The Texas IPv6 Task Force’s (TXv6TF’s)  fifth annual IPv6 technology conference is history.

If you were unable to join us, the presentations that have been received from presenters are linked to the conference agenda below. There are no presentations for the welcome each day, the farewell, or the lab tutorial on day 2.

A hearty Texas “THANK YOU!” to all of our speakers and sponsors without whose support the 2013 Summit would not have been possible!

We hope that you will consider joining us at our next event!

2013 TXv6TF Summit

The Texas IPv6 Task Force (TXv6TF) announces its Summer 2013 IPv6 Summit at Rice University in Houston, Texas. This event is July 17 & 18, 2013.


July 17-18, 2013 Rice University
8AM to 5PM The BioScience Research Collaborative
6500 South Main
Houston, Texas 77030


Presentations that are made available by speakers will be linked to the agenda below shortly after the end of the conference.  There will be no presentations linked for the daily welcomes, the farewell, and the lab tutorial on day 2.

Final Agenda

July 17, 2013

8:00am-8:30am Registration
8:30am-8:45am Welcome – TXv6TF and Rice University
Kamran M. Khan, Vice Provost-IT, Rice University
Farrell Gerbode,Director, TXv6TF
8:45am-9:45am Economics of IPv6 Transition
John Curran
9:45am-10:45am IPv6 Address Design: A Few Practical Principles
Jeff Doyle
10:45am-11:45am IPv6 in Latin America: Experiences and Lessons Learned
Azael Fernandez Alcantara. Mexican IPv6 Forum
11:45am-1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm-2:00pm IPv6 Infrastructure Security
Jeff Carrell
2:00pm-3:00pm DNS and IPv6
Stephan Lagerholm
3:00pm-4:00pm Advanced IPv6 Design and Deployment in a Microsoft Enterprise Network
Ed Horley
4:00pm–5:00pm DHCPv6 Fingerprinting and BYOD
Tom Coffeen

July 18, 2013

8:00am-8:30am 2nd Day Welcome – TXv6TF and Rice University
Farrell Gerbode, Director, TXv6TF
8:30am-9:30am Regional Experts Drive Global Deployment with Deploy360
Richard Jimmerson
9:30am-10:30am IPv6 Multicast Primer
Tim Martin
10:30am-11:30am Enterprise IPv6 – Going Beyond the Edge
Rich Lewis
11:30pm-12:00pm RiceNet v6: Adoption & Deployment Strategy
William Deigaard & Jason Bothe
12:00pm-12:15pm Meeting Farewell and Adjourn
Farrell Gerbode
12:15pm-2:00pm Lunch
2:00pm-5:00pm Hands-on IPv6 Lab
Instructor: Jeff Carrell


Rice University (Rice University is our official host sponsor)
Southeast Texas GigaPOP (Southeast Texas GigaPOP is an official sponsor of the event)
Juniper Networks (Juniper Networks is an official sponsor for this event)
Secure 64 (Secure64 is an official sponsor for this event)
SoftLayer (SoftLayer is our official hosting provider)