The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) is hosting a workshop today discussing the state of IPv6 in the U.S. and its impact on the industry, government, and the Internet economy. The moderators for the workshop are Aneesh Chopra, Chief Technology Officer of the United States and Vivek Kundra, Chief Information Officer of the United States.

Participants include:

  • • John Curran, President & CEO, ARIN
  • • Leslie Daigle, CITO, ISOC
  • • Peter Dengate Thrush, Chairman of the Board, ICANN
  • • Jason Livingood, Executive Director, Comcast
  • • George H. Conrades, Chairman of the Board, Akamai
  • • Ram Mohan, Executive Vice President, Afilias
  • • Dr. Nabil Bitar, Principal Member of Technical Staff, Packet Network Technology, Verizon
  • • Vint Cerf, VP & Chief Internet Evangelist, Google
  • • Pete Tseronis, Chairman of the U.S. IPv6 Task Force, Department of Energy, Associate CIO (acting)
  • • Doug Montgomery, Manager, Internet & Scalable Systems Metrology Group, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
  • • Ron Broersma, Chief Engineer, Defense Research and Engineering Network (DREN), Department of Defense

The workshop will take place in Washington, DC on September 28th, 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Agenda)

Other sources: (UPDATED Sep 28, 2010 12:00 PM PDT)
Will Feds Commit to Another IPv6 Mandate? Sep.28.2010, PCWorld