WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exploring and discussing real world applications of the challenges, opportunities and intersections in supporting the academy and researchers will be the subject of a May 8 panel discussion during the 2018 Internet2 Global Summit in San Diego.
Titled “A Win-Win Approach to Supporting the Shared Missions of Research and Education Communities,” the panel discussion is part of the general session that will start at 3:15 p.m. PDT and feature:
- Dr. Deborah Dent, chief information officer, Jackson State University
- Tracy Schroeder, vice president for information services & technology, Boston University
- Dr. Larry Smarr, founding director of the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology and Harry E. Gruber professor of computer science at UC San Diego
Dr. Dent, Schroeder and Dr. Smarr will be joined on the panel by Internet2 president and CEO Howard Pfeffer, who will serve as moderator.
This panel follows a keynote address by Dr. Manish Parashar, office director for the Office of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure at the National Science Foundation, on “Realizing a Cyberinfrastructure Ecosystem that Transforms Science.”
“One of the many highlights of Global Summit is spotlighting how our community members work together and share knowledge that leads to advanced technologies and better research capabilities,” said Howard Pfeffer. “Following Dr. Parashar’s keynote, we are looking forward to having technology thought leaders come together on stage and share diverse and invaluable leadership experiences from their work in supporting research collaboration and helping identify where a national organization, such as Internet2, can play a role in supporting multiple domains for the benefit of the entire research and education ecosystem.”
The 2018 Internet2 Global Summit meeting will convene research and education technology leaders from May 6-9 in San Diego, and is co-hosted by CENIC, the University of California San Diego, and San Diego State University.
Internet2® is a non-profit, member-driven advanced technology community founded by the nation’s leading higher education institutions in 1996. Internet2’s core infrastructure components include the nation’s largest and fastest research and education network that was built to deliver advanced, customized services that are accessed and secured by the community-developed trust and identity framework