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National Science Foundation International Research Network Connections (IRNC) PI Meeting (Invitation Only)

Time 05/15/16 09:00AM-11:30AM

Room Great America 1&2 (6th Floor)

Session Abstract

This is a meeting of the Principal Investigators for the National Science Foundation's The International Research Network Connections (IRNC) program, which supports high-performance network connectivity required by international science and engineering research and education collaborations involving the NSF research community. NSF expects to make 1-2 awards to link U.S. research networks with peer networks in Europe and Africa and leverage existing international network connectivity. High-performance network connections funded by this program are intended to support science and engineering research and education applications, and preference will be given to solutions that provide the best economy of scale and demonstrate the ability to support the largest communities of interest with the broadest services. Funded projects will assist the U.S. research and education community by enabling state-of-the-art international network services and access to increased collaboration and data services. Through extended international network connections, additional research and production network services will be enabled, complementing those currently offered or planned by domestic research networks.

Primary track Innovations in Advanced Networking and Services

Secondary tracks Applied Research, Scholarship and Applications

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