Annual Meeting 2021

Mark your calendar to join us for the KanREN Annual Meeting on April 21 and 22. Members have long asked for us to bring back our annual conference. This year we are expanding the annual meeting to include the best elements of our conference, in an easy to attend, two-afternoon virtual format.

The meeting is open to KanREN members and non-members alike, and is being provided free of charge. Whether you’re a long-time member, new to KanREN, or just interested, there’s no better opportunity to learn more about how to make the most of the only organization in Kansas dedicated to networking and related services for community anchor institutions.

Topics include:

  • Annual business meeting
  • Board of directors elections
  • New KanREN Backbone
  • New Services
  • Member Success Stories
  • Kansas Office of Broadband Development

Wednesday, April 21:

1:00 – 1:15 Welcome and Opening Comments
1:15 – 1:45 Services Presentation
1:45 – 2:00 Member Success: Cloud Adoption
2:00 – 2:30 Break
2:30 – 3:30 Annual Business Meeting
3:30 – 3:45 Break
3:45 – 4:15 Meeting Institutional Broadband Needs
4:15 – 4:30 Member Success: Failure to Opportunity

Thursday, April 22:

1:00 – 2:00 KanREN Technical/Network Update
2:00 – 2:15 Member Success: Research/HPC
2:15 – 2:45 Break
2:45 – 3:15 KanREN Board Committee Chairs
3:15 – 3:45 Member Lightning Talks
3:45 – 4:15 Vision casting with the membership
4:15 – 4:30 Election/Voting results and wrap-up

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