The European Globus Community Forum (EGCF) is the organizational body of the Globus community in Europe. Its goal is to boost an integrated approach to collaboration on Globus development and to provide an organizational platform to foster cooperation within Europe and beyond. Its members are users, administrators, and developers, who are applying the Globus Toolkit as their middleware or are interested in doing so.Mission
In order to leverage the European collaboration within Europe, it is of utter importance
The EGCF delivers an organizational platform by aggregating, consolidating, and provisioning expertise from the Globus users and developers in the European Grid communities to foster cooperation.
To this end, it
Overall, it helps fostering collaboration and ensure a representative position of the European Globus in US-based bodies such as the Globus Alliance and the Globus core development teams.
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The EGCF is an open body and welcoming participation by everyone interested in the future of Globus software and services. It provides a formal, “no obligations” membership towards the community and convenes once per year at a dedicated meeting.From its member base, the EGCF recruits
During the lifetime of the Initiative for Globus in Europe project within the 7th Framework Programme ICT Research Infrastructure effort (RI-261560), the EGCF receives strong support from it. This covers the organization of meetings, backoffice for the speaker and secretary, and support for training outreach activities.