The first two-day conference of the European Eastern Partnership Electronic Infrastructure was held in Tbilisi. During the first session of the conference, The Minister of Education and Science – Aleksandre Jejelava, the general director of Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation – Marine Chitashvili, and a member of European Commission Directorate (via video call) – Laurence Meredith addressed the participants.
The main topic of the conference is the so called Electronic Infrastructure (computer networks, high performance computing resources, databases, software) which are in use for various areas of science.
There more than 100 experts participating in the conference from 20 countries, whilst 40 or more members being from the EU and the Eastern Partnership countries, as well as the State Minister of Euro-Atlantic integrate and the representatives of the University of Georgia.
There were a number of leading European Electronic Infrastructure project and studies presented during the conference, in the fields of Information Technology, environment, biology, and many other scientific areas. Additionally, a special session will be devoted to the current research of European Organization for Nuclear Research Institute (CERN).
The event is organized by the European Commission within the scope of its EaPConnect project, the Research and Education Networking Association of Georgia - "Grena" and the University of Georgia.