The Exaflood: Finding Solutions

IIA Symposium

Thursday, May 22, 2008
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
The Waldorf Astoria*
301 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10022

Thursday, May 22, 2008

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM Breakfast

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Panel #1 – “The Exaflood: Effect and Impact”
This panel will focus on topics such as the background and implications related to the Internet exaflood, how big the exaflood is, how we prepare for it and network management.

Moderator: Larry Irving, Internet Innovation Alliance, Co-Chairman

Paul Mankiewich,
Alcatel-Lucent, Chief Technology Officer

Andrew Odlyzko,
University of Minnesota

Nick Rockwell,
MTV Networks, CTO, MTV Networks Digital Media Technology

Bret Swanson,
Senior Fellow and Director, Center for Global Innovation

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM Break

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Panel #2 – “The Cost of the Exaflood”
This panel will focus on the financial implications of the exaflood including the necessary investment to maintain and upgrade internet infrastructure and the cost of bandwidth-intensive applications to carriers and consumers.

Moderator: Bruce Mehlman, Internet Innovation Alliance, Co-Chairman

Johna Till Johnson,
Nemertes Research, CEO

Michael Kleeman,
University of California San Diego, Senior Fellow

Craig Moffett,
Sanford Bernstein, Senior Analyst

Gary Smith,
Ciena Corporation, CEO

11:45 AM - 1:00 PM Lunch

*The meeting will be held in The Conrad Suite on the 4th floor (click here to see venue). Please enter the hotel at the Park Avenue entrance.