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Welcome to TNC16

12-16 June 2016, Prague, Czech Republic

"Building the Internet of People"

The TNC16 Networking Conference is the largest and most prestigious European research networking conference, with more than 650 participants attending this annual event. TNC brings together decision makers, managers, networking and collaboration specialists, and identity and access management experts from all major European networking and research organisations, universities, worldwide sister institutions, as well as industry representatives.

Through keynotes speeches by renowned specialists, varying parallel sessions, demonstrations and presentations, the Conference presents participants with a unique overview of the latest developments in research networking, both in the technical field and in the area of application and management.

TNC16, its 32nd edition, will be hosted by the Czech National Research and Education Network (CESNET) and held in the picturesque, UNESCO World Heritage listed city of Prague in Czech Republic between 12-16 June 2016.

CESNET provides network connectivity to all state Czech universities, colleges and research institutes. CESNET participates in a number of pioneering international projects, acting on the educational demands of networking development in the Czech Republic. With respect to its research activities and accomplishments, CESNET represents the Czech Republic in the development of the pan-European network GÉANT and participates actively in the project implementation. This sets the perfect scene for TNC16.

Keynote speakers:

Kees Neggers The evolution of Research and Education networking - The debate
Steve Cotter
Olaf Kolkman Collaborative Security - Reflections about Security and the Open Internet
Deborah Estrin Small, n=me, data: from mobile health to immersive recommendations
Anna Wilson How peoples' lives have been changed by the internet.
Maria Farrell Winners and Losers in the Internet of Things, and What We Can Do About It
Steven Tingay Big Astrophysics = Big Networks
Petr Holub Scalable Storage and Processing of Privacy-Sensitive Data: More Than Just a Dream?
John Sexton The future of the Global University and advancing global research and education


Platinum sponsor:
Gold sponsor:
isoc digicert nokia juniper
Silver sponsor:
ripe ncc eci osi corsa owncloud brocade infinera verne
Bronze sponsor:
adva ibm xantaro pydio flowmon cisco networksys
Gala dinner sponsor:
Media Partner:
ictprofessional IDG

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Booth Schedule
TNC16 Event Team

Sponsors TNC16

For more information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact:

Gyöngyi Horváth
tnc16 sponsor

Platinum Sponsor

tnc16 Platinum sponsor

Important Dates

Conference:12-16 June 2016

* Please note that presentation slides may be updated by the speaker up to 30 minutes before the presentation.