Rubin Observatory Will Help Unravel Mysteries of Dark Matter and Dark Energy
October 11, 2023
Rubin Observatory’s Legacy Survey of Space and Time will help scientists map the large-scale structure of the Universe with finer precision than ever before. With Rubin’s wide field of view and high resolution, the subtle distortions of galaxy shapes caused by dark matter will be detectable, allowing scientists to map dark matter and explore its cosmic tug of war with dark energy … Read More
rednesp breaks academic data transmission record at Supercomputing 2023
December 5, 2023
At the Supercomputing 2023 conference in Denver, Colorado, rednesp (Research and Education Network at São Paulo) achieved a groundbreaking academic data transmission record, signaling its prowess in global data connectivity. Coordinated by Professor Harvey Newman from the California Institute of Technology, the demonstration aimed to create a global data tsunami. Rednesp contributed 260 Gbps (4% of the total) to the joint transmission of 6.2 Tbps, showcasing its capacity to transmit large project data. The Backbone SP, inaugurated earlier in 2023 and supported by FAPESP, played a pivotal role in connecting eight leading academic institutions in São Paulo to international networks, emphasizing rednesp’s position at the forefront of global academic data transmission capabilities … Read More on Portuguese
RNP Introducing the white hat hackers of Brazil
In an ambitious endeavor to recruit a minimum of 30,000 students, RNP, the National Research and Education Network (NREN) of Brazil, along with its partners, has launched a groundbreaking cybersecurity initiative. The program, aptly named “Hackers do Bem” or “Hackers of Good,” focuses on cultivating white hat hackers to address a substantial shortage of cybersecurity professionals. RNP’s estimations reveal that over 300,000 cybersecurity positions remain unfilled, attributing this gap to a critical shortage of skilled professionals in the field … Read More
Colombia enters BELLA II through the National Academic Network of Advanced Technology
November 29, 2023
From November, the National Academic Network of Advanced Technology – RENATA will be part of BELLA II (Building the Europe Link to Latin America and the Caribbean), the initiative that supports the development of digital infrastructure to effectively promote science, innovation and technology in these regions. This alliance represents for Colombia, with RENATA as coordinator, the opportunity to generate new relationships and exchange of knowledge between the academic sector, the corporate sector, research centers, and national and international research and education networks … Read More
Panama: TICAL 2023 closes successfully celebrating the past and looking to the future
November 15, 2023
The challenges and opportunities of Artificial Intelligence for research and education and the importance of cybersecurity for the sector were some of the topics highlighted on the second and final day of activities of the TICAL2023 conference held in Panama City, which brought together more than 200 experts from Latin America, the Caribbean and Europe to discuss the role of NRENs in the digital transformation of education, research and innovation and to celebrate the 20th anniversary of RedCLARA … Read More
Announcement: RedCLARA invites you to participate in the Request for Information (RFI) to Interested Parties to be part of the BELLA II Project
December 15, 2023
Within the framework of the BELLA II project, RedCLARA calls on the governments of Latin America and the Caribbean, the EU delegations in this same region, telecommunications and related companies, and all interested parties in the public and private sectors, to participate in this RFI that seeks to determine potential existing and/or planned connectivity infrastructure projects that could have synergies with the objectives of BELLA II … Read More
[SAVE the DATE] South American-African Astronomy Coordination Committee (SA3CC) Meeting April 31- May 1, 2023
We are reserving the dates of April 30 – May 1, 2024, for the SA3CC meeting and May 2-3, 2024, for the Vera Rubin Network Engineering Team (NET) meeting (by invitation only). We are planning for a Face-to-Face meeting with remote participation. Both meetings will be hosted by SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory located in Menlo Park, California, United States.
[Upcoming] WACREN 2024 Conference theme – Charting The Course: Forging Future-Ready Higher Education and Research Communities
March 7-8, 2024, Abudja, Nigeria
The WACREN conference offers participants invaluable insights into the strategic adaptations of African research and education networks in response to future challenges. Attendees will be empowered to chart their course, implement impactful changes, and capitalize on emerging opportunities in the field. Hosted by the Nigerian Research and Education Network (NgREN), the conference serves as a dynamic platform for knowledge exchange and forward-thinking discussions … Read More
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