2017 Internet2 Global Summit

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The Global Network: Evolving from an Architecture to an Infrastructure

Time 04/26/17 01:15PM-02:30PM

Room Mount Vernon A

Session Abstract

Speakers and topics:

GNA Architecture (30 minutes)
First, we speak about the GNA in general theoretical terms (Rene). Second, we talk about the evolution and concrete accomplishments of the GNA-Tech WG (Jim and Erik-Jan). Third, we talk about the implementation of the GNA architecture and how that will benefit the community (Dale).

Rene Buch Overview of evolution and looking forward < lead into future> [10]
Erik-Jan and Jim Summary of GNA-Tech Working Group [10]
Dale Finkleson The value of the GNA to you. [10]

GNA Compliant Infrastructure (60 minutes)
These talks build on the Dale F talk about the value to the community, but are presented from the perspective of the organizations that own or run the physical infrastructure. The mix of speakers highlights the geographic diversity of the GNA. The speakers are implementors of links or Exchange

Francis Lee Singapore XP
Dave Reese CENIC/PW
Leon Staphorst SANREN
Jen Schopf TransPAC4
Alexander van den Hil ANA
Julio Ibarra FL->Brazil

The presentation fits into these two areas:
Research and Education
Defining shared community priorities, challenges, and what the next big thing may be.

Network Foundations for the Future
Building global leadership for an advanced secure network, operating it, and expanding it


Speaker Erik-Jan Bos NORDUnet (Nordic Infrastructure for Research and Education)

Speaker Rene Buch NORDUnet (Nordic Infrastructure for Research and Education)

Speaker Lee Bu Sung SingAREN (Singapore Advanced Research and Education Network)

Speaker David Reese CENIC (Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California, The)

Speaker Alexander van den Hil Surfnet BV

Speaker Leonard Staphorst SANReN (South African National Research Network)

Speaker Julio Ibarra Florida International University

Speaker Dale Finkelson Internet2

Speaker Jennifer Schopf Indiana University

Speaker James Williams Indiana University

Primary track Network Foundations for the Future

Secondary tracks Research and Education

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