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TNC18 - Intelligent networks, cool edges?

10-14 June 2018 - Trondheim, Norway

TNC is the largest and most prestigious European research networking conference, with more than 650 participants attending this annual event. TNC brings together decision makers, managers, networking and collaboration specialists, and identity and access management experts from all major European networking and research organisations, universities, worldwide sister institutions, as well as industry representatives.

Through keynotes speeches by renowned specialists, varying parallel sessions, demonstrations and presentations, the conference presents participants with a unique overview of the latest developments in research networking, both in the technical field and in the area of application and management.

TNC18, its 34th edition, will be hosted by UNINETT. UNINETT develops and operates the Norwegian national research and education network, interconnecting about 200 Norwegian educational and research institutions and more than 300 000 users, as well as giving them access to international research networks. The conference will be held in Trondheim, Norway's third largest city, between 10 - 14 June 2018. Norway's largest university, NTNU, has its main campus in Trondheim.

This year th​e conference will also focus on a variety of thought-provoking sub-themes such as: the power of the Internet, the responsibility of sustainability and delivery, the power of data analytics, the creation of intelligent complexity, and networking at the speed of science.

For any further questions and information on other ways to partiicpate, please contact:


Past TNC sponsors

Ciena CienaAmazonDropboxDimension DataECIAristaownCloud GmbHVerne GlobalNextcloud GmbHcorsa ripe ncc ripe ncc Internet Society atea globalFlowmon NetworksADVA InAcademia PICS TelecomSPARKLE


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Important Dates

Start registration 5 Dec 2017
Deadline for proposal demonstration 15 Jan 2018
Deadline for meeting submission 15 Jan 2018
Deadline for proposal lightning talk  16 Apr 2018
Deadline for poster submission 16 Apr 2018
TNC18 Conference 10 - 14 June 2018

* Please note that presentation slides may be updated by the speaker up to 30 minutes before the presentation.