Internet2 Technology Exchange Meeting Comes to San Francisco Oct. 15-18

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Internet2 will host its annual technical meeting, the Technology Exchange, for the research and education community from October 15-18 in San Francisco. The event will convene over 650 attendees from more than 250 institutions, 17 countries, and 46 states including network engineers, technologists, architects, scientists, operators, and administrators in the fields of advanced networking, trust and identity, information security, applications for research, and web-scale computing.

Program Highlights

  • Keynote speaker Professor Kathy Yelick, associate laboratory director for Computing Sciences at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, to give the TechEX17 Exchange address, “The Superfacility: A New Supermodel for Seamless Scientific Discovery,” on Monday, October 16 at 4 pm PT.
  • Meeting program includes 10 in-depth tutorials, 95 technical presentations, 50 working meetings, and 5 co-located workshops.
  • San Francisco JAZZ demonstration and brief presentation about the technical challenges faced when coordinating multi-site, concurrent data streams in hi-res/lo-loss environments.
  • Demonstrations on virtual and augmented reality technologies; denial-of-service attack mitigation service; and community-developed workflow components and APIs.
  • Screening of CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap, followed by a Q&A with technology leader Avis Yates Rivers.

Internet2 is a non-profit, member-driven advanced technology community founded by the nation’s leading higher education institutions in 1996. Internet2 serves 324 U.S. universities, 59 government agencies, 43 regional and state education networks and through them supports more than 94,000 community anchor institutions, over 900 InCommon participants, and 78 leading corporations working with our community, and 61 national research and education network partners that represent more than 100 countries.

The event is co-hosted by the Corporation For Education Network Initiatives In California (CENIC), Energy Sciences Network (ESnet), and the University of California, Berkeley. For more information on the event program or to register to attend, visit

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