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The Internet Society's 12th Annual INET Conference: Internet Crossroads: Where Technology and Policy Intersect

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including the IPv6 Forum's IPv6 Technology Deployment Summit
18-21 June, 2002
Crystal Gateway Marriott
Arlington, VA

General Information: inet2002@isoc.org
Sponsorship information: sponsor-inet@isoc.org

Preliminary Program Technology Track Sessions

Wednesday, 19 June 2002

EMail in the 21st Century: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
1:30-3:00 pm
In this session we present a critical look at email from three different perspectives: the good, the bad, and the ugly. Attendees of this session will gain a deeper understanding how and why email works, what it means when it does not work, and why we all need to share the responsibility of protecting it from abuse. This is not a technical session per-se, although some technical information will be presented.
Speakers:
James M. Galvin ("The Good"), eList eXpress LLC, USA "The Truth About Email"
Ted Gavin ("The Bad"), SpamCon Foundation, USA "The Real Effects of E-Mail Abuse"
Patrik Fältström ("The Ugly"), Cisco Systems, SWEDEN "Email as a Transport Protocol"
Moderator: James M. Galvin, eList eXpress LLC, USA

Technologies for Enhancing Privacy
1:30-3:00 pm
Privacy protection is a hot topic and a concern for many people since online activities of an individual can be monitored, tracked and recorded in great detail posing considerable threats to individual privacy. Increased security measures also pose threats to privacy requirements. Privacy protection is addressed by new technologies and business models and technological tools to protect online privacy perform many different functions. The session will give an overview of the various technological tools that can help people protect their online privacy. Legislative and regulatory issues will also be addressed.
Speakers:
Alberto Escudero-Pascual, Royal Institute of Technology, SWEDEN, "Privacy in the next generation Internet: Data protection in the context of European Union policy"
L Jean Camp, Harvard University, USA, "Privacy Enhancing Technologies"
Ido Dubrawsky, Cisco systems and Lance Hayden, Cisco systems, USA, "Wireless LANs and Privacy"
Moderator: Roman Tirler, European Commission, BELGIUM

Thursday, 20 June 2002

Mobile Internet Applications
11:00 am-12:30 pm
Mobility and mobile Internet are poised to be popular means for mobile users. New applications will be possible based on these. What are the issues facing us in developing the mobile applications?
Speakers:
Christian Hesselman, Telematics Institute, THE NETHERLANDS, "Distribution of multimedia broadcasts in a future mobile Internet"
Theo G. Kanter, Ericsson ResearchEricsson Radio Systems AB, SWEDEN, "Adaptive and Extensible Mobile Communication"
Johan Hjelm, Ericsson, SWEDEN Nippon Ericsson KK, JAPAN, "Sensor Information Meets Situated Services"
Moderator: Erik Huizer, NOB, THE NETHERLANDS

Convergence: The Telephone Number Mapping (ENUM)
1:30-3:00 pm
The ENUM standard, developed in the IETF, maps a regular telephone number (that is, an E.164 number) to a list of URI's. This can be used in a large number of applications, including phone calls from the public switched telephony network to voice over IP. Even though it is developed in the ENUM Working Group in the IETF, close cooperation with ITU-T has been needed. This session will give different views on not only the standard itself, but also raise some issues that arise when two different standardization bodies work together.
Speakers:
Gary W. Richenaker, Telcordia Technologies, USA
Michael Specht, Wallman Strategic Consulting, USA
Patrik Fältström, Cisco Systems, SWEDEN
Moderator: Patrik Fältström, Cisco Systems, SWEDEN

Layer 1 and 2 Service Provisioning and VPNs over IP and MPLS Packet Infrastructures
3:30-5:00 pm
Though most service providers now use multiple parallel networks to support their portfolio of services, they are interested in using packet technologies, such as IP and MPLS, to converge these services onto a single core network, with resultant capital and operational savings. One of hottest topics in the IETF is the work taking place in the PWE3 (Pseudo Wire Emulation Edge to Edge) and PPVPN (Provider Provisioned Virtual Private Networks) working groups, focusing on the use of IP- and MPLS-based infrastructures. Attendees of this session will learn about the services being defined in these working groups and the various mechanisms proposed to support them.
Speakers:
Andrew G. Malis, Vivace Networks, USA, "PWE3 Working Group Activities and Status"
Rick Wilder, Masergy, USA, "PPVPN Working Group Activities and Status"
Scott Bradner, Harvard University, USA, "The Area Director's Perspective"
Moderator: Andrew G. Malis, Vivace Networks, USA

The Multimedia Internet
3:30-5:00 pm
With broadband local loop access becoming more readily available, real multimedia (video, audio etc.) applications at high quality are becoming a reality. However these applications need more than just bandwidth. This session discusses some of the underlying problems and solutions.
Speakers:
Erik Huizer, NOB, THE NETHERLANDS, "NOB Cross Media Facilities: Delivering enriched content, what is needed?"
Richard Mavrogeanes, Vbrick, USA, "The New World of Streaming Media, Changing the Way"
Sooyeon Kim, Seoul National University, KOREA, "HAT: A High-quality Audio Conferencing Tool using MP3 Codec"
Moderator: Erik Huizer, NOB, THE NETHERLANDS

Friday, 21 June 2002

Mobile Ad-hoc Networks (MANET) routing
11:00 am-12:30 pm
The session will consist of several presentations that provide an overview of Mobile Ad hoc Networking (MANET) technology, as well as several routing algorithms under consideration for standardization within the IETF's MANET working group.
Speakers:
Scott Corson, Flarion Technologies, USA, "An Overview of Mobile Ad hoc Networking"
Fred Baker, Cisco Systems, USA, "MANET extensions for OSPFv3"
Moderator: Scott Corson, Flarion Technologies, USA

e-business: What Will be the Service Delivery Paradigm of the Future?
11:00 am-12:30 pm
Various service delivery models were employed prior to the dot.com meltdown. In a new world with tighter economic constraints which will prevail? Tom Agoston will argue that a modified ASP model has a bright future. Grover Righter will argue that the ability for an architecture to scale while maintaining real-time response will be critical.
Speakers:
Thomas C. Agoston, IBM Global Services Asia Pacific, USA, "ASP's Ashes: Application Hosting on the Net"
Grover Righter, Kabira Technologies, USA, "Session Management - The NEXT eBusiness Challenge"
Moderator: John H. Hine, Victoria University of Wellington, NEW ZEALAND

Network Management
1:30-3:00 pm
An important part of the Internet reliability is related to how providers (and large enterprises to a certain extent) are connected together. This inter-domain engineering is the focus of this track. One presentation describes how a large enterprise managed its multi-homing situation over the years. Another shows how providers are connected and the trends of local and private exchanges. The last presentation will be on case examples of inter-domain traffic engineering.
Speakers:
Nicholas R. Trio, IBM Corporation, USA, "Internet in the Large: Managing Multinational Corp"
Jan-Pascal van Best, Delft University of Technology, THE NETHERLANDS, "Locality of Internet Connections"
Tracie E. Monk, Ixia, USA, "Inter-domain Traffic Engineering: Principles and Case Examples"
Moderator: Marc Blanchet, Viagénie, CANADA

Date and Time To Be Determined

IETF Advances in Optical Networking Panel + Presentations
Time TBD
Even though the IETF does not define optical networking technologies themselves there are a number of IETF initiatives that involve the control of optical networks from an IP point of view. The most comprehensive work is being done in the Common Control and Measurement Plane (ccamp) working group, which is defining common ways to control sub-IP networks including all-optical ones. The ccamp working group is taking input from the Internet Traffic Engineering working group (tewg) to define requirements. In addition the IP over Optical (ipo) and IP over Resilient Packet Rings (iporpr) working groups are defining the mechanisms that are specific to different types of optical networking technologies. This session will explore the work of these IETF working groups and how they relate to work being done in other standards organizations.
Speakers:
Andrew G. Malis, Vivace Networks, USA, "Interactions Between Data Plane and Optical Plane Signaling"
Ron Bonica, Worldcom, USA
Lou Berger, Movaz Networks, USA
Moderator: Scott Bradner, Harvard University, USA

Optical Infrastructure: From the Backbone to the End-User
Time TBA
Optical infrastructures provide an important bandwidth lift of the Internet. Even if this is generally viewed as a backbone technology, it also introduces new paradigms towards the end-user. The first presentation will talk about these new paradigms where the customer could influence the use of the optical infrastructure for its own context and requirements. The second presentation will talk about the manufacturer's point of view for optical switching. The last one is on a municipal project on building optical networks for up to the end user.
Speakers:
Bill St-Arnaud, CANARIE Inc., CANADA, "Web services architecture for management of customer owned optical networks"
Sylvie Ritzenthaler, Alcatel, FRANCE, "Ensure a smooth transition towards optical switching"
Bob Collet, Velocita, USA, "Contemporary DWDM Architecture"
Joe Mambretti, International Center for Advanced Internet Research, Northwestern University, USA, "Creating Next Generation Metro Optical Networks: Lightpath Services, OMNInet,and CivicNet"
Moderator: Marc Blanchet, Viagenie, CANADA

What is the Future of TCP?
Time TBA
Arguments for and against TCP over the next-generation Internet continue to rage on. Many of the arguments seemingly arise from parochial interests, e.g., the traditional Internet & web, wireless data, wireless voice, high-performance networking, and multimedia. This panel will bring together experts from the aforementioned areas to debate the merits of TCP for the next-generation Internet.
Speakers:
Matt Mathis, Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, USA
Randall Stewart, Cisco Systems, USA
Malathi Veeraraghavan, Brooklyn Polytechnic University, USA
Wu-chi Feng, Oregon Graduate Institute, USA
Micah Beck, Univ. of Tennessee, USA
Moderator: Wu-chun Feng, Los Alamos National Laboratory & Ohio State University, USA