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  • From: "Lauren Rotman" <>
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  • Subject: Internet2 To Netcast Highlights of Its Annual Spring Member Meeting
  • Date: Thu, 20 Apr 2006 12:29:28 -0400

to Address Key Advances in High Performance Networking and Applications

ANN ARBOR, MI - April 20, 2006 - Internet2 will hold its annual Spring
Member Meeting from April 24-26, 2006 in Arlington, VA. The meeting brings
together hundreds of leaders within the Internet2 research and education
community 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 second general session
with a keynote address from Dr. Daniel Atkins, Director Designate of the
National Science Foundation Office of Cyberinfrastructure.

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 progress within the K-20
community. With attendees representing over 300 Internet2 member
institutions and partners, Internet2's 2006 Spring Meeting is among the
largest in the organization's history.

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

Tuesday, April 25, 2006
8:45 AM - 10:00 AM - From Airplanes to Elephants: The Pac-10 meets Internet2

8:45 AM - 10:00 AM - The Big Picture for Internet2 Middleware
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM - GENERAL SESSION: The Future of Internet2
1:15 PM - 2:30 PM - Making Changes to Enterprise and Campus Communications
1:15 PM - 2:30 PM - Bringing The Metropolitan Museum of Art to Alaska
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM - The Library of Congress on Internet2: Open for Business!

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM - WiFiber: New Spectrum Links for Wireless Gigabit+ Local
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM - Results from the Campus Expectations Task Force Final
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM - Hybrid Optical and Packet Infrastructure (HOPI) Update

Wednesday, April 26, 2006
8:45 AM - 10:00 AM - Engaging with Internet2: Extending Outreach for Museums
and Aquariums
8:45 AM - 10:00 AM - Current Security Topics Update
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM - GENERAL SESSION KEYNOTE: Dr. Daniel Atkins,
Cyberinfrastructure-Enhanced Science and Engineering: Background,
Initiatives and Opportunities
1:15 PM - 2:30 PM - Surgical Protocols and Case Studies for Knee and Hip
Replacement in Developing Countries
1:15 PM - 2:30 PM - Managing Roles and Privileges with Grouper and Signet
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM - Federated Identity Management in Health
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM - Sensor Networks, Studying our World through Networks

4:15 PM - 5:30 PM - Managing Middleware Environments
4:15 PM - 5:30 PM - Using the Network and Networked Tools to Aid Disaster

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:

Media Contact:
Lauren Rotman

  • Internet2 To Netcast Highlights of Its Annual Spring Member Meeting, Lauren Rotman, 04/20/2006

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