Day’ explores high speed network connection
about a high-speed network connection to Internet2 available
to hundreds of partners educational, research and non-profit
organizations during Internet2 Day set for
Friday, March 28, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Willard Reading
Room at Zimmerman Library.
Dale Alverson, professor at the UNM Health Sciences Center
and health reporter for KOB TV, uses Internet2 in telemedicine.
by Computer and Information Resources and Technology (CIRT),
the event is free, but registration is required by March 7.
Lunch will be served.
is a project operated by UCAID, the University Corporation for
Advanced Internet Development. It is a collaborative effort
by more than 200 universities to develop advanced, high performance
Internet technology and applications vital to higher education
has the capability to send information much faster than the
current Internet, once available only to researchers, but now
in the public domain. Only universities and colleges are consortium
bandwidth available through the consortium speeds up transmission
of large files and enables collaboration among people as well
as interactive access to information and resources not possible
on todays Internet.
in the arts, physical sciences, engineering, health sciences
and telemedicine, Internet2 digital video applications offer
broadcast quality videoconferencing, live distribution and on-demand
access to a variety of content as well as digital cinema and
network-based studio production.
can facilitate a global conference system with real-time interactions
connecting faculty and staff across the world.
continuance of Internet2 at the University of New Mexico is
imperative in support of the current and emerging research and
related high-bandwidth applications. Internet2 provides a unique
and invaluable resource to the CHECS (Council for Higher Education
Computing/Communications Services) institutions which would
be impossible to replace, said Art St. George, manager
of advanced communications technologies for CIRT and event organizer.
managers from Internet2 will present at the event. Mary Kratz
will give a talk about Internet2 and the Health Sciences
and Ana Preston will present Internet2: International
Manager Ann Doyle will link remotely from Florida where she
will be attending the National Schools of Music Internet2
Day. A live master class between the New World Symphony
in Florida and Cleveland Institute of Music will be transmitted
as part of Doyles presentation.
will demonstrate expanded and improved research projects developed
Alverson, professor at the UNM Health Sciences Center and health
reporter for KOB TV, will talk about his use of Internet2 in
telemedicine. Research scientist Tim Thomas of the UNM Physics
and Astronomy Department will give a talk on grid computing.
will be how Internet2 offers new opportunities for collaboration
between local researchers and their colleagues at other institutions.
Days have been held at more than 50 higher education institutions
including Tufts University, Texas A & M, Michigan Tech,
and Columbia University.
information, call 277-8106, and/or visit www4.unm.edu/internet2.