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  • From: "Lauren B. Kallens" <>
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  • Subject: Internet2 To Netcast Highlights of Its Annual Spring Member Meeting
  • Date: Mon, 2 May 2005 10:48:30 -0400


Meeting to Address Key Advances in High Performance Networking

Arlington, VA - May 2, 2005 - Internet2 today opened its annual Spring
Member Meeting which brings together more than 700 leaders in research and
education to address key advances in high performance networking and other
leading-edge Internet technologies. Internet2 will netcast live several
select sessions from its member meeting including its first general session
with a keynote address from Dr. Arden Bement Jr., director of the National
Science Foundation and Dr. Douglas Van Houweling, president and CEO of

The member meeting will cover topics such as scalable next-generation
network infrastructures, advancements and adoption of middleware
capabilities, security on high-performance networks, as well as
presentations on advanced applications, and technical progress in the K-20
community. With attendees representing over 300 Internet2 member
institutions and partners, Internet2's 2005 Spring Meeting is among the
largest in the organization's history and will take place from May 2-4, 2004
in Arlington, VA.

The full schedule of netcast sessions includes:
(NOTE: All sessions are EDT):

Tuesday, May 3, 2005
8:45 AM - 10:00 AM - Regional Optical Networking - The Next Steps
8:45 AM - 10:00 AM - The National Health Information Network Design and
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM - General Session Keynote - Dr. Arden Bement Jr.,
director of National Science Foundation - Collaboration and Contemplation:
The Keys to 21st Century Cyberinfrastructure
1:15 PM - 2:30 PM - Industry Perspectives on Optical Networking
1:15 PM - 2:30 PM - An Integrated Framework for Identity and Access
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM - Using Signet and Grouper for Access Management
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM - Explaining Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) Attacks
to Campus Leaders
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM - Collected Content: Solutions and Learning Channels for
K-20 and Museum Communities
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM - The Connection Project: Supporting Collaboration at The
University of Michigan with High Quality Video Links

Wednesday, May 4, 2005
8:45 AM - 10:00 AM - Security Tools for Today
8:45 AM - 10:00 AM - Live Transpacific High Definition Videoconferencing
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM - General Session Keynote - National LambdaRail and
Internet2: Technical and Organizational Progress. Presentation led by Tracy
Futhey, Duke University; Erv Blythe, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and
State University; and Gregory A. Jackson, University of Chicago
1:15 PM - 2:30 PM - Abilene Update
1:15 PM - 2:30 PM - Accelerating the Adoption of Advanced Networking
Applications: The Internet2 Business Innovation Group Session
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM - Hybrid Optical and Packet Infrastructure Initiative
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM - CrisisGrid: Critical Infrastructure and Informatics for
Disaster Response

Netcasts will also be archived for future viewing.
For access to the live streams and additional information, visit:

About Internet2
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 about Internet2, visit:

Lauren Kallens


  • Internet2 To Netcast Highlights of Its Annual Spring Member Meeting, Lauren B. Kallens, 05/02/2005

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