In light of the current circumstances related to the rapidly evolving coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak, we’ve made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Internet2 Global Summit. Learn more.
Internet's 2019 Global Summit is a community forum for our members and partners from around the world to participate in unprecedented collaboration to discuss today’s needs, challenges and solutions across all Research and Education.
The R&E community and Internet2 are now at a key inflection point–one that presents an incredible opportunity to reshape our thinking and once again take a leadership role in the broader technology landscape. Be part of the dialogue at the 2018 Internet2 Global Summit.
The theme for the 2017 Global Summit was Bringing Networks Together: Connecting People and Technology with Research and Education.
Attendees brought their best ideas to Washington, DC, April 23–26, 2017 and helped the community plan how network infrastructure and community trust framework can best combine to advance research and education.
In light of the current circumstances related to the rapidly evolving coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak, we’ve made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Internet2 Global Summit.
The safety and well-being of our community colleagues, members, and staff is our top priority, and we feel that it is impossible to provide a safe environment for Global Summit attendees at this time. Learn more.
The Internet2 Global Summit is a leading forum to support and drive the advancement of research and education, spur next-generation innovation and accelerate global discovery. The Summit convenes CIOs and other leaders from institutions around the world in an environment of open engagement, free exchange, partnership and collaboration.
Together, we gauge progress toward our collective goals, explore critical issues within the broad R&E landscape, and determine community priorities. When we involve thought leaders, decision-makers, technologists, and end users in the same conversation, we do amazing things. We hope you will join us for this exciting annual event.
We are working to establish dates and locations for the Internet2 Global Summits for 2022 and 2023. When the dates and locations are set, these meetings will appear under the heading Upcoming Global Summits.
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upcoming global summits
- 2021 Internet2 Global Summit Apr 18–21, 2021 Washington, DC
- 2022 Global Summit (Tentative Dates) May 22–25, 2022 Location TBD
- 2024 Internet2 Global Summit May 05–08, 2024 Washington, DC
past global summits
- 2019 Internet2 Global Summit Mar 05–08, 2019 Washington, DC
- 2018 Internet2 Global Summit May 06–09, 2018 San Diego, CA
- 2017 Internet2 Global Summit Apr 23–26, 2017 Washington, DC
- 2016 Internet2 Global Summit May 15–18, 2016 Chicago, IL
- 2015 Internet2 Global Summit Apr 26–30, 2015 Washington, DC