[RIDING THE WAVES OF INNOVATION: CENIC's 2009 Annual Conference]








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AT&T


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GURU PARULKAR of Stanford and Clean Slate to speak -- Learn more!

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[Conference Program -- RIDING THE WAVES OF INNOVATION]

Breakfast will be held in International Ballroom I-II-III every day from 8:00AM - 9:00AM.

Registrations & Exhibits will be open Monday and Tuesday from 8:00AM - 5:00PM and Wednesday from 8:00AM - 12:00PM.

Please fill out our conference survey and bring your Survey Code to the Registration Desk for a free gift while supplies last!

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Clicking on the magnifying glass icon ([List of all abstracts]) will display the indicated abstract and a list of all others.

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[Sunday: March 8, 2009]

Early Registration & Welcome Reception

12:00PM-4:30PM

Early Registration
Location: International Ballroom I-II-III

5:30PM-7:00PM

Welcome Reception
Location: International Ballroom I-II-III

[Monday: March 9, 2009]

Morning General Session

8:15AM-8:45AM

Sponsor Breakfast Talk from Juniper Networks: IPv6 — Getting Out Of First Gear
Location: International Ballroom I-II-III

9:00AM-9:45AM

[abstract] Launch of the Global Library and Museum Education and Research Network (GLiMERNet)
Presentation
Location: International Ballroom IV-V
This live videoconference between participants in the Mediterranean region and the United States includes discussion about the Global Library and Museum Education and Research Network (GLiMERNet) and the opportunities available to those working in a virtual environment.

9:45AM-10:15AM

Building a Canada/CA Next-Generation Digital Media Network
Location: International Ballroom IV-V
As a result of CCSIP, which will be discussed during the Monday Afternoon General Session at 3:10PM, the Experimental Media Centre at University of Manitoba and Calit2 at UCSD are engaged in collaborative work on building a Canada/California next generation digital media network.

10:15AM-10:45AM

Morning Break:
Location: International Ballroom I-II-III

10:45AM-11:00AM

Opening Remarks:
Location: International Ballroom IV-V

11:00AM-12:00PM

[abstract] Keynote Address: Dr. Guru Parulkar
Reinventing the Internet by Creating Platforms for Innovations
Location: International Ballroom IV-V

12:00PM-1:00PM

Lunch — Sponsored by Juniper Networks
Location: International Ballroom I-II-III

Breakout Sessions

Teaching & Learning

Research & Technology

Presenters from across the CalREN community provide insight into how videoconferencing is being used to bridge time, distance, and budgetary constraints.

[abstract] 1:00PM-2:00PM: Videoconferencing: Bridging the Gap

Each of these presentations focuses on use of the network to advance research in a particular field: space and weather, earthquakes and earthquake detection, and development of shared IT-based health services.

[abstract] 1:00PM-1:20PM: CUBESAT: Networks for Space Weather Research
[abstract] 1:20PM-1:40PM: The Quake Catcher Network: CyberInfrastructure Bringing Seismology into Homes and Schools
Presentation
[abstract] 1:40PM-2:00PM: A Network-Enabled Platform for Health Services Virtual Organizations
Presentation

These two presentations explore innovative approaches to teaching and learning through Cyber-Archaeology and Visual History.

[abstract] 2:00PM-2:20PM: Cyberarchaeology: Research and Participatory Learning
[abstract] 2:20PM-2:40PM: The Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education
Presentation

Tools for media development and tools for collaboration are the focus of the two presentations in this breakout session.

[abstract] 2:00PM-2:20PM: Moving Magic: Creating Compelling 4k Content on a Budget
Presentation
[abstract] 2:20PM-2:40PM: Use of Collaborative Tools for Large-Scale Research Options
Presentation

2:40PM-3:10PM

Afternoon Break
Location: International Ballroom I-II-III

Afternoon General Session

3:10PM-3:40PM

[abstract] Canada/CA Strategic Innovation Partnership (CCSIP)
Location: International Ballroom IV-V
Eric Holdrinet, Canadian Consul and Trade Commissioner for Science and Technology, describes the efforts of CCSIP in promoting bilateral research partnerships. As a result of CCSIP, the Experimental Media Centre at University of Manitoba and Calit2 at UCSD are engaged in collaborative work on building a Canada/California next generation digital media network.

3:40PM-5:00PM

[abstract] Regional Networks Panel: Directions and Activities of Other RENs
Location: International Ballroom IV-V
What are other regional networks doing, both within and outside the US, with regard to future directions and activities? Prominent network leaders from BCNet, CUDI, FLR, LEARN, and ORION, give us their perspectives in this session.
CUDI presentation

Demonstrations

5:00PM-5:30PM

Demo 1: Get Into the Zone, EdZone!
Demo 2: Enhancing K12 Videoconferencing through K12HSN
Demo 3: NLR
Location: Pacific I-II

[Tuesday: March 10, 2009]

Tuesday Morning Program

8:15AM-8:45AM

Sponsor Breakfast Talk from AT&T: Network Research Updates from ATT Labs
Location: International Ballroom I-II-III

Breakout Sessions

Teaching & Learning

Research & Technology

This session features presentations on technology resources and tools that support innovative teaching and learning.

[abstract] 9:00AM-9:20AM: Get Into the Zone, EdZone!
[abstract] 9:20AM-10:00AM: Innovating Statewide Technology Resources: Needs Beyond Networking
Presentation
[abstract] 10:00AM-10:30AM: Internet2 K20 MUSE

There are special challenges in deploying and maintaining networks in extreme environmental conditions (heat, cold, environmentally inhospitable). This panel presents several case studies and discuss with the audience the lessons learned from these deployments that could be useful to networking in less remote regions.

[abstract] 9:00AM-9:30AM: Transforming Ocean and Earth Sciences with Distributed Submarine Sensor Networks Wired to Next-Generation Internet
9:30AM-10:00AM: Connecting the World's Tallest Mountain: The Evolution of Networking on Mauna Kea
Presentation
10:00AM-10:30AM: Toward and Interplanetary Internet: The Deep Impact Networking Experiment (DINET)
Presentation

10:30AM-11:00AM

Morning Break — Sponsored by Brocade
Location: International Ballroom I-II-III

Morning General Session

11:00AM-12:00PM

[abstract] Keynote Address: John Windhausen
A Blueprint for Big Broadband
Location: International Ballroom IV-V

12:00PM-1:30PM

2009 Innovations in Networking Awards Luncheon — Sponsored by AT&T
Location: International Ballroom I-II-III

Afternoon General Session

1:30PM-3:30PM

2009 Innovations in Networking Awardee Presentations
Location: International Ballroom IV-V
[abstract] 1:30PM-2:30PM: Educational Applications: Alternate Endings
[abstract] 2:30PM-2:50PM: High-Performance Research Applications: iWarp-Based Remote Interactive Scientific Visualization
[abstract] 2:50PM-3:10PM: Experimental/Developmental Applications: Project GreenLight
[abstract] 3:10PM-3:30PM: Gigabit/Broadband Applications: Redwood Coast Connect
RCC presentation

3:30PM-4:00PM

Afternoon Break:
Location: International Ballroom I-II-III

Breakout Sessions

Teaching & Learning

Research & Technology

Four different approaches highlight the diverse ways in which provision of digital resources can be facilitated.

[abstract] 4:00PM-4:50PM: Promising Cyberlearning Practices for Capitalizing on the CENIC Backbone
Presentation
[abstract] 4:50PM-5:10PM: Communicating with the MERLOT Community
Presentation

CyberInfrastructure is more than a buzzword -- learn about some of the current thinking on CI and hear about various efforts to develop it.

[abstract] 4:00PM-4:20PM: CyberInfrastructure Update
Presentation
[abstract] 4:20PM-4:40PM: Building Flexible Sustainable Architecture (ITRP 2 The Next Generation)
Presentation
[abstract] 4:40PM-5:10PM: Internet2 California Update
Presentation

5:30PM-7:00PM

Evening Reception: Sponsored by Cisco Systems
Location: Catalina Room

[Wednesday: March 11, 2009]

Wednesday Morning Program

8:15AM-8:45AM

Sponsor Breakfast Talk from Cisco Systems: Cisco EnergyWise Program
Location: International Ballroom I-II-III

Breakout Sessions

Teaching & Learning

Research & Technology

These presentations illustrate efforts underway to support students' participation in online studies.

[abstract] 9:00AM-9:45AM: Transforming the California Virtual Campus
Presentation
[abstract] 9:45AM-10:15AM: NSF Center Efforts to Improve Regional ICT Education Using CENIC
Presentation

Two areas of great interest in our community, Disaster Recovery and Green Initiatives, are paired in this session.

[abstract] 9:00AM-9:45AM: Disaster Recovery
Presentation
[abstract] 9:45AM-10:15AM: Green Initiatives in Networking
CSU East Bay presentation
SDSC/UCSD presentation

10:15AM-10:45AM

Morning Break:
Location: International Ballroom I-II-III

Teaching & Learning

Research & Technology

This session features three different efforts underway to support second language development.

[abstract] 10:45AM-11:45AM: Innovative Approaches to Second Language Learning Online

This session features an overview of MARS (the Monterey Accelerated Research System cabled observatory), the various experiments deployed and planned to be deployed on it, and how the CENIC high speed Internet connection enables real time high-bandwidth access to MARS and its instruments on the deep sea floor.

[abstract] 10:45AM-11:45AM: Networking Under Pressure: The Monterey Accelerated Research System (MARS) brings the deep sea online
Presentation

11:45AM-12:00PM

Closing Remarks
Location: International Ballroom IV-V

12:00PM

Lunch: Box lunches to go