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3rd Policy Board Meeting of the European Grid Initiative

 - 01/07/2008

European Grid Initiative logoOn 1 July 2008 the 3rd Policy Board meeting of the European Grid Initiative (EGI) took place at CERN – the European Organization for Nuclear Research in Geneva. The main items on the agenda were: Approval of the Board’s regulations, preparation for the election of the Chairperson of the Board and the tender for the localisation of the services of the future EGI organisation, and debate concerning the future of e-Infrastructures in Europe.

The President of The Knowledge Society Agency (UMIC) and Professor Gaspar Barreira, Director do LIP – Laboratory for Instrumentation and Experimental Particle Physics, form part of the EGI Policy Board as representatives of the National GRID Initiative.

The EGI Policy Board, initially designated as the EGI Consultative Board, elected Professor Gaspar Barreira as its interim President upon initiating its activities in 2007 for the period in which it was being set up and its statutes approved. Once this stage had concluded, the election of the President of the Policy Board was scheduled for the meeting of 22 September 2008, for a regular term of office.

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