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Oct 14th, 2010
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
Ballroom E
Pacific Time
Three sessions for the price of one! Join us for a quick round of short talks on a range of topics in networking and systems infrastructure. The focus will be on both wireless and fiber-optic networking. Quickly learn what several institutions are doing to solve interesting problems—and expand your mind.

Network Neighborhood? Who's on Your Wi-Fi?
Douglas Burke, Director, Network Infrastructure Systems & Services, University of San Diego
Having our campus wireless network named as a CNET Top 10 hotspot isn't the notoriety USD desires. Ubiquitous wireless and access to resources needs to be secured for students, faculty, staff, and guests.

Implementing Wireless Across RIT Campus in Nine Months
Laura O'Donnell, Senior Project Manager, Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester Institute of Technology implemented 802.11n wireless in all buildings in nine months. This presentation will focus on lessons learned from a project manager perspective.

How to Build 2,200 Miles of Fiber in Your Spare Time
Donald J. Welch, President and CEO, Merit Network, Inc.
Merit Network was awarded ARRA stimulus funds to build fiber networks throughout Michigan. We will share our approach to meeting the challenging financial and technical demands with innovation and collaboration.