On the 9th of December 2015, the FIRE Forum was held in Brussels. It was a day to discuss technical matters regarding experimental facilities and to revisit experimentally-driven research to cope with the current demands for innovation.
Around 70 participants attended the event. Some FORGE partners, apart representing FORGE, led initiatives including Ingrid Moerman (iMinds) moderating the Infrastructures breakout, John Domingue (OU) moderating the Applications and Use Cases breakout, Johann M. Marquez-Barja (TCD) sitting on a panel on Networking and presenting advancements in converge optical/wireless networks under the FUTEBOL project. The event was successful generating interest in FORGE as Daan Pareit (iMinds) promote the project among attendees.