SURA IT Planning Meetings: July 28-29, 2005      

SURA Information Technology Strategy Update
Renaissance Concourse Hotel
Atlanta, GA 30354
July 28-29, 2005
Agenda and Presentations

Thursday, July 28, 2005

9:30 am - Greeting and Introductions David Lambert

10:00 am - Overview and Goals for the day David Lambert

10:30 am - SURA Overview - Jerry Draayer

11:00 am - National Overview (20 min each)

Internet2/NLR organizational changes - Steve Corbato

Cyberinfrastructure, PITAC Report - Dan Reed

Lariat, NIH and Telehealth - Ron Johnson

12:30 pm - Lunch

1:00 pm - SURA Programmatic Overview - Gary Crane/Mary Fran Yafchak

Review of materials distributed in advance

Grid Activities (NMI Testbed, GridPlan, SURAgrid, SCOOP, SUN Proposal)
Funding Opportunities (TATRC, NSF SGER, NSF BPC, NSF CRI, SCOOP)
Network infrastructure Activities (AT&T Collaboration, MATP, AtlanticWave)
SURA Telemedicine program development
SGA, SoX, ViDe
AT&T/NLR Assets Available to SURA

2:00 pm - Review of existing IT Strategy - Dave Lambert

2:30-5:00 pm - Open Discussion and Updating the SURA IT Vision - Dave Lambert

6:30 pm - Dinner (at hotel) - Speaker: Suzy Tichenor – VP Council on Competitiveness

"Innovate America: Thriving in a world of challenge and change."


Friday, July 29

8:30 am - Greeting and Introductions - David Lambert

Report from IT Steering Group David Lambert

  • IT fund report
  • Open IT Steering Group position

9:00 am - Recap and conclusions from the SURA IT Strategy meeting - David Lambert

10:00 am - Morning Break

10:30 am - Community Update on Regional Optical Networks in SURA Region MATP, MAX, North Carolina, SLR, FLR, LONI, SRON, LEARN, OneNet

Noon - Lunch

1:00 pm - How does SURA fit into evolving national network vision? - David Lambert

1:30 pm - Telemedicine program development effort - Robert Reynolds / Jay Sanders

2:00 pm - Reports, Updates and Discussion Items - David Lambert

Several updates below were presented from the IT Program Update distributed in advance of the call.

4:00pm Meeting adjourns

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