NORDUnet 1991

NORDUNET '91 conference, SAS Royal Hotel, Bergen, Norway.

NORDUNET '91, the 12th Nordic Conference on University Networks,will be held at SAS Royal Hotel in Bergen on October 21st to 23rd 1991.
The conference will start on Monday at lunch time and end Wedensday after lunch.

The NORDUNET`91 conference is a Nordic Networkshop where the status and trends in Nordic and international networking will be discussed.
The conference also contains highlights from current high-speed networking projects and operation of workstations in a wide-area network.

Monday 21st October 1991
10:00 Registration
12:00 Lunch
      Opening session
         Conference opening
         Society visions. Status and future of networking as seen from a humanist.

      Afternoon session on significant networking events.
         An update on nordic national networks and NORDUnet.
         An update on international networking (RARE LTD, RIPE NCC, ECFRN, IETF, IEPG, CCIRN, etc.)

      Afternoon session on network management.
         State of the art, product availability and strategy recommendations.

19:30 Conference dinner

Tuesday 22nd October 1991
09:00 Morning session on future highspeed networking.
         Visions of highspeed applications.
         European and US status on highspeed networking.
         Presentation of the norwegian Supernet project.
         Highspeed activity at the university of Stuttgart.


      Afternoon session on highspeed applications.
         Multimedia - state of the art and it's requirements to a
         highspeed environment.
         Remote education - state of the art and it't requirements to a
         highspeed environment.

      Afternoon session on network informations.
         What is network informations and who is responsible?
         The future of network informations.
         The importance of directory services.

18:00 Close of session

Wedensday 23rd October 1991
09:00 Parallell session A on network security and legal aspects.
         Network security state of the art,product availability and
         recommended strategies.
         Legal aspects of networking ethics and acceptable use.

      Parallell session B on local area networking.
         Connecting the PC/MAC/Workstation to a network: Alternative
         topologies, protocols, applications and choice of connectivity.
         Opertational facilities/support needed in a local area environment.
         Organisational aspects of campus information systems.

      Closing session.
         Connectivity between academic and commercial networks.
         The end of the NORDUNET program.
         The end of the conference.
12:30 Lunch

The conference language is English.

Through a link to the Norwegian network UNINETT there will be stablished a local-area network, offering different workstations  and terminals to the participants for home login etc.

SAS Royal Hotel on Bryggen (The Hanseatic Wharf) is one of the most distinctive hotels in Norway, where thousand-year-old building traditions are combined with modern architechture.  The Wharf, known world-wide as the only wooden township dating back to the Middle Ages which is still standing today, is located centrally in Bergen city.

Week-end offer for early arriving participants will be available.

As participants will be accomodated in single rooms which can also be used as double rooms, it is possible to accomodate accompanying persons.  Please contact the conference secretariat for further information.

Bergen airport, Flesland has daily connections to Oslo, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Paris and London, and should be reachable from most European cities the same day as the congress starts.
A 30 minute bus-trip will bring you directly to the SAS Royal Hotel.

Bergen, the city situated amidst the seven mountains, is the capital  of western Norway and the gate to the norwegian fjords.  Within short range of the conference site, many historical buildings, art galleries and museums are found.  During a stay in Bergen one should visit nothern Europe's main public aquaria, the fishmarket and take a ride to MountFloien with the famous funicular which offers a magnificent view over the city and it's surroundings.

The registration fee which is also an accomodation package, covers:

 - Accomodation for nights of October 21st and 22nd.
 - Breakfast on October 22nd and 23rd.
 - Lunch on October 21st, 22nd and 23rd.
 - Conference banquet on October 21st.
 - The Conference Proceedings.
 - Entry to all sessions

           EARLY Registration Fee:    NOK  3.300
           LATE  Registration Fee:    NOK  3.800

The early registration fee applies to all fees received before September 15th.  Accomodation cannot be guaranteed if the registration form is received after September 15th.

No registration fees can be refunded in respect of cancellations received by us, within September 21st.

Please ensure payment is net of all charges.

Further information may be obtained from the conference secretariat.
Subsequent information, including the conference program, will be distributed by e-mail, so you are welcome to send your e-mail address to the conference secretariat.

Please fill in the form and send it to the Conference Secretariat as soon as possible!


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N-5020 BERGEN, Norway

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Lennart Forsberg,        SUNET
Petter Kongshaug,       UNINETT - Chairman
Rolf Nordhagen,          NORDUNET
Bjorn Pehrson,            Sweedish Institute of Computer Science
Tore Riksaasen,          Norwegian Institute of Technology
Markus Sadeniemi,      FUNET
Roald Torbergsen,       UNINETT
Peter Villemoes,         DENET

Tom I Helbekkmo,       Norwegian School of Economics and Business Adm.
Jan B Henriksen,         University of Bergen
Knut Hofland,             Norwegian Computing Centre for the Humanities
Hans Morten Kind,       University of Bergen - Chairman
Petter Kongshaug,       UNINETT
Robert MacKinnon,      Bergen Scientific Centre
Geir Str|m,                 University of Bergen