From 1st to 4th November in Atlanta (USA) will take place a meeting of the prestigious Internet2 Consortium, developing and implementing network technologies, primarily using high-speed data transfer. The meeting will be attended by representatives from the Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center and PIONIER Consortium.
Internet2 Consortium was founded in 1996. The Consortium currently associates over 200 units: universities from United States, leading corporations, government agencies, laboratories and other institutions of higher education, as well as over 50 international partner organizations, among them PSNC and PIONIER Consortium - as the only Polish representatives.
The aim of the organization is to conduct research and the foundation of broadest possible informatization of society and the development of high performance Internet. The data transfer planned in future, is up to 1000 times greater than today. Through scientific and academic research, Internet2 promotes cooperation and innovation, along with the various technology leaders, government administration, industry representatives as well as the international community as a whole.

At this year's meeting, individual presentations and discussions of Members of the Consortium will touch the issues that PSNC and the PIONIER Consortium deal with everyday. It will cover topics associated with such services as telemedicine, high quality videoconferencing, or innovative solutions in optical networks.
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