TNC 2009 Opening Plenary – part 1

Konstantinos Glinos, EU Commission –  ICT infrastructures for e-ScienceThe presentation was pushing the benefits and importance of national and pan national networks, perhaps not a hard sell for this audience. There was a sense that this was shoe-horned in slot being politically necessary given the GN3 launch later this year. Still. After describing his views on the importance of scientific research Mr Glinos went on to outline the Commissions ambition for Geant: to be the leading global research network, encourage the joining of forces between members states, and so forth. The full presentation is available here.Archived video here