Scott Shackelford begins his keynote talk on "Cybersecurity and cyber peace in an unstable world." Shackelford serves as executive director of IU's Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research, among other duties.

2022 Members Meeting: in person, in Indianapolis

That's a wrap! The 2022 I-Light and Indiana GigaPOP Members Meeting took place October 10-11 at the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art in Indianapolis.

Nearly 100 people from around the state gathered for the event, which featured two days of presentations, talks, and panels on issues ranging from broadband in Indiana to cybersecurity around the world.

Did you miss the meeting or maybe want to relive the memories?

Check out the 2022 presentations.

Take a look at some photos from the meeting.

Members queue up to receive their swag before welcome remarks on day one.  
Nearly 100 I-Light and Indiana GigaPOP members as well as IU staff attended the event, the first in-person members meeting since 2019.  
Earnie Holtrey, left, and Jodi Golden of the Indiana Broadband Office discuss broadband in the state.  
Caroline Weilhamer, I-Light's director of member services and community engagement, gave an update on the Network Advisory Council.  
Luke Fowler, left, and Dave Jent pose for a snapshot during a break in presentations. Fowler is executive director of software and engineering for the Global Network Operations Center, while Jent is associate vice president of networks at IU.  
Marianne Chitwood welcomes attendees to the members meeting. She is executive director of GlobalNOC client services, I-Light, and Indiana GigaPOP.  
Members listen to a presentation within the Eiteljorg ballroom.  
Mark Newman, executive director of Indiana Public Broadcasting Stations, delivered a presentation on learning at home.  
Cory Gleyze speaks from the podium during his talk about OmniSOC tabletop exercises while Susan Sons looks on. Sons is executive director of OmniSOC, and Gleyze is a security analyst.  
A highlight of the meeting was the panel on cybersecurity featuring IT leaders from across the state. IU Deputy CIO Aaron Neal, left, moderated the discussion, which included Ian C. Hyatt, vice president and chief information officer, Purdue University; Tom Taylor, executive director of information/network security, Ivy Tech Community College; Carol Smith, chief information officer, DePauw University; and Brad Weaver, director, Information Technology Services, Wabash College. 
Vendors are an important part of the I-Light and Indiana GigaPOP community. Attendees and speakers were encouraged to visit their tables for conversation and networking.  
At the vendor lightning talks, attendees got the chance to hear from their corporate partners in research and education networking.