The Quilt Community gathers in La Jolla next week for the 2014 Winter Member Meeting on Feb. 4-7 at the La Jolla Shores Hotel. It will be another informative event bringing together Quilt members from all over the country to look at trends and hot topics for advanced networking and infrastructure for research and education to start a new year.
In addition to discussing the strategic directions for The Quilt in 2014, we have an extensive and exciting agenda lined up for this meeting. Meeting program highlights include a vibrant CEO Roundtable discussion; best practices and strategies on how to renew network assets and support for the research enterprise… and that’s just to name a few!View full agenda
We are also pleased to have two invited addresses planned for the meeting. First, Kevin Thompson of the National Science Foundation will join us to discuss the new Campus Cyberinfrastructure – Infrastructure, Innovation and Engineering Program (CC*IIE).
We also are pleased to have Glenn Ricart of U.S. Ignite to talk about Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and applications for big data.
The Quilt and Internet2 also will be holding the InCommon Federation Workshop immediately following the main member meeting. This workshop will be held the afternoon of Thursday, Feb. 6 and concludes the following morning with case studies and discussions focused on the eight current FIM pilots as well as topics of Related Work Report Outs: InCommon Partnership ModelsRelated Work Report Outs: InCommon Partnership Models and InCommon TAC Interfederation, There will also be a Pilot Panel focusing on Applications and Value Propositions for K-12.
More details available here.
We look forward to seeing you next week!