October 2020 Events

Did you miss an October event? Read the summaries and watch the event recordings.

Oct. 22TechEXtra: Internet Routing Registry Cleanup for Peering: We briefly review the progress made by the community in updating Internet Routing Registry (IRR) information for I2PX’s routing policy. We discuss future goals for meeting more stringent IRR requirements, as well as the need to publish a policy for Internet2’s R&E network. Recording coming soon.View the recording
Oct. 21HEVCAT 2020 and Beyond: Learn more about the latest updates to the HECVAT and how they help to address the Higher Education community’s cloud security assessment needs. In collaboration with EDUCAUSE and the REN-ISAC, Internet2 hosted this free virtual session in order to solicit community feedback on how the HECVAT is working and how assists the community with its cloud security assessmentView the recording
Oct. 6-7TechEXtra Kickoff
Tuesday, October 6
The first keynote address, “Science at the Speed of Infection: NIH Responds to the Pandemic with Academic Researchers,” was presented by Andrea Norris, Chief Information Officer of the National Institutes of Health and Mike Tartakovsky, Chief Information Officer of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and Director Office of Cyber Infrastructure and Computational Biology, and will focus on research challenges in the era of the pandemic.

The second keynote address, “From the Campus to the Cloud: Delivering High-Speed, Scalable Network Capabilities to Enable NOAA Science,” featured Zachary Goldstein, NOAA Chief Information Officer and Director, High Performance Computing, and Robert Sears, NOAA N-Wave Director. Marla Meehl, Section Head of the Network Engineering and Telecommunications Section, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, and Manager of the Front Range GigaPoP, will moderate the session, which will focus on N-Wave’s evolution and expansion to serve all NOAA missions—from the surface of the sun to the depths of the ocean floor.

Wednesday, October 7
Day 2 of the TechEXtra Kickoff focused on advanced networking. Participants received detailed technical updates on the roll-out of the Next Generation Infrastructure (NGI) project, including: A View of the New Internet2 Network Infrastructure from a Node Near You; automating the NGI network; and the deployment and transition plan. Many of these sessions will also feature short lightning talks and we will end the day with a group discussion.
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Through OctoberHosted by the Presidential Primary Resources Project and held from August-October, the series offers online interactive programs with educators from the National Archives and Presidential Libraries and is suitable for students in grades 2-12.View the recordings