11th TF-NOC meeting

21-22 October, 2014
Madrid, Spain


The Task Force on Network Operation Centres (TF-NOC) brings together NOC managers, engineers, developers, operators, controllers and project managers interested in NOC functions in order to share experiences and knowledge as well as to investigate the possibility of creating best common practices.

The 11th TF-NOC meeting was held on 21-22 October, 2014 kindly hosted by RedIRIS in Madrid, Spain. Please take a look at the presentations.


6TH floor, Edificio Bronce
Plaza Manuel Gomez Moreno, s/n
28020 Madrid

RedIRIS offices are located in Edificio Bronce, which houses the public corporate entity, Red.es, the organisation that is in charge of the operational management of RedIRIS.

Edificio Bronce is located in Plaza Manuel Gomez Moreno. This square is very close to the Nuevos Ministerios metro station and the recommended route is via Calle Orense.

The Nuevos Ministerios metro station can be reached on lines 6, 8 (direct line from the airport) and 10 (see plan of the Madrid metro). The entrance to the square is a few metres from the metro exit in Calle Orense. Go up the street in the direction of Avenida del General Peron and turn at number 4 to go into the square.

You can also reach Nuevos Ministerios by bus on lines 5, 14, 27, 40, 126, 147, 149, 150 and Circular. More information:

From the airport:

The RedIRIS offices are approximately 15/20 km from the airport. The best way to get there is by metro. Metro Line 8 takes you directly to Nuevos Ministerios and the journey takes approximately 15 minutes.

You can also take a taxi. The trip from the airport takes approximately 25 minutes and costs around 30 euros.

Contact information:

Tel.: 91 212 76 20 /25 (Red.es switchboard)
Fax : 91 556 88 64

Useful links:

Madrid public transport: http://www.ctm-madrid.es
AENA (airports and flights): AENA
Metro: http://www.metromadrid.es/redmetro/visor/plano.asp
Buses: http://www.emtmadrid.es
Radio Taxi: http://www.radiotelefono-taxi.com


Please, refer to the map below showing some recommended accomodations nearby.

View Accommodation for the TF-NOC in a larger map

Participants are responsible for their own accomodation.

We recommned to stay in the Holiday Inn Madrid Bernabeu
Plaza Carlos Trias Bertran 4
Tetuan, 28020

Remote participation

Here are the instructions for joining the video conference, which is hosted on the NORDUnet MCU. At the time of the meeting, please choose an access method described below:
* To connect from an H323 client, dial, then enter meeting ID 6945.
* To connect from a PC or Mac, go to here. We recommend you install the client software beforehand.
* To connect from an iPhone/iPad, download Scopia Mobile v3 from the AppStore.
* To connect from an Android device, download Scopia Mobile v3 from Google Play.
* To connect with a phone, dial +45 8873 8884 and use Meeting ID 6945.


The registration is CLOSED.