2020 Internet2 Regional Principals Meeting

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2020 Internet2 Regional Principals Meeting

About the Meeting

The 2020 Internet2 Regional Principals meeting will be co-locating with The Quilt Winter Member Meeting in La Jolla, CA.

Date: Tuesday, February 4th, 2020
Time: 8:00am-5:00pm 


NOTE: If you are attending both the Regional Principals meeting (Tuesday, February 4) and The Quilt Winter Member Meeting (Wednesday, February 5 - Friday, February 7) you will need to register separately for each event.

REGISTER HEREfor the Internet2 2020 Regional Principals Meeting

REGISTER HERE for the Quilt 2020 Winter Member Meeting

Lodging Deadline: Monday, January 13th, 2020

Your 2020 Internet2 Regional Principals Meeting​ registration includes:

Attendance and any materials for the 2020 Internet2 Regional Principals Meeting including breakfast, refreshment breaks, lunch, and Tuesday evening reception (Tuesday, February 4th, 5:30-7:30pm.)

*Please RSVP to the reception during Registration 

Hotel & Travel







Info about the hotels

La Jolla Shores Hotel
8110 Camino Del Oro
La Jolla, CA 92037
Hotel: 858-459-8271    

La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club
2000 Spindrift Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037
Hotel: 888-828-0948

Room Block Rates

  • •   $209.00 per night for a Garden View – La Jolla Shores Hotel
  • •   $239.00 per night for a Coastal View – La Jolla Shores Hotel
  • •   $209.00 per night for a Club Guest – La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club
  • •   $369.00 per night for a Beach Front Suite – La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club
  • • . Room taxes are 12.725%

Reservation method: Please contact the hotel directly at the following numbers:  La Jolla Shores Hotel (866) 976-6659 or La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club (844) 802-1948.

Block Name: Please be sure to reference the The Quilt (even if you are only attending  the Regional Principals event) when reserving your room, to ensure the discounted rate.

Block cut-off date: Monday, January 13th, 2020

Parking Information: Underground parking is available for $28/day 

On-Site: Once on-property, La Jolla Shores Hotel provides a complimentary 7-passenger shuttle to escort guests to/from the local La Jolla area.

Hotel Restaurants

•    The Shores Restaurant

•    Beach BBQ Cookouts

•    The Marine Room


Area Airports 

The closest airport to the meeting location is San Diego International Airport (SAN).

La Jolla Shores Hotel is approximately 12 miles from the San Diego Airport.

  • •  Uber and Lyft services are available. Average fare is about $23 one-way.
  • •  A taxi is approximately $45 one-way.
  • •  Super Shuttle is another option for transport at approximately $30 one-way.
  • •  Super Shuttle 
  • •  Driving directions (Map)


Date: February 4, 2020
Location: La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club, Walnut Lounge

Goals for the Meeting: To provide an update on the progress of the Next Generation Infrastructure (NGI) Project and present the final Platform Fee Model. Then, we will turn our attention to the future and talk about how the community can work together to make the best use of capabilities of NGI, as well as collaborate on services for our collective members, such as support for research, eduroam, RPI, Cloud Access and ESports.

Time Session     |    Location
8:15:00 - 9:00 a.m. Breakfast  |  La Sala Room
9:00 - 9:15 a.m. Welcome (Meeting Chairs: Steve Corbato, Link Oregon; Brian Ensor CAAREN  | Walnut Lounge
9:15 - 9:30 a.m. Introductions (All)
9:30 - 10:30 a.m. NGI Update and Progress (Rob Vietzke, Internet2)
We will cover progress on the NGI project including optical, packet, testbed, and automation.
10:30 - 10:45 a.m. Break  |  Walnut Lounge
10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Service Model (George Loftus, Internet2)
The final Platform Fee Model will be discussed along with NGI services including Cloud, RPI, esports, waves and spectrum.
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch  |  poolside patio
1:00 - 1:10 p.m. Setting the stage for the afternoon (Rob Vietzke, Internet2)
The afternoon session will focus on what the future holds and how the community can work together to make the best uses of the new infrastructure.
1:10- 1:55 p.m. eduroam for Regionals (Ann West, Internet2; Jim Stewart, UETN)
Jim will describe UETN’s eduroam pilot project and Ann will describe the next steps in extending the pilot to other regionals.
1:55 - 2:45 p.m. Discussion: using the infrastructure created by NGI and how the community can work together to be prepared to do so.
2:45 - 3:00 p.m. Break  |  Walnut Lounge
3:00 - 3:45 p.m. Community Research Support Efforts (Dana Brunson, Internet2)
Dana will describe community efforts in the research support area.
3:45 - 4:30 p.m. IceCube Research Project (Frank Wuerthwein, University of California, San Diego)
Frank will describe his research using IceCube’s science goals as a basis for attaining the largest scale ever achieved in cloud-based simulations on GPUs that was on display at SC19.
4:30 - 5:00 p.m. Next steps, wrapping up
5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Beach reception

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