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IDEA Award Submissions Deadline Extended to March 10, 2010

Posted on Feb 24, 2010 by Doug Howell
Tags: Community, Community Driven, Community-Driven Innovation, imported, Innovative Application Awards, Internet2 Annual Meetings

Award to recognize innovative applications of advanced networking

Ann Arbor, Mich. – February 24, 2010 – The submissions deadline has been extended to March 10 for 2010 Internet2 IDEA award nominations. Internet2 Driving Exemplary Applications (IDEA) Award winners are recognized for establishing new frontiers in the application of networking technology, and are considered role models for the entire research and education networking community.

Open to established or new applications, the IDEA Award was created in 2006 to recognize and encourage innovative applications of advanced network technology that have made—or promise to make—the most significant impact on the research and education community. The award presents an important opportunity for the Internet2 community to recognize members who are changing the way we think about the possibilities and uses of advanced networking. Previous winners have included innovative projects in the fields of radio astronomy, high-energy physics, distance music education, and telemedicine.

2010 IDEA Award winners will be recognized at the Internet2 Spring 2010 Member Meeting, held in Arlington, Virginia, April 26–28, 2010 and will be provided a netcast track session during the meeting to present information on or demonstrate their winning projects to attendees.

Entries may be submitted by any individual affiliated with an Internet2 member, a Sponsored Educational Group Participant (SEGP), or a Sponsored Participant. The deadline for submissions is March 10, 2010. For additional information, submission guidelines and online application, click here.

ABOUT INTERNET2

Internet2 is an advanced networking consortium led by the research and education community. An exceptional partnership spanning U.S. and international institutions who are leaders in the worlds of research, academia, industry and government, Internet2 is developing breakthrough cyberinfrastructure technologies that support the most exacting applications of today—and spark the most essential innovations of tomorrow. Led by its members and focused on their current and future networking needs since 1996, Internet2 blends its human, IP and optical networks to develop and deploy revolutionary Internet technologies. Activating the same partnerships that produced today’s Internet, our community is forging the Internet of the future. For more information, see http://www.internet2.edu.