2023 Internet2 Community Exchange | May 8-11, 2023

2023 Internet2 Community Exchange Program

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The 2023 Internet2 Community Exchange program includes expert-led sessions with exciting content, along with working meetings, and co-located events. The event will be held at the Westin Peachtree Plaza in Atlanta, Ga., from May 8-11.

The program reflects research and education’s most pressing challenges and promising solutions, with topics submitted and presented by the community for the community. Follow the links below to explore each day’s sessions. Keep checking back as we continue to announce additional sessions and activities.


All events are on Eastern Time

8–12Get Started with Network Automation Workshop
(separate registration required)
12–5Leadership Exchange
(By invitation only)
1–5Automation with Cisco Network Services Orchestrator Workshop
(separate registration required)
1–4:30How to Ensure No Detours via RPKI-ROA and BGP Route Policy Workshop
(separate registration required)
5–6:30Welcome Reception


All events are on Eastern Time

8:45-10Opening Keynote
10:30-11:45Conquering IT Governance Together AbstractErin Murtha, University of North Carolina at Charlotte,
Beth Rugg, University of North Carolina at Charlotte,
Damian Doyle, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
InCommon Futures 2.0 AbstractMarc Wallman, North Dakota State University,
Kevin Morooney, Internet2
The Gender Gap in Tech AbstractMissy Gansen, Grinnell College,
Dave Robinson, Grinnell College
TBDSusan Coleman Snyder, Indiana University,
Nick Lewis, Internet2
11:45-1:15LUNCH & Working Meetings
EPOC Support to Share and Collaborate AbstractJennifer Scopf, University of Texas-Austin,
Doug Jennewein, Arizona State University,
James Deaton, Great Plains Network,
Jason Zurawski, Esnet
Advancing Digital Equity Through HBCUs AbstractTeniola Agbesanwa, Internet2
Fighting the Cyber People WarAbstractJames Ng, AARNet
eduroam and K12 AbstractMike Zawacki, Internet2
3:00-4:15Tackling Storage Challenges Together AbstractXanat Hernandez Alvarez, University of California, Irvine,
Chuck Boeheim, Cornell University,
Hellen Zwiwa, Harvard University,
Dana Voss, Internet2
Democratizing Compute at All Scales AbstractVas Vasilidas, University of Chicago
CI Strategic Planning at Tribal Colleges AbstactTBD
Yellowstone’s Geysers Chamber Music AbstractDomenico Vicinanza, GEANT and Anglia Ruskin University
4:30-5:30Sponsor Happy Hour


All events are on Eastern Time

Who Helps When Disaster Strikes AbstractAndrew Gallo, The George Washington University
Enabling Trust for Communities AbstractMaarten Kremers, SURF
Aiming High: I2’s Five-Year Roadmap AbstractRon Kraemer, Notre Dame,
Ana Hunsinger, Internet2,
Michael Erickson, Internet2
10:30-11:45IAM Modernization: Hear About Success!AbstractMandi Witkovsky, Purdue University,
Charise Arrowwood, Unicon
Making Intelligent Use of Cloud Services AbstractSean O’Brien, Internet2
MS-CC – Bridging the Digital DivideAbstractDeborah Dent, Jackson State University,
Al Anderson, Salish Kootenai College,
Urban Wiggins, University of Maryland Eastern Shore,
Joey Brenn, Claflin University
ZTA Yoga: Flexibility Through Zero Trust AbstractMatt Singleton, Crowdstrike
A Nordic Vision AbstractValter Nordh, NORDUnet
11:45-1:15LUNCH & Working Meetings
1:15-2:30Building a Cohesive Cloud Community AbstractDamian Doyle, University of Maryland, Baltimore County,
Sarah Cristen, Cornell University,James Monek, Lehigh University,
Bob Flynn, Internet2
Research IT Strategic Planning AbstractDana Brunson, Internet2,
Forough Ghahramani, NJEdge,
Timothy Middelkoop, Internet2,
Patrick Schmitz, Semper Cogito
Network Connectivity in Rural Areas AbstractAshley Henry, University of Georgia
Digital AccessibilityTBDTBD
HECVAT 2023 Updates AbstractKim Milford, REN-ISAC,
Joe Potchanant, EDUCAUSE
Partnerships in Action, Globally AbstractAlex Bushell, CANARIE
2:30-3Remote Instrument Collaboration AbstractMaureen Dougherty, Ecosystem for Research Networking,
Amy Cannon, Omnibond
3-4:15Systems Solutions for Global ProblemAbstractKeith Cheng, Pennsylvannia State University
History and Future of the Northern Tier AbstractMarc Wallman, North Dakota State University,
Matt Riley, University of Chicago
Infrastructure as Code for Security AbstractShane Albright, REN-ISAC
Federated Authorization: Next Steps AbstractBeth Vanichtheeranont, , University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign,
Keith Wessel, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign


All events are on Eastern Time

7-8:30Breakfast & Working Meetings
8:45-10Unity: Federated HPC Cluster Operations AbstractChristopher Misra, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Orchestrating Service Automation AbstractMaria Isabel Gandia, CSUC
Ivana Golub, PSNC
Enabling RPKI AbstractJohn Sweeting, ARIN
Which Solution? Addressing HE Use Cases Abstract
Scaling Instrument Science AbstractVas Vasilidas, University of Chicago
Bridging the Digital Divide in the EaP Region AbstractRamaz Kvatadze, GRENA
Molly Cooper, LabArchives
Monet Harbison,DrexelUniversity
Dana Voss, Internet2
Automatic Network Functions for ScienceAbstractJulio Ibarra, Florida International University
11:45-1:15Lunch & Working Meetings
1:15-2:30Closing Keynote


All events are on Eastern Time

9–3AWS Game Day
(separate registration required)