Global Lambda Integrated Facility
17th Annual Global LambdaGrid Workshop

Provisional and subject to change

Monday, 25 September 2017
10:30-12:30 GLIF Governance Working Group
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 17:30 GLIF Americas Working Group

Tuesday, 26 September 2017
Plenary Session - Chair: David Wilde, AARNet
09:00 - 09:15 Welcome to GLIF 2017 - Jim Ghadbane, CANARIE & David Wilde, AARNet
09:15 - 10:00 Enabling the Square Kilometre Array: the Data Challenge - Shaun Amy, CSIRO
10:00 - 10:45 Wayfinding - Connecting Our Pacific Islands - Garret Yoshimi, University of Hawaii & Rommel Hidalgo, University of Guam
10:45 - 11:15 Break
11:15 - 11:45 Extending the Metropolitan Data Caching Infrastructure (MeDiCI) across the Pacific: an experiment in global systems - David Abramson, University of Queensland
11:45 - 12:15 The Global Research Platform: A Software Defined Distributed Environment for Data Intensive Science - Joe Mambretti, Northwestern University
12:15 - 12:45 Energy efficient dynamic optical path networking - Tomohiro Kudoh, AIST/University of Tokyo
12:45 - 13:15 Lunch
Technical Session - Chairs: Lars Fischer, NORDUnet & Eric Boyd, University of Michigan
13:45 - 14:00 Welcome & Introduction to GLIF Techs
14:00 - 14:45 Next Steps in Optical Exchanges
14:45 - 15:00 GLIF Exchange Point Attributes - Jeronimo Bezerra, Florida International University
15:00- 15:15 New exchange project - Dale Finkelson, Internet2
15:15 - 15:45 Break
15:45 - 17:45 Transforming Networking: How well is SDN working, and what's next?
19:00 - 21:00 Demonstrations & Reception

Wednesday, 27 September 2017
Technical Session - Chairs: Lars Fischer, NORDUnet & Eric Boyd, University of Michigan
09:00 - 10:30 Network Measurement and Performance Verification
10:30- 11:00 Break
Plenary Session - Chair: Kevin Meynell, Internet Society
11:00 - 11:30 Trans-oceanic performance engineering and monitoring: reverse engineering other people's networks, policies or assumptions about your traffic - JP Velders, University of Amsterdam
11:30 - 12:00 AmLight’s SDN Looking Glass: Centralizing SDN monitoring for troubleshooting - Jeronimo Bezarra, Florida International University
12:00 - 12:30 Whatever happened to that NSI stuff? - Jerry Sobieski, NORDUnet
12:30- 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 14:00 Building across the Pacific: A new international network for REANNZ and New Zealand - Jamie Curtis, REANNZ
14:00 - 14:30 100G Lambda networking in CERNET and IPv4/IPv6 traffic engineering - Xing Li, CERNET
14:30 - 15:00 Opening up Optical Networking: TIP and merchant optics - Guy Roberts, GEANT Association
15:00 - 15:30 Break
15:30 - 17:00 Panel session: Services, Performance Engineering and Monitoring across Oceans - Moderator: Rodney Wilson, Ciena; Xing Li, CERNET; Joe Mambretti, Northwestern University; JP Velders, University of Amsterdam; Garret Yoshimi, University of Hawaii; et. al.
17:00 - 17:15 Closing address & GLIF 2018 - Jim Ghadbane, CANARIE & David Wilde, AARNet
19:00 - 21:00 Sydney Harbour Dinner Cruise

Thursday, 28 September 2017
09:30 - 16:30 SDN Workshop
Room G3, University of New South Wales School of Electrical Engineering & Telecommunications

Registration

The registration fee is AUD 450 per person (AUD 350 for registered students) up to 23 August 2017, and AUD 500 per person (AUD 400 for registered students) thereafter. You may register and pay online.

Most nationalities require visas to enter the Australia, although in many cases they can be applied for and issued online. Please see the Australian Government Department of Immigration and Border Protection website for more information.

If you require an invitation letter, please contact the address for request for Visa invitation should be addressed to the workshop organisers.

Accommodation

Accommodation is not included in the registration fee, but rooms are available in the Rydges Camperdown at the special rate of AUD 165 per night including GST, the Mercure Sydney Central at the special rate of AUD 249, and the Waldorf Sydney Central Service Apartments at the special rate of 195 per night including GST. These can be reserved when registering for the workshop, and should be booked before 23 August 2017.

Venue

All GLIF meetings will be held in the Holme Building on the Camperdown Campus of the University of Sydney, Parramatta Road, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia.

The SDN Workshop will be held in Room G3 at the University of New South Wales School of Electrical Engineering & Telecommunications (UNSW EET), 330 Anzac Parade, Sydney, NSW 2033, Australia.