TEIN Organization FTF (ByungKyu Kim TEIN Organization FTF (ByungKyu Kim, Dany Vandromme, Chalermpol Charnsripinyo) Objectives - To prepare a proposal developing the current TEIN2 Technical Committee into a TEIN organization. - To obtain opinions from relevant stakeholders in order to develop a common understanding, and include their opinions in the proposal. - To report the final proposal to TEIN2 partners and DANTE - To establish an initial structure of the TEIN organization. Timetable - Nov 2006 “TEIN TFT” was formed during the 11th TEIN2 TC in Hong Kong (1 Nov 2006) - Jan 2007 Release the 1st draft proposal - May 2007 Release the final proposal - July 2007 an initial structure of the TEIN organization established - Jan 2008 Official (legal entity) TEIN organization established
TEIN Organisation (Stakeholders) Definition - Entities who benefit from the existence of the TEIN organisation, and who have something to legitimately say regarding the management, the funding or the policy making of the activities. - A particular case can be the shareholders of a company, or the guarantors of a limited liability company, or the members of an association. TEIN Organization Stakeholders - form the TEIN Organisation - fund the TEIN Organisation (but this funding may eventually be complemented by external funding, like EU or AP countries/economies) - make substantial donations of capacity for use by TEIN partners - use the services and/or the infrastructure deployed and operated by the TEIN Organisation - lead, manage and supervise the TEIN Organisation - NREN and only one as representative
TEIN Organisation (Members) Primary Members - the partners who agree to participate in a cost-sharing model - with voting power Affiliate Members - other stakeholders - without voting power
TEIN Organisation (Governance and Policy) The TEIN Organisation is responsible for governance and policy of TEIN network. TEIN Organisation is staffed at the appropriate level to define, implement and operate the TEIN network. TEIN Organization would be consisted of Board of Directors who recommended by primary members as the highest decision making structure. It is further suggested that close APAN/TEIN organisational links should be reinforced by each being represented on the other’s board.
TEIN Organisation (Activities) Represent the TEIN network in all fora for international discussions and cooperations for research network activities Technical definition of the network infrastructure Provision of all network components through public procurement rules Implementation of the network Operation of the network Planning and performing all network upgrades and improvements, according to suggestions of APAN community Responsibility for commercial relationships with TEIN network providers and operators Set up and operation of cost sharing arrangements between TEIN partners Financial management and administration of all TEIN activities Establishing and managing relationships with external funding agencies