adass2017250Jeronimo Bezerra presented the academic paper “International Networking in support of Extremely Large Astronomical Data-centric Operations” at the Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems (ADASS) conference which was hosted by the European Southern Observatory (ESO), the Atacama Millimeter/ submillimiter Array (ALMA) and the Federico Santa María Technical University (UTFSM) in collaboration with several Chilean governmental agencies and institutions in Santiago, Chile on October 22-26, 2017. The conference provides a forum for scientists and programmers concerned with algorithms, software and software systems employed in the acquisition, reduction, analysis, and dissemination of astronomical data. An important element of the program is to foster communication between developers and users with a range of expertise in the production and use of software and systems. The program consists of invited talks, contributed oral and display papers, tutorials, user group meetings and special interest group meetings.