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16 March 2015
TNC15 still welcoming registrations

We would like to kindly invite you to register for TNC15, the largest research and education networking conference, which will be taking place in Porto, Portugal, between 15-18 June. Our preliminary programme is now available from the TNC15 website, and we've also kicked off with our TNC15 blog, which you can find at http://tnc15.wordpress.com. Please note that you can still contribute by submitting posters and lightning talk proposals as well. The deadline for these is 15 April.

Please register before 5 June, as after this date only on-site registration will be possible at a fee of € 750 ex. VAT. Please also note that payments may be made by credit card, bank draft or in cash. If you require supporting documentation in order to obtain a visa please contact visa enquiries.

'Connected Communities'

TNC15 captures the current debate with the conference theme 'Connected Communities’. The conference provides a full programme in which a wide variety of other hot topics in research and education networking will be discussed, including future education models, advanced networking infrastructures, and federation and middleware. Six high-profile keynote speakers will address hot topics in the realm of research and education networking:

The #TNC15 weblog has kicked off, and has an interesting contribution from Erik Huizer regarding the need for permissionless innovation at NREns. And more interesting blogs will follow in the next few months, so stay tuned!

Sponsors, exhibitors and demonstrations

If you would like to become a sponsoring partner / exhibitor of TNC15, or would like to demonstrate at the event, please contact the conference organiser, Gyöngyi Horváth, at horvath@terena.org.

Further information

TNC15 is organised by GÉANT Association and hosted by FCT-FCCN, Portugal's unit for the operation of the National Research and Education Network within the funding agency for science and research in Portugal, between 15-18 June 2015 in Porto. All information, including the full conference schedule can be found on the TNC15 website.