SURA Information Technology Committee
Regional Optical Networking Community Meeting
Tuesday, February 20 – 21, 2007
Atlanta Airport Renaissance Concourse Hotel
One Hartsfield Centre Parkway
Atlanta , Georgia 30354
Tuesday, February 20 * Hotel Meeting Room – Concourse A
11:00am Larry Conrad - Welcome, context setting, and kickoff
See SURA Background Materials below
11:15pm Hud Croasdale – Exec. Dir, TheQuilt - The Quilt Perspective on Services offered by the national associations for state and regional networks
TheQuilt Organizational Overview
12:45pm Doug VanHouweling – CEO, I2 - New network offerings, revised governance model
3:00pm Tom West – CEO, NLR - New network offerings, status of Battelle partnership
NLR Presentation - Wendy Huntoon
NLR Presentation - Tom West
5:00pm Ron Johnson - VP U of WA and PNWGP -
Teleconference overview of P-Wave, National Transit Rail, international peering perspective, "super-regional" concept
Ron Johnson's presentation
6:00pm Reception with Cash Bar - informal discussion, presenters invited
7:00pm Dinner - presenters invited - Hosted by SURA Concourse A
9:00pm Planning group convenes to finalize agenda for Day Two
Wednesday, February 21 * Hotel Meeting Room – da Vinci Room
7:30am Breakfast - da Vinci Room
8:00am Larry Conrad - Context Setting for Day Two and review of survey feedback from Day one
What key messages did you hear yesterday?
What key concerns do you have going forward?
What key opportunities do you see for SE institutions?
What is the single most important topic to cover on Day Two?
Is there value in collective action going forward?
8:45am Panel Discussion with perspectives of key players in our region (5 min. each)
Panelists: Bill Wing, Brian Voss, Peter O'Neil, Jim Pepin, Ron Hutchins
Bill Wing's presentation
Focus Question: What are the challenges and opportunities for our universities, our networks, our region?
9:15am Break-out sessions to discuss survey driven topics
10:00am Team Leader reports from break-out sessions
10:30am Larry Conrad - Wrap-Up Discussion
Dan Updegrove presentation on Survey Results
Larry Conrad presentation on Connectivity scenarios for our institutions.
Action options for our region.
"National Networking Going Forward Scenarios"
Don Riley presentation on SURA/SERON Regional Vision
12:30 p.m. Adjourn
SURA Background Materials
SURA IT Meeting Notes, July 27, 2006
SERON Organization Proposal, Nov. 1, 2006
SERON Report to SURA IT Committee, Nov. 9, 2006
SERON Goals, Jan. 17, 2007
SURA RONs & National Maps
Internet 2 Background Materials
I2 Network Overview
NLR Background Materials
NLR Annual Report 2006
Regional & State Networking Principles
Recommendations on I2 State Regional Network Members
I2/NLR Group A Report, May 2005
Presentations from Joint Techs Meeting in Minneapolis, Feb. 11-13, 2007
* The Internet2 Network Tutorial - Sunday, Feb. 11, 2007
Dynamic Services and IP Services
Expected Uses and Application Communities
* Updates - Monday, Feb. 12, 2007
Internet2 Network Update
Dynamic Circuit Services Update
Recent Control Plane Developments
Workshops on Dynamic Services
Day One Feedback Survey
Day One Feedback Results