Through mutual agreements with similar organizations around the world, Internet2 is establishing ties that will help ensure the continued global interoperability of advanced networking, and enable collaboration between U.S. researchers, faculty, students and their overseas counterparts.
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This year, Internet2 is transitioning to a new annual meeting format. The first Internet2 Annual Meeting will convene R&E leaders from institutions around the world in an environment of open engagement, partnership and collaboration. Designed to support advancements in R&E, spur innovation, and accelerate global discovery, this forum will equip community leaders to confront organizational, national, and global challenges in new ways. Register now!
The 2013 Internet2 Annual Meeting Keynotes: Education at the Margins: How Technology and Networks Can Help Educate the Marginalized Masses Worldwide
The Internet2 FMM12 Keynotes: The Importance of a Global Perspective
Internet2, UAE National Research and Education Network Announce Partnership To Support Research, New Services and Education Exchanges
Internet2 and Ankabut, the National Research and Education Networks for the United States and the United Arab Emirates, announced today a formal partnership to leverage each others’ advanced network infrastructures to support science and health science research, and education exchanges. More information is here.
New Singapore Facility Provides Universities Advanced Global Connections for Research and Education
Universities seeking to expand their international programs – or to better support existing global campuses and research – stand to benefit from the advanced data and communications network facility unveiled in Singapore on Tuesday by Internet2, global networking partners and several leading Internet2 member universities. More information is here.
Internet2, NORDUnet, ESnet, SURFnet, CANARIE, and GÉANT To Build World's First 100G Intercontinental Transmission Links For Research and Education Community
Six of the world's leading research and education networks today announced their intent to build the world's first 100 gigabits-per-second (Gbps) intercontinental transmission links for research and education. Leaders from Internet2 (USA), NORDUnet, (Nordic countries), ESnet (U.S. Department of Energy), SURFnet (Netherlands), CANARIE (Canada), and GÉANT (Europe) made the announcement at the 2013 Internet2 Annual Meeting before 800 technology, education and research leaders. More information is here.
First-ever around-the-world network backup agreement signed among ORIENTplus, Internet2, TransPAC3 and CERNET to improve service for international researchers
Vital research collaborations involving China, Europe and the United States will be safeguarded through the first, major agreement among partners running the two main high-speed research and education (R&E) Internet routes across Asia, Europe and North America. By agreeing to provide reciprocal backup services via two 10 Gbps connections around the globe, the organisations involved will maximise connectivity and provide a stronger, more resilient service to researchers as they work together on major projects and share growing volumes of data. More information is available here.
New high-speed internet for African research cooperation unveiled
DANTE, the operator of GÉANT, the pan-European research and education network; and UbuntuNet Alliance, the regional research and education network for Southern and Eastern Africa, announced on November 28th the launch of the UbuntuNet network, a high-speed Internet network connecting scientists and academics throughout Southern and Eastern Africa to peers in the region and to Europe, the first network of its kind in Africa. More information is available here.
Internet2 CEO H. David Lambert discusses importance of globalization
In an interview with RedCLARA, Internet2 President and CEO H. David Lambert shared his views on the importance of global collaboration: "Internet2 strongly believes that globalization is changing our mission and strategies - and those of our higher education partners and universities - and will invariably shape the Internet2 of the future." A transcript of the full interview is available on RedCLARA's website.
| CANS 2013
9 - 11 Sep Hangzhou, China
| 2014 Internet2 Annual Meeting
6 - 10 Apr Denver, CO
For more events, check the Internet2 events calendar.