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Study into the evolution of European Research and Education Networking

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Workshop Programme Outline and Presentations

Tuesday 17 September, 2002

13.30

Plenary

INTRODUCTION

SERENATE - what's the idea?  Williams (15')

FP6, eEurope, and what the EC expects of SERENATE  Campolargo (15')

14.00

Plenary

END-USERS REQUIREMENTS

What I really want from networks NOW, and in 5-10 years time

The researcher's view  Seidel (20')

The educationalist's view  Olesen (10')

The librarian's view  Dekeyser (10')

14.40

Plenary

DELIVERY TO THE RESEARCHER AND STUDENTS

A view from the campus - France  Le Guigner 10'

A view from the campus - UK  Gilmore 10'

15.00

Break for refreshments

15.30

Plenary

POLITICAL CONSIDERATIONS

Thoughts and advice from an MEP   Harbour (15')

15.45

Plenary

THE PAN-CONTINENTAL PERSPECTIVE

Key issues seen by GÉANT Liello (20')

Key issues seen by Internet-2   Almes or Corbato - remote presentation  (10')

16.15

Plenary

GEOGRAPHICAL ASPECTS

Challenges for less-advanced economies  Gruntorad (20')

16.35

Break for refreshments

17.00

Plenary

OPTICAL NETWORKING - AN IMPORTANT FACTOR?

Why is optical networking interesting?  De Laat (20')

Swiss experiences and plans with national fibres  Brunner (10')

Reaching all end-users - Gigabits or Bust - the CENIC vision  Reese (30')


18.00

Break-out sessions

DEFINING THE KEY QUESTIONS

Participants will be split into five break-out sessions, and each group will be asked to generate a list of the key strategic questions in their area.  The five groups are:-

Geography - Chair:  Bonac,  Rapporteur:  van Pinxteren

Economics - Chair:  Skouby,  Rapporteur:  Henten

Research User Needs - Chair:  Butterworth,  Rapporteur:  Mayer

Specific end-users (education, libraries, healthcare, etc.) - Chair:  Jaume-Rajaonia,  Rapporteur:  Wood

Technical evolution - Chair:  Davies  Rapporteur:  Cavalli

Wednesday 18 September, 2002

8.30

Plenary

REAL WORLD NETWORKING - LESS PERFECT THAN WE EXPECT?

A last kilometre issue in Madrid  Marco (10')

Networking is expensive in small countries Bonac (10')

Really deploying multicast in the UK Clarke (10')

ESA experience(s)  Zatti (10')

Connecting industrial research labs   Polese (10')

Does middleware assume a perfect network?   Carpenter (10') - phone and position paper

9.30

Plenary

THE FUNDING AGENCIES' VIEW

Thoughts and advice from the ENPG   Read (10')

9.40

Break for refreshments

10.00

Plenary

REPORT ON THE KEY QUESTIONS DEVELOPED IN THE BREAK-OUT GROUPS

The rapporteurs will report on the key strategic questions developed by each group.  (5*10')

The steering committee will have defined a set of questions to be answered in the following parallel session (10')

11.00

Parallel

DEVELOPING ANSWERS TO THE SET OF QUESTIONS

Several randomly selected groups will work to develop answers to the questions defined in the previous session.

12.00

Break for refreshments

12.20

Plenary

REPORTS FROM THE PARALLEL GROUPS

The rapporteurs from the different groups will report on the answers developed

13.00

Buffet lunch

14.00

Plenary

FINAL SESSION - Chair:  Butterworth

General discussion

Plans for follow-up actions

Williams:  Summary of the outcome


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