AmLight Newsletter Jan-Mar 2016
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November 17-18, 2015

On November 17 and 18, at Itamaraty Palace in Brasília, were held the event Brazil-European Union Information Society Dialogue. In its eighth edition in the Brazilian capital, the meeting focused on research and development aspects, policies and regulation in the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) industry…Read More
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RNP selected projects in the 3rd Coordinated Call start their activities
January 28-29, 2016

The group’s kickoff meeting took place on January 28 and 29, in Portugal, and aimed to conduct an initial identification and definition of the themes that mirror the research challenges in cloud computing, and that strengthen the opportunities for collaboration between Brazil and Europe. According to Professor Marco Vieira, “The project’s intention is to identify the future research needs and draw a model that reinforces the collaboration between Brazil and Europe, which allows increasing European and Brazilian scientific competences”…Read More
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AURA Selected by NSF as Management Organization for Gemini Observatory
February 5, 2016

The National Science Board (NSB) and the international Gemini Board have authorized the National Science Foundation (NSF) to award a new 6-year, $208 million cooperative agreement to the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy, Inc. (AURA) for the management and operation of the Gemini Observatory. This announcement concludes an open competition by NSF to select an organization to manage Gemini, which operates two 8-meter telescopes…Read More
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REUNA – Chile will invest US $ 100 million undersea fiber optic in two years
February 10, 2016

The Government of Chile will invest more than US $ 100 million in optical fiber cabling underwater within a maximum period of two years within an action plan which provides that telecommunications reach areas with lower profitability and that will cover 98% of territory… Read More
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AmLight Participants in Open Networking Summit March Event
March 14-17, 2016

The focus of the 2016 event was on enabling the understanding of the open networking landscape and how it advances SDN and NFV through pragmatic use-cases, making ONS the ideal forum for companies to share their thought leadership positions and production innovations in the area of open source networking. Jeronimo Bezerra, CIARA IT Assistant Director, presented an overview of the AmLight migration to an SDN approach, and describe the experience of using ONOS/SDN-IP… Read More
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CENIC Annual Conference
March 21-23, 2016

The Right Connection will bring together industry leaders in education, research and technology, and arts and culture to learn, listen, discuss and network – deepening the understanding of existing communities and discovering ways to build new communities that transcend sectors. … Read More
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New World Symphony Hosts Network Performing Arts Production Workshop
March 21-23, 2016

This annual three-day conference allows academics, artists, technology professionals and arts administrators to discuss artistic endeavors that utilize advanced networking applications; learn about and use cutting-edge distance-education technology; and explore new ways of incorporating audio and visual technology in performances… Read More
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South American Astronomy Coordination Committee (SAACC) Spring Meeting
April 11, 2016
 
This meeting is being planned for Monday, April 11th, 2016, from 11:00-16:00 EDT, at REUNA, Santiago, Chile. The SAACC is now in its 7th year and serves not only to provide input and advice to the AmLight PI and the Steering Committee on program and network needs, but also as a venue for coordinating the needs of these astronomical projects and institutions… Read More
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