| ‘IPv6 Technical Meet’ at RRCAT
‘IPv6 Technical Meet’ is being organized at RRCAT during Aug. 17-19, 2011. Dr. P. D. Gupta, Director, RRCAT, presided over the inaugural function held on 17th Aug. 2011. The keynote talk was delivered by Sh. A. G. Apte, Head, Computer Division, BARC, Mumbai. Dr. Anil Rawat, Head, Computer Division, RRCAT welcomed the participants and informed details of three days technical meet of Computer Network Experts of DAE. Sh. S.S. Tomar proposed the vote of thanks.
In the inaugural speech, Dr. P. D. Gupta, Director, RRCAT briefed the audience about major activities of RRCAT in the field of Lasers and Particle Accelerators. He mentioned that IT facilities like Email, Internet play an important role in research and development activities. In a very lucid manner he compared the days of inception of Email facility at RRCAT and what is prevailing today. He expressed that migration from IPv4 to IPv6 is an important task and needs to be addressed in time.
In his keynote address, Sh. A. G. Apte emphasised the importance, need and challenges of IPv6 migration in the field of Computer Networking. He elaborated the evolution process from IPv4 to Ipv6 and also on the security issues associated with Ipv6 implementation. He discussed the role of IPv6 in upcoming areas like Mobile Devices, Adhoc Networks etc.
Around 40 participants from various units of DAE are attending the meet. During the three days meet, invited talks will be delivered by Network Experts of DAE units on varied topics related to IPv6 Technologies, Migration plans and Implementation details.