University of Cincinnati Internet2 Day



Location:             Kingsgate Conference Center

                        University of Cincinnati

                        Cincinnati, Ohio 45219

Date:               Thursday, May 10, 2001

Time:             8:00 AM – 1:00 PM


8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Continental Breakfast


8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Browsing Opportunity (Demonstrations of I2 or “near I2” projects)


9:00 AM – 9:15 AM


Fred Siff, Vice President for Information Technology, University of Cincinnati


9:15 AM –9:45 AM

Internet2 Introduction

Ann Doyle, Manager of the Arts and Humanities Initiatives, Internet2



What is Internet2?


Who is participating?


What are the major initiatives of I2?


Internet2’s Arts and Humanities Initiatives


9:45 AM –10:15 AM

The Abilene Network, OARnet and Internet2

Linda Roos, Manager of Internet2, OARnet

Paul Shoopis, Senior Network Engineer, ITEC-Ohio / OARnet



What is the Abilene Network?


Current and Future OARnet Initiatives


10:15 AM –10:30 AM

Break (refreshments)


10:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Funding Internet2 Initiatives

Gregory Monaco, Program Director, Advanced Networking Infrastructure - National Science Foundation


11:00 AM – 11:30 PM

Presentation: Performing Arts Demonstration

Alan Crosswell, Columbia University

Christianne Orto, Manhattan School of Music

David Geber, Manhattan School of Music

Scott Crowley, University of Cincinnati Graduate Student


11:30 AM – 12:00 N

Panel Discussion on current UC Internet2 Projects.

UC Internet2 researchers


12:00 N -12:15 PM

Closing Remarks


12:00 N -1:00 PM

Hands on Demonstrations  (Opportunity to meet UC researchers)