Internet2 Live Streams Presidents' Day Event from Jimmy Carter National Historic Site
Denver, Colo., February 17, 2017 – Internet2, operator of the nation’s largest and fastest, coast-to-coast research and education network, will stream a Presidents' Day event with former President Jimmy Carter and First Lady Rosalynn Carter live from the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site in Plains, Georgia.
- The event takes place on Monday, February 20, 2017 at 11 a.m. EST.
- Access the live stream here.
During the hour-long event, President and Mrs. Carter will talk about their personal experiences pertaining to the Camp David Accords, followed by a book signing at the Eastern National Bookstore. The live streaming of this event is made possible through a partnership between Internet2’s United States Unified Community Anchor Network (U.S. UCAN) program and the National Park Service.
The U.S. UCAN program works with regional research and education networks across the country to connect community anchor institutions—including primary and secondary schools, libraries, museums, health care facilities and other public institutions—to advanced broadband capabilities.
“Internet2 is honored to extend our community's technical expertise and advanced networking infrastructure to enable people from all around the world to virtually participate in this very special President's Day event,” said James Werle, director of K20 Initiative at Internet2.
To learn more about the 2017 Presidential Primary Source Project, a collaborative program sponsored by historic sites and museums, the National Parks Service, U.S. Presidential Libraries and Museums, and the Internet2 community, please visit their website or contact Matt Hall.
Internet2 is a member-owned advanced technology community founded by the nation’s leading higher education institutions in 1996. Internet2 provides a collaborative environment for U.S. research and education organizations to solve shared technology challenges, and to develop innovative solutions in support of their educational, research and community service missions.
Internet2 also operates the nation’s largest and fastest, coast-to-coast research and education network, which as of October 2016, has moved over one exabyte (one billion gigabytes) of data. Internet2 serves more than 94,000 community anchor institutions, 317 U.S. universities, 70 government agencies, 43 regional and state education networks, 78 leading corporations working with our community and more than 61 national research and education networking partners representing more than 100 countries.
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