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Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022

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EuroDIG2022 Planning Meeting on February 8

You are invited to join the Public Planning Meeting on February 8, 10:30-17:00 CET. The meeting is going to be held online, as face-to-face gatherings are not possible in Trieste, the host city of EuroDIG2022, at the moment.

Based on the recent open Call for Issues, the proposals as well as a draft programme for EuroDIG2022 (June 20-22) will be discussed. Contributions from participants are more than welcome, so we encourage all interested stakeholders to tune in and shape this year’s programme! We kindly ask you to register. You can find more information here.

YOUthDIG Call for Applications is open until February 10. Interested youth aged 18 to 30 can apply here.

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