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The Rocky Mountain 2011 IPv6 Summit is here again!

The ISOC Colorado Chapter is pleased once again to sponsor a booth at the annual Rocky Mountain 2011 IPv6 Summit.

Over 400 networking professionals; including, leading systems architects, technical engineers, and researchers will be in attendance.

This is the 4th annual event for the Rocky Mountain IPv6 Task Force.  There is an even greater sense of urgency concerning the transition to Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) than ever before. Why the increased urgency?  Check out this recent announcement:

At a ceremony held on 3 February, 2011 the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) allocated the remaining last five /8s of IPv4 address space to the Regional Internet Registries (RIRs) in accordance with theGlobal Policy for the Allocation of the Remaining IPv4 Address Space. With this action, the free pool of available IPv4 addresses is now fully depleted.

There is much work and education that needs to take place in order for there to be a wider adoption of IPv6.  Implementations are likely to accelerate.  What is your organization doing to address the inevitable transition?  This summit is a great way to learn more and network with other professionals engaged in IPv6 adoption.  Here are more reasons to attend the Rocky Mountain 2011 IPv6 Summit:

Why Attend:

  • To learn about IPv6 to gain practical information to help you with your IPv6 transition
  • To help your organization with their government mandate or business requirement for IPv6
  • To prepare you for the proper way to deploy dual-stack networks and operating systems
  • To ensure that you have a career path in network technology that spans the next 10 years
  • To collaborate with others in the IPv6 field

The conference this year will be held April 25-27th, 2011 at the Grand Hyatt Denver ColoradoPlease sign up as soon as possible.  Many top-notch speakers will be on hand to discuss various topics surrounding IPv6 as well as a hands-on-lab.  The Internet Society Colorado Chapter’s own president, Chris Grundemann will be one of the first speakers, discussing routing protocols.

We will be at booth 20 in the Imperial Ballroom.  Drop by to learn more about CO ISOC’s purpose to bring together local Internet experts, enthusiasts and amateurs in order to increase our individual effectiveness. Collectively we can support each other, our region and the Internet community at large by bringing our joint knowledge, experience and enthusiasm for technology, policy and education together to advance all three.

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