. Reputation Systems, Jaime Perez
  • 11:00 - 11:30 Coffee break
  • 11:30 - 13:00 Work items updates(II)
  • 13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
  • 14:00 - 15:30 National Updates (I) - All
    * Internet2
    * Japan
    * SURFnet: [slides], [slides]
  • 15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break
  • 16:00 - 17:00 National Updates (II) - All
    A complete report on the national updates will be available in the meeting minutes.
  • 17.00 - 17:30 CLARIN: possibilities to move forward - Daan Broeder (Max-Planck Institute)
  • 17:30 - 17:45 Wrap-up and conclusions

6 May


The meeting will be held at Loughborough University

    Sir Dennis Rooke Building
    Holywell Park
    Loughborough University
    Loughborough LE11 3TU
    United Kingdom

The venue is located approximately 2.5 kms from Loughborough town centre, and 13 kms from East Midlands Airport.

Public Transportation

The timetable for the shuttle bus from Loughborough station/town centre to the university is available on-line.
Buses seem to run every ten minutes and take seven minutes from the station to the town centre, then another ten to fifteen minutes to the university.
Fare is GBP 1.10 each way. A card for ten journeys is GBP 10.50.


The following hotels have been pre-booked for the meeting. However participants are responsible for making their own reservations. Quote 'JANET' or 'JANET/TERENA' when you make your booking.
Please note that most of the accommodation is not in easy walking distance of the venue, therefore taxis would be needed.

  • Ramada Loughborough Hotel - High Street, Loughborough LE11 2QL
    This hotel is located in Loughborough town centre and on the university bus route. It is approximately 10 minutes by bus or taxi from meeting venue. Taxi fare is approximately GBP 10 one way.
    Price: GBP 70.20, B&B inclusive of VAT
  • Quorn Grange Hotel - 88 Wood Lane, Quorn LE12 8DB
    This hotel is approximately 7.5 kms from the venue, and 13 minutes by taxi. Taxi fare is approximately GBP 8-10 one way.
    Price: GBP 82.00, B&B inclusive of VAT
  • Best Western Yew Lodge Hotel - Packington Hill, Kegworth DE74 2DF
    This hotel is located approximately 13 kms from the meeting venue.