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SIG-NGN to meet in Catania 8-9 April 2024

The Special Interest Group on Next Generation Networks (SIG-NGN) will be holding its 14th meeting as an in person workshop on 8-9 April 2024. The meeting will be hosted in collaboration with the LHCONE meeting in Catania, Sicily.

Following a fruitful co-location of meetings in Prague in April 2023, SIG-NGN and the LHC networking group will once again co-locate face-to-face meetings this coming spring. This time with the addition of networking for the Square Kilometre Array.

The SIG-NGN meeting will be held over two half days (the afternoon of 8 April and morning of 9 April), followed by two days on networking for SKA and LHC.4, at INFN in Catania, Italy. The agenda will focus on technologies for sharing of existing physical networks (overlays, underlays, spectrum sharing) and how they enable mission-specific network services. It will also focus on network architecture for intercontinental connectivity, including policies and technologies for links sharing as well as the evolution of intercontinental R&E connectivity.

As the meeting is co-located with LHC and SKA, the SIG-NGN meeting topics will be framed for enabling networking for large, global science communities.

Don’t miss out an exciting four days on research networking in Catania!

Register here  

To register for the LHCONE meeting:

Regularly check the wiki page for an updated agenda:


The Special Interest Group on Next Generation Networks (SIG-NGN) facilitates an open forum where experts from the R&E community, vendors and experts come together to exchange information, knowledge, ideas and best practices about specific technical or other areas of business relevant to the advancement of the research and education networking community. For more information take a look at our designated SIG-NGN page on our community website: 

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