Get to know the final balance of the FCCN Unit's Conference that, from May 31st to June 2nd, took place at the Polytechnic Institute of Viseu.
The 2022 edition of the FCCN Unity Days registered an all-time high in registrations - a total of 643. The value represents a significant growth, with a 53% increase in total registrations, compared to the 2021 edition. Compared to the total registrations recorded in 2017, for example, the 2022 result represents a 64% increase.
Over three days, the FCCN Unit's current services and projects were in the spotlight, with a total of 30 sessions and 37 speakers filling the program. Taking into account the six pillars of activity of the FCCN Unit - Knowledge, Collaboration, Connectivity, Innovation, Security and Computing - the various stages of the event included topics such as Open Science, Cybersecurity and Advanced Computing.
Throughout the three days of work, the eduroam network played a key role in providing all participants with secure, fast and simple access to the Internet. In total, between May 31 and June 2, more than 3000 accesses were recorded in the various hotspots of this service managed in Portugal by the FCCN Unit installed at the Polytechnic of Viseu.
The 2022 edition of the FCCN Unity Conference counted once again with the participation of dozens of sponsors who provide decisive help in the realization of the event. A total of 34 technology companies joined the FCCN community meeting point, thus having the opportunity to interact with representatives from the worlds of education and research. You can consult the list of sponsors online.
21 solved challenges
The Capture The Flag competition was back in the 2022 edition of the FCCN Unity Days. Organized by RCTS CERT, the competition included several security challenges that the participants overcame. In total, there were 21 challenges solved by 33 users.
At the closing session of the FCCN Unit 2022 Days, the next "home" of the event was revealed - the Naval School of the Portuguese Navy. Rear-Admiral Antunes Rodrigues, in a video message, highlighted the role of the FCCN Unit in the activity of this institution, leaving a guarantee: "It will be a privilege to host the Journeys of the FCCN Unit 2023".