Breakout Room A [clear filter]
Thursday, June 3

9:00am CDT

Sponsors Office Hours: Telia Carrier
Telia Carrier will be present in this breakout room to meet with attendees.  Sponsors welcome questions about their products and services and may provide short briefings on particular topics of interest.

Thursday June 3, 2021 9:00am - 10:00am CDT
Breakout Room A

2:00pm CDT

Breakout Session 1: State Broadband Infrastructure Opportunities
The federal government is working to provide funding to states to improve broadband availability through infrastructure build-outs and expansion efforts.  The speakers during this breakout will describe efforts in their respective states within the Great Plains Network region to broaden their reach through new fiber infrastructure.

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Cort Buffington

Executive Director, KanREN
Custom World-Class Services & SupportKanREN is a perfect example of a successful public-private partnership as we leverage relationships with service providers to build fiber optic infrastructure for our members. KanREN purchases raw connectivity building blocks, converting those... Read More →

Thursday June 3, 2021 2:00pm - 2:45pm CDT
Breakout Room A
Friday, June 4

9:00am CDT

Security BoF
This session is a Birds of a Feather session with the open ended topic of Security as it impacts the higher education and R&E Network community in the Great Plains Networks.  The target audience is CISOs, CIOs, and security professionals responsible for implementing and providing IT security to protect your organization from the myriad security threats that affect us daily.  Discussions may extend into the more specific realms of security policy and actions required for protecting research data from theft, privacy exposures, data loss, or data integrity violations.

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Rick Haugerud

Chief Information Security Officer/Director of IT Security, University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Friday June 4, 2021 9:00am - 10:00am CDT
Breakout Room A

11:30am CDT

Breakout Session 4: Researcher Facilitator BoF
This breakout is a Birds of a Feather session where attendees interested in or engaging in facilitating researchers awareness, access, and effective use of computational and data (aka cyberinfrastructure) resources and services, and other related topics can gather for open discussion.  

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Dana Brunson

Executive Director for Research Engagement, Internet2
Dana Brunson is Executive Director of Research Engagement at Internet2. Dana has been active in the community for many years, and co-chairs a number of CaRCC activities including the People Network, the RCD Capabilities Model Working Group, the Ecosystem Interest Group, and the Logistics... Read More →

Friday June 4, 2021 11:30am - 12:15pm CDT
Breakout Room A
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