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RNP announced 9TH edition of the RNP Forum, 100% digital and free of charge

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The National Education and Research Network (RNP), linked to the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MCTI), announces the 9th edition of the RNP Forum, a meeting that discusses political and strategic subjects from the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector, looking at the future of the networks and technology infrastructure that compose the national CT&I system. Based on this topic, it promotes broad debate about ICT use and management with education, research, innovation, health, culture and defense purposes. 

Supported by the Digital Government Department (SGD) of the Ministry of Economy and the Higher Degree Personnel Improvement Coordination (CAPES) of the Ministry of Education, the topic of the event, held between October 19 and 21 100% on-line and free of charge, will be “Meeting with the Future” from the Digital Transformation point of view, but focused on the challenges we are facing in 2020. 

The Forum will be focused on Information and Communication Technology professionals with topics of interest of the area managers and emphasis on the community of institutions using RNP. Traditionally, it has called the interests of IT directors of public administration bodies, pro-deans and deans of Federal Universities and Institutes, as well as researchers and students from the area.

The program will be broken down in seven paths: innovation; cloud computing; management and soft skills; advanced networks; security and privacy; technologies in education, and technologies in health. Among the confirmed speakers, there are the Administration secretary of the Ministry of Economy, Cristiano Heckert, the scientist and professor of Innovation Silvio Meira, and the president of Instituto Laura and creator of the robot Laura, Jacson Fressato.


About the National Education and Research Network (RNP)

Qualified as a Social Organization (OS), the National Education and Research Network (RNP) is linked to the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MCTIC) and maintained thereby, together with the ministries of Education (MEC), Tourism, Health (MS) and Defense (MD), which participate in the RNP Inter-ministry Program (PI-RNP). A pioneer in Internet access in Brazil, RNP plans, operates and maintains Ipê network, a national high-performance academic optical infrastructure. With Points of Presence in 27 states, the network connects 1,529 campuses and units in the capitals and the countryside. There are more than four million users, benefiting from an advanced network infrastructure for communication, computing and experimentation, which contributes to the integration of the Science and Technology, Higher Education, Health, Culture and Defense systems.

RNP FORUM 2020 Digital
Date: October 19 to 21, 2020
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