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Internet2 Opens Call for Nominations for Annual IDEA Awards


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  • Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2009 09:31:29 -0500

Internet2 Opens Call for Nominations for Annual IDEA Awards
Awards to Recognize Revolutionary Applications of Advanced Networking

ANN ARBOR, Mich. January 16, 2009 – Internet2 today announced that submissions for the 2009 IDEA Awards are now being accepted. Open to existing or proposed applications, the Internet2 IDEA awards are designed to showcase projects that apply the latest in advanced networking capabilities to enable transformational progress in research, to enhance teaching and learning, and to potentially increase the impact of next-generation networks around the world.

“The Internet2 IDEA awards provides our community an opportunity to recognize those members that are working to change the way we think about the possibilities and use advanced networking,” said Jack Suess, vice-chair of the Internet2 Applications, Middleware & Services Advisory Council and CIO of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. “IDEA award winners and their lead collaborators are setting the standard for innovation with advanced applications and we look forward to seeing what our community has accomplished this year.”

Internet2 IDEA Award submissions are judged by a panel of leaders from the Internet2 community on the following criteria:
* Magnitude of the positive impact of the application for its current users
* Technical merit of the application
* Breadth of impact, as indicated by current user base, and likelihood of broader adoption by its full natural community of potential users

Additionally, submissions must have had a positive impact in one or more of the following areas:
* Innovation in Research
* Advances in Teaching & Learning
* Innovation and Discovery in the Arts & Humanities
* Scientific Discovery
* Global Collaboration

Entries may be submitted by an individual affiliated with any Internet2 member, a Sponsored Educational Group Participant, or a Sponsored Participant. Winners will be recognized at the Spring 2009 Internet2 Member Meeting in Arlington, VA.

The deadline for submissions is: February 15th, 2009
Additional information, submissions guidelines and online application can be found at this link: http://www.internet2.edu/idea/

About Internet2(R)
Internet2 is the foremost U.S. advanced networking consortium. Led by the research and education community since 1996, Internet2 promotes the missions of its members by providing both leading-edge network capabilities and unique partnership opportunities that together facilitate the development, deployment and use of revolutionary Internet technologies. Internet2 brings the U.S. research and academic community together with technology leaders from industry, government and the international community to undertake collaborative efforts that have a fundamental impact on tomorrow's Internet. For more information:
http://www.internet2.edu/

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Lauren Rotman




  • Internet2 Opens Call for Nominations for Annual IDEA Awards, Lauren Rotman, 01/16/2009

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