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  • Date: Sun, 30 Sep 2012 18:25:36 -0400

Title: Program Highlights: Monday, October 1


Internet2 Member Update

Program Highlights: Monday, October 1

On Monday at 1:15pm in Liberty A/B, we welcome Sam Pitroda, Advisor to the Prime Minister of India on Public Information Infrastructure & Innovations and John Sexton, President of New York University and Internet2 Board of Trustees Member as our first General Session Speakers. Each will offer his thoughts on the Importance of a Global Perspective for the US Research and Education Community, with a Q&A moderated by Michael McRobbie, President of Indiana University and Chair of the Internet2 Board of Trustees.

Monday evening, attendees are invited to the Welcome Reception for a grand celebration of the Internet2 community’s achievement in building the most advanced research collaboration platform in the world partially funded by the Broadband Technologies Opportunity Program (BTOP). The celebration will begin in Liberty A/B led by Rob Vietzke, Internet2 Vice President of Network Services, with other community leaders and partners.

Program Changes

For program updates, including room, time, and speaker changes, as well as session cancellations, please refer to the online program or mobile application.

Internet2 Sponsor Events and Activities

Internet2 gratefully acknowledges the sponsors of the Fall 2012 Internet2 Member Meeting. Internet2 would like to thank Platinum Sponsor Dell, Gold Sponsors Brocade, Fujitsu, and Microsoft, Silver Sponsors Aastra, Box, Ciena, and HP and Bronze sponsors ADVA Optical Networking, CenturyLink Government, codefortytwo software, Desire2Learn, Fischer International Identity, Globus Online, Infinera, Instructure, Juniper, Level 3 Communications, Mozy and Optelian. The generous support of these sponsors has helped make this Member Meeting possible!

Visit the Sponsor Display Hall and play the “Prize Passport” game to win a $500 Apple Gift Card, a $250 Amazon Gift Card, and several $25 Brookstone Gift Cards.  Please visit the Internet2 blog or refer to the “Prize Passport” infosheet you received at registration for full details of how to play and win!

The Sponsor Display Hall will be located in the Liberty C/D Ballroom and will be open on Monday from 7:00am - 8:00pm.

The Welcome Reception, Breakfasts, Lunches, and Refreshment Breaks will provide key times to interact with sponsors. Please be sure to add the Sponsor Display Hall to your meeting agenda.

Internet2 NET+ Services Information Area

The Internet2 NET+ Services Information Area, is a new one-stop venue to collect information regarding Internet2 NET+ Services and programs. Take a moment to explore the expanding portfolio of commercial cloud services tailored for higher education, common applications and community developed offerings that are available to all Internet2 members and soon a growing list of US and International education institutions through the expanding NET+ Partner Program. These services are an excellent resource to accelerate scientific research, advance education delivery, improve student engagement and transform university administrative functions. Please refer to the online schedule for specific times and topics.



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