Kick-off Meeting of the Sci-GaIA project

Tuesday, 12 May 2015 from 09:00 to 20:00 (Europe/London) at Brunel University London ( Mead Room in the Hamilton Centre )


The location of the Kick off meeting is the Mead Room in the Hamilton Centre, Brunel University London.

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When you get there, here’s a map

The Mead Room is in the Hamilton Centre.  This is located in Zone C (the black area in the centre of the map).  The entrance is on the left hand side near the large letter “C” on the map.


  • 09:00 - 09:30Welcome and introduction 30'
  • 09:30 - 11:00WP5 and associated procedural issues 1h30' 
    Nomination of partners' representatives in the PMB
    Nomination of the Administration & Financial Coordinator
    Nomination of WP leaders
    Nomination of Expert Advisory Board
    Definition of the mandate and nomination of the Technical Coordinator 
    Sci-GaIA Overview & Year 1 Targets
    Relationship with TANDEM and MAGIC (and other projects)
    Speaker: Simon Taylor (Brunel)
  • 11:00 - 11:15Coffee break
  • 11:15 - 12:30WP1 - Promote the uptake of Science Gateways and e-Infrastructures in Africa and Beyond1h15'
    Speaker: Simon Taylor (Brunel)
  • 12:30 - 14:00WP2 - Support new and already emerging African Communities of Practice 1h30'
    Speaker: TBA (KTH)
  • 14:00 - 15:30WP3 - Strengthen and expand Science Gateway and e-Infrastructure related services 1h30'
    Speaker: Roberto Barbera (UNICT)
    Material: Slides powerpoint file
  • 15:30 - 15:45Coffee break
  • 15:45 - 17:00WP4 - Training, dissemination, communication and outreach 1h15'
    Speaker: TBA (SIGMA)
  • 17:00 - 18:00Discussion 1h0' 
    Licenses (for documents, data and software)
    Material: Slides powerpoint file
  • 19:00 - 20:00Social dinner
Martedì, 12 Maggio, 2015