All Four of Internets
Founding Fathers & DoDs CIO to Speak at U.S. IPv6 Summit
New Internet Conference
Taking Place from December 8 - 10 in Reston, VA
SANTA MONICA, CA - DECEMBER 3,
2004 - Dr. Linton Wells, the Defense Departments CIO and Acting
Assistant Secretary of Defense, Networks & Information Integration,
will address the US IPv6 Conference, organizers announced today. The conference,
which will take place from Dec. 8th though 10th in Reston, VA, and will
also feature all four of the Internets founding fathers: Vint Cerf,
Robert Kahn, Lawrence Roberts and Leonard Kleinrock. Dr. Charles Lynch,
Chief of the IPv6 Transition Office at the Defense Information Systems
Agency will also address the conference.
Full details of the conference are available at: http://www.usipv6.com.
A main focus of the conference will be the militarys plan to transition
to the new Internet, and the impact that will have on spending, jobs and
private sector business opportunities.
Media interested in attending the event should contact Don Marshall at
What: U.S. IPv6 Summit
When: December 8-10, 2004
Where: Hyatt Regency, Reston, VA. (10 minutes from Dulles Airport)
Who: Top government and military officials and business leaders
involved with the global transition to the New Internet
Additional presentations will be given by: Alex Lightman, CEO and
Chairman, IPv6 Summit, Inc,; Jim Schifalacqua, Chief Technologist, SI
International; Chuck Saffell, President, Federal Network Solutions, Nortel
Networks; Hiroshi Esaki, Professor, The University of Tokyo and Executive
Director for Japan IPv6 Promotion Council.
The New Internet, officially known as Internet Protocol version
6 (IPv6), has been mandated by the U.S. Department of Defense as well
as by other countries to replace the existing Internet standard, which
has been in effect since 1973. IPv6 will bring about vast improvements
in security, multimedia transmission, and mobile and wireless online operations,
along with enabling the Internet-based networking of billions of addressable
devices that will create many new commercial products and services. Details
of this transition, and the many important challenges and opportunities
that it holds, will be presented at the conference.
For additional information:
About IPv6 Summit, Inc.
IPv6 Summit, Inc. is the leading provider of event management services
for the New Internet/IPv6 industry and the publisher of 6Sense, the journal
of record for the IPv6 community. The company provides world class event
planning and management for North American and international conventions,
providing an international forum for advancing the development and implementation
of New Internet networks, technologies, applications and policies. IPv6
Summit, Inc. is headquartered in Santa Monica, California. For more information,