GLIF2017: 17th Annual Global LambdaGrid Workshop

The annual workshop for GLIF, the Global Lambda Integrated Facility.

26 Sep-2017 - 27 Sep-2017

REGISTER NOW FOR GLIF2017 - the 17th Annual Global LambdaGrid Workshop, which is being hosted by AARNet at Sydney University, Australia

This event brings together leading network experts from around the world to collaborate and exchange knowledge on new networking technologies, pathfinding, middleware and applications. The workshop has a specific focus on how global network architectures are supporting research applications in the Pacific region, in particular astronomy, high-energy physics, and microbiology and how big data is sent and processed around the world.

GLIF 2017 Programme

There will be discussions on the Pacific Islands Research and Education Network, long distance parallel file systems, new SDN and SDX initiatives, along with demonstrations of applications that can take advantage of these network facilities.

Speakers include David Abramson (University of Queensland), Shaun Amy (CSIRO), Garret Yoshimi (University of Hawaii), Rommel Hidalgo (University of Guam), Jeronimo Bezerra (Florida International Universtiy), Dale Finkleson (Internet2), and more...

Download and view GLIF 2017 Programme (PDF 174KB)

View GLIF 2017 Programme at the GLIF website

SDN Workshop

GLIF attendees are also invited to attend a free Software Defined Networking (SDN) Workshop on Thursday, 28 September 2017, 9.30am -4.30pm 

Venue: University of New South Wales, School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications (UNSW EET) Room G3

This one-day SDN workshop will review the state of the SDN ecosystem, demonstrate use cases related to network visibility and security, and foster discussion amongst participants on success stories and barriers to SDN uptake. You can register for this workshop when you register for GLIF. Questions to


The GLIF registration fee is AUD 500 per person (AUD 400 for registered students)  

You can register and pay online via the GLIF website.