WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Internet2 will host its annual technical meeting, the Technology Exchange, for the research and education community from October 15-18 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco. The event will convene over 650 attendees from more than 250 institutions, 17 countries, and 46 states including network engineers, technologists, architects, scientists, operators, and administrators in the fields of advanced networking, trust and identity, information security, applications for research, and web-scale computing.
- Keynote speaker Professor Kathy Yelick, associate laboratory director for Computing Sciences at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, to give the TechEX17 Exchange address, The Superfacility: A New Supermodel for Seamless Scientific Discovery.
- Meeting program includes 10 in-depth tutorials, 95 technical presentations, 50 working meetings, and 5 workshops.
- San Francisco JAZZ demonstration and brief presentation about the technical challenges faced when coordinating multi-site, concurrent data streams in hi-res/lo-loss environments.
- Demonstrations on virtual reality technologies; denial-of-service attack mitigation; and community-developed workflow components and APIs.
- Screening of CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap and Q&A with technology leader Avis Yates Rivers.
- Featured presentations: Community Experimentation Toward a Future R&E Infrastructure; Federated Identity Management for the Sciences and Humanities; How a Successful Phishing Attack Led to MFA and More; TIER: Moving the Community to Adoption and Production.
The event is co-hosted by the Corporation For Education Network Initiatives In California (CENIC), Energy Sciences Network (ESnet), and the University of California, Berkeley. For more information on the event program or to register, visit https://meetings.internet2.edu/2017-technology-exchange.
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Internet2 is a non-profit, member-driven advanced technology community founded by the nation’s leading higher education institutions in 1996. Internet2 delivers a diverse portfolio of technology solutions that leverages, integrates, and amplifies the strengths of its members and helps support their educational, research and community service missions. Internet2’s research and education network infrastructure supports millions of user applications each day and delivers advanced, customized services that are accessed and secured by a community-developed trust and identity framework. For more information, visit www.internet2.edu or follow @Internet2.