Oct. 27-29 Toronto

CANARIE’s 7th Annual Advanced Networks Workshop

Entitled “Building Canada’s Innovation Infrastructure for Advanced Applications,” this conference will explore how community broadband networks, provincial networking initiatives and next-generation optical networks, such as the proposed CA*net 4, will contribute to the building of Canada’s National Innovation Infrastructure. The workshop will also explore the new types of applications and services that such an infrastructure will support.


Oct. 29-Nov. 1 Orlando, Fla.

Citrix iForum

iForum is a technology exchange among IT innovators, integrators, Citrix resellers, alliance partners, ASPs and Citrix employees. Participants will learn how to extend flexible, platform-independent access to applications and data across LANs, WANs, intranets and the Internet, to extend their virtual workplace across the enterprise and around the globe.


Nov. 6-8 Miami

SecureNet 2001 Expo & Conference

At SecureNet 2001, professionals involved in developing, deploying and managing their company’s electronic security initiatives will learn about the new and emerging e-security solutions, and developing trends in the industry. Key vendors and suppliers showcase the latest and most innovative e-security tools available today, including: Internet security, secured transactions, network security, access control, disaster recovery, data storage, intrusion detection & response, secure data transfer, intranets\extranets, remote access, filtering & monitoring, firewalls, passwords, authentication, PKI, digital signature, virtual private networks, anti-virus and anti-hacker.

Phone: (407) 445-2636


Nov. 12-13 Boston

Optical Ethernet for Metro Area Networking

Experienced instructors will share their expertise through a detailed case studies of key areas of optical networking in the MAN and evaluating future metro services and technology. This course will examine advanced network architectures, QoS and SLA issues, the possible migration to 10 gigabit MAN, trouble-shooting in the MAN, and much more.

Phone: (312) 894-6418


Dec. 12-13 Ottawa

Broadband Canada: Connecting Canadians to the Information Super-Highway

The conference will bring together numerous government and private organizations to examine the legislative, economic and practical aspects of developing broadband capability across Canada. Topics will include: the key deliverables and progress of the National Broadband Task Force Report, network projects focused on the cost-effective delivery of community services, the social and economic benefits of citizen-based broadband networks and insight on the future capabilities of broadband.