Presentation on theme: "Fáilte go Luimneach Welcome to TNC2002 in Limerick John Boland, Chief Executive, HEAnet."— Presentation transcript:
Fáilte go Luimneach Welcome to TNC2002 in Limerick John Boland, Chief Executive, HEAnet
Outline of Presentation Some History of Irish Networking Current Infrastructure Facilities here in Limerick
Early Irish Networking Irish missions into post-Roman Europe The Golden Age ca. 700 Island of Saints and Scholars Teaching and Learning exchange
530 - St. Pol to Brittany St. Pol to Burgundy St. Colmcille to Iona St. Columban to Luxeuil St. Columban to Bobbio St. Bede to Lindisfarne St. Kilian to Wurzburg St. Gal to St. Gallen St. Livinius to Holland Irish Peregrini in Europe
Irish Information Society Commission Final sentence of report : Achieving success as an Information Society cannot be viewed as an optional extra for Ireland, but rather as the foundation for future competitiveness, wealth creation and an inclusive society
Irish Governments National Development Plan NDP Competition and De-regulation e-government minister to be appointed Broadband infrastructure for 123 towns Unprecedented funding of Research PRTLI, SFI, Technology Foresight... HEAnet connects to Internet2 and Géant.
TERENA and Geant - Critically Important Education and Research underpins future economic growth Collaboration and sharing of experience with other European NRENs Collaboration opportunities with > 3,000 other institutions Contribute to EC-funded research activities
GENERAL INTERNET INEX Belfast Citywest Dublin Galway Limerick Cork TEN-155
INTERNET 2 RESEARCH COMMUNITIES GENERAL INTERNET INEX Belfast Citywest Dublin Galway Limerick Cork TEN-155
INTERNET 2 RESEARCH COMMUNITIES GENERAL INTERNET INEX Belfast Citywest Dublin Galway Limerick Cork JANET London Frankfurt GÉANT
Facilities in University of Limerick Wireless network in Foundation Building Cards available from HEAnet stand Library Ground Floor Computer Room Laptop plug-in area Drumroe Residences on net Conference sessions streamed live All World Cup matches on RTE !
Looking forward to a successful and enjoyable conference Go raibh maith agaibh