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CLARIN Centre Meeting 2016

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On Tuesday 10 May and Wednesday 11 May a 2-day CLARIN Centre Meeting will be held in Utrecht and will combine:

  • a face-to-face centre committee meeting (for committee members and deputies only)
  • tutorials
  • task forces and ad-hoc meetings

On Thursday 12 May , and CLARIN will co-organize a meeting about community requirements for the EUDAT services. Participants to the centre meeting that are interested can join.


Registration is closed


Watch videos of tutorials on our YouTube channel.


Tuesday 10 May: Centre Committee and tutorials

Time Topic Room

Centre Committee (only open to members/deputies)




Start tutorials (open to all, up to 40 persons)

13:30 Welcome (Dieter Van Uytvanck)

13:40 Federated Content Search version 2 (Leif-Jöran Olsson)

14:40 break (15 minutes)

14:55 1.2: overview (Mitchell Seaton) and rollout (Menzo Windhouwer)

15:55 break (15 minutes)

16:10 the Language Resource Switchboard (Claus Zinn)

17:00 End first day



Tuesday evening: guided tour and dinner

Between 17:00 and 18:00 there will be a short guided tour through the city centre, including a visit to the CLARIN premises. Afterwards (18:00) there will be a common dinner at restaurant Gandhi.

Wednesday morning 11 May: Tutorials

Time Topic in room 3.3 Topic in room 4.1

From your resource or web app to a federated Service Provider within CLARIN (Sander Maijers)

How to set up a CLARIN B-centre using a modified DSpace (Jozef Misutka, Amir Kamran): presentation 1, presentation 2, video recording



Docker tutorial (Willem Elbers)

How to set up a CLARIN B-centre using a modified DSpace (continued)

Wednesday afternoon 11 May: Taskforce meetings and ad-hoc meetings

Time Topic Room



Taskforce meetings:


CDMI + Curation:

3.4 (12 persons)

4.1 (18 persons)


4.3 (10 persons)

Thursday 12 May: EUDAT / CLARIN Community Meeting (Participants to the centre meeting that are interested can join).

Meeting room: 4.1

09.00-9.15 Introduction Daan Broeder

Overview CLARIN Infrastructure

  • work in CLARINplus and PARTHENOS
Dieter van Uytvanck, Sebastian Drude
10.00 - 11.00 Overview EUDAT services in operation and under development Mark vd Sanden, Johannes Reetz
11.00 - 12.00

EUDAT and CLARIN, the CLARIN Uptake Plan (15m)

  • B2SAFE (10m)
  • B2DROP and other B2 Services (15m)
  • Discussion

Willem Elbers

  • Willem Elbers
  • Dieter van Uytvanck
12.00-13.00 Lunch  

B2DROP Service, current status, integration with other EUDAT services (15m)

  • CLARIN requirements & Ideas (15m)
  • EPOS Requirements & Ideas (15m)
  • Discussion

Benedikt von St. Vieth

  • Emmanuel Dima (remotely) and Wei Qiu.
  • Peter Danecek

B2ACCESS Service, current state (15m)

  • how to improve connectivity, CLARIN experiences for EUDAT (10m)
  • how can communities use B2ACCESS (20m)
  • EPOS, ICOS Requirements & Ideas (20m)
  • Discussion

Johannes Reetz

  • Dieter van Uytvanck
  • Willem Elbers
  • Peter Danecek, Maggie Hellstrom
 15.30-15.45 Coffee   

EUDAT & Data Processing

  • computational services from EUDAT Partners:B2HOST (15m)
  • PRACE and EGI (15m)
  • GEF state of affairs (15m)
  • LTER requirements (15m)
  • Discussion


  • Johannes Reetz
  • Giuseppe Fiameni
  • Emmanuel Dima (remotely) and Wei Qiu.
  • Johannes Peterseil


SURF offices, directly reachable via the Utrecht train station. Every 15 minutes there is a train connection to Schiphol Airport.

Exact location via Google Maps and via OpenStreetMap

Lunch (10 and 11 May) and dinner (10 May) will be provided by CLARIN ERIC. Participants are expected to arrange and pay their own travel and accommodation.


SURF offices
Hoog Overborch (Hoog Catharijne)
3501 DA Utrecht