Banner for I-light and GigaPOP members meeting 2019

The I-Light Members Meeting event is getting closer.

Please register by Tuesday, April 30, to ensure that your meal preference will be accommodated. Free parking is available for the event.

If you need assistance in order to participate in this meeting, please call our staff at (317) 274-5245, to discuss your specific needs.

Date(s) – 05/7/2019 – 05/8/2019
University of Indianapolis Health Pavilion

Tuesday, May 7th, 2019

  • 12:00–1:30pmRegistration – Coffee and snacks available
  • 1:00–1:30pmWelcome remarks
  • – Marianne Chitwood, Director, I-Light and GlobalNOC Operations
  • 1:30–4:30pmChoice of Two workshops (EPOC or IPv6)
  • Break area provided with beverage and snacks
  • – EPOC: Jennifer M. Schopf, PhD, Director of International Networks and Engagement and Performance Operations Center
  • – Who owns the internet? Regulations, Net Neutrality, ARIN and how the scarcity of IP numbers in changing the landscape: Steven Wallace, Chief Network Architect, Networks at Indiana University AND IPv6 in Campus Environments: David Hunter, Principle Network Engineer, GlobalNOC
  • 4:30–5:00pmEvening Options, Preview of Tomorrow 
  • – Marianne Chitwood, Director, I-Light and GlobalNOC Operations
  • 6:00–9:00pmWorkshop Gathering at Mesh on Mass
  • – 725 Massachusetts Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46204
    Event made possible by Matrix Integration and PIER Group
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Wednesday, May 8th, 2019

  • 8:00–9:00amHot Breakfast
  • 9:00–9:15pmWelcome remarks
  • – University of Indianapolis
  • – Dave Jent, Associate Vice President, Networks at Indiana University
  • – Marianne Chitwood, Director, I-Light and GlobalNOC Operations
  • 9:15–10:15amKeynote
  • Cloud Rules and What Matters: Real World Lessons from a Cloud Move
  • – David Seidl, VP for Information Technology, Miami University
  • 10:15–10:30amBreak
  • 10:30–11:00amMulti-factor Authentication
  • – Jacob Farmer, Director Client Services, Indiana University
  • 11:00–11:30pmEduroam
  • – Mark Spencer, Manager Campus Network Engineering, Indiana University
  • 11:00–11:30pmGetting to the Cloud: How to use Direct Cloud Connect Services from I-Light and Internet2
  • – George Loftus, Associate Vice President Network Services, Internet2
  • 12:00–1:30pmPlated Lunch and Networking
  • 1:00–1:30pmNSF’s Campus Cyberinfrastructure Program
  • – Kevin Thompson, Program Director, National Science Foundation
  • 1:30–2:30pmI-Light Member Update Panel
  • – Moderator: David Hunter, Principle Network Engineer, Regional Networks, GlobalNOC and Caroline Weilhamer, Manager, Regional Networks
    • David Pifer, Assistant Director, Technology Infrastructure Services, Indiana State University
    • Brendan Post, CIO and Director of Information Technology, Earlham College
    • Jeff Schwab, Infrastructure Architect, Purdue University
    • David King, Senior IT Systems Architect, Goshen College
  • 2:30–3:15pmARIN (American Registry of Internet Numbers): IPv4, DNSSEC, RPKI
  • – Jon Worley, Technical Services Lead, ARIN
  • 3:15–3:30pmBreak
  • 3:30–4:30pmI-Light, Indiana GigaPOP, Monon 400 and DDoS update
  • – Tom Johnson, Manager and Senior Network Architect, I-Light and Indiana GigaPOP
  • 4:30–4:45pmI-Light and Higher Education in Indiana: Closing Remarks
  • – Marianne Chitwood, Director, I-Light and GlobalNOC Operations
  • 4:30–6:00pmTo-go refreshments available

If you’re spending the night in Indianapolis, please book your hotel rooms in advance as May in Indy is a very busy time.