Instruct-ERIC Events

Centres General Forum Meeting

Date: 28-Jun-2021

Contact: Madalena Gallagher


The Centres General Forum Meeting will be taking place on 28th June. This meeting is for all members of Instruct centres. Council members are also welcome.


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The Instruct-ERIC statutes describe a Centres General Forum which should meet at least once per year at the request of the Executive Committee. The membership as described in the statutes includes the Staff from the Instruct Centres, nominated by the Instruct Centre Coordinator to represent access, training and networking activities. We have agreed to extending the membership to representatives of Countries without an Instruct Centre.

The Centres General Forum should aim to provide Instruct-ERIC as a whole a platform to discuss issues and provide guidance for the Instruct Executive Committee and Council on the development and delivery of Instruct activities. The Centres General Forum has no executive power.


Participants: All Centres members, Hub and Representatives from Member countries without centres 
Time (CEST) Talk Speaker/Chair
10:00 - 10:30 Instruct-ERIC : the first 5 years and looking to the future  Dave Stuart  
10:30 - 11:00 Instruct-BE, CZ, NL  Jan Steyaert, Vladimir Sklenar and Jan Dohnalek, Hans Wienk 
11:00 - 11:40 Instruct-LV, EMBL, ES, IL  Carlos Oscar Sanchez Sorzano, Simone Mattei, Joel Sussman, Kaspars Tars 
11:40 - 12:00 Q&A Moderator - Dave Stuart  
12:00 - 12:30 Break  
12:30 - 13:10 Instruct-PT, LT, FI, IT Margarida Archer, Gintaras Valincius, Roberta Pierattelli, Lari Lehtiö 
13:10 - 13:50 Instruct-FR1, FR2, SK, UK  Darren Hart, Bruno Klaholz, Milos Hricovini 
Dave Stuart 
13:50 - 14:10 Q&A Moderator - Susan Daenke
14:10 - 14:20 Training programme  Carlos Oscar Sorzano
14:20 - 14:40 Access model evolution  Darren Hart
14:40 - 15:00 Data Technology innovations   Jose Maria Carazo
15:00 - 15:20 Break  
15:20 - 15:35 Centres Forum networking/discussion event  Moderators - Dave Stuart and Susan Daenke
15:35 - 16:00 Wrap up Dave Stuart


Oxford, United Kingdom

Centres General Forum Meeting