The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)--the international body which sets standards for the Internet--will meet in the UK for the first time 5-10 August 2001.
IETF is a large open international community of network designers, operators, vendors and researchers concerned with the evolution of the Internet architecture and the smooth operation of the Internet. It is open to any interested individual.
The event is their 51st meeting and will be hosted by BTexact Technologies in London from 5th August to the 10th August.
UCL -- Prof Jon Crowcroft, et al -- is taking advantage of the presence of international attendees, who are well known in the field, to organise lunchtime public talks in collaboration with the Internet Society England (ISOC); these are listed below.
In case you have missed the publicity, UKUUG is providing a platform for the well-known Linux developer, Ted Tso, talking on--A Decade of Linux--on Thursday, 9 August 2001, 18.25 - 20.00.
You are welcome at the following lunchtime talks in London 5-9 August; register if you intend to attend--it helps them plan.
These talks are open to all and will take place in the Upper Refectory at UCL from 12.00 to 13.30.
[These details were copied from UCL and ISOC England--check there for the latest details.
Also, if you intend to attend, please sign ISOC England's form]
- Monday, 6 August
- Scott Bradner, Harvard University - Internet Standards RFC 2026 etc
- Geoff Huston, Telstra - Internet Routing and End to End
- Tuesday, 7 August
- Fred Baker, Cisco Systems - Quality of Service
- Wednesday, 8 August
- Barbara Fraser, Cisco - Security
- Mark Green, CacheFlow Inc. - Content Networking
- Thursday, 9 August
- Marco Carugi, Voila/France Telecom - Virtual Private Networks
- Bob Fink, NASA - IPv6
Up-to-the-minute information will be maintained at: http://www-mice.cs.ucl.ac.uk/ietf/talks.html
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