Events & Conferences

ESnet Events

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Registration is now open for Confab23October 16-18 at the Gaithersburg Marriott Washingtonian Center! 

ESnet’s second annual Confab gathering is designed for scientists across all disciplines who want to vastly improve their workflows and collaborations to accelerate time to discovery; for network engineers from national labs and universities who support science IT services for researchers on their campuses; and for the research networking professionals who partner with ESnet to move data across the world.

ESnet Site Coordinators Committee (ESCC) Fall 2023 Meeting

Held twice per year, ESnet Site Coordinators Committee meetings provide a forum for the National Laboratory Site Coordinators and their staff to coordinate and plan network activities with ESnet staff and with each other, addressing  common networking issues where collective effort is necessary or beneficial. 

The Fall 2023 ESCC meeting will be held following Confab23 in Gaithersburg, MD, from Oct. 19-20, 2023.

Conference Presentations, Demos, Workshops 2023


2023 Internet2 Technology Exchange (TechEx23), Minneapolis, Minn., Sept. 18-22


Erhan Saglamyurek, Liang Zhang, and Wenji Wu, ASCR Basic Research Needs in Quantum Computing and Networking Workshop, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research, July 11-13.

Wenji Wu, QUANT-NET presentation, New York Quantum Network Partnership Meeting #2, Friday, June 30, 2023.

Inder Monga, “ESnet6: A High Performance Network User Facility Optimized for Large-Scale Science,” The National Science Foundation’s Research Infrastructure Office 2023 Research Infrastructure Workshop, June 27-30.

Inder Monga, Quantum Testbed presentation, Quantum Networking Interagency Working Group Workshop, hosted by the National Quantum Coordination Office and NASA, June 16.

Dan Doyle, Andy Lake, Katrina Turner, How ESnet Built Grafana Plugins to Visualize Network Data, GrafanaCon23, June 13

TNC23, Tiana, Albania, June 5-9

Chris Cummings:

Eli Dart

Chin Guok

Tom Lehman:

Bruce Mah, Sarah Larsen, and Dan Doyle, ESnet High Touch: Line rate packet telemetry with FPGAs (demonstration), Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition (OFC23), March