Please join us for the New England Peering Forum 2018, a full day educational and social networking event all about Internet Exchanges, Peering, dark fiber, the Cloud, and more.
NEPF will offer presentations and educational content from regional and global experts in networking and Internet infrastructure.
NEPF attendance is limited to 120 people, so you will be able to meet and talk to the other attendees, which will include northeast and atlantic regional Internet Exchange operators, along with representatives from a variety of institutions, content providers, ISPs, carriers, and enterprises.
If you share a passion for a faster and more efficient Internet for everyone, don't miss this event!
The attendance fee includes morning and afternoon breaks with coffee, soft drinks and snacks, lunch, and an evening social networking event with beer, wine and hors d'oeuvres.
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Date, Location, Directions and a few words about MIT
Friday, June 22, 2018
MIT Samberg Center - Chang Building (E52)
50 Memorial Drive, 6th fl.
Cambridge, MA 02142
Directions to MIT E52: http://bit.ly/2KDeiCC
Parking: http://bit.ly/2yan21x and some on-street available. See posted signs.
About MIT: https://sambergconferencecenter.mit.edu/about-center/about-mit/
About our MIT Sponsors: https://ist.mit.edu/about
About the Samberg Center: https://sambergconferencecenter.mit.edu/about-center/
● Opening Ceremony 10AM
● Morning Presentations 10:15 AM to 12:00 PM
● Lunch 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
● Afternoon Presentations 1:00 PM to 5PM
● Socializing and Interconnection/Business Development Meetings 5:30 PM to 7 PM
Address for Presentation Submissions: firstname.lastname@example.org
Social media hashtag: #NEPF2018
Coffee, Tea and Light Breakfast
Sponsored by TowardEx/MASS-IX & MIT IST
Welcome remarks and errata
What’s the Deal With New England?
real world discussion about why New England hangs off the end of the US Internet, and what can be done about it.
Matt Ringel, Akamai
The year in IPv4 transfers
What happened since last year, what will happen next year?
Peter Thimmesch, Addrex
Regional IXPs - New England & Atlantic Canada
Presentation and panel discussion on where NE IXPs are now and where they may be headed for in the future.
James Jun, MASS-IX
Eric Morin, Atlantic IXPs
James Troutman, NNENIX
Linting the Network: The 188.8.131.52 Story
Did you hear about the new DNS open recursor using 184.108.40.206?
Ólafur Guðmundsson, Cloudflare
Coffee break with snacks
Sponsored by TowardEx/MASS-IX
New England Data Centers: Who, where and challenges.
Presentations about where strategic assets are located and how to address the NY challenge
Regional Dark FIber: What’s good? What’s bad?
Presentations and discussion by regional fiber networks about their networks and challenges
Maine Fiber Company
PeeringDB: What is it, how to and benefits.
PeeringDB is a facility and network locator operated by the Internet community. Looking for interconnection opportunities? PeeringDB
Patrick W. Gilmore, PeeringDB
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Beer, wine and appetizers social event.