#IETF89 is underway in London – remote participation details + two special webcasts – #bitcoin and @InternetSociety briefing

ietfThis week  the 89th meeting of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) is taking place in London, England. As in the past, the Internet Society has published our “Rough Guide to IETF 89“. This document reflects our interests and what we see as the important topics related to the technology priorities we have as an organization.  There is some further commentary from ISOC Chief Internet Technology Officer Leslie Daigle at her ‘ London Calling‘ blog post. As always there are plenty of opportunities for remote participation that will allow you to listen to what is going on and to provide comments.

What: IETF 89
Where: London, England
When: March 2-7, 2014
Agenda: http://tools.ietf.org/agenda/89/
Remote participation: http://www.ietf.org/meeting/89/remote-participation.html
Google event: https://plus.google.com/115114278816279309050/
Twitter #ietf89

Technical Plenary

Today, Monday March 3 2014, from 17:50-19:50 UTC (12:50pm-2:50pm NYC time), the Technical Plenary will focus on the topic of “Bitcoin and Internet Payment Systems”. Presentations include: “Internet-Scale Payment Systems: Ecosystems & Challenges” by Malcolm Pearson from Microsoft China,; and “Identity, Payments, and Bitcoin: Big Changes Ahead” by Steve Kirsch from OneID. The plenary will be webcast live via YouTube..

View on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RUaAcf4gLto
Live text transcription: http://www.streamtext.net/text.aspx?event=03Mar14
Pearson Slides: http://www.ietf.org/proceedings/89/slides/slides-89-iab-techplenary-5.pdf
Kirsch Slides: http://www.ietf.org/proceedings/89/slides/slides-89-iab-techplenary-6.pptx
Google+ event: https://plus.google.com/events/cbo5d0mk47obtnre3ukd42tjdg4
facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1483603595193821/


Tomorrow, Tuesday March 4 2014, the Internet Society Briefing Panel on the topic of “Evolution of end-to-end: why the Internet is not like any other network” will happen from 11:45-12:45 UTC (0645-0745 EST). It will also be webcast live via YouTube.

View on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QkyqoHgA2Tk&feature=share
Slides: http://ow.ly/uduvG
Google+ event: https://plus.google.com/events/c1gfue9n0i7f5hanjfu6csgeo3g