GEC21, Oct 20th - 23rd, 2014


Hosted by:
Director Jon-Paul Herron
Global Research Network Operations Center
Indiana University

Demo event sponsors:
- Matrix
- Brocade Communications Systems

Conference Registration and Logistics

Conference

The 21st GENI Engineering Conference
Oct 20-23, 2014

Indiana University

Contact: Karen Garrett

Directions to IMU Biddle Hotel and Conference Center


The demo/networking event will be held at the Cyberinfrastructure Building (CIB)

Registration

Registration: Fee of $275 before October 1st and $300 after September 30th

Registration link: GEC21 Registration

Breakfasts and lunches will be provided.

We urge all GEC attendees to ensure they have access to the GENI Experimenter Portal prior to attending GEC21.
Please verify or create a new account.

Hotel Reservation:

Hotel 1: IMU Biddle Hotel and Conference Center
Address: 900 E. Seventh St.
Bloomington, IN 47405
Reservation code: GENI21

Rate: $105 for 1 double bed
$149 for 2 double beds
The government rate of $102 with valid government issued ID
The state government rate of $89 with valid state government issued ID

Include WiFi, hot breakfast buffet, and shuttle service to/from Cyberinfrastructure Building (CIB)

Hotel 2: Hyatt Place Bloomington has been reserved to handle overflow
Reservation can be made at this link: Hyatt Place
Rate: $149 per night

Transportation to/from the airport or University will be provided by IU through GOEXPRESS shuttle

Shuttle reservation Link
Reservation Code: GENI21 IU

Travel Grants

A limited number of travel grants are available. Please see Travel Grant Instructions.

Download the Travel Grant Application.

Conference Agenda

Newcomers Day - Oct 20

Primarily for those with little to no experience running experiments on GENI. The tutorials on this day are a pre-requisite for all other tutorials at the conference. If you cannot make the newcomer day but are interested in doing other tutorials, see Pre-Requisites for GEC Tutorials.

General Sessions - Oct 21 and 22

The main part of the conference that includes presentations on different aspects of GENI, tutorials, demonstrations and discussions related to using or building GENI.

Developer Day - Oct 23

Primarily for developers building the GENI infrastructure, tools and services.

Session Descriptions

Click on the session title for a description of the session

Newcomers & Travel Grantee Day: Monday October 20

9.00am - 10.00am - An Introduction to GENI and Experimentation using GENI
10.15am - 11.30am - Tutorial: Getting Started with GENI - Part 1
11.30am - 12.30pm - Introduction to the GENI Network Architecture
01.30pm - 03.00pm - Tutorial: Getting Started with GENI - Part 2
03.30pm - 05.30pm - Tutorial: Getting Started with GENI - Part 3: Work on your own on assigned exercises

Newcomer's Birds-of-a-Feather (BoF) Dinners

BoF dinners are open to anybody with an interest in the topic of the dinner. You do not have to be an expert on the topic. Please RSVP so the organizer has a reasonably accurate headcount for restaurant reservations.

Topic When Where Organizer RSVP

Tuesday October 21

08.00am - 09.15am - GENI Overview
08.00am - 09.15am - Architects Meeting - by invitation only

09.30am - 10.00am - Demo Lightning Talks

10.30am - 12.30pm - Tutorial: Introduction to the XIA Future Internet Architecture protocol suite
10.30am - 12.30pm - Tutorial: Experiment Orchestration, Instrumentation and Execution using LabWiki
10.30am - 12.30pm - GENI in Education
10.30am - 12.30pm - Tutorial: Wireless experiments using the iMinds w-iLab.t testbed

01.30pm - 03.00pm - Tutorial: Introduction to the ChoiceNet Future Internet Network Architecture
01.30pm - 03.00pm - Tutorial: Further experiment development using OEDL
01.30pm - 03.00pm - Experimenter-Developer Roundtable
01.30pm - 03.30pm - Tutorial: Introduction to GENI WiMAX

03.30pm - 05.00pm - Tutorial: Advanced ChoiceNet
03.30pm - 05.00pm - Tutorial: Learn to deploy 3rd Party Services on Home WiFi routers
03.30pm - 04.30pm - Introduction to OpenFlow (repeated Wed @ 11.30am)
03.30pm - 05.00pm - Tutorial: Introduction to the MobilityFirst FIA protocol suite

05.30pm - 07.30pm - Demo Session and Networking

Wednesday October 22

07.30am - 08.30am - Newcomers' Breakfast

08.30am - 11.00am - Plenary Session

11.30am - 12.30pm - Introduction to the GENI Network Architecture
11.30pm - 12.30pm - Introduction to OpenFlow (repeat of Tue 3.30pm)
11.30am - 12.30am - WiMAX Developers Meeting
11.30am - 12.30am - GENI Meta Operations center Live!

01.30pm - 03.30pm - GENI Operations
01.30pm - 03.30pm - Tutorial: Programming GENI OpenFlow Resources and Stitching
01.30pm - 03.30pm - Tutorial: Introduction to the NDN Future Internet Network Architecture
01.30pm - 03.30pm - Tutorial: GENI Desktop

04.00pm - 05.30pm - Tutorial: Scripting experiments with with geni-lib
04.00pm - 05.30pm - Developer Drop-In
04.00pm - 05.30pm - Scaling Up Experiments

Birds-of-a-Feather (BoF) Dinners

BoF dinners are open to anybody with an interest in the topic of the dinner. You do not have to be an expert on the topic. Please RSVP so the organizer has a reasonably accurate headcount for restaurant reservations.

Topic When Where Organizer RSVP
Operations 6:30 PM EDT  Samira Heidi Dempsey  hdempsey@bbn.com

Developer Meetings: Thursday October 23

9.00am - 12.30pm - Developer Roundtable

9.00am - 10.30am - Experimenter and Operations Office Hours

Pre-Requisites for GEC Tutorials on Oct. 21 and 22

The material covered on the Newcomer Day is a pre-requisite for all other tutorials at the conference. If you wish to participate in these tutorials but are unable to attend the Newcomers Day, you should do the following self-guided tutorials before the GEC:

Don’t hesitate to email  tutorials@geni.net if you have any questions.

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