MIT INTERNET & TELECOMS CONVERGENCE CONSORTIUM
(
formerly known as: MIT Internet Telephony Consortium)

Meeting Agenda (Draft as of March 25, 1999)

June 7-8, 1999

Hosted by: Telecom Italia

Held at: Scuola Superiore Guglielmo Reiss Romoli (SSGRR) L'Aquila, Italy

 

DAY ONE

Monday, June 7, 1999

08:30 - 09:00AM Registration
09:00 - 09:15AM Welcome and introduction
  • Dr. David Clark, MIT, ITC Principal Investigator
  • Prof. Francesco De Leo, Telecom Italia, Chief Strategy Officer
09:15 - 10:30 AM Session #1: Internet Broadcasting

Chair: Raj Bansal

  • Ritva Siren (Nokia), Network Technology for Internet Broadcasting
  • Leonardo Chiariglione (Telecom Italia), Secure music on the web
  • Peter Harter (Goodnoise), TBA
10:30 - 11:00am Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30pm Session #2: Telecom Italia Research

Chair: Lorenzo Pupillo (Telecom Italia)

  • Lorenzo Pupillo (Telecom Italia), Internet Policy Issues and upcoming conference
  • Michele Volpe (Telecom Italia), Telecom Italia agenda on Internet Research
  • Giorgio Gallassi (Italtel), A manufacturer perspective in the Internet Age
  • Natalino Curci (Telecom Italia), TBA
12:30 - 02:00pm Lunch
02:00 - 03:30pm Session #3: Local Internet Access: Europe and the U.S.

Chair: TBA

  • Sharon Gillett (MIT) & William Lehr (MIT), Analysis of Broadband Internet Access Deployment in the U.S.
  • Raffaella Asmone (Telecom Italia), ADSL Trials in Italy
  • Pedro Chas (Telefonica), ADSL Issues in Spain
03:30 - 04:00pm Coffee break
04:00 - 05:00pm Session #4: ITC Research Directions
  • Sharon Gillett, Review of ITC Workplan & activities, current and future
  • John Wroclawski, Research Agenda for Internet appliances
05:00 - 06:30pm Break
06:30 - 010:30pm Concert and Dinner

(6:30pm) Bus to L'Aquila Castle

(7:00pm) Evening Concert, performed by the "Solisti Aquilani" at L'Aquila Castle.

(9:00pm) Dinner hosted by Telecom Italia.

 

 

DAY TWO

Tuesday, June 8, 1999

08:00 - 08:30 AM Breakfast/coffee
08:30 - 10:00am Session #5: QoS Issues

Chair: Bill Lehr (MIT)

  • Bill Lehr (MIT) and Lee McKnight (Tufts/MIT), IP Bandwidth Markets and QoS
  • Terry McGarty (Zephyr), Quality of Service and IP telecom (WORD)size: 2MB
  • Kanad Chakrabarti (Arbinet), TBA
10:00 - 10:30am Coffee Break
10:30 - 12:00pm Session #6: Member presentations

Chair: John Ormerod, British Telecom

  • Abbot Gilman and Pirjo Tuomi (Broadband Access Systems), Requirements for integrated voice and data platforms
  • Steve Hinde (HP), Internet Call Centers
  • Michelle Eisenhauer (Sprint), Unified Messaging Systems
12:00 - 01:30pm Lunch
01:30 - 03:00pm Session #7: Roundtable on IP-PSTN address interoperability

Moderator: Sharon Gillett (MIT)

  • Dave Clark (MIT), Introduction: What are the issues?

Roundtable Members:

  • Dave Clark (MIT)
  • Michelle Eisenhauer (Sprint)
  • Terry McGarty (Zephyr)
  • Others, TBA
03:00 - 03:30pm Coffee Break
03:30 - 04:30pm Session #8: ITC Student Work
  • Annabelle Gawer (MIT), The Organization of Platform Leadership : How Intel Organizes to Manage Complementors' Innovation
  • Gonzalo Figuera (MIT), Analysing International Diffusion of the Internet

** Tentative