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  • Date: Mon, 3 Oct 2011 20:54:27 -0400

Title: Member Meeting Program Updates for Tuesday, October 4


Internet2 Member Update

Program Changes for Tuesday, October 4

CANCELED SESSION: NTAC Working Group Chairs Meeting
7:30 AM-8:30 AM
Location: 201

A Giant Leap Forward: New Network Infrastructure
8:45 AM-10:00 AM
Location: 301A
Added Speaker: Alex Moura, RNP
Removed Speaker: Iara Machado, RNP

NRENs in the Future - What Do They Look Like? Part 2
8:45 AM-10:00 AM
Location: 302C
Added Speakers: Iara Machado, RNP; Mark Roman, CANARIE; Claudio Allocchio, GARR; Jerry Sobieski, NORDUnet; Jabiri Bakari, Tanzania Education and Research Network
Removed Speaker: Edward Moynihan, Internet2

Refreshment Break
New End Time: 10:00 AM-10:15 AM
Location: Ballroom B

New Start Time: 12:00 PM-1:15 PM
Location: Ballroom B

General Session: Internet2 - Harnessing the Energy of Community & Innovation to Define Our Future
New Start and End Times: 10:15 AM-12:00 PM
Location: Ballroom C

Teaching and Learning Special Interest Group
New End Time: 12:00 PM-1:15 PM
Location 306A

Community Leaders Forum
New Start Time: 12:00 PM-1:15 PM
Location: 304

Salsa Lunch
New End Time: 12:00 PM-1:15 PM
Location: 306C

Shibboleth Working Group
New End Time: 12:00 PM-1:15 PM
Location: 306B

Developments in Trust Federations: Assurance and the Identity Ecosystem
1:15 PM-2:30 PM
Location: 301B
Remove Speaker: Don Thibeau, Open Identity Exchange (OIX)
Added Speaker: Joni Brennan, IEEE-ISTO

NEW TITLE: The Bandwidth Explosion: Coping with Insatiable End-User-Demand
Previous Title: Something You Already Knew)
3:00 PM-4:00 PM
Location: 301A

New Session: Box Demonstration for Internet2 Members - See what Box can do for you!
4:30 PM-5:30 PM
Location: 301A

Ethernet Protection Approaches
4:30 PM-5:30 PM
Location: 301B
Added Speaker: John Hawkins, Ciena
Removed Speaker: Rod Wilson, Ciena

Internet2 Cloud Computing Project: AT&T Update
4:30 PM-5:30 PM
New Location: 302A
Added Speakers: Larry Healy, AT&T

The Changing Face of Classroom Tech: What Does the Data Say?
4:30 PM-5:30 PM
New Location: Ballroom C

MACE Salsa Dinner
6:30 PM-10:00 PM
New Location: Congressional Room - Raleigh Marriott Center City Center

First General Session

The Fall Member Meeting's first General Session kicks off with welcome remarks from Dave Lambert, President and CEO, Internet2, and Joe Freddoso, President and CEO, MCNC, followed by the presentation of the 2011 Internet2 IDEA Awards. The focus will then shift to important updates on the 100G Internet2 Network, in addition to several exciting announcements that will continue to define Internet2 as the community who shapes the future of advanced networking. Please note the extended time for this General Session from 10:15 AM-12:00 PM in Ballroom B.

Noteworthy Sessions

Advanced Network Services Tomorrow: The Network Design and Deployment Initiative (NDDI)'s first service, the Open Science, Scholarship and Services (OS3E) will be introduced and demonstrated on Tuesday afternoon in the Internet2 Advanced Network Services Tomorrow session, 4:30-5:30 Room 302C. At this session, you will see how the OS3E point-to-point vlan capabilities can be provisioned and hear about the roadmap for the service. To stay current with the latest developments regarding OS3E, subscribe to:

Internet2 NET+ Services and Progress To Date: Internet2 NET+ Services provide “above the network” services to Internet2 member organizations, including higher education, government, and industry. As recently announced, Jerry Grochow was named Interim Vice President for Internet2 NET+ Services. He will coordinate ongoing and new cloud computing initiatives and projects, serve as the primary liaison with Internet2 community members involved in the initial cloud programs, and shepherd the integration of these initiatives with the programs of InCommon and the Internet2 Network. Be sure to attend the Internet2 NET+ Services and Progress To Date session on Tuesday, October 4 at 1:15pm to learn how these services will create a platform tailored to the needs of the Internet2 community.

Internet2 Industry Members Sponsor Events and Activities

Internet2 gratefully acknowledges the sponsors of the Fall 2011 Internet2 Member Meeting. Internet2 would like to thank Silver level sponsors Ciena, Cisco, HP and Level 3 Communications; Bronze sponsors ADVA Optical Networking, CenturyLink Government & Education Solutions, NEC and VMware; and Supporting sponsors Acentia, CommScope, Fujitsu, Infinera, Juniper Networks, Kimley-Horn and Associates, Mediasite by Sonic Foundry, and Time Warner Cable Business Class. The generous support of these sponsors has helped to make this Member Meeting possible!

Call for Program Committee Participation

The Internet2 Member Meeting provides many opportunities for the exchange of information about new and on-going work in the member community. These opportunities are created by the work of the Internet2 Member Meeting Program Committee, which has responsibility for creating the main program at each meeting. The Program Committee is charged with developing the Call for Session Proposals and the subsequent review and selection of the final Member Meeting program. The Program Committee comprises member representatives from the Internet2 community. Please consider volunteering your time and sharing your expertise by joining the Internet2 Program Committee. More information about the Call for Participation and the roles of the Program Committee is available online.

Host a Future Member Meeting

If your organization is interested in hosting a future Internet2 Member Meeting and you would like more information about what is involved--and more importantly, the benefits to your organization--please contact Marianne Smith, Director of Member & Partner Relations either by email: or by phone (734) 352-4976.


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