NURDUNet 93 Conference.
Rob.Harper at csc.fi
Mon Jan 18 13:39:12 EST 1993
The Nodrdunet conference to be held in Helsinki has managed to put together
a very interesting programme, and have invited as the main speakers the people
who have been involved in the development of ARCHIE, GOPHER, and WWW.
If you are interested in networking then don't miss this one. RGDS -=ROB=-
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NORDUnet '93 Conference
Helsinki, February 15.-17.1993
Monday the 15th, 13.30-17.00 Opening session - road to the future
Tuesday the 16th, 9.00-12.30 Information tools
Tuesday the 16th, 13.30-17.00 Libraries in the networked world
Wednesday the 17th 9.00-12.30 Multimedia is here
CONFERENCE PROGRAMME (Some changes still possible.)
Treasures of the network
Internet and the Internet Society
Where is Europe?
Information tools, an overview
View to the future
World Wide Web
The EBONE model as a contribution
to global routing stability
Libraries in the networked world
Libraries and networks
Hans Martin Fagerli
Evolution to Broadband
ATM Technology Overview
Practical ATM piloting
Multimedia is here
How we solved the e-mail character set problem
Multimedia, University of Oslo experience
Research networks in the Baltics
IT strategy in Lund University
February 15 - 17, 1993
Marina Congress Center, Helsinki, Finland
February 15 - 17, 1993
THE PROGRAMME COMMITTEE
Alf Hansen UNINETT/SINTEF, Norway
Juha Heinnen FUNET, Finland
Geir Pedersen University of Oslo, Norway
Markus Sadeniemi FUNET, Finland - Chairman
Peter Villemoes NORDUnet, Denmark
Hans Wallberg UMDAC, Sweden
THE ARRANGEMENT COMMITTEE
Paavo Ahonen FUNET
Anne Bjrklund-Nummila Centre for Scientific Computing
Juha Huusko Centre for Scientific Computing
Markus Sadeniemi FUNET
Eija hrnberg CONGREX
Telephone: +358-0-752 0711
Telefax: +358-0-752 0899
NORDUnet'93, the 13th Nordic Conference on Research and
Educational networking, will be held at the Marina Congress
Center in Helsinki from February 15th to 17th, 1993. The
conference will start on Monday at lunch time and end on
Wednesday after lunch.
The NORDUnet'93 conference is a Nordic Networkshop where
the status and trends in Nordic and international networking will
be discussed. The programme covers a wide range of topics from
high speed network technologies to libraries and other
Monday 15th February 1993
13.30 Opening session - Road to the Future
Finding information and services in the network.
What will the networks look like in ten or twenty
years from now? Internet and Internet Society.
Status report on NORDUnet.
17.00 Birds of Feather sessions
Please make your suggestions before or during the
Tuesday 16th February 1993
09.00 Information tools
An overview of the existing information tools like
WAIS, WWW, Gopher, and X.500. WAIS, The
Wide Area Information Server. What comes next?
Next generation of information tools.
The problem of routing, what is the role of
EBONE? ROAD, how to manage explosive Internet
growth? Mobile IP.
13.30 Libraries in the networked world
Libraries and networks. The Nordic SR-NETT
project. Information organization.
An overview on high-speed technologies. ATM,
Asynchronous Transfer Mode Technology.
17.00 Close of session
20.00 Conference Dinner
Wednesday 17th February 1993
09.00 Multimedia is here
MIME - Multimedia Mail to get Nordic characters
right ! Experiences with realtime multimedia for
distance education at the University of Oslo.
Networking schools, practical experiences, Baltic
situation, enthusiastic start, but not without
IT strategies at universities.
12.00 Closing of the conference
The Conference language will be English.
A terminal room with workstations will be available at the
conference site. The terminals will be connected through a link to
FUNET, Finnish University and Research Network, NORDUnet
THE CONFERENCE SITE
The Marina Congress Center is located by the harbour in the
heart of Helsinki. It was built in 1991 and was the place where
the recent European Conference on Security and Cooperation was
THE CONFERENCE HOTEL
Hotel Grand Marina is a unique, 4 stars hotel located near the
centre of Helsinki on the island of Katajanokka. Originally the
hotel was a customs magazine built in the early years of this
century, recently turned into a modern functional hotel.
A sightseeing tour will be organized for accompanying persons
by CONGREX if the number of participants exceeds 15 people.
Helsinki airport has direct connections to Copenhagen,
Gothenburg, Oslo and Stockholm and to many other cities in
Europe and all over the world. The airport is located about 20
kilometers from the centre of Helsinki and the Marina Congress
Daily ferries from Stockholm also provide a convenient way of
arriving to the conference. The Viking Line terminal is next to
the conference site and the Silja Line terminal is also within
The registration fee, which includes accommodation covers:
- entry to all sessions
- conference proceedings
- accommodation for the two nights of February
15th and 16th in Hotel Grand Marina
- breakfast on February 16th and 17th
- lunch on February 15th, 16th and 17th
- Conference dinner on February 16th
- Transportation to the City reception and
dinner on February 15th
EARLY registration fee: FIM 3.200
LATE registration fee: FIM 3.700
The early registration fee applies to all fees received before
December 15th, 1992.
No registration fees can be refunded with respect of cancellations
received after January 15th, 1993.
Further information may be obtained from the conference
secretariat. Subsequent information, including the conference
program, will be distributed by e-mail of telefax, so you are
welcome to send your e-mail address or telefax number to the
REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT
Please fill in the enclosed registration form and mail/fax it
together with the copy of your payment receipt to the conference
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