UAF to host Internet2 Day

Submitted by Carla Browning
Phone: (907) 474-7778

03/08/06

UAF will be hosting an Internet2 Day in the Great Hall Thursday, March 23 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The day will include a keynote address by Internet2 President and CEO Doug Van Houweling, followed by breakout sessions with a host of international and local presenters including Ann Doyle, Internet2 program manager, arts and humanities; Louis Fox, vice provost, educational partnerships and learning technology, University of Washington; Jimmy Miklavcic, University of Utah Center for High Performance Computing; and Yuri Nishihori and Yuichi Yamamoto, Hokkaido University. The day will culminate with a concert titled Music Beyond Place: Music and Dance on Internet2 featuring musicians from UAF, the New World Symphony in Miami, the USC Thornton School of Music in Los Angeles and a special appearance by Ian Bousfield, principal trombonist of the Vienna Philharmonic.

Registration is free, and starts at 8 a.m. in the Great Hall. For more information, visit www.uaf.edu/i2day , or write to internet2@arsc.edu .