PMC21 (GN4-3 & GN4-3N)

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Project Management Convention for GN4-3 & GN4-3N

This online event is meant for Work Package Leaders, Task Leaders, Coordinators plus the PMO only.

For registrants, please go to pmc21.geant.org.

The objective of this online get-together of GN4-3 / GN4-3N project management is to jointly review the GN4-3 / GN4-3N projects, their achievements and activities for the first two project years and to kickoff the last 24 months ensuring the project continues to meet its future objectives.

 

Schedule in short:

Tuesday, February 2: 11:00 - 17:30 CET 

Wednesday, February 3: 11:00 - 16:20 CET 

Thursday, February 4: 11:00 - 17:00 CET 

(All days have 1-hour lunch breaks)

 

Please check out 'Timetable' in the menu on the left for a detailed schedule.

 

Registration is now closed

 

    • 11:00 AM 11:10 AM
      Welcome & Introduction of today's focus: STRATEGY (PLENARY) 10m

      Agenda review and Convention objectives

      Speakers: Erik Huizer (GÉANT), Matthew Scott (GÉANT)
    • 11:10 AM 12:00 PM
      5-min Work Package presentations | Where are we now? (PLENARY) 50m

      Where are we now?
      Project achievements update for each WP update (WP1-9 and GN4-3N)

      Moderator: Matthew Scott, GÉANT

    • 12:00 PM 12:15 PM
      BREAK & Drop-In: Project questions ‘clinic’ 15m

      Drop-In: Project questions ‘clinic’
      Any projected-related questions? Please feel free to join the room where the PMO (team) will be available to answer your questions.

    • 12:15 PM 1:15 PM
      Product Launch Simulation (Interactive Game - Part 1) 1h

      Introduction followed by interactive team simulation first session in groups to launch a product.

    • 1:15 PM 2:15 PM
      LUNCH BREAK & Drop-In: Project questions ‘clinic’ 1h

      13:45-14:15 CET
      Drop-In: Project questions ‘clinic’
      Any projected-related questions? Please feel free to join the room where the PMO (team) will be available to answer your questions.

    • 2:15 PM 2:45 PM
      Introduction to longer term strategy (PLENARY) 30m

      Looking at future strategy, Horizon Europe FPA and SGA goals and timelines.

      Speakers: Erik Huizer (GÉANT), Matthew Scott (GÉANT)
    • 2:45 PM 3:35 PM
      5-min Work Package presentations | Looking ahead 2021 (PLENARY) 50m

      WP 5 min per WP1-9, GN4.3N on plans for year 3 (1 year plan)

      Moderator: Tryfon Chiotis, GÉANT

    • 3:35 PM 3:45 PM
      Introduction for Breakout session 'Alignment with current and future strategies' (PLENARY) 10m

      Breakout topics
      a) EC Recommendations on aligning GN4-3 actions to current strategy
      b) How the future draft actions in the next FPA could impact our work in GN4-3 and beyond.

      Speaker: Tryfon Chiotis (GÉANT)
    • 3:45 PM 4:00 PM
      BREAK & Drop-In: Project questions ‘clinic’ 15m

      Drop-In: Project questions ‘clinic’
      Any projected-related questions? Please feel free to join the room where the PMO (team) will be available to answer your questions.

    • 4:00 PM 4:40 PM
      Alignment with current and future strategies (BREAKOUTS) 40m

      Breakout topics:
      a) EC Recommendations on aligning GN4-3 actions to current strategy
      b) How the future draft actions in the next FPA could impact our work in GN4-3 and beyond.

      To find out what group you are in, check out 'Breakout Room Allocations'.

    • 4:40 PM 5:00 PM
      BREAK & Prepare conclusions of breakout 20m
    • 5:00 PM 5:30 PM
      Present Breakout Conclusions (PLENARY) 30m

      Moderator: Bram Peeters, GÉANT

    • 11:00 AM 11:30 AM
      Welcome & Introduction of today's focus: SERVICE DELIVERY & UPTAKE (PLENARY) 30m

      Introduction to services focusing on delivery and uptake (our unique service delivery).

      Moderator: Matthew Scott, GÉANT

      Speakers: Beatrix Weber (GÉANT), Ivana Golub (PSNC), Marina Adomeit (Sunet)
    • 11:30 AM 11:45 AM
      Introduction for Breakout session 'Improving service delivery and uptake' (PLENARY) 15m

      Addressing EC review recommendations in the services area: how to improve and measure service uptake/utilisation.

      Speakers: Klaas Wierenga (GÉANT), Matthew Scott (GÉANT)
    • 11:45 AM 12:00 PM
      BREAK & Drop-In: Project questions ‘clinic’ 15m

      Drop-In: Project questions ‘clinic’
      Any projected-related questions? Please feel free to join the room where the PMO (team) will be available to answer your questions.

    • 12:00 PM 12:45 PM
      Improving service delivery and uptake (BREAKOUTS) 45m

      How we make services work with the unique NREN relationship, Service channel, delivering something people use. Understand the channel, EC recommendations, Usage measurement ideas? Uptake, KPIs, when do we retire a service?

      To find out what group you are in, check out 'Breakout Room Allocations'.

    • 12:45 PM 2:00 PM
      LUNCH BREAK & Drop-In: Project questions ‘clinic’ 1h 15m

      13:30-14:00 CET
      Drop-In: Project questions ‘clinic’
      Any projected-related questions? Please feel free to join the room where the PMO (team) will be available to answer your questions.

    • 2:00 PM 3:00 PM
      Product Launch Simulation (Interactive Game - Part 2) 1h

      Interactive team simulation 2 - Plan, choose activities, manage risk, create community leadership, then meet back in the plenary to review the results.

    • 3:00 PM 3:20 PM
      BREAK & Prepare conclusions of breakout 20m

      Drop-In: Project questions ‘clinic’
      Any projected-related questions? Please feel free to join the room where the PMO (team) will be available to answer your questions.

    • 3:20 PM 3:50 PM
      Breakout session wrap up (PLENARY) 30m
      Speaker: Maria Ristkok (Harno (EENet))
    • 3:50 PM 4:20 PM
      SGA proposal planning (PLENARY) 30m

      Engaging with GPPC on SGA proposal writing

      Moderator: Toby Rodwell, GÉANT

      Speaker: Matthew Scott (GÉANT)
    • 11:00 AM 11:25 AM
      Welcome & Introduction of today's focus: INNOVATION & INCUBATORS (PLENARY) 25m

      'The story so far'
      Introduction to project innovation and incubators and relationship with PLM.

      Moderator: Tryfon Chiotis

      Speakers: Mr Claudio Allocchio (GARR), Licia Florio (GÉANT), Tim Chown (Jisc), Tryfon Chiotis (GÉANT)
    • 11:25 AM 11:50 AM
      Innovation and incubators (PLENARY DISCUSSION) 25m

      Lessons learned from the first 2 years, EC recommendations and how to improve.

      Moderator: Tryfon Chiotis, GÉANT

    • 11:50 AM 12:05 PM
      BREAK & Drop-In: Project questions ‘clinic’ 15m

      Drop-In: Project questions ‘clinic’
      Any projected-related questions? Please feel free to join the room where the PMO (team) will be available to answer your questions.

    • 12:05 PM 12:10 PM
      5-min Update: 2021 - Building the resilience of skills development for GEANT project (PLENARY) 5m

      The focus of activities in 2021: to re-align the portfolio of services for in-demand technical skills and professional competencies to mitigate the impact of pandemic and to ensure the resilience of skills development

      Speaker: Irina Matthews (GEANT)
    • 12:10 PM 12:15 PM
      5-min Update: Software Development Best Practices (PLENARY) 5m

      Software Dev Common Best Practices for GEANT teams, and how we plan to measure their adoption and impact” as the description.

      Speaker: Marcin Wolski (PSNC)
    • 12:15 PM 1:15 PM
      Product Launch Simulation (Interactive Game - Part 3) 1h

      Interactive team simulation 3- Conduct final simulation, review results and final day conclusions from the exercise.

    • 1:15 PM 2:15 PM
      LUNCH BREAK 1h
    • 2:15 PM 2:35 PM
      Introduction to impacting factors outside GN4-3 (PLENARY) 20m

      What other projects, technology and other key changes / events outside the project will impact our work and developments: new use cases, new projects, timing and planning Changes going on with NRENs, Impacts on Network and other services eg EOSC, HPC, E-gov etc. COVID impact.

      Moderator: Annabel Grant, GÉANT

      Speakers: Annabel Grant (GÉANT), Beatrix Weber (GÉANT), Christos Kanellopoulos (GÉANT), Vincenzo Capone (GÉANT)
    • 2:35 PM 3:15 PM
      Plenary Discussion: Impacting factors outside GN4-3 (PLENARY) 40m

      Moderator: Annabel Grant, GÉANT

    • 3:15 PM 3:30 PM
      BREAK & Drop-In: Project questions ‘clinic’ 15m

      Drop-In: Project questions ‘clinic’
      Any projected-related questions? Please feel free to join the room where the PMO (team) will be available to answer your questions.

    • 3:30 PM 4:00 PM
      WP1-9 and GN4-3N in own WP groups 'Second half reset' (BREAKOUTS) 30m

      Second half reset: what have we learnt in our WP: new work areas, goals, practices?

    • 4:00 PM 4:15 PM
      BREAK & Prepare conclusions of breakout 15m
    • 4:15 PM 5:00 PM
      Present Breakout Conclusions (PLENARY) 45m

      Plenary discussion wrap up of new work areas, goals, practices

      Moderator: Cathrin Stöver, GÉANT