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United States IPv6 Summit
March 27-28, 2007 Agenda Speakers
Coalition Summit for IPv6
Agenda Speakers March 28-29, 2007

Speakers

IPv6 Tutorial
Monday, March 26
Silvia Hagen

Brian McGehee

Dan Mender

Jeffrey H. Dunn

Thomas Maufer
 
US IPv6 Summit Speakers
Tuesday, March 27 Wednesday, March 28
Maj. General Dennis Moran

Siafa Sherman

Kristopher L. Strance

Chris Mitchell

Brad Boston

Junaid Islam

Jim Bacchus

Ron Broersma

Lisa Bonser

Eric Lubeck

Agustin (‘Gus’) Ortiz

Dr. Amitabha (Amit) Bagchi

Stan Barber

Richard Fisk

Charles Lee
Rep. Robert Goodlatte

Alex Lightman

Shawn Khazzam

Mark Bayliss
 
Coalition Summit for IPv6 Speakers
Wednesday, March 28 Thursday, March 29
Carol Bales

Tim Reiniger

Terry Walsh

Dr. Sherman Gee

Rob Goode

Dr. Larry Roberts

Yves Poppe

Brett Eldridge

Thomas Maufer

Dan Mender

Tim Rooney
Cora Dickson

Val Oliva

Ulf Dahlsten

Bala Andrapalliyal

David Arbeitel

David Berg

Bruce Sinclair

Fred Baker

Hiroshi Esaki

Jan Flodin

Carsten Hatzig

 

IPv6 Tutorial Speakers

Silvia Hagen
Senior Consultant, Sunny Connection AG
Author of "IPv6 Essentials" by O'Reilly

Silvia Hagen has been in the networking industry since 1990. She began her career as a successful instructor, and has trained hundreds of system engineers. Today she is CEO of Sunny Connection AG in Switzerland and works as a professional consultant and analyst for many mid-size and large sized companies. Her expertise is in Directory Services, Identity Management and Protocol Analysis. She is the author of several successful books such as 'Novell's Guide to Troubleshooting TCP/IP' and 'IPv6 Essentials' published by O'Reilly. She also presents internationally on various networking topics for Universities, Burton Catalyst, Cisco Conferences, Novell's Brainshare, NetWare Users International Conferences and also offers customized corporate presentations and courses. She is a founding member of the Swiss IPv6 Task Force.

TUTORIAL TOPIC:
Intro to IPv6


Brian McGehee
Senior Network Engineer
Opsware, Inc.

Brian McGehee has been working with systems and networks for 25 years. His experience ranges from global network design and architecture, security, large-scale data center deployments, to system analysis and implementations.

Since 2000, Brian has been providing high-level training and consulting in IPv6. He has developed multiple IPv6 training programs for numerous customers. In addition to his work on training, Brian is an accomplished writer, with several published articles on IPv6. He also served as a technical editor to O’Reilly’s book on IPv6, “IPv6 Essentials”.

Currently Brian is working as a Senior Network Engineer with Opsware, Inc. and its network automation software.

TUTORIAL TOPIC:
Effective Transitioning to IPv6


Dan Mender
Director Business Development
Green Hills Software

Dan currently serves as the Director of Business Development for Green Hills Software, Inc., the leading technology provider for secure, reliable software in the embedded market. In this role, Dan and his team oversee the requirements, market positioning, partnerships and adoption of a wide range of vertical platform solutions including networking, software defined radios, military/defense and many others.

Dan is leading the effort at Green Hills for its Platform for Secure Networking which is based on the widely accepted INTEGRITY RTOS separation kernel architecture and next generation IPv4/v6 network stack, security protocols and services.

Dan has more than 26 years of experience in embedded design, sales management, business development and marketing through current work at Green Hills and prior employment at a number of large military contractors, leading embedded hardware manufacturers and embedded software companies including Motorola, Integrated Systems (Wind River Systems) and Sanders Associates (BAE).

TUTORIAL TOPIC:
Compartmentalized Security

PANELIST:
Product Acquisition for IPv6 Networks


Jeffrey H. Dunn
Advanced Technology, IPv6 Manager
Netstar-1 Government Solutions

Mr. Dunn is the IPv6 contracting transition lead for OSD/HA Military Health Services (MHS).  He joined the Naval Research Laboratory in 1987, where he became the Global Grid (now Global Information Grid) project manager and chief scientist.  His accomplishments during that period include the development of numerical models of IP network performance based on non-linear and spectral analysis techniques.  Mr. Dunn’s publication credentials include IETF RFCs, Bell Lab Technical Journal Articles, and articles in the areas of numerical models and simulation.  Mr. Dunn has a B.A. in Physics from Johns Hopkins University.

TUTORIAL TOPIC:
Security Analyzers for Network Status Reports


Thomas Maufer
Director of Technical Marketing, Mu Security, Inc.

Thomas Maufer is Director of Technical Marketing for Mu Security, Inc. He has held various marketing and engineering/architect roles at NVIDIA and 3Com for networking products from NICs up to routers. He also managed metropolitan connectivity for NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, and has written three books on computer networking.

TUTORIAL TOPIC:
Security Analyzers for Network Status Reports

PANELIST:
Product Acquisition for IPv6 Networks


United States IPv6 Summit Speakers

Major General Dennis C. Moran
Vice Director for Command, Control, Communications, and Computer Systems (VJ6)
United States Army

Major General Dennis C. Moran, a graduate of the University of Notre Dame, was commissioned from the Reserve Officer Training Corps and entered the U.S. Army Signal Corps in July 1976.

Upon completion of the Signal Officer Basic Course, Airborne and Ranger Schools, he served as a platoon leader in the 426th Signal Battalion, 35th Signal Group. He went on to command HHC, 426th Signal Battalion from January to December of 1979.

After attending the Signal Officer Advance Course and the USAF Telecommunications Staff Officers Course in Biloxi, Mississippi, he was assigned to the 123d Signal Battalion, 3d Infantry Division in Wuerzburg, Germany. He then served as the Assistant S-2/3 and, eventually, as the S-2/3. In December 1983, he returned to Fort Gordon and served as a project officer in the Directorate of Combat Developments. He became the Chief of Transmission Systems Branch, working such projects as Tactical Satellite, SINCGARS, Improved High Frequency Radio and the family of Digital Group Multiplexer equipment.

Major General Moran graduated from the Command and General Staff College in 1987. He was then assigned to SHAPE Headquarters in Mons, Belgium and served as the Executive Officer to the Deputy Controller, NATO Integrated Communications Systems Central Operating Authority.

In 1990, Major General Moran was reassigned to the 93d Signal Brigade in Stuttgart, Germany and served as the Executive Officer, 51st Signal Battalion. He served in that post during Operation Desert Shield/Storm. He then went on to command the 97th Signal Battalion in Mannheim, Germany and as the Deputy Brigade Commander, 22d Signal Brigade , V Corps in Darmstadt, Germany. In June 1996, he graduated from the U.S. Army War College in Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania. Major General Moran commanded the 3rd Signal Brigade at Fort Hood, Texas from June 1996 until June 1998. Upon completing command, he was assigned to the Defense Information Systems Agency. He then went on to command the White House Communications Agency from February 1999 until March 2000. He was then reassigned to the Defense Information Systems Agency as a Special Assistant to the Director. From June 2000 to June 2003, he served as the Director of Command and Control, Communications and Computer Systems at the United States Central Command during Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. He then moved to Washington D.C. in June 2004 to become the Director of Information Operations, Networks and Space for the Army Chief Information Officer/G-6. He assumed his current duties as the Vice Director for Command, Control, Communications, and Computer Systems (J6), The Joint Staff in June 2005.

Major General Moran's awards include the Defense Superior Service Medal (w/Oak Leaf Cluster), the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal (w/oak leaf cluster) and the Army's Meritorious Service Medal (w/two oak leaf clusters). He also earned the Presidential Service Badge.

KEYNOTE:
IPv6 and Joint Net-Centric Operations


Kristopher L. Strance
Sr. IT Analyst, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Networks and Information Integration/DoD CIO

A native of Albuquerque, New Mexico Kristopher L. Strance graduated from the University of New Mexico in 1974 with a Bachelor of University Studies degree in Biology and Chemistry. He received his commission as an Ensign in the U.S. Navy in April 1975 and was designated as a Naval Flight Officer in March 1976. Upon his retirement from the U.S. Navy, he joined the Civil Service working in the Department of Defense.

He posses over thirty years of experience in Information Technology (IT)and National Security Systems, including policy, planning, development, programming, and operational employment. Technical and management experience extends from field operations to the White House Military Office, and includes key policy and planning positions working directly for senior government executives.

Mr. Strance is currently serving as a senior IT analyst in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Networks and Information Integration/Department of Defense Chief Information Officer. He is responsible for development of Department of Defense policy for: IT and NSS interoperability; Internet Protocol (IP) convergence; Voice over IP (VoIP); and IPv6 transition.

TOPIC / DISCUSSION:
The Role of IPv6 for the DoD


Chris Mitchell
Group Program Manager Windows Networking

Chris Mitchell has worked on core networking technologies within Windows Operating Systems for 4+ years. Mr. Mitchell’s current responsibilities include directing the cross functional design, development and test of the core TCP/IP stack, IPv6, IPsec, High speed TCP, Windows Firewall and Windows Filtering platform features in Windows Vista and Server “Longhorn”. Previously, Mr. Mitchell worked on various products and services within the Microsoft Network (MSN) for 7 years. Before joining Microsoft, Mr. Mitchell worked in the telecommunications industry providing customer premise equipment within the greater Seattle area. During his first 10 years at Microsoft Mr. Mitchell has been involved in a variety of projects and products including multi-million dollar network deployments and the initial product architecture, design and development of Microsoft Passport. He worked on MSN Messenger growing the active usage of the service tenfold and implementing operational standards and design improvements that increased service uptime.

TOPIC / DISCUSSION:
Developing IPv6 Applications with Vista


Brad Boston
Senior Vice President,
Global Government Solutions and Corporate Security Programs,
Cisco Systems, Inc.

Brad Boston runs the Global Government Solutions Group (GGSG) at Cisco Systems to advise government customers on business practices and technology solutions to achieve and enhance their mission goals. Dedicated teams address the challenges faced by global defense, space and security agencies, working with system integrator and technology partners. Another government-focused team, the Government Systems Unit, enhances existing Cisco products and develops new technologies, where required, to meet the unique requirements of governments.

Boston’s organization includes the Cisco Corporate Security Programs Office, a team focused on ensuring the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of critical information and computing assets, while minimizing the impact of security procedures and policies upon Cisco’s business. It also oversees security in development practices in Cisco’s engineering organization, research in critical infrastructure protection, electronic discovery in Cisco’s legal organization, and internet security research.

Previously, Boston served as the Chief Information Officer at Cisco, responsible for the company’s worldwide use of information technology. With a focus on improving the company's productivity, speed and agility, he drove Cisco’s IT foundation strategy to enable end-to-end business processes and IT efficiencies throughout the organization.

Boston is a recognized team builder and leader and is known for his business acumen. His career is marked by a consistent record of technological innovation and a proven ability to adapt to diverse corporate cultures. He has successfully managed organizations in a wide range of companies that are well known for harnessing technology for enhanced services, productivity gains and competitive advantage.

Before joining Cisco in 2001, Boston was the Executive Vice President of Operations at Corio, an enterprise-focused Internet ASP. At Corio he was instrumental in redefining its product offering and business model.

Prior to Corio, Boston was the Executive Vice President of product development and delivery at the Sabre Group in Dallas, Texas. There he strengthened the executive team in preparation for its spin-out from American Airlines, the historic transaction that created a leading IT firm valued at more than their former parent company. In addition, he managed the early development, operations and support of Travelocity.com, led the largest system conversion in the airline industry when USAirways converted to Sabre, and architected the development and implementation of the first phases of a technology plan to modernize the Sabre system infrastructure and applications.

Boston has served in executive positions at American Express, Visa, United Airlines/Covia and at American National Bank and Trust Company of Chicago, where he began his career.

He holds a B.S. in Computer Science from University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, College of Engineering.

Boston is a member of the Active Power Board of Directors, NetNumber, Inc. Board of Directors, and the E-business Advisory Board for Texas Christian University M.J. Neeley School of Business.

TOPIC / DISCUSSION:
Cisco and IPv6


Junaid Islam

Junaid Islam
CTO, Piano Networks

Junaid Islam has played a leading role in the development and commercialization of many data networking technologies. Junaid played a major role in the development of Frame Relay at StrataCom as well as VoIP and MPLS at Cisco. Junaid has multiple inventions and patents to his credit including the industry's first Gigabit speed deep packet inspection platform which is the foundation of Bivio Networks and the PIANO mobility protocol. Junaid also shares patent for the distribution of live HDTV over IP infrastructure with Emmy award winning producer Don Mischer.

TOPIC / DISCUSSION:
Commercial & Defense Mobile IP Applications


Jim Bacchus
Director, NNT

Jim Bacchus has previously held executive positions at General Electric and Lockheed Martin. He currently serves as a Director of NNT, an identity and document management trust company. In addition to his corporate and small business experience he serves as a Colonel in the United States Marine Corps Reserve. Bacchus holds a JD from Widener University School of Law, MS from the University of Southern California, and a BA from Drew University.

TOPIC / DISCUSSION:
Classified, Sensitive and GeoLocated Documents and IPv6


Eric Lubeck

Eric Lubeck
IPv6 Transition Office Lead, Air Force Communications Agency

The Agency is the Air Force's center of excellence for command, control, communications, and computers and information technology.  It leads the Air Force in information infrastructure optimization and enterprise management and improvement.  It deploys C4 strike teams that assure and enhance Air Force network combat power.  It drives innovation for information superiority, and exploits and certifies new technologies and systems.  The Agency serves as the Air Force’s communications force structure and policy expert, and has the Air Force’s only IT law and history specialists.

Prior to becoming the IPv6 Transition Office Lead, Eric served as team chief, SCOPE Network. Eric was responsible for assisting in the optimization of base networks and ensuring network compliance with Air Force guidance and industry best practices.

PANELIST:
DoD Transition: Status and Best Practices


Agustin (‘Gus’) Ortiz
Lead Engineer, Army IPv6 Transition Planning,
Office of the Chief Information Officer/G-6

Agustin (‘gus’) Ortiz has been leading the Army’s IPv6 Transition Planning for the Office of the Chief Information Officer/G-6 since September 2006. In this capacity, he is coordinating research, development, testing and implementation planning activities within the Army. ‘Gus’ also acts as the Army’s representative on the Department of Defense IPv6 Transition Office (DITO) Transition Solutions Working Group, where plans are being coordinated with representatives of the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) and the other DoD components.

‘Gus’ serves as the United States Army Information Systems Engineering Command (USAISEC) integration engineer for the Eastern Continental U.S. (CONUS). His responsibilities include synchronization and integration of engineering activities within eastern CONUS. He has been a government employee since March, 2005.

A 1976 graduate of the US Military Academy, ‘gus’ served as an Army Signal Officer for over 20 years. He retired as a Lieutenant Colonel in September, 1996. He began his military career as a platoon leader in the 82d Airborne Division where he supported the Division Artillery and 1st Brigade Headquarters. ‘gus’ graduated from the Army Special Forces Officer Course in 1978 and served in the Signal Company, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) for 2 years. His final assignment was as the Army director at the Joint Spectrum Center where he supervised Army Frequency Spectrum allocation and management projects.

Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, ‘gus’ speaks Spanish fluently and traveled to several countries in South and Central America during his Army career. He was a Communications and computer systems advisor to El Salvador’s Armed Forces during the last six months of their civil war and the first six months after the peace treaty was signed. He also served as Director of Command, Control, Communications and Computer (C4) Systems (J6) for Special Operations Command, South, for 3 years while the command was located in the Republic of Panama.

Between his retirement from the Army and the beginning of his Civil Service career, ‘gus’ worked for several organizations in the National Capital Region, including Lockheed Martin, General Dynamics, JAVIS Automation & Engineering and Data Systems & Technology. He held positions as Staff Project Engineer, System Engineer, Program Manager and Senior Program Manager in these organizations, planning and providing services on government and commercial contracts.

An Army Acquisition Corps member, ‘gus’ is Certified at Level III in Systems Planning, Research, Development and Engineering (SPRDE). A graduate of numerous DoD and Army schools and courses, including the Command and General Staff Officer Course, ‘gus’ earned a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Florida in 1988. His awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal (w/oak leaf cluster), the Army's Meritorious Service Medal (w/oak leaf cluster) and the Army Achievement Medal for Civilian Service.

PANELIST:
DoD Transition: Status and Best Practices


Dr. Amitabha (Amit) Bagchi
Director, Technology Leadership and Business Planning,
AT&T Government Solutions

Amit Bagchi is Director, Technology Leadership and Business Planning, for the Federal Government segment at AT&T. His responsibilities include Government-focused business planning for advanced data (e.g., IPv6) and broadband access services. Amit joined AT&T Bell Laboratories in 1984, and has worked primarily on data networking technologies and services, as well as the survivability of both voice and data networks. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Solid State Physics from the University of California at San Diego (1970). Prior to joining AT&T, he taught physics at the University of Maryland, and worked for Xerox Corporation in Rochester, NY.

PANELIST:
IPv6 Networks - Acquisition and Support


Stan Barber
VP for Engineering Operations, Global IP Network Business Unit, NTT

Stan Barber is the Vice President for Engineering Operations in the Global IP Network Business Unit for NTT America, an NTT Communications Company. With respect to IPv6, he is the leader of the US team that does IPv6 product engineering and works with a worldwide team in coordinating the ongoing development of NTT Communications IPv6 service strategy. He has testified before the US Congress on IPv6 Transition activities and has served as an expert for both the Department of Commerce IPv6 report (published in January 2006) and the first GAO IPv6 Readiness report (published in August of 2005). Stan speaks on IPv6 regularly and makes use of IPv6 every day from his home office in Houston, Texas.

Stan is deeply involved with the Southeast Texas GigaPOP, a consortium of universities promoting the use of high speed networking (current 10Gigabits/sec) in support of research and education, and has served as the chairman of a working group in the IETF that resulted in the publication of RFC 2980.

Stan has been involved with Internet technologies since the days of the ARPANET. It started with limited involvement in CSnet while at Rice University and followed with almost 10 years of work in medical informatics and internetworking at Baylor College of Medicine. Stan also served as Chief Engineer of the NSFNET Regional Network SESQUINET. He was the key technical resource in helping migrate SESQUINET from NSFNET to the nascent commercial Internet that emerged during the time of the NSFNET shutdown.

PANELIST:
IPv6 Networks - Acquisition and Support


Richard Fisk
Director of Federal Sales Engineering, Global Crossing

Richard Fisk is the Senior Sales Engineer assigned to support the Federal Sales Team for Global Crossing and worked in telecommunications since 1990 in the United States Marine Corps. Richard has been an employee of Global Crossing since 2001 and has worked on various Enterprise and Service Integrator teams for 5 years. In addition to his Sales Engineering function, Richard has been a direct line between Global Crossing's customers and our internal product and development teams identifying customer needs and communicating them with our internal teams to strengthen our product set within the marketplace.

Prior to joining Global Crossing Richard was a Senior Architect working for Spanlink Communications based in Minneapolis, MN where he developed solutions for carrier customers around Cisco's UOne product line. Before Spanlink Richard was a Senior Network Consultant for International Network Services which was eventually acquired by Lucent Technologies. Richard has also been an employee of financial and manufacturing corporations over his 16 year career.

PANELIST:
IPv6 Networks - Acquisition and Support


Charles M. Lee
CTO, Verizon Business Federal

Charles M. Lee, a 20-year veteran of the information technology and network engineering business, is responsible for business development and conception of unique telecommunication services and platforms for Verizon in support of their federal government business. Thanks to his technical expertise, Lee is routinely called upon to provide technical assistance and consultative services to Verizon federal, national and global account teams and their clients in areas such as the Internet, IPv6, MPLS (Multi-protocol Label Switching), ATM and Frame Relay. He presently serves as the Chief Technology Officer for the Federal segment of Verizon Business.

During his tenure at Verizon, Lee has been instrumental in the technical business aspects of the Navy Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI) program in partnership with EDS, data communication components of the FTS2001 contract, delivering program expertise to the US Postal Service, and development of the NSF (National Science Foundation) vBNS+ (very high performance Backbone Network Service) program. He has managed and grown business applications for numerous federal agencies including NASA, Health and Human Services, Veterans Affairs, the Department of Energy, the Nuclear Regulatory Agency, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and over 100 independent research and education accounts.

Lee points to many technology introductions as instrumental in his business growth while part of Verizon. In particular, he cites the commercialization of the Next Generation IP services platform and development and deployment of advanced IP services production and research test bed platforms; both identified with Verizon’s vBNS+ network. Throughout his career, he has been extremely active in speaking engagements at national meetings such as Interop and the GSA Network Services Conference. He has been the principal representative for Verizon on the NIITF (National Information Infrastructure Task Force) subcommittee on architecture as well as a subject matter consultant to the NSTAC (National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee).

Lee’s approach to service is one where he can translate business needs into technical requirements and technical capabilities into business solutions. It is at this intersection of business need and technical capability where he finds his greatest challenges and deepest gratification.

Prior to Verizon, Lee held engineering and program management positions at Microdyne Corporation and Network Solutions, Inc.

PANELIST:
IPv6 Networks - Acquisition and Support


Alex Lightman

Alex Lightman
CEO, Innofone.com, Inc.

Alex Lightman is the founding CEO and Chairman of IPv6 Summit, Inc., the leading organizer of international IPv6 events and consultants to government and industry on IPv6 applications, training, and promotion.

Alex Lightman is a leading writer and speaker on the future of technology and communications. He is the author of the first book on 4G wireless, Brave New Unwired World: The Digital Big Bang and the Infinite Internet, published by John Wiley in 2002 and has published nearly 100 articles for technology, business, and political publications including Red Herring, Chief Executive, and Internet World. Lightman has been interviewed over 1,000 times in recent years, including 13 times on CNN. Currently he is writing The Ever Smarter World and recently completed The Future Engine: How Science Fiction Catalyzes Business and Technology. He has delivered dozens of highly rated keynotes and hundreds of talks on technology, education and society in over 20 countries.

Lightman is the CEO of Charmed Technology, (www.charmed.com) which makes wearable computers and achieved world-wide acclaim for producing 100 wearable technology fashion shows in 20 countries. He is the founding director of The 4G Society and the first Cal-(IT)2 Scholar at the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology, a joint program of UCSD and UCI (www.calit2.net). Lightman has nearly 20 years of high technology management experience and, in addition, has experience in politics (including work for a US Senator), construction, consulting, the oil drilling industry, and the renewable energy industry. He also created, managed and received accreditation for the Nizhoni Institute, a small school and college, and produced the 100 Brave New Unwired World fashion shows featuring wearable and pervasive computing, which included many of Lightman’s own inventions and designs, such as the patented Charmed Viewer display and the first Internet jewelry. Harvard Business School featured Lightman and Charmed in case study that recognized Lightman’s pioneering innovation of presenting computers as fashion. Both the show and Lightman’s designs are now copied worldwide

Lightman is in high demand as a keynote speaker, and has addressed audiences in the US, Japan, China, Europe, India, and Brunei in recent years, at conferences organized by Internet World, Chief Executive, CENIC, IIRT, Marcus Evans, and the University of California among others. He was keynote speaker and co-chairman of The 2002 Path to 4G conference in London, and featured speaker at the 2003 3G Mobile Conference in Tokyo, Japan, on the future of wireless. He has spoken widely on wireless and wearable computing, including talks at UCSD, UCI, UCLA, SDSU, and USC, some of which were covered by television news organizations including CBS, the WB, and Fox. In May 2006 he was chairman, organizer and keynote speaker at the Federal IPv6 Summit in Reston, VA.

Lightman’s book, Brave New Unwired World: The Digital Big Bang and the Infinite Internet is one of the best guides to the massive shift towards billions of Internet connected devices and wireless broadband Internet. The book effectively created 4G wireless as a field of research and study, as indicated by the hundreds of millions of dollars budgeted for 4G research in Japan, Korea, China, and Europe only after the book’s publication. Brave New Unwired World covers the past, present, and future of the wireless Internet, and provides an expert overview of the world that new technologies will make. BNUW has ranked in the top 100 e-books on Amazon.com.

TOPIC / DISCUSSION:
IPv6: The Next Steps


Shawn Khazzam
Senior Business Development Manager,
OPNET Technologies, Inc.

Shawn Khazzam is a Senior Business Development Manager at OPNET Technologies, Inc.  Mr. Khazzam joined OPNET in 2003, and is responsible for the product management and marketing of OPNET’s defense industry and R&D solutions.  These include products for wired and wireless network simulation, wireless propagation modeling, and hardware/software-in-the-loop testing.

Previously, Mr. Khazzam was a lead software engineer at Cualinet SL, where he was responsible for development of a web content management solution.

Mr. Khazzam holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from McGill University.

TOPIC / DISCUSSION:
Ensuring a Successful IPv6 Transition with OPNET


Mark Edward Bayliss

Mark Edward Bayliss
CEO of Visual Link, Inc. and Director, the Harrisonburg Project

Mark Bayliss is the founder of Visual Link, which comprises of three company groups. HE is CEO of Visual Link Internet, a full service Internet Service Provider, president of Cobalt Racks, an award-winning world class hosting company and he is also president of WorldAirWaves, a wireless Internet development group.

Mr. Bayliss has been recognized as a leader in the field of Internet communications. He is also a founding member and director of the Virginia Internet Service Providers Alliance (VISPA) a group that includes AT&T, AOL, and Bell Atlantic. He was a member of the Lucent Technology Open Innovation group, AT&T Wireless Developers group, and has been ask to speak at various times on Internet, E-commerce and Internet Technology. He has spoken at the White House as an advisor to the President's Commission on E-Commerce. He has also spoken as an advisor to ALEC, American Legislation Executive Committee on broadband, before congress on DSL regulation, and an expert witness for the Department of Justice (DOJ) for an Internet broadband antitrust investigation. He has also spoken at 5 ISP-CONs. Recently he has spoken at the McGraw Hill HomeLand Security and Wearable Computer Conference, and the World Futures Society on Cybernization.

Mr. Bayliss has been chosen by State Department to train a Russian technology delegation on Internet free enterprise. He has hosted a technology delegation from Hong Kong to discuss a wireless network for China, a HomeLand security project, and has developed wireless technology used in HomeLand Security trials.

TOPIC / DISCUSSION:
Demonstrated IPv6 Applications in the City of the Future


United States IPv6 Summit Speakers

 

Coalition Summit for IPv6 Speakers

Timothy Reiniger
Executive Director, National Notary Association

Before his current role as Executive Director of the National Notary Association in Los Angeles, Tim Reiniger practiced law in Manchester, NH where he also served three terms on the Board of Mayor and Alderman (1994-2000).  He is a graduate of the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service and the University of Michigan Law School and is a member of the state bar associations of New Hampshire and California.

TOPIC / DISCUSSION:
Pioneering IPv6 Applications - Electronic Notarization


Dr. Sherman Gee
INSC Steering Committee Chairman

Dr. Gee is an independent consultant to government and industry on communications, networking and navigation technologies. His career spans broad areas of defense R&D within the military services, industry, as well as in academia. He is Chairman of the Steering Committee of INSC (Interoperable Networks for Secure Communications), a multinational consortium involving eight nations and NATO to achieve coalition interoperability in network-centric operations employing modern IP networks. He has for many years served as the lead US representative in international collaborations with NATO and a number of European nations to demonstrate the feasibility of coalition sharing of communication resources in tactical networks. Dr. Gee has also authored books dealing with ways to strengthen technological innovation and international competitiveness in industry. He received his BS, MS, and PhD degrees in electrical engineering respectively from the University of California at Berkeley, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Stanford University.

TOPIC / DISCUSSION:
Interoperable Networks for Secure Communications


Rob Goode

Rob Goode
Principal Scientist, NATO Consultation, Command and Control Agency

Rob Goode has twenty years experience in network communications for defense systems, split between commercial and NATO positions and has worked on a variety of technology areas including X.25, X.400, secure computing, IP Quality of Service, and IPv6. Rob is a Principal Scientist at the NATO Consultation, Command and Control Agency (NC3A) where he is leading the team drafting the NATO IPv6 Transition Plan. He is actively involved in multinational activities examining IPv6 such as the INSC project and CFBLNet, for which he is the NATO "National" lead.

TOPIC / DISCUSSION:
NATO Transition to IPv6


Dr. Lawrence G. Roberts

Dr. Lawrence G. Roberts
Founder & CEO, Anagran, Inc.

Dr. Roberts has had a long career in telecommunications management, both in service as a carrier and in manufacturing as a vendor. He received his BS, MS, and PhD from MIT. His networking career started at MIT when he networked the first two computers. When this proved successful, he was recruited into APRA to manage the computer and communication research program. At ARPA he designed and managed the development of the first packet network, the ARPANET, now the Internet. When this proved successful, he founded Telenet, the first packet carrier in the world, now part of Sprint.  He then founded NetExpress and later ATM Systems, both switching equipment companies. Then in 1999 he founded Caspian Networks to manufacture a new concept in routing, flow routers. In 2004, he founded Anagran where he is CEO, President and Chairman. Anagran is building an advanced Flow Aware Router that will allow voice, video and data to all be combined in IP with the quality of ATM.

TOPIC / DISCUSSION:
IPv6 Migration Improvement


Yves Poppe

Yves Poppe
Director Business Development, VSNL International

Yves Poppe has spent his more than 35 years career in data communications with both manufacturers and telecom carriers.  His  involvement in Next Generation Internet  includes the first transatlantic STM-1 connection in 1994 and the first  gigabit level transcontinental wavelength connection in 2001. Representing Teleglobe on the Canarie (Canadian R&E network) Policy Board, Yves supported the  early IPv6 efforts  including the creation of 6TAP in Chicago. Teleglobe became a founding member of the IPv6 Forum . Yves Poppe  represents the Corporation at the IPv6 Forum and is steering committee member of the North American IPv6 taskforce (NAV6TF).

Yves Poppe  represents Teleglobe in TERENA,  Internet2 and APAN and participated in the GSM Association IPv6 project.  He  is a frequent presenter on the evolution of telecommunications and the internet and the key role of IPv6. His most recent interventions on the IPv6 topic include   IPv6 summits in the Egypt, India and Thailand and  conferences on the topic of IMS and MMD. He was also presenter at the recent  Asia Pacific Telecommunication (APT ) organized IPv6 and NGN  workshops held in Malaysia and India.. Yves also regularly covers the  evolution of international telecommunications  at sessions of TEMIC (Telecommunications Executive Management Institute of Canada), most recently in Shanghai.

VSNL International acquired Teleglobe in February 2006.

TOPIC / DISCUSSION:
Global ISP Support for IPv6


Brett Eldridge
VP Product Management, Infoblox

Brett is the VP of Product Management at Infoblox and is responsible for defining product strategy and direction. He previously managed the worldwide team of Systems Engineers and Professional Services engineers at Infoblox.

Previous to Infoblox, Brett was at Juniper where he managed the North America Enterprise SE organization and previously at NetScreen where he was the Senior Director of WW Field Sales Engineering and managed all NetScreen SEs, CSEs and Professional Services Engineers.

Before joining NetScreen Technologies, Brett was a co-founder at OneSecure where he was the Vice President of Security Operations. Prior to OneSecure, Brett was a Senior Consultant at Hewlett-Packard Consulting and helped start the security consulting group.

Brett has written numerous publications on Internet security in well known journals and magazines and has presented at Internet security conferences including DefCon and ToorCon. Brett has architected and implemented security solutions and conducted security audits at many large international clients.

Brett holds a Bachelors degree in Electronic Engineering and a Masters of Business Administration from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

PANELIST:
Product Acquisition for IPv6 Networks


Thomas Maufer
Director of Technical Marketing, Mu Security, Inc.

Thomas Maufer is Director of Technical Marketing for Mu Security, Inc. He has held various marketing and engineering/architect roles at NVIDIA and 3Com for networking products from NICs up to routers. He also managed metropolitan connectivity for NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, and has written three books on computer networking.

TUTORIAL TOPIC:
Security Analyzers for Network Status Reports

PANELIST:
Product Acquisition for IPv6 Networks


Dan Mender
Director Business Development
Green Hills Software

Dan currently serves as the Director of Business Development for Green Hills Software, Inc., the leading technology provider for secure, reliable software in the embedded market. In this role, Dan and his team oversee the requirements, market positioning, partnerships and adoption of a wide range of vertical platform solutions including networking, software defined radios, military/defense and many others.

Dan is leading the effort at Green Hills for its Platform for Secure Networking which is based on the widely accepted INTEGRITY RTOS separation kernel architecture and next generation IPv4/v6 network stack, security protocols and services.

Dan has more than 26 years of experience in embedded design, sales management, business development and marketing through current work at Green Hills and prior employment at a number of large military contractors, leading embedded hardware manufacturers and embedded software companies including Motorola, Integrated Systems (Wind River Systems) and Sanders Associates (BAE).

TUTORIAL TOPIC:
Compartmentalized Security

PANELIST:
Product Acquisition for IPv6 Networks


Tim Rooney
Director, Product Management, BT Diamond IP

Tim Rooney is Director of Product Management for BT Diamond IP, which offers software and appliance products to help customers effectively manage complex IP networks. Tim is responsible for directing product and feature development, managing partnerships, supporting sales and marketing, technology development, and supporting other product-oriented functions. Tim has held this position for over three years and was largely responsible for the successful launch of the IPControl™ and Sapphire™ product lines. Prior to joining BT Diamond IP, Tim held a comparable position at Lucent Technologies, managing the VitalQIP product line to market leadership from 2000-2004.

Tim has also held positions at Triton PCS and Comcast Cellular Communications where he was responsible for wireless services development such as wireless data, 3G, wireless office systems, and Wireless Intelligent Network services. Tim began his career at AT&T Bell Laboratories where he was a lead Systems Engineer for AT&T’s data communications products and network management systems. Tim holds a B.S. in Commerce and Engineering Sciences from Drexel University and a M.S.E.E. from Rutgers University.

PANELIST:
Product Acquisition for IPv6 Networks


Hiroshi Esaki
Executive Director, IPv6 Promotion Council of Japan,
Ph.D, Professor, The University of Tokyo,
Director for JGN (Japan Gigabit Network),
Board member for WIDE project,
Director of JPNIC (Japan Network Information Center)

He received the B.E. and M.E. degrees from Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, in 1985 and 1987, respectively. And, he received Ph.D from University of Tokyo, Japan, in 1998. In 1987, he joined Research and Development Center, Toshiba Corporeation, where he engaged in the research of ATM systems. From 1990 to 1991, he has been at Applied Research Laboratory of Bellcore Inc., New Jersey (USA), as a residential researcher. From 1994 to 1996, he has been at CTR (Center for Telecommunication Research) of Columbia University in New York (USA). During his staying at Columbia University, he has proposed the CSR architecture, that is the origin of MPLS (Multi-Protocol Label Switching), to the IETF and to the ATM Forum. From 1996 to 1998, he has conducted the CSR project in Toshiba, as a chief architect. From 1998, he has served as a professor at the University of Tokyo, and as a board member of WIDE Project (www.wide.ad.jp).

From 1997, he has involved in the IPv6 research and development at the WIDE project. He is a co-founder of series of IPv6 special project in the WIDE project, i.e.,
(1) KAME project ; IPv6 protocol stack for BSD UNIX
(2) TAHI project ; IPv6 test and evaluation specification and tools
(3) USAGI project ; IPv6 protocol stack for Linux

Regarding the research/development/deployment for the IPv6, he has been very tightly and closely working with Prof. Jun Murai, who is a political and technical advisor for the Japanese cabinet. He is an executive director of IPv6 promotion council, which is cross ministry and cross industry council to promote the IPv6 technology. He has been responsible on the design and operation of JGN (Japan Gigabit Network) IPv6 network, since 2000.

KEYNOTE:
IPv6 Applications and Services in Japan


Cora Dickson
Sr. International Trade Specialist, Int’l Trade Administration, Dept. of Commerce

Ms. Dickson joined the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration (ITA) in 2001.  She currently works for the Office of Technology and Electronic Commerce as a trade analyst specializing in the telecommunications sector.  Her duties include attending trade negotiations and other bilateral meetings with foreign governments, particularly those in Asia.  She contributes to ITA goals such as helping American companies gain access to foreign markets for their products and services, and ensuring that nations comply with trade agreements that they sign with the United States.  In 1999, Ms. Dickson received a Master’s Degree in International Communication from American University in Washington, D.C., and a Master’s Degree in International Relations from Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan.

TOPIC / DISCUSSION:
Global Opportunities for IPv6 Applications and Technologies:
How the Commerce Department Can Help U.S. Firms in Overseas Markets


Val Oliva
Director of Product Management, Foundry Networks

Val Oliva is the Director of Product Management for Foundry’s Enterprise Business Unit. Oliva is also a board member and secretary of the Ethernet Alliance Organization, and Chair of the Marketing Committee for Power Over Ethernet/Power Over Ethernet Plus (PoE/PoE+).

Before 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) was a standard, Oliva lead the 10 Gigabit Ethernet efforts at Foundry. Oliva was a 10GEA Vice President, a Member of the Board of Directors with the 10GEA, and the Chair of the 10GEA Technical Committee. Oliva led the efforts to demonstrate the first and the largest 10GbE network vendor interoperability.

Prior to Foundry, Oliva held a Product Line Management position at Network Equipment Technology. Oliva also spent 10 years building IP networks since 1988, and was employed as a Network Architect and Network Manager at Hewlett-Packard and Bay Networks, respectively.

TOPIC / DISCUSSION:
Making the Edge Ready for IPv6


Ulf Dahlsten
Director, Emerging Technologies and Infrastructure - Applications, European Commission

Mr. Dahlsten, born in 1946 and of Swedish nationality, has recently joined the European Commission as Director of “Emerging Technologies and Infrastructures” at the Directorate-General Information Society and Media.

Prior to joining the Commission, Ulf Dahlsten was Director of SECCOM AG and President and CEO of Icon Medialab International, an internet consultancy offering solutions in ecommerce, ebusiness and internet banking among others.

Previously, from 1988 to 1999, Ulf Dahlsten worked with the Swedish Postal Services, first as Director-General and then as President and CEO of Posten AB.  His transformation of a monopoly-protected authority into a profitable customer and business oriented company earned him the ‘European Hermes Award’.

From 1982 to 1988, Mr. Dahlsten occupied various posts with the Swedish government, including State Secretary for Energy and then for Communications as well as State Secretary and Chief of Cabinet of the Prime Minister’s Office.

From 1977 to 1982, he was City Manager of Sodertalje.  Prior to that, from 1974 to 1977, he worked for the National Price and Cartel Office as Head of the Food and Agriculture Division and then as Head of Department for Consumer Goods and Services.

Before that, he was Advisor to the Mayor of Stockholm from 1970 to 1971 and Head of the Office of the Governor of Stockholm from 1971 to 1974.

Ulf Dahlsten started his career as a teacher in Mathematics at the Royal Institute of Technology.  He holds a Civil Engineer’s degree from the Royal Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Stockholm School of Economics.

KEYNOTE:
Progress in IPv6 Research and Development


Bala Andrapalliyal
Lead Systems Engineer, VitalQIP, Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise Business Group

Bala Andrapalliyal is currently the Lead Systems Engineer for VitalQIP. For the past several years, he has worked extensively in the architecture and engineering aspects of various OSS/BSS systems for the Telecommunications industry.

PANELIST:
Software and System Components of an IPv6-enabled Network


David Arbeitel
Chief Technology Officer & Senior Vice President, Product Strategy, Lumeta Corporation

David Arbeitel brings more than 20 years of experience to his position as Lumeta’s chief product strategist and head of product operations. Arbeitel is responsible for Lumeta’s product strategy, research, development, quality assurance, product management and strategic business development. Prior to joining Lumeta, Arbeitel held the position of CTO at ION Networks, Visual Networks and Avesta Technologies, where he was a co-founder. Additionally, Arbeitel has held senior management and engineering positions with Morgan Stanley, Shearson Lehman Brothers, Amerada Hess and RCA-American Communications. Arbeitel holds a BEEE in electrical engineering from the Stevens Institute of Technology and an MSEE in electrical engineering and MBA with high honors, both from Boston University.

PANELIST:
Software and System Components of an IPv6-enabled Network


David Berg
Director of Product Management, BlueCat Networks, Inc.

David Berg has more than ten years of product management experience, including building and managing solutions for companies focused on distributed computing, business intelligence, perimeter security, application security and more recently unified communications and voice over IP. As Director of Product Management at BlueCat Networks, David is responsible for managing the company’s complete line of network appliances including Proteus, Adonis and Meridius. Leveraging his technical expertise and years of supporting the needs of global customers and partners, David is focused on establishing BlueCat Networks products as best-of-breed solutions for securing network infrastructure.

David is a frequent speaker at industry events around the globe, where he shares his expertise on network security, including securing mission critical VoIP and email security applications. He has a Bachelor of Business Administration from York University and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Windsor

PANELIST:
Software and System Components of an IPv6-enabled Network


Bruce Sinclair
CEO, Hexago

Chief Executive Officer Bruce has over 20 years of programming, marketing, sales and management experience in high technology. He has held executive positions in leading software/hardware companies including: Avid, Microsoft, SGI and Wavefront (now Autodesk). He has experience in various acquisitions and a public offering on the NASDAQ as well as developing emerging and growth phase companies. Bruce holds a B.Sc. in mathematics from the University of British Columbia.

PANELIST:
Software and System Components of an IPv6-enabled Network


Fred Baker
Cisco Fellow, Cisco Systems

Fred Baker is a Fellow with Cisco Systems, a leading manufacturer of internet infrastructure technology and products. Since joining in 1994, he has contributed to various quality of service technologies, routing technologies, forensic access technologies, and technologies for emergency and other special uses of the Internet. He also advises senior management on corporate direction, and maintains corporate research relationships with various universities.

Between 1978 and 1994, prior to joining Cisco, Baker was a principal engineer at Control Data Corporation, Vitalink Corporation, and Advanced Computer Communications. Baker studied at the New Mexico Institute for Mining and Technology from 1970-1973.

In the Internet Engineering Task Force, which he has contributed to since 1989, Baker has authored or edited more than about 40 RFCs relating to a variety of topics including quality of service, management of various technologies, routing, and the use and abuse of the Internet. He served as IETF Chair 1996-2001 and a member of the Internet Architecture Board 1996-2002. He has also chaired a number of IETF working groups, and currently chairs the IPv6 Operations Working Group. He continues to contribute technically to several working groups including OSPF, Transport Working Group, and Internet Emergency Preparedness.

Baker currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the Internet Society (ISOC), which is a professional membership society addressing issues that confront the future of the Internet. ISOC is the organizational home for the groups responsible for Internet infrastructure standards, including the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) and the Internet Architecture Board (IAB). He also serves as a member of the board of the Internet Services Consortium (ISC), which is a nonprofit public benefit corporation dedicated to supporting the infrastructure of the Internet. He is a member of the technical advisory committees of the US Federal Communications Commission, and Open Country, and is an advisor to Makerere University in Uganda, the American International University-Bangladesh, and the National Chiao Tung University in Taipei.

TOPIC / DISCUSSION:
Global Trends in Supporting IPv6 Services and Applications


Jan Flodin
Chief Engineer, Defence Materiel Administration, Materiel Command, Sweden

Mr. Jan Flodin is chief engineer at FMV, the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration. Until his part time retirement in April, 2005, he has held a number of management positions since 1979 in the telecom, data communications and command and control domain. One of his current responsibilities is to supervise and direct the preparation for a future IPv6 transition. Originally a military officer, he graduated with an MSc from the Staff and War College in 1977. He is a member of IEEE, ACM, AFCEA, the Swedish C4 Society, ISOC and ISOC-SE.

TOPIC / DISCUSSION:
Swedish Military IPv6 Migration


Carsten Hatzig
Chief Scientist, Federal Office of the Bundeswehr for Information Management and Information Technology

Systems engineer at the German Armed Forces Technical Center for Information Technology and Electronics (WTD 81), received his telecommunication engineering degree in Hamburg. After a few years in the radio communications industry, he joined the German MoD’s procurement agency, the BWB, in 1997. Being posted in Greding at the WTD 81 in 1998, he was in charge of technical IV&V for a number of evolving military command and control systems (C4ISR) and weapon control systems.

In 2002, his responsibilities moved towards military communications, and Carsten has joined and led projects focusing on SatCom over IP networking, secure and mobile networking, and on edge-technology communication systems such as the SDR (Software Defined Radio). The past three and a half years, Carsten teamed up with NATO’s eight nations’ R&D project INSC (Interoperable Networks for Secure Communications) as the German MoD's technical lead. Since 2004, he has been a member of the German IPv6 migration working group co-shaping both parts of the national IPv6 migration framework and the IT Addressing concept. Current activities are in the area of enhancing secure mobile networking and communication support for NEC (Network Enabling Capabilities).

TOPIC / DISCUSSION:
IPv6 - A Foundation for Network Enabling Capabilities to Enhance Joint/ Combined Military Operations


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