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APAN/TransPAC/NLANR/Internet2 Techs Workshop

APAN/TransPAC/NLANR/Internet2 Techs Workshop

28 - 31 January 2001

East-West Center
Honolulu, Hawaii

The APAN/TransPAC/NLANR/Internet2 Techs Workshop will be hosted by the University of Hawaii at the The Hawaii Imin International Conference Center at the East-West Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, on January 28-31,2001.  The workshop will build upon the previous NLANR/Internet2 and CANARIE/NLANR/Internet2 Techs Workshops and is jointly sponsored by APAN, TransPAC, NLANR, and Internet2.

While the agenda is still being organized, there will be a combination of advanced technology, infrastructure update, and case study sessions.  Birds-of-a-Feather (BOF) meetings will again be encouraged.  Please contact one of the Co-chairs, Janet Brown (brown@psc.edu), Kazunori Konishi (konish@kddlabs.co.jp), Paul Love (epl@internet2.edu), or Jim Williams (william@indiana.edu) if you would like to schedule a BOF.

The workshop will begin on Sunday afternoon with introductory tutorials.Plenary sessions begin Monday morning and continue through Wednesdayafternoon.

Asia-Pacific Advanced Network Consortium, TransPAC, NLANR Engineering Service, and Internet2, a project of the University Corporation for Advanced Internet Development (UCAID), are jointly responsible for planning and organizing of the workshop.

Meeting information:


We recommend that you make your hotel reservations as early as possible as Honolulu is a popular vacation spot and rooms are always in demand.

Sheraton Waikiki
2255 Kalakaua Avenue
Honolulu, Hawai'i
(808) 922-4422

Centrally located on the world-famous Waikiki Beach, the Sheraton Waikiki offers, in addition to its breathtaking views, three restaurants including the Hanobano Room, 30 stories above Waikiki Beach, a night club, two cocktail lounges, two freshwater swimming pools, nightly poolside entertainment, a fitness center ($5.00 plus tax per day), twenty gift and specialty shops, in-room video check-out, voice-mail message center, water sport facilities for sailing, surfing, snorkeling, canoe and catamaran rides, valet service and so much more!

Another great feature of Sheraton's presence in Waikiki, is their "Stay at One, Play at All" program.  In addition to the services and amenities of Sheraton Waikiki, you can enjoy the dining, entertainment, shopping and fitness of her sister properties, The Royal Hawaiian (2259 Kalakaua Avenue), Sheraton Moana Surfrider (2365 Kalakaua Avenue) and the Sheraton Princess Kaiulani (120 Kaiulani Avenue)... all within walking distance! 

Tech's Workshop
January 26-February 2, 2001

Manor Room @ $80.00/night (single/double occupancy)++These rooms are significantly smaller in size than standard guest rooms at the Sheraton.  They do not have balconies or minibars, and generally have either one queen bed or two twins.  These rooms are located within the Manor Wing of the hotel, a separate wing to the Main Tower.  Other than room size, amenities and location within the property, all other services of the Sheraton Waikiki remain the same. 

City/Mountain View @ $145.00/night (single/double occupancy)++

Ocean View @ $175.00/night (single/double occupancy)++

++ = currently a 4.16% Hawai'i State General Excise Tax and a 7.25% Transient Accommodations Tax are applicable to the above room rates.  Such taxes are subject to change without notice.

The above group rates will apply (3) days prior to and (3) days following the block dates indicated above, based on room type availability.

There is an extra person charge and/or a rollaway bed charge or $45.00 each, per night. Children under the age of 18 years, sharing existing bedding in room, stay at no additional charge.

Check-in is 3:00pm
Check-out is 12:00pm (Noon)

Attendees shall make their own reservations directly with the Hotel at (808) 922-4422, or through Sheraton's Central Reservation office at (800) 782-9488.  Be sure to reference our group name and ID #, "Tech's Workshop/11028", and your desired room type. NOTE: Room types/view are subject to availability at time of call.

A credit card guarantee will be required to hold your reservation request.  A 72-hour cancellation policy will be in effect to avoid charges.
BLOCK CUT-OFF DATE: January 17, 2001.

1711 East-West Road
Honolulu, Hawai'i 
(808) 944-7805
E-mail: ewhousng@ewc.hawaii.edu

The East-West Center was established by the United States Congress in 1960 to "promote better relations and understanding between the United States and the nations of Asia and the Pacific through cooperative study, training and research."  The East-West Center provides housing for its participants in three on-campus residence halls, one of which is LINCOLN HALL.  Each residence hall has a reception desk to provide check-in and check-out services.  The desks also take messages, provide change for laundry and vending machines, issue spare keys and provide general information.  Centrally located in Honolulu's Manoa Valley, the East-West Center is adjacent to the University of Hawaii.

LINCOLN HALL -- A four-story building serviced by one elevator.  All apartments have cable TV, telephone service and private bathroom facilities.  These facilities are NOT air-conditioned, and hotel-type services such as porters, room service, etc., are not available.  Coin-operated washers and dryers, ice machines, irons, ironing boards and a microwave are located within the hall for guest use.  Bedding, linen and towels are provided.  Rooms are cleaned Monday-Friday.  Most apartment units have a double bed.  Marriott Education Services operates cafeterias and other food outlets throughout the University of Hawaii Campus.  Their Paradise Palms Cafe is across the street from Lincoln Hall.  The Campus Center and other cafeterias are within a 5-10 minute walk of the East-West Center campus.

Desk Hours are 7:30am-9:30pm.  After-hour arrivals and departures are processed at the Hale Manoa Hall which is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Tech's Workshop
January 26-February 2, 2001
Studios @ $46.00/night* 
Refrigerator, desk, clock radio, free local calls
Kitchen Units @ 61.00/night*
Kitchen with utensils, sitting area, desk, separate bedroom
*There is no tax charge

Check-in is 2:00pm
Check-out is 10:00am 

RESERVATION PROCEDURES -- Attendees shall make their own reservations directly with the Reservations Office at (808) 944-7805.  Be sure to reference our group name, "Tech's Workshop", and your desired room type preference. NOTE: Room preferences are subject to availability at time of call.

A deposit/credit card (MasterCard/Visa only) guarantee will be required to hold your reservation request.  A 72-hour cancellation policy will be in effect to avoid charges.

Guests are required to pay for their room charges upon check-in.  MasterCard, Visa, traveler's checks and personal checks (in US dollars) are accepted.  Personal checks must be payable to the East-West Center and for the exact amount only.  Third party checks are NOT accepted.

BLOCK CUT-OFF DATE: November 27, 2000.


Honolulu International Airport

Ground transportation

Transportation between the Hotel and the East-West Center will be provided.

To Reception:
Transportation to and from the Aquarium will be provided.

Have questions?

For logistical concerns please contact:

Karen Johnson
Meeting Planner 
800/242-6101 or 734/913-4260

For other questions, please contact any of the Co-chairs:

Janet Brown
Manager of Networks 
NLANR ES/ Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center 

Paul Love
Internet2 Topology Working Group 

Kazunori Konishi
Director, Network Operations

James Williams
Advanced Network Services 
Indiana University TransPAC 

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