AmLight ExP Newsletter July-September 2016
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16th Annual Global Lambda Grid Workshop (GLIF16)
September 29-30, 2016

Dr. Heidi Morgan, Dr. Julio Ibarra, Dr. Chip Cox, and Jeronimo Bezerra presented “AmLight backbone transition to SDN: Celebrating the second anniversary” at the 16th Annual Global LambdaGrid Workshop. GLIF is an international virtual organization that promotes the paradigm of lambda networking. The GLIF participants are National Research and Education Networks (NRENs), consortia and institutions working with lambdas. The GLIF participants jointly make lambdas available as an integrated global facility for use by scientists and projects involved in data-intensive scientific research…Read More
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AmLight Team at I2 Technology Exchange 2016
September 25-28, 2016

The 2016 Technology Exchange presented by Internet2 is co-hosted by Florida International University, the University of Florida, and Florida LambdaRail from September 25-28 in Miami. The Internet2 TechEx organized U.S. and global technology leaders and visionaries including pioneers, technologists, architects, scientists, operators and students in the fields of networking, security, trust and identity, virtualization, cloud services, high-performance computing, and storage to share expertise in a forum designed to facilitate the cross-pollination of technical ideas and information….Read More
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TICAL2016: Deploying SDN experiments in Latin America: the ONOS and SDN-IP application use case at AmLight
September 15, 2016

Humberto Galiza, AmLight Senior Network Engineer, presented “Deploying SDN experiments in Latin America: the ONOS and SDN-IP application use case at AmLight” in Spanish at TICAL2016. TICAL is a Network of ICT Directors from Latin American universities created in 2011 by RedCLARA. The sixth edition of the TICAL Conferences took place in Buenos Aires, Argentina, with approximately 300 participants from different countries in Latin America…Read More
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Edition Nº 47 of the DeCLARA bulletin is now available on-line
August 2016

The latest edition of the DeCLARA bulletin, N° 47, is now ready for downloading, and these are the titles your will find in it: Paraguay concretes its connection to RedCLARA .:. Join us, because we are preparing a nice surprise .:.  Join the Regional Study on the incorporation of ICT in Higher .:. MAGIC had a great collaboration experience at TNC16 and IST Africa 2016…Read More
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Professor Dr. Luis Lopez awarded the Brazilian Army the Medal of the Peacemaker (Medalha do Pacificador)
August 25, 2016

Professor Dr. Luis Fernandez Lopez awarded the Peacemaker Medal (Medalha do Pacificador), an honor given to civil and military personalities due to relevant services provided to the Brazilian Army, raising the prestige of the institution or developing friendly relations between the Brazilian Army and the other nations. The award was given on August 25th celebrating the Brazilian Soldier Day. This year, only two militaries and nine civilians awarded the Peacemaker Medal. …Read More 
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Get your copy of the GeminiFocus, a quarterly publication of the Gemini Observatory
July 2016

We are proud to see so many exciting results being enabled by Gemini – truly living our statement of purpose, “Exploring the Universe, Sharing its Wonders.” Markus Kissler-Patig, Gemini’s Director… Read More
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Inder Monga Named Director of ESnet, Berkeley Lab’s Scientific Networking Division
July 11, 2016

Indermohan “Inder” Singh Monga, an internationally recognized expert in advanced networking research, is the new executive director of the Department of Energy’s Energy Sciences Network, better known as ESnet. He will also assume the role of director of the Scientific Networking Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, which manages ESnet….Read More
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South American Astronomy Coordination Committee (SAACC) Spring Meeting January 10-11, 2017
 Upcoming

CIARA will host semi-annual SAACC meeting on January 10-11, 2017, at the Florida International University (FIU) Kovens Conference Center, North Miami, FL. Updates from AURA, NRAO, ALMA, LSST, AmLight, REUNA, RNP, RedCLARA, and ANSP will be presented…Read More
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