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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.

EPOS Mobilizing the Data Revolution for Earth Science

EPOS, the European multi-disciplinary e-Infrastructure for Solid Earth Science, is being presented to a worldwide public of data professionals and researchers at the SciDataCon in Denver.  
SciDataCon is taking place 11-13 September 2016 within the International Data Week, whose theme is “From Big Data to Open Data: Mobilizing the Data Revolution”. EPOS fits in perfectly in the Data Revolution landscape, and Kirsten Elger will describe the EPOS ambitious coordinated effort for the creation of a multidisciplinary pan-European data infrastructure for Solid Earth sciences to support data integration for a safe and sustainable society. 

EPOS @ the SciDataCon 2016 international conference on research data, Colorado, 13 September 2016

The SciDataCon 2016 international conference on research data will be held on September (11-17) in Denver, Colorado. EPOS will be presented at the session: Enhancing data infrastructure services to sustain Earth Sciences researchers’ needs for a robust science, on September 13th 2016 at Grand Ball room.

A Torild van Eck tribute session @ ESC meeting, Trieste, 4-11 September 2016

During the 35th General Assembly of the European Seismological Commission (GA ESC) that will be held from 4 to 11 September, 2016 in Trieste, at the Trieste Terminal Passeggeri, Italy a special session will be dedicated to the memory of Torild van Eck, who sadly passed away on the 30th of November 2014.

EPOS WP16 Data Service meeting at GFZ Potsdam - 31th August-2nd September 2016

From August 31st until September 2nd  the EPOS IP Working package 16 is organizing a Data Service Meeting and a workshop at GFZ Potsdam discussing the implementation of data related tasks.