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The ORFEUS annual Observatory Coordination meeting and EPOS-IP WP8-Seismology Workshop on OBS and MSP in Dubrovnik, Croatia, 25 - 28 October 2016

As ORFEUS is the Infrastructure for seismic waveform data within EPOS-IP the WP8 participants are strongly encouraged to participate in this workshop, in particular from the OBS and MSP communities.  

European OBS and MSP coordination workshop, 27-28 October 2016, Dubrovnik

The EPOS and ORFEUS European Research Initiatives  are sponsoring a European OBS and MSP coordination workshop on October 27th and 28th, 2016 in Dubrovnik, Croatia.  This meeting, held concurrently with the EPOS Mobile Pools workshop, will focus on ways to make OBSs and their data more available to the general scientific community and to support ambitious geoscience research using the large number of OBSs available in Europe. 

EPOS IP Ethics WG face-to-face meeting, 13 e 14 Ottobre 2016 - Rome

The 13th and 14th October 2016 the EPOS IP working group on Ethics is organising a face to face meeting at INGV headquarters in Rome. At the meeting the group will discuss the EPOS Position Paper on Ethics. The document that will define the landscape and the strategies for managing Ethics issues associated with TCS-ICS service implementation and data provision and and it will serve to guide the management and the assessment of ethical concerns during the EPOS IP; it will be delivered to the EPOS IP External Advisory Board and to the Board of Governmental Representatives.

1st EPOS IP BNSR meeting in Dublin, 17-18 October 2016

The first EPOS IP Board of National Scientific Representatives (BNSR) meeting will be held on October 17th and 18th, 2016 at the Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge (formerly Bewley's Hotel), a strategic location at the heart of Dublin Fours business districts, close to Dublin city’s centre.

The Service Coordination Board (SCB) meeting, Madrid 7 October 2016

The Service Coordination Board (SCB) members meet today, the 7th October 2016 at the Hotel NH Madrid Ventas. The members will discuss the progress on EPOS TCS and ICS implementation and the updated EPOS architecture accounting for technical, governance, legal and financial achievements.

EPOS IPC meeting in Madrid

The 2nd EPOS IPC meeting started today 5th October 2016; first day of works for the Implementation Phase Council (IPC) members and the EPOS WP leaders to discuss EPOS progress and the next steps towards the Implementation of Thematic Core Services and their integration. The 46 IPC Beneficiaries are attending the meeting in Madrid at the Hotel NH Madrid Ventas

EPOS Seminary on Ethics issues @ INGV, 14 ottobre 2016, 11 a.m.

The seminar titled "Roles and responsibilities of scientific experts in communicating uncertainty and ambiguity to policy makers and the public will be held on October 14th 2016, (11 a.m.) at the INGV headquarter in Rome by the Professor Ortwin Renn, Scientific Director of the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) in Potsdam. It is organized as part of the EPOS IP project activities and it will be followed by a panel discussion that will be attended by members of the EPOS IP Ethics Working Group: Cristina Chapman, Edmund Nickless, Pawel Rowinski.

EPOS use cases pilot preseted @ DI4R conference, Krakow (Poland) 28-30 September 2016

The 28th-30th September 2016, EGI, EUDAT, GÉANT, OpenAIRE and the Research Data Alliance (RDA) Europe have organized in Krakow (Poland) the Digital Infrastructures for Research 2016 conference (DI4R2016), three days of brainstorming and discussions with the main goal to foster broader adoption of digital infrastructure services and promote user-driven innovation. EPOS has provided its contribution (two oral presentations) on this topic promoting the re-use and interoperation of existing resources provided by different e-Infrastructure providers scattered over Europe.

EPOS IT team @ ICT Proposers' Day, 26-27 September 2016 in Bratislava

The Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology of the European Commission (DG CONNECT) will organize in Bratislava, Slovakia, the ICT Proposers' Day 2016 on 26th and 27th September.

EPOS IP IT team meets in Madrid on October 4-7, 2016

On October 4th 2016 the EPOS IP IT team (Working Packages 06 and 07) will start in Madrid at the Hotel NH Madrid Ventas its four days meeting and workshop.

The last day of the meeting they will show to the SCB members the progress on the EPOS ICS prototype.