Mini-GRP Workshop at SCAsia 2023

For Global Research Platform (GRP) participants attending next week’s SupercomputingAsia (SCA 2023) conference, please be aware that we are holding a Mini-GRP Workshop @ SCA 2023.

SCA 2023 is 27 February – 2 March 2023 at the Singapore Expo Convention & Exhibition Centre. Note that it is an in-person conference only.

The Mini-GRP Workshop is Thursday, 2 March 2023, from 1:30 PM to 6:10 PM (Asia/Singapore time)

The Workshop is organized by Prof Francis Lee Bu Sung, SingAREN; Prof Joe Mambretti, Northwestern University; and, Ms Maxine Brown, University of Illinois Chicago.

Introduction to Mini-GRP Workshop” by A/Prof Francis Lee, Secretary of SingAREN

SDSC-SingAREN MOU Signing Ceremony

Keynote Talk: The Next 10 Years of NRP” by Dr Frank Wuerthwein, Director, San Diego Supercomputer Center

The Asia Pacific Research Platform in APAN & KRP: An Overview” by Dr Jeonghoon Moon, Principal Researcher, Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information (KISTI)

The Global Research Platform: An Overview” by Prof Joe Mambretti, Director, International Center for Advanced Internet Research, Northwestern University

SingAREN Open Exchange and GRP” by A/Prof Francis Lee, Secretary of SingAREN

Australia Research Platform and the SKA” by Mr Andrew Howard, Associate Director Cloud Services, National Computational Infrastructure (NCI), Canberra Australia


KAUST Update for AutoGOLE” by Mr Alex Moura, Senior Network Engineer, KAUST

Evolution of ESnet – A Changing Landscape in Scientific Networking” by Mr Guok Chin Peng, CTO, ESnet

NICT’s Integrated Testbed” by Dr Hidehisa Nagano, Director, ICT Testbed Research, Development and Operations Laboratory, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT)

SCinet, NRE Program, and OFCnet” by Mr Rodney Wilson, Chief Technologist, External Research, Ciena Corporation, R&D Labs, Ottawa Canada

Accelerated ONION based on DTN experience” by Dr Susumu Date, Associate Professor of the Cybermedia Center, Osaka University

Supporting International Partnerships in Science: The Role of International Networks at Indiana University” by Ms Brenna Meade, Network Engineer, International Networks at Indiana University

Closing Remarks” by A/Prof Francis Lee, Secretary of SingAREN

Maxine Brown, GRP Management Team Member

The Global Research Platform (GRP) is an international scientific collaboration led by the International Center for Advanced Internet Research (iCAIR) at Northwestern University, the Electronic Visualization Laboratory (EVL) at the University of Illinois Chicago, the Qualcomm Institute–Calit2 at UC San Diego, and its partners worldwide. For more information, see the GRP website:

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