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  • From: "Michelle Pollak" <>
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  • Subject: Spring 2004 Internet2 Member Meeting in Arlington, Va. to be Netcast Live
  • Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2004 08:44:23 -0400
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  • Organization: Internet2

Attendees can participate in an integrated communications trial with IM,
rich presence, automated location services and more

WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 19, 2004 -Internet2(R) announced that select
sessions from its Spring 2004 Member Meeting in Arlington, Va. will be
netcast live and archived for future viewing. The Member Meeting will also
feature an integrated communications trial led by the Internet2 Presence and
Integrated Communications (PIC) Working Group. More than 600
representatives from Internet2 university, affiliate and corporate members
will be in attendance at this year's Spring meeting to participate in more
than 30 sessions and 60 side meetings. Topics covered will include evolving
network infrastructures, cooperative funding arrangements among federal
agencies, global e-science collaborations, and security on high-performance
networks, as well as presentations on advanced applications underway on
member campuses, deployment of middleware capabilities, and advancements in
the K-20 community.

Sessions to be netcast live include the opening plenary at 8:45 a.m. (EDT)
on April 20 featuring Douglas Van Houweling, Internet2 president and CEO,
and Steven G. Papermaster, member of The President's Council of Advisors on
Science & Technology and Chairman of PowerShift Ventures. Papermaster will
address meeting attendees on the Administration's goals and plans for
broadband deployment and plans for a national innovation roadmap out of an
effort called the "Innovation Alliance." Sangtae Kim, the newly named
director of Shared Cyberinfrastructure at the National Science Foundation,
will be introduced, and the latest Internet2 Land Speed Record award will be
presented during the opening plenary on April 20. The closing plenary on
April 21 at 10:30 a.m. (EDT) features William Wulf, AT&T Professor of
Computer Science and University Professor at the University of Virginia and
President of the National Academy of Engineering, who will discuss global
issues that arise from ubiquitous broadband networks, detailing how the
networking community can help society examine and resolve those issues.

Below is the complete schedule of live netcast sessions (NOTE: All sessions
including plenary sessions are EDT, -4 UTC/GMT):

Tues., April 20
- 8:45 - 10 a.m., Opening Plenary
- 10:30 - 11:45 a.m., Shibboleth Today and Tomorrow
- 1:15 - 2:30 p.m., Effective Security Practices: Present and Future
- 3 - 4 p.m., Middleware, Music Delivery, and the Future of Access to

Wed., April 21
- 8:45 - 10 a.m., National LambdaRail (NLR)
- 10:30 - 11:45 a.m., Closing Plenary
- 1:15 - 2:15 p.m., Federated Security Services
- 2:45 - 3:45 p.m., Abilene Update

The live netcast sessions can be viewed in a variety of streaming options.
For details visit:
Archives will be captured and found at the same link following the Spring
2004 Internet2 Member Meeting.

The Internet2 Presence and Integrated Communications (PIC) Working Group
will present an integrated communications trial featuring instant messaging,
rich presence, automated location services and more. All attendees of the
Spring 2004 Internet2 Member Meeting are invited to participate in this
interactive investigation. For more information on participating, visit:

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About Internet2(R)
Led by more than 200 U.S. universities working with industry and government,
Internet2 develops and deploys advanced network applications and
technologies for research and higher education, accelerating the creation of
tomorrow's Internet. Internet2 recreates the partnerships among academia,
industry, and government that helped foster today's Internet in its infancy.
For more information, visit:

  • Spring 2004 Internet2 Member Meeting in Arlington, Va. to be Netcast Live, Michelle Pollak, 04/19/2004

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