2013 Internet2 Annual Meeting

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US-India Science and Education Partnerships

Time 04/22/13 04:30PM-05:30PM

Session Abstract

According to an Internet2 survey there are more than 350 projects between US and India each with more than $250,000 of funding. India's National Knowledge Network (NKN) and Internet2 are contemplating a 10 gig direct connection between the two network backbone. The Obama-Singh Knowledge Initiative is driving cooperation in science, technology, education and innovation between the two of the world's largest knowledge economies. This session would explore how research network connection and close cooperation between RENs can benefit science and education not only in India but how world's largest and oldest democracies working together can transform global research and education, specially in Africa and South Asia.

Speakers

Speaker Prabhakar Dhekne National Knowledge Network

Speaker Michael Cheetham American Association for the Advancement of Science

Speaker Ashok Kolaskar Open Health Systems Laboratory/Internet2

Speaker Molly Teas US Department of State

Secondary tracks Video Technologies Research Partnership Development and Engagement International Global Trends in Research and Education Global Reach and Leadership Focus on Federations Cyberinfrastructure Cloud Services Arts and Humanities Advanced Network Services and Leadership

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