Global IPv6 Summit, the first technological event of the 21st
Century dedicated to educate, demonstrate and promote the use of the new
Internet protocol, will enable remote participation from auditoriums placed in
several countries around the world.
is no more an “eternal promise” and is becoming a real need, because it’s
the core of the new generation of mobile telephony. Also, it allows outstanding
advances in mobility, QoS and security. IPv6 is the basement for new versions of
applications such as e-commerce and m-commerce.
to highlight the great importance of this protocol, and thus of this event as a
mean of spreading its knowledge, to both public and private networks
administrators and end users.
quality and the number of worldwide experts that will be in San Lorenzo de El
Escorial are the best of the best.
broadcasting will be made through different mechanisms, including Isabel
application and MBONE, among others. All the R+D and academic centers with IP
connectivity or IP Multicast will have access to these sessions.
this moment, countries like Canada, Austria, Slovenia or Portugal and several
Spanish cities have confirmed their remote attendance, but the list of
participation points exceeds 350 places (Belgium, Czech Republic, Slovakia,
Cyprus, Germany, Estonia, Italy, Greece, Ireland, Hungary, Israel, Lithuania,
Poland, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Luxembourg, France, Rumania,
The Netherlands, Switzerland and United Kingdom). Too we expect joining to US
R+D and educational networks, and part of the UUNET commercial network.
broadcasting will be possible with the cooperation of many entities, including
Technical University of Madrid, Carlos III University of Madrid, Technical
University of Catalonia, RedIris and Telefónica.
RedIris Multicast infrastructure (unique in Spain) is attached to research networks of Europe (DANTE/TEN-155), USA (Internet 2/Abilene, and some commercial networks), and other international links.
The IPv6 Forum is pioneer in this kind of broadcasting, and this time any person attached to these networks will be able to receive audio and video of the event and interact with its own questions.