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National Coordinators' Forum

The National Coordinators' Forum (NCF) is a permanent Committee that reports to the Board of Directors (BoD). Its main responsibility is to ensure the coordination of the implementation of the strategies laid out by the General Assembly. The Forum shall have to maintain coherence and consistency across CLARIN and collaboration between the members. Its main tasks are:

  • to serve as a forum for CLARIN national consortia to exchange ideas and experiences
  • to coordinate the national level implementation and exploitation of the CLARIN infrastructure between CLARIN national consortia
  • to help the BoD coordinate access to existing and newly created resources, tools, and services available at the national level
  • to help the BoD coordinate the CLARIN knowledge sharing infrastructure
  • to advise the BoD on any issues deemed relevant for the implementation and exploitation of the CLARIN infrastructure.
  • to prepare an annual overview of the state of the national implementation of the CLARIN infrastructure for the General Assembly.

The Strategy and Management Board (SAMBA) is a subcommittee of the NCF  charged with the task of preparing the decision taking for issues related to strategic planning and budgeting & finances.

Koenraad De Smedt Member Norway
Erhard Hinrichs Member Germany
Tomaž Erjavec Member Slovenia
Jan Odijk Member Netherlands
Stelios Piperidis Member Greece
Lars Borin Member Sweden
Karlheinz Mörth Member Austria
Tamás Váradi Member Hungary
Martin Wynne Observer United Kingdom
Kiril Simov Member Bulgaria
Monica Monachini Member Italy
Griet Depoorter Member Belgium
Eva Hajičová Member Czech Republic
Inguna Skadiņa Member Latvia
Costanza Navarretta Member Denmark
Kadri Vider Member Estonia
Jurgita Vaičenonienė Member Lithuania
Marko Tadić Member Croatia
Krister Lindén Vice-chair Finland
Maciej Piasecki Chair Poland
Roald Eiselen Observer South Africa
Nicolas Larrousse Observer France
António Branco Member Portugal
Eiríkur Rögnvaldsson Observer Iceland