Brazil participates in the global event of academic networks TNC21

- 14/06/2021

Starting next Monday (21/06), the European academic network Géant hosts the 36th edition of the TNC, one of the main events of the global research and education community, which this year will be 100% online. Registration is free and ends this Friday (18/06).

The TNC program will be opened by the CEO of Géant, Erik Huizer, and the Chairman of the Board of Géant, Andreas Dudler, Swiss academic network SWITCH. On 22/06, at 8 am, the researcher of the University of São Paulo (USP) Paulo Artaxo will be one of the four international keynote speakers of the event, alongside Sue Black (United Kingdom), Adam Lewis (Australia), and Serge Fdida (France). The topic of his presentation will be an international interdisciplinary collaboration on climate change. 

RNP will represent Brazil at different moments of the TNC programming. On 21/06, at 6h40 (Brasília time), a demonstration of the Green Mapping project will be held, in collaboration with the Canadian academic network (Canarie), whose objective is to build an integrated view of maps of academic network topologies.

Two other projects of RNP gained space in the programming. On 24/06, at 10 am, there will be a presentation about the Connected Students Project by the Ministry of Education (MEC) in partnership with RNP, which distributes mobile Internet chips to medical students in situation of economic vulnerability. On 25/06, at 5 am, the project for the deployment of RNP Kubernetes will be part of a lightning talks session.

To register, go to tnc21.geant.org.

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