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Think NEXUS US Workshop 2019

Think NEXUS organised its first Experts’ Workshop on July 10th in Washington DC, USA.

The Workshop started with an introduction session from Chris Greer, Director of the Smart Grid and Cyber-Physical Systems Program Office and National Coordinator for Smart Grid Interoperability, NIST. In addition, the opening remarks were presented by Peter Fatelnig, Minister Counselor for the Digital Economic Policy, European Union (EU) Delegation to the United States (USA).

Ken Calvert, Division Director for Computer and Network Systems in the Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) Directorate, National Science Foundation (NSF), presented a session on “NSF-EU Collaboration in Networking Research”; and Andrew Sullivan, President & CEO of the Internet Society provided his views on Next Generation Internet.

During the day, each Expert Group had a breakout session to discuss the groups’  scope and goals and a session to discuss framework developments, operational objectives and the first sprint.

Finally, a “live” wrap-up of the outcomes of the breakout sessions was presented by the leaders of each Expert Group.

The Workshop was organised under the scope of the Global City Teams Challenge – Smart and Secure Cities and Communities Challenge (GCTC-SC3) – Expo, which is co-hosted by US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the US Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate (DHS S&T), and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA).

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ENRICH in the USA webinar: Big Data

The webinar will be held on May 28th at 4.30pm CET and will provide information aboutthe USA Big Data ecosystem. Please download the agenda here:

The webinar will be delivered by four speakers from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Regional Big Data Innovation Hubs. Two of the speakers are also Think NEXUS’ experts.

Speakers:

  • Dr. Katie Naum – Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub
  • Dr. Meredith Lee – West Big Data Innovation Hub
  • Dr. Renata Rawlings-Goss – South Big Data Regional Innovation Hub
  • Dr. René Bastón – Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub

Topics:

  • Relevant programs, projects and entities in each USA region
  • Characteristics of the Big Data ecosystems in the USA regions
  • Main regional challenges
  • Potential opportunities for cooperation in the USA

The webinar will be held in English and is free of charge, but registration is obligatory.

To attend the webinar please register here!

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Think NEXUS US Workshop 2019

Think NEXUS is organising its first Workshop on July 10th in Washington DC, USA.

During the Workshop, the three project Expert Groups will have their first round of face-to-face discussions on EU-US collaboration on NGI topics.

The outputs of the Workshop will be fed into the future EU/US roadmap for NGI.

The Workshop will be organised under the scope of the Global City Teams Challenge – Smart and Secure Cities and Communities Challenge (GCTC-SC3) – Expo, which is co-hosted by US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the US Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate (DHS S&T), and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA).

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Get involved! Fill in Think NEXUS Survey

Get involved! Fill in Think NEXUS Survey

Think NEXUS is conducting an online survey to gain an understanding of the NGI community’s views on EU-US collaboration. The survey asks for the community’s views in respect to NGI-related topics, such as: Science and Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and Policy.

Besides providing Think NEXUS and the NGI as a whole with valuable insights on EU-US collaboration, the results will be analysed and acted on within Think NEXUS’ Expert Group discussions with the aim of identifying priorities for EU-US collaboration on NGI-related topics.

The online survey is available at: https://forms.gle/9qqxD9wxi6A7CB9u9

The survey does not collect any personal information. Individual responses will be kept absolutely confidential. The results of the survey will only be used for Think NEXUS purposes.

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Think NEXUS website is live!

Think NEXUS website provides a short introduction to the project’s background, objectives, approach and expected impact, as well as to the partners involved. The website is designed to be a platform for all the project’s communication and dissemination activities, where you will be updated on upcoming and past project events, as well as on EU and US opportunities.

Don’t miss the chance to know more about Think NEXUS!