The World Bank’s Chris Vein highlights how open global technology innovation and partnerships with the Internet2 community are key to solving climate change and extreme poverty.
Internet2’s 2014 Global Summit—our annual meeting, now named to reflect the importance of our global community to Internet2’s membership—was held 6–10 April 2014 in sunny Denver, Colorado.
Global sessions were integrated throughout the meeting and there was much excitement as a variety of sessions and presentations highlighted the many opportunities to enable research and education across the globe. See the Global Summit Program (International tag) for more details.
Internet2 develops mutual agreements with research and education organizations around the world in order to establishthat enable seamless collaboration between U.S. researchers, faculty, students and their overseas counterparts.
Through these close partnerships, well architected global infrastructure, and federated services, Internet2 is helping to ensure continued interoperability of advanced networking globally, and to support the global expansion of education delivery and distributed research.
Enabling Collaboration on a Global Scale
Through mutual agreements with similar organizations around the world, Internet2 is establishing ties that enable collaboration between U.S. researchers, faculty, students and their overseas counterparts—and help ensure the continued global interoperability of advanced networking.
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Information for Prospective Partner Organizations
Internet2 is always building relationships with other NRENs. The goal? To connect educational and research communities around the globe through mutual partnerships. Can we partner with your organization?
International Relationship Goals
- To ensure global interoperability in the next generation of networking technologies
- To enable research and education through advanced applications on a global scale
To begin these partnerships, we use mutual agreements signed by Internet2 and partner organizations called Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs). A standard MOU includes provisions such as:
- Providing for interconnection between our respective institutions
- Collaboration on advanced technology and applications development
- Promoting the transfer of technology to the wider education community and the commercial marketplace
For information regarding our international program, contact, +1.202.721.1052, or email .
- African Research and Education Community
- Asia and Oceania Research and Education Community
- Emerging National Research and Education Networks
- European Research and Education Community
- Global Network Architecture Technical Group