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DiSSCo Connect meeting

DiSSCo coordination team & Naturalis Biodiversity Center

Monday, 15 May 2017 from 12:00 to 17:00 (CEST)

DiSSCo Connect meeting

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Type End Quantity
Register as an NTF member 10 May 2017 Free  
Register as ESFRI delegate 15 May 2017 Free  
Register as RI representative 15 May 2017 Free  
Register as ministerial/research council representative 15 May 2017 Free  

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The meeting titled “DiSSCo Connect” aims at facilitating the connection between all (internal and external) stakeholders. The meeting will bring together the DiSSCo consortium, key external stakeholders, ESFRI delegates and ministry representatives.

We expect to have representatives from all 19 countries as well as related to DiSSCo RIs.

Provisional Agenda

  • 12.00 – 13.00     Welcome Lunch and networking session
  • 13.00 – 13.10     Welcome by Host & Chair of DiSSCo Steering Committee (Edwin van Huis, Director of Naturalis)
  • 13.10 – 13.30     Short speeches by invited speakers | John Wood  (co-chair of RDA Council), Edit Herczog (Former MEP, lead on research infrastructures), Augusto Burgueno (European Commission, Head of e-Infra Unit) (TBC)
  • 13.30 – 13.45     Scientific vision and mission of DiSSCo | Ian Owens (Director of Science, Natural History Museum London)
  • 13.45 – 14.00     DiSSCo systems architecture and technical design | Wouter Addink (Naturalis & DiSSCo coordination team )
  • 14.00 – 14.10     Building on CETAF | Ana Casino (CETAF & DiSSCo coordination team)
  • 14.10 – 14.20     DiSSCo European engagement and governance model | Dimitris Koureas (DiSSCo coordinator)
  • 14.20 – 14.45    Institutional benefits of DiSSCo: Building on our experience | Vince Smith (Natural History Museum London)
  • 14.45 – 15.15     Interfaces with other RIs
  • 15.15 – 15.45     Coffee Break
  • 15.45 – 16.45     Structured open discussion
  • 16.45 – 17.00     Wrap-up

 

Logistics

 

Arriving by plane or train

 

Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is at approximately 30 km from the centre of Leiden. There are regular trains (6 per hour) connecting the airport to Leiden Central Station (€ 5.80 for a one way trip taking about 15-20 minutes). Tickets are available from a vending machine or service desk.

 

 

Meeting venue

Scheltema

Marktsteeg 1, 2312 CS Leiden

 

Hotel accommodation

A selection of hotels in the vicinity of the train station, about 10-15 minutes from the meeting venue.

Hampshire Hotel Fitland – Level Leiden

Bargelaan 180, 2333 CW Leiden

www.hampshire-hotels.com/hampshire-hotel-fitland-leiden

Prices of online bookings depend on the day of booking and start around € 116.00

 

IBIS Leiden Centre

Stationsplein 240-242, 2312 AR Leiden

www.ibis.com

Prices of online bookings depend on the day of booking and start around € 90.00

 

Golden Tulip Leiden Centre and Tulip Inn

Schipholweg 3, 2316 XB Leiden

www.goldentulipleidencentre.nl (for both Golden Tulip and Tulip Inn)

The Golden Tulip Hotel is a preferred hotel of Naturalis. They offer a special rate of € 119 when booking by phone +31 71 4083500 or email at reservations@goldentulipleidencentre.nl This is the lowest rate for that period. Please mention the preferred hotel arrangement.

Do you have questions about DiSSCo Connect meeting? Contact DiSSCo coordination team & Naturalis Biodiversity Center

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Scheltema Leiden
Marktsteeg 1
2312 CS Leiden
Netherlands

Monday, 15 May 2017 from 12:00 to 17:00 (CEST)


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