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2006 Spring Meeting – Agenda

Northern Lights and University of Minnesota
15-16 May 2006
Minneapolis, MN
Coffman Union, 4th floor, Rooms A-C

This will be a working meeting for Quilt Participants Only


Monday May 15, 2006
Time Activity Presenter
9:30 am CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST (shuttle leaves hotel at 9:15 am)
10:00am Welcome Hud Croasdale and Myron Lowe
10:15am Strategic Discussion
Quilt 101 – Brief History of The Quilt Wendy Huntoon
Overview of Current Organization Hud, Marla, George/EC
Standing Committees Hud, Marla, George/EC
Executive Committee, Steering Committee, Membership Hud, Marla, George/EC
Proposed Changes; Organizational, Governance, and Management Hud, Marla, George/EC
Quilt Membership in Other Organizations Hud, Marla, George/EC
“The Future” – Moving Forward Discussions with National Network Providers All
Quilt Guiding Principles Hud, Marla, George/EC
12:15 pm LUNCH
1:15 pm Strategic Discussion Continued
2:15 pm BREAK
2:30 pm RON Committee Update Mark Johnson
2:45 pm NFP Committee Update Jen Leasure
3:00 pm CIS Committee Update Steve Petko
CIS Survey Results Jen Leasure
Time Warner Telecom CIS Presentation Gary Doty, Area Vice PresidentMark Wilcop, Business Development Manager, Public SectorBrett Bradbury, Network Application Specialist
Sprint CIS Presentation Todd Reinglass, National Program Manager for Education & Public Sector SalesKurt M. Holloway  North Region Manager/Education Segment Sales
Public Sector/Sprint Industry Solutions
4:30 pm Wrap-Up
6:30 pm DINNER – Buca di Beppo
Tuesday, May 16, 2006
8:00 am CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST (shuttle leaves hotel at 7:45 am)
8:30 am Peering
How Should Quilt Can Pursue Peering Projects? Hud Croasdale (facilitator)
Transitrail Project:  Description, Initial Results, Invitations to Participate Jan Eveleth, Dave Reese
10:30 am BREAK
10:45 am Peering Continued
Panel Discussion on Peering Efforts:
NCREN on their peering effort(s) with Georgia/VA on the DC to Atlanta corridor Mark Johnson, Brian Savory, Jeff Crowder
FLR/LEARN/OneNet/AR/LONI on their new peering effort in the southeast Jim Williams, Charlie McMahon,  Dave Pokorney
Pacific Wave Jan Eveleth, Dave Reese
11:45 am LUNCH
12:45 pm EsNet – Update and Discussion Bill JohnstonChin Guok
1:30 pm National Policy Council Update George Loftus
1:45 pm Member Updates Hud Croasdale (facilitator), All
3:15 pm Meeting Wrap-Up Hud Croasdale