TERENA and SURFnet are holding the second VAMP (Vo Architectural Middleware Planning) workshop in Helsinki (Espoo) on 30th September and 1st October. During the VAMP workshop, examples of deployments relating to collaborative infrastructures within specific research communities will be presented. This workshop will also provide an opportunity for architects and infrastructure experts from research communities to hold open discussions where they share use cases, best practices, infrastructural solutions, and so forth. Damien Lecarpentier and Jens Jensen from EUDAT will be presenting and discussing EUDAT's approach to AAI at the VAMP workshop. For more information about the VAMP workshop, see http://www.terena.org/activities/vamp/ws2/.
CSC and Elixir Finland are hosting a FIM4R and REFEDS meeting in conjunction with VAMP2013. The meeting will be held on the 2nd and 3rd of October in Helsinki (Espoo). It will be a good opportunity to meet people working in the EUDAT project as various members of the EUDAT team will be present. For more information about the meeting, see https://refeds.org/meetings/oct13/index.html.