The SWAMP project actively engaged in the 20th RNP Workshop that took place in Gramado, Brazil, during May 6th and 7th, 2019 (wrnp.rnp.br/en). Gramado is a popular winter tourist town, situated in the mountain range called Serra Gaúcha in the Brazilian southernmost state Rio Grande do Sul (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gramado).
The Brazilian National Research and Educational Network (Rede Nacional de Ensino e Pesquisa – RNP) provides access to the Internet and other services to a myriad of academic and research institutions in Brazil. Also, it funds R&D projects aimed at putting forward the current state of the art and practice in computer networking and distributed systems. Since 1999, RNP organizes an annual workshop for bringing together its target public to the newest technological advancements and research and development hot topics in ICT.
SWAMP, like other collaborative projects, had a stand at the exposition area of the Gramado Master Hotel. This year, the SWAMP booth was a very popular attraction point, since we showed real data coming from the Guaspari Pilot, a local demo and a green sensor probe.
Also, SWAMP participated in a panel aimed at discussing the Brazil & EU cooperation in ICT (https://twitter.com/Rede_RNP/status/1125749852435046400).
All six projects selected in the 4th joint call had a representative member in the panel, in a excellent opportunity for communicating the project goals and challenges, as well as an opportunity for clustering.