2024 Internet2 Community Exchange | March 4-7, 2024 | Chicago, Ill.

Don’t Miss the Leadership Exchange

Join us at Leadership Exchange on Monday, March 4, from 12 – 5 p.m., before Community Exchange 2024 in Chicago.

Participation is by invitation only.

Registration for Invited Participants

Exchange Ideas With Other Leaders

Want to engage in timely conversations about the National AI Research Resource (NAIRR) Task Force? Hear from fellow CIOs regarding leadership perspectives on generative AI? The evolving role of vendor management? Or a successful model for workforce development? Join us at Leadership Exchange on Monday, March 4, from 12 – 5 p.m., prior to Community Exchange 2024. This is a not-to-be-missed opportunity to discuss top-of-mind challenges and opportunities with colleagues from around the country and the world.

The Leadership Exchange is also a fantastic professional development opportunity for someone on your leadership team! Invite a colleague from your institution to attend alongside you – or in your place if you are unable to make it. ​​​​​Just let us know at membership@internet2.edu, and we will assist in registering them.


Agenda

Here’s the program schedule for the half-day session:

Time Session Content Speaker/Presenter
12:00 p.m. Attendees gather for lunch
12:15 p.m. Welcome Remarks Howard Pfeffer, President and CEO, Internet2
12:20 p.m. Introduction of Featured Speaker Howard Pfeffer, President and CEO, Internet2
12:20 p.m. Featured Presentation – Overview of the vision and opportunities provided by the National AI Research Resource (NAIRR) Task Force

Read NSF’s official announcement on the NAIRR pilot
Katie Antypas, Director of the Office of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure, National Science Foundation
1:10 p.m. Break (15 min)
1:25 p.m. Introduction of AI Panel Mike Erickson, AVP of Community Engagement, Internet2
1:25 p.m. Leadership Perspectives on Generative AI Moderator:
Jane Livingston, CIO and VP of IT, University of Notre Dame

Panelists:
Klara Jelinkova, VP and University CIO, Harvard University
Garret Yoshimi, VP for IT and CIO, University of Hawaii
Ravi Pendse, CIO and VP of IT, University of Michigan
Klaas Wierenga, Chief Information & Technology Officer, GÉANT
2:40 p.m. Break (20 min)
3:00 p.m. The evolving role of vendor management in relationship management with major technology providers Moderator:
Kevin Morooney, VP of Trust & Identity, NET+ Services, Internet2

Panelists:
Emily Perry, Manager Software Supply Chain, University of Arizona
Jack Suess, VP of IT and CIO, University of Maryland – Baltimore County
Kevin Morooney, VP of Trust & Identity, NET+ Services, Internet2
Cheryl Washington, Chief Information Security Officer, UC Davis
3:55 p.m. Introduction of Damian Doyle Mike Erickson, AVP of Community Engagement, Internet2
3:55 p.m. Workforce Development – A Successful Student-Pipeline Model Damian Doyle, Deputy CIO, Senior Associate VP and Interim CISO, University of Maryland – Baltimore County
4:40 p.m. Closing Comments – Internet2 Leadership Ana Hunsinger, VP of Community Engagement, Internet2
James Deaton, VP of Network Services, Internet2
Kevin Morooney, VP of Trust & Identity, NET+ Services, Internet2
5:00 p.m. Move to opening reception for all CommEX attendees

We look forward to seeing you soon!