ESCC and Internet2 Joint Techs Workshop to Highlight Latest in Advanced Networking Technology and Applications
Workshop Plenary Sessions Netcast for Worldwide Viewing
ANN ARBOR, Mich./BERKELEY, Calif. – January 30, 2009 - The ESnet Site Coordinating Committee (ESCC) and Internet2 Joint Techs Workshop will hold its annual winter session next week in College Station, TX. Hosted by Texas A&M University, the four-day conference brings together thought leaders in the research and education community to explore and discuss important technology issues and the latest advancements in next-generation networking.
The main plenary sessions held from February 1 – 5, 2009 will be netcast for worldwide viewing. Those interested in participating remotely in the conference may access live streams, including audio, video and presentation slides via: http://jointtechs.es.net/texas2009/netcast.html
. Once the workshop is over, netcast session archives will also be available.
Since 1998 the Joint Techs Workshop has brought together advanced networking engineers and featured tutorials, presentations, Birds-of-a-Feather meetings, in-depth technical sessions and demonstrations of state-of-the-art high-performance networking technologies. Presentations next week will have four main focus areas including: The Coming Crisis in Routing and Networking, Campus Network Challenges, Convergence Technologies, and End to End Campus Cooperation.
In addition, IPTV, Dynamic Circuit Networking and Network Performance Workshops will be held on January 31 - February 1, 2009 preceding the main Joint Techs sessions. IPv6 and VoIP Workshops will be held after Joint Techs from February 4-6, 2009.
For the full Joint Techs program visit: http://events.internet2.edu/2009/jt-texas/agenda.cfm?event=1019&day=&track=&details=on
ESnet is a high-speed network serving thousands of Department of Energy scientists and collaborators worldwide. A 20-year pioneer in providing high-bandwidth, reliable connections, ESnet enables researchers at national laboratories, universities and other institutions to communicate with each other using the collaborative capabilities needed to address some of the world's most important scientific challenges. Funded principally by DOE's Office of Science, ESnet services allow scientists to make effective use of unique DOE research facilities and computing resources, independent of time and geographic location. ESnet is managed by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. For more information: http://www.es.net/
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