ANNUAL CONFERENCE March 18-20, 2019

Estancia Hotel, San Diego


The Right Connection | CENIC 2019 brings together CENIC’s richly diverse community, with participants from all education segments, including public and private research universities; public libraries; scientific, cultural, and performing arts institutions; private sector technology businesses; public policy and government; and R&E partners from across the country and around the world.

Please join us in San Diego to discuss and learn new ways that networks can support leading-edge research and create rich educational opportunities for all of our communities.



  • Attend engaging presentations, share insights and opinions, discover opportunities for collaboration, and see live demonstrations of cutting-edge technology.
  • Network with colleagues from all of CENIC's segments. Including public and private research universities; public libraries; science and cultural institutions; technology businesses; public policy and government.
  • Honor and celebrate the innovators of the CENIC community during the 2019 Innovations in Networking Awards.
  • Hear from noted experts about innovations that support vibrant and diverse California research and education communities, and learn about new strategies to ensure all California communities have access to secure high-speed broadband.
  • Attend sessions in inspirational venues including the Estancia Hotel and Calit2 at UCSD in La Jolla, San Diego.
  • Participate in Regional Research Platform Workshops and a CENIC Technical Advisory Committee Meeting.

Plenary Panels


  • State-of-the-art and future network technologies including wireless technologies
  • Innovative applications in areas such as teaching, research, and public engagement
  • Cybersecurity and privacy

  • Strategies to ensure all California communities have equitable access to high-speed broadband
  • New statewide, national, and global collaborations supported by an interconnected R&E world
  • Development of the Pacific Research Platform



Find us on:

When & Where

Monday, March 18, through Wednesday, March 20, 2019
8:30 am - 5:30 pm Pacific Time

Estancia Hotel
9700 N Torrey Pines Rd.
La Jolla, CA 92037

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Contact & Attendees

Conference Planning
Christine Goodheart

Conference Director
Lee Ann Weber