CLARIN Centre Meeting 2017

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On Tuesday 16 May and Wednesday 17 May a 2-day CLARIN centre meeting will be held in Utrecht, The Netherlands, and will combine:

  • A face-to-face centre committee meeting (for committee members and deputies only)
  • Tutorials and hackathons
  • Task forces and ad-hoc meetings



Registration closes on 8 May 2017. For enquiries and changes, please contact



Tuesday 16 May (Location: University Hall, Domplein 29, Utrecht)



Topic Room
10:00 - 12:00

Centre Committee (only open to members/deputies)

Belle van Zuylenzaal
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch Westerdijkkamer
13:30 - 15:00

Plenary session

  • Federated Content Search ( )
  • Component Metadata Infrastructure ( ) - presentation

Belle van Zuylenzaal

15:00 - 15:30 Coffee break Belle van Zuylenzaal
15:30 - 17:00

Belle van Zuylenzaal

18:00 Dinner Restaurant Djakarta, Lucasbolwerk 19, Utrecht

Wednesday 17 May (Location: Achter Sint Pieter 200, Utrecht)


Topic in room 012 Topic in room 013
09:00 - 10.30

Tutorial: Authentication and Authorisation Infrastucture – how to connect a Service Provider to the CLARIN Service Provider Federation (presentation)

Background documentation:

Language Resource Switchboard "hackathon"*  (detailed information , presentation)

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee break

Coffee break
11:00 - 12:30

(open slot for ad-hoc meetings)

Language Resource Switchboard "hackathon"*
12:30 - 13:30


Faculty Club

Taskforce meetings:

13:30 - 15:00

CMDI + Curation


15:00 Coffee break  
15:30 - 17:00

CMDI + Curation


17:00 End of event  

* About the Language Resource Switchboard (LRS) "hackathon": the LRS connects tools that process language resources so that end users can use them easily with any resource of a matching type (found in e.g. the ). In this hands-on coding session, primarily aimed at developers, we will get started connecting new tool(s) to the LRS. More information and instructions.

Practical details


The Centre meeting will be held at two locations, both locations are situated near the historical Dom Tower in the City centre of Utrecht. From Utrecht  Central train station they can easily be reached by foot in about 10 to 15 minutes. See the details and links with directions here below: 

Every 15 minutes there is a train connection between Schiphol Airport and Utrecht Central train station.

Location Tuesday 16 May 2017

University Hall (Academiegebouw)
Domplein 29
3512 JE Utrecht
The Netherlands

Exact location via Google Maps and via OpenStreetMap

Location Wednesday 17 May 2017

Achter Sint Pieter 200
Room 012 & 013
3512 HT Utrecht,
The Netherlands

Exact location via Google Maps and via OpenStreetMap

Food and drinks

Coffee breaks and lunch (16 and 17 May) and dinner (16 May) will be provided by CLARIN .


Participants are expected to arrange and pay their own travel and accommodation.