#EGI2020 goes digital & new abstract deadlines

After carefully considering the challenges inflicted by the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s with a heavy heart that we have decided to turn the EGI Conference 2020 into a virtual event.

The dates remain the same – 2 to 4 November – and we are still excited to see you joining the #EGI2020 and welcome you digitally!

We have also extended the calls for abstracts, the new dates are as follows:

Calls closing on 21 August 23.59 CEST:

  • Call for presentations
  • Call for demonstrations
  • Call for sessions

Calls closing on 31 August 23.59 CEST:

  • Call for use cases
  • Call for new services

The tentative programme and the details of registration will be made available soon. Have a look at the agenda topics on our dedicated Indico eventpage and be sure to prepare and submit your abstract!

Early birds gather.. #EGI2020 registration is now open!

We are excited to welcome you to the EGI Conference 2020 this November at the Royal Tropical Institute in Amsterdam. Get your ticket now! 👇

We are offering a discounted rate for the Early Birds, who can’t wait to attend our annual conference. The rate is valid until 25 August, and only counts for the full conference (3-day) pass.

Additionally, you can sign up for a 1-day pass, which allows you access to one out of three days of the conference.

Cancellation policy

In the unfortunate event that the physical conference needs to be cancelled due to the covid-19 pandemic, we will promptly notify you by email and you will automatically receive a 100% refund of your ticket.


Should you be interested in booking accomodation near the venue, please have a look at the following options (limited availability):

Hotel Casa

– Manor Hotel: please contact us to receive the hotel registration form

For further questions, please consult the dedicated event page or contact: events@egi.eu.

EGI Conference 2020: Call for Abstracts extended!

The following calls of the EGI Conference 2020 have been extended to 15 of July, 23.59 CEST:

  • Call for presentations
  • Call for demonstrations
  • Call for sessions

With this year’s theme “Federated infrastructures for connected communities” we aim to bring together science, computing, and (international) collaboration through a diverse and interactive programme.

Submit your abstract now!

New services or use cases to present? Submit your abstract!

In addition to the existing 3 open calls we invite you to submit your abstract on new services and/or use cases.

New Services

Looking for an effective platform of sharing a new service prototype with the community? Share your innovative tool during the new services design workshop, where a collaborative effort will be made to shape up the construction of the service into an even more solid foundation.

Use cases

During the ‘Design your e-infrastructure’ workshop, attendees can learn about the EGI services and, with the help of technology experts from EGI, can identify which of these services and in which configuration and arrangement should be applied to their own communities’ use cases. Would you like to participate with a use case? Submit your abstract now!

Please note: the deadline for the new services and use cases close on August 14, 23.59 CEST (different from the other 3).

EGI Conference 2020: Call for Abstracts now open!

With this year’s theme “Federated infrastructures for connected communities” we aim to bring together science, computing, and (international) collaboration through a diverse and interactive programme.

The following calls close on the 19th of June 23.59 CEST:

  • Call for presentations
  • Call for demonstrations
  • Call for sessions

Have a look at the programme on our dedicated Indico eventpage and submit your abstract!

EGI Conference 2020 dates and venue confirmed!

We are happy to announce that we have confirmed the dates for our postponed annual conference, and we like to ask you to block the 2nd up until the 4th of November. Our usual June edition is moving to a Winter period, but we will ensure to receive you with a warm welcome at the Royal Tropical Institute in Amsterdam.

Needless to say we are carefully monitoring the developments of the covid-19 situation, health and safety always come first. Please keep an eye out on our website and other communication channels for updates.

HTCondor Week 2020: 19-20 May 2020

HTCondor Week 2020 will take place on Tuesday May 19 and Wednesday May 20 and will be hosted as as a free virtual event .

HTCondor Week 2020 will combine webinars, presentations and tutorials with a session of online collaborative events: office hours, special interest groups and ask-an-expert meetings.

The full schedule will be available soon. Registration is now open, more details are available on the event’s webpage.

Save the new date! EGI Conference 2020 postponed to 2-6 November

Due to the recent challenging outcomes of the Covid-19 pandemic, we are joining the world in taking responsible steps to ensure safe measures. We have therefore decided to postpone the June edition of the EGI Conference 2020, planned in Lyon, to upcoming November.

We would like to thank our colleagues of our local host, IN2P3, the French National Institute of Nuclear and Particle Physics, for all the dedication and time provided for the June event.

Under the current circumstances, we have decided to move the conference closer to home. Please save the dates and block the week of 2 to 6 November 2020 in your calendar to join us in Amsterdam.

Preparations regarding the programme and venue are ongoing and the schedule will be updated in the coming weeks. Keep an eye on our channels for news and updates!

EGI Notebooks supports the Hercules School

The HERCULES school is a one-month course coordinated by the Université Grenoble Alpes and designed to provide training for students, postdoctoral and senior scientists from European and non-European universities and laboratories, in the field of neutron and synchrotron radiation for condensed matter studies (biology, chemistry, physics, geosciences).

The next HERCULES session is taking place from Monday 2 March to Friday 3 April 2020. Trainings are supported by the EGI service Notebooks.

Find out all the details.