TNC22 in Trieste - Sunday and Monday 12-13/6-2022
|Pictures from the other days|
Already in the airport train, you meet at lot of familiar faces -
although the still ubiquitous masks do not help the recognition
Canal Grande - the Trieste tourist showpiece
Sunday dinner with colleagues who are here to participate in the REFEDS
meeting that is one of many side meetings of TNC
Evening in Trieste on the large pier, ...
...where everyone has to take a few snaps
"A man of genius makes no mistakes. His errors are volitional and
are the portals of discovery." — James Joyce, Ulysses
Monday. The original #road2tnc past the station is blocked by
construction works, so we have to take the less appealing main street
along the other side of the railway area...
...where you see beauties like this building. Is this brutalist
architecture or no architecture?
I love infrastructure. Research networking is not the only kind that can
Other types of infrastructure than networking can also have bottlenecks.
Here, we have a shared sidewalk and bike lane!
Large parts of the Trieste harbour front is dominated by remains of the
once very important free port and all its warehouses.
Some of these free port buildings are restored and one of those were
used to host the GEANT GA.
... and you had to enter a very anonymous door to get in. Security by
Finding the TNC venue between the buildings is not immediately obvious,
although helped by signs and people posted on important corners
People@TNC: Ronan Byrne from HEAnet
The GA meeting is about to begin
As this is a closed meeting, I don't publish any pictures from the
meeting, except this overview
The NORDUnet booth ready for action
Lunch queues are obvious shorter before the conference itself gets
While everyone else is taking a break out in the sun - a few are working
...the most hard-working colleague of them all: Helmut Sverenyák
Harri Kuusisto from CSC in Finland, trying to hack his way into the apps
needed to command a bicycle
I walked instead. He did not pass me on the way...
A must-see sight in Triste - the amphiteatre
At the GA dinner, three of the four board members who has ended their
term since the last GA dinner i 2019 were thanked for their
service. First Marko Bonač from Arnes.
Raimundas Tuminauskas from PSNC
Valter Nordh from NORDUnet
During the GA dinner Per Nihlén from SUNet is being taught the
sacred art of making napkin hats by the maestro in this art...
Harri Kuusisto from CSC. A man of many talents.
And all of this is happening while the sun sets over the Adriatic...
Martin Bech, DeiC, firstname.lastname@example.org