Proposals: If you would like to give a presentation, propose a panel discussion, present a tutorial on Sunday afternoon, or organize a BoF, SIG, or side meeting, submit your proposals HERE.
The focus areas for talks at this Joint Techs are: Advanced Infrastructures, Emerging Technologies, and Convergence; there will be up to three (3) talks on performance, security and IPv6. Note: Proposals on other topics WILL be entertained.
The Advanced Infrastructure focal area is interested in talks on the following topics (but not limited to them):
- Stimulus funding projects at the state and regional level
- Network upgrade deployment issues
- Strategic planning for networks undergoing upgrades
- Lessons-learned from Round 1 funding awardees
- Plans from Round 2 funding awardees, with emphasis on 1st time awardees
- Inter-region/inter-state collaborations
This is a new area, and talks on any topic related to recent or upcoming network upgrades will be considered. Please feel free to contact either of the co-chairs (Joe St Sauver & Gary Buhrmaster (SLAC) ) for more information.
The Emerging Technologies focal area is interested in talks on the following topics (but not limited to them):
- identity management topics
- new bulk data transfer tools
- various Big Science projects
- network testbed projects
- commercial or other remotely-hosted cloud services
This is a wide-open area, and talks on any topic related to new, upcoming network or middleware technology will be considered. Please feel free to contact either of the co-chairs (Jason Zurawski & Ted Sopher) for more information.
Convergence: Campus Challenges
This area concentrates on topics of technology convergence
at campuses and related topics. Some examples might include:
- Merging of traditional voice, video, and data services onto common infrastructure, VoIP, IPTV, etc.
- Convergence of control systems for infrastructure, industrial, & facilities processes like SCADA.
- Convergence of application layer services such as unified communications (UC) - tying together instant messaging, presence, VoIP, video, SMS etc.
Lightning Talks: A 20- to 30-minute slot is offered on Wednesday morning for various Lightning Talks. A Lightning Talk is a sub-5-minute talk on a topic of your choice -– anything interesting, timely, or even a bit off the wall. Proposals are solicited during the workshop; successful candidates will be informed on Tuesday before the Reception. Slides are welcome but not required.