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Centre Meeting 2020

Tuesday, 31 March, 2020 (All day) to Wednesday, 1 April, 2020 (All day)

On Tuesday 31 March and Wednesday 1 April, a 2-day CLARIN Centre Meeting will be held in Utrecht, including:

  • A face-to-face centre committee meeting
  • Tutorials and hands-on sessions
  • Task forces and ad-hoc meetings

Draft Agenda

Please feel free to add ideas and suggestions to this brainstorm document. The input will be used to further finalize the agenda.

Tuesday 31 March


Topic Room
10:00 - 12:00

Centre Committee (only open to members/deputies)

SURF offices, Moreelsepark 48, Utrecht

room 3.5

12:00 - 13:30 Lunch

note that both the lunch and all later meeting slots will take place at a different venue:

Instituto Cervantes de Utrecht
Domplein 3, Utrecht

13:30 - 15:00
  • Persistent Identifiers: what's new? (on DOIs and Fair Digital Objects)
  • DataVerse as CLARIN repository
  • Help! About helpdesk systems in use
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee break  
15:30 - 17:00
  • Curating the resource families & lessons for the future marketplaces
  • Search Engine Optimisation for academic purposes
  • Lightning Talks
18:00 Dinner  

Wednesday 1 April – parallel sessions

Opportunity to gather in smaller groups on specific topics, detailed programme to be announced.

Venue: Instituto Cervantes de Utrecht, Domplein 3, Utrecht


Morning parallel sessions
09:00 - 10.30 free slot
10:30 - 11:00
  • Hands-on session: connect your tool to the Language Resource Switchboard
11:00 - 12:30
  • VLO 5.0 design and functionality
  • Free slot
12:30 - 13:30


Afternoon parallel task force meetings and ad-hoc sessions
13:30 - 15:00

FCS taskforce:
Searching in protected endpoints
Brainstorm on searching in lexical resources

CMDI task force(s) meeting

PID taskforce meeting

15:00 End of event


Please register here

Practical details


Utrecht, more details: to be announced.

Food and drinks

Coffee breaks, lunch and dinner (Tuesday evening) will be provided by CLARIN ERIC.


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

Instituto Cervantes de Utrecht
Domplein 3