Seafile Workshop 2019

January 31st, 2019, Rome

About Seafile Workshop

The members of the Seafile educational community will organize a workshop on Seafile in Rome at Bibliotheca Hertziana - Max-Planck-Institute for Art History on January the 31st 2019. This event is scheduled one day after the "Cloud Storage Synchronization and Sharing Services" (CS3) 2019 conference, which will be held in Rome from January 28th to 30th.

The primary audience of this workshop are universities, colleges and other educational institutions. It serves to exchange experiences with the use of Seafile as a cloud application, the state of implementation at various universities, the lessons from these experiences and an outlook on the future development of Seafile.

The founders and principal developers of Seafile, Daniel Pan and Johnathan Xu from Seafile Ltd., will come from China and attend the workshop.


Pre-meeting of the Seafile Edu-Community at a restaurant on Sunday, 27th of January 2019, 8 p.m.

Seafile Workshop Agenda, Thursday, 31st of January 2019

Time Agenda Speaker
10:00 - 10:30 Welcome & Introduction of participants Karsten Asshauer (HU Berlin)
10:30 - 11:15 Migration libraries to multiple storage backends - an experience report Thomas Scheffczyk (University of Mainz)
11:15 - 12:00 Federating the distributed and cross-technology sync & share systems Maciej Brzeźniak (PSNC)
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch break
13:30 - 14:15 Scientific blockchain integration into Keeper – long term archiving service for Max-Planck institutions based on Seafile Vladislav Makarenko (Max-Planck Digital Library)
14:15 - 15:15 Seafile Development and Outlook - Deep Dive into Seafile Docs, OCM and others Jonathan Xu (Seafile Ltd.)
15:15 - 16:00 Summary, outlook & farewell
20:00 - Dinner (self-payment)

The presentations and some photos of the workshop can be downloaded here.

There were totally 21 participants to Seafile workshop 2019. Thanks to all the participants for the good ideas and discussions!

The participants are (in alphabetical order):

  • Alain Heinrich (University de Strasbourg)
  • Christoph Dyllick-Brenzinger (Datamate)
  • Christoph Glorius (Bibliotheca Hertziana)
  • Frederik Müller (HU Berlin)
  • Iosif Peterfi (MPDL)
  • Ivan Andrian (Elettra-Sincrotrone Trieste)
  • Jakub Moscicki (CERN)
  • Johannes Röll (Bibliotheca Hertziana)
  • Jonathan Xu (Seafile Ltd.)
  • Karsten Asshauer (HU Berlin)
  • Krzysztof Wadówka (PSNC)
  • Laurence Moindrot (University de Strasbourg)
  • Maciej Brzezniak (PSNC)
  • Martin Raspe (Bibliotheca Hertziana)
  • Massimo Lamanna (CERN)
  • Moritz Schlarb (JGU Mainz)
  • Ricardo Nobuyoshi dos Santos Makino (RNP)
  • Stefano Stalio (INFN)
  • Tatjana Bartsch (Bibliotheca Hertziana)
  • Thomas Scheffczyk (JGU Mainz)
  • Vladislav Makarenko (MPDL)

Venue in Rome

The Seafile workshop 2019 will take place in the Villino Stroganoff at the Bibliotheca Hertziana, Max Planck Institute for Art History, Via Gregoriana 28, I-00187 Rome.

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How to get there:

By underground

Metro Linea A, station Piazza di Spagna

By bus

Bus stops nearby Palazzo Zuccari are on Via del Tritone. Coming from the main railway station (Termini), take the stop Tritone / Barberini;

coming from the Vatican Tritone/Fontana di Trevi.

From the main railway station (Termini)

Take the Metro Linea A (direction Battistini) to Piazza di Spagna

From Fiumicino airport

Fiumicino airport has its own railway station. The Leonardo Express Airport Train takes 30 minutes to reach the centre of Rome (Termini Station). From there, see above.

From Ciampino airport

There are several bus services (Terravision, Cotral or Schiaffini) offering direct transfers to Termini Station. From there, see above.