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2022 GÉANT Community Award – The shortlist of nominees is live and voting is now open

2022 GÉANT Community Award

We are thrilled to announce the shortlist of nominees for the 2022 GÉANT Community Award.

This year for the first time, further to the changes to the award voting process, the community is being given another opportunity to support a nominee for the 2022 Community Award by choosing from the published shortlist of selected candidates at the simple click of a button. All votes will be confidential.

The Award committee had the challenging task to compile this shortlist from the many generous and heartfelt nominations submitted by the international Research & Education community and would like to thank everyone who selflessly dedicated their time to nominate.

Each nomination was a real outpour of kind thoughts and recognition for colleagues and community members who keep making a difference with their commitment, dedication, skills and expertise.

And now, drumroll please, for the first time in the history of the GÉANT Community Award, we give you this year’s shortlist of nominees (in alphabetical order).


[mks_one_quarter]sebastiano Buscaglione - GÉANT[/mks_one_quarter]

[mks_one_quarter]Sebastiano Buscaglione
Senior Network Architect, GÉANT[/mks_one_quarter]

[mks_one_quarter]Tryfon Chiotis - GÉANT[/mks_one_quarter]

[mks_one_quarter]Tryfon Chiotis
Head of Project Management Office, GÉANT[/mks_one_quarter]



[mks_one_quarter]Paul Dekkers - SURF[/mks_one_quarter]

[mks_one_quarter]Paul Dekkers
Wireless Services Specialist, SURF[/mks_one_quarter]

[mks_one_quarter]Ivana Golub - PSNC[/mks_one_quarter]

[mks_one_quarter]Ivana Golub
Senior Researcher, PSNC[/mks_one_quarter]



[mks_one_quarter]Garvan McFeeley - HEAnet[/mks_one_quarter]

Garvan McFeeley
Brokerage Services Manager, HEAnet[/mks_one_quarter]




Voting will close on 13 April 2022



About the GÉANT Community Award

The GÉANT Community Award is a sign of recognition for the individual efforts that make up our community collaborations. It is presented every year at TNC, the largest and most prestigious research and education networking conference, with this year’s award to be presented on the opening day of TNC22.

For further information visit the Community Award pages or contact us at