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7 April 2015
One more week to submit ideas for TNC15

This week is your final chance to submit proposals for posters or lightning talks for this year's networking conference, TNC15. Many good proposals for papers, lightning talks and posters have been submitted, but further ideas are still welcome. If you would like to participate with a poster or lightning talk, you can submit your ideas until midnight CEST on 15 April 2015.

You can submit your ideas via our participation page.


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.

Registration discount

If you haven't registered for TNC15 yet, the conference team invites to you participate in an Easter Egg hunt in which you can collect a discount on the TNC15 participation fee! The Easter egg hunt started on Monday 6 and will last until Friday 10 April 2015. In order to find the eggs, please visit the TNC15 website. You'll really need to use your skills to find them. When you find an egg, click on it and it will be added to your 'egg basket'. At any point in time during the hunt, you can claim your prize by clicking on this basket. Fill out your email address and you're done! Each egg found gives you 25 euros discount on the participation fee of TNC15! You will receive an e-mail about your discount after the hunt has finished.

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 transfer or in cash. If you require supporting documentation in order to obtain a visa please contact visa enquiries.

Further information

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.

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.

Also follow our #TNC15 weblog with entertaining blogs running up to TNC15!