The Quilt 2019 Fall Member Meeting – Agenda


The Quilt Fall Member Meeting
Hosted by Northern Lights GigaPoP
September 24 – 26, 2019
The Downtown Renaissance Hotel – The Depot
Minneapolis, MN

Agenda [As of 7/25/2019]
Meeting Rooms Map

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 – Pre-Meeting Sessions and Activities

Time Topic Locations (TBD)
9:00 am – 12:00 pm FFG Meeting
Gabriel Lopez (Sun Corridor) and Lance Neal (LONI), co-chairs
8:00 am – 12:00 pm Services Working Group
Ann Zimmerman (OARnet) and Greg Gray (UNL/Network Nebraska), co-chairs
1:00 – 5:00 pm FFG and Services Working Groups Combined Meeting
5:30 – 7:00 pm Joint Reception with The Quilt, NSF PIs and NRP
(Light Appetizers and Cash Bar)

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

The Quilt, NSF, & NRP Collocated Program

Time Topic Locations (TBD)
6:45 – 8:00 am General Breakfast
7:00 – 8:00 am Internet2 Communication Anchor Program Stakeholder Breakfast – Grab your breakfast in the main meal room and come and join us.
8:15 – 8:30 am Colocated Meeting of NSF/NRP/Quilt
Welcome and Introductions
 
 
8:30 – 9:15 am Plenary
9:15 – 10:00 am Lightning Talks – Regional Networks Addressing Smaller Institution Challenges in Networking Infrastructure and Research IT Resources
10:00 – 10:15 am Morning Break
10:15 – 11:00 am Panel Discussion:  Secure Research Data
11:30 – 11:45 am Invited Presentations: Supporting Tribal Colleges
TCU Cyberinfrastructure Update
CC* Regional: Tribal Consortium Research Network
11:45 am – 1:00 pm General Collocated Lunch – NSF / NRP / Quilt
11:45 am – 1:00 pm AIHEC / University / Regional Network Partner Lunch (open)
1:15 – 2:00 pm Invited Presentation: University of Minnesota’s Cyberinfrastructure: Facilitating the Glacial Polar Center’s Research and Changing How We See Earth
 
 
 
2:00 – 2:45 pm Panel Discussion: How Regional Partnerships with National Performance Engineering and Outreach Initiatives are Enabling Science
2:45 – 2:55 pm Collocated Program Wrap-Up
3:00 – 3:30 pm Afternoon Break – NSF PI Workshop and NRP Workshop Concludes

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 – The Quilt Member Meeting

Time Topic Locations (TBD)
3:30 – 5:00 pm Quilt Fall Member Meeting Continues – NSF PIs and NRP workshop participants who represent higher-education institutions are invited to attend
3:30 – 3:45 pm Northern Lights GigaPoP Welcome  
3:45 – 4:30 pm Invited Presentation: Telling Community Stories with Broadband Data
Bob Ballance, Center for Internet as Infrastructure
4:30 – 5:15 pm Quilt Member Lightning Talks – touch base with Jen if you have a 5-minute topic  
5:30 – 6:30 pm Member Meeting Social Hour – Dinner on Own

Thursday, September 26, 2019 – Quilt Member Meeting

Time Topic Locations (TBD)
7:00 – 8:15 am Breakfast
7:00 – 8:15 am Side Breakfast Meeting  
8:15 – 8:30 am Day 2 Welcome  
 
8:30 – 9:15 am Invited Presentation: Insights into Bridging the Rural Divide
Angie Dickinson, Minnesota Office of Broadband Development
9:15 – 9:30 am Facilitated Discussion: R&E Network Engagement in State Broadband Development
9:30 – 10:15 am Invited Presentation: Invited: Internet2 Community Anchors Program Update
Stephanie Stenberg, Internet2
 
10:15 – 10:30 am Break
10:30 – 11:30 am Invited Presentation: Invited: Internet2 Community Anchors Program Update
Stephanie Stenberg, Internet2
 
11:00 – 11:45 am Briefs: Invited Talks (15-minutes each)
New Member Services for Esports
Wendy Huntoon, KINBERThe CyberRISK (Regional Information Security Knowledge-sharing) Workshop
Jean Davis, MCNC

Securing Research at Scale: A Collaboration Between the Quilt and Trusted CI
Dana Brunson, Internet2
Von Welch, Indiana GigaPoP

UETN Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) Spectrum Experiments
Jim Stewart, UETN

11:30 – 11:45 am Wrap-Up and Preview of Winter 2020 Member Meeting  
12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch – box lunches – either stay to enjoy or take with you

Updated 7.25.2019