CENIC 2013 Annual Conference: Call for Proposals
The Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California (CENIC) will hold its 17th annual conference, Building Blocks for Next Gen Networks, on March 11-13 at Calit2 on the UC San Diego campus.
The CENIC 2013 Program Committee is seeking proposals for presentations, demonstrations, and panel discussions focused on applications and research that benefit from access to broadband networks and/or incorporate use of network technologies. Proposals will typically fall into the following general categories:
Presentations focused on research, teaching and learning activities involving multiple segments of the K-20 community, and/or international collaborations are especially encouraged. Projects or studies to be featured may be works-in-progress and the conference venue will be connected to CalREN, NLR and Internet2 to enable live demonstrations of content or capability. The 2012 conference program provides examples of the types of presentations we are seeking and can be viewed at http://cenic2012.cenic.org/program/.
How to Submit a Proposal:
Proposals may be submitted via e-mail to email@example.com in MS Word, PDF, or plain text format. They should be no longer than three pages and should include the following information:
The deadline for proposals is Wednesday, November 21, 2012.
The program committee will review proposals, and presenters will be notified of acceptance by December 21, 2012. Final presentation slides are due by March 8, 2013.
General conference registration will open on November 5, 2012. Questions about the program or proposals may be addressed to CENIC via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
About CENIC and How to Change Your Subscription:
California's education and research communities leverage their networking resources under CENIC, the Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California, in order to obtain cost-effective, high-bandwidth networking to support their missions and answer the needs of their faculty, staff, and students. CENIC designs, implements, and operates CalREN, the California Research and Education Network, a high-bandwidth, high-capacity Internet network specially designed to meet the unique requirements of these communities, and to which the vast majority of the state's K-20 educational institutions are connected. In order to facilitate collaboration in education and research, CENIC also provides connectivity to non-California institutions and industry research organizations with which CENIC's Associate researchers and educators are engaged.
CENIC is governed by its member institutions. Representatives from these institutions also donate expertise through their participation in various committees designed to ensure that CENIC is managed effectively and efficiently, and to support the continued evolution of the network as technology advances.
For more information, visit www.cenic.org.
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