i2CAT at TNC 2011

Once more, we joined the European NREN community at the Terena Networking Conference 2011 at the gorgeous city of Prague. This year we had the great chance to present two of our projects, Mantychore and RINA.

You can find the presentation’s slides and videos here:

Eduard Grasa presented a good introduction to one of our most ambitious research lines, the collaboration with the RINA project, a Cleant Slate architecture promoted by Prof. John Day.

On the other hand, I had the opportunity to share the session with William Johnston and Steve Cotter from ESnet. I’m quite happy of the question round and interest that the Mantychore presentation arised. Lots of interest contacts and collaborations are on the pipeline. Stay tunned 😉

As usual, you can also find Martin Bech’s yearly gallery here 😉

i2CAT's Booth

Eduard, me and many project posters at the i2CAT booth


About Joan A. García-Espín

M.Sc. Joan A. García-Espín (joan.antoni.garcia@i2cat.net) is the Director of the Distributed Applications and Networks Area (DANA) of the i2CAT Foundation. He received his Telecommunication Engineering degree from the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC) in 2007. He wrote his Master Thesis in design and implementation of TE-enabled, DiffServ-aware MPLS networks for providing end-to-end QoS, also in 2007. He is a PhD candidate in the Telematics Engineering Department of the UPC. He is currently working in European projects FP7 GEYSERS (WP3 Leader) and GÉANT3. He has also participated in various European projects such as FP6 PHOSPHORUS and FP7 FEDERICA, and national (Spanish) projects including Enigma, Enigma Enhanced (Enigma II) and E3MS. He owns experience in optical networking, dynamic switching and management systems for networks, QoS and DiffServ for MPLS networks and infrastructure virtualisation. He is an active contributor to the NSI-wg and ISOD-rg gropus in the Open Grid Forum. His main research interests are cooperative agent interaction for network service provisioning, infrastructure virtualisation and network resource sharing and allocation.
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