The Texas IPv6 Task Force (TXv6TF)  fourth annual IPv6 technology conference is history.

If you were unable to join us, the presentations are linked to the conference agenda below. For sessions with one presenter, the presentation is linked to the session title.

There are no presentations for the welcome each day, the lab tutorial and the IPv6 panel discussion on day 2.

We hope that you will consider joining us next year!

Many thanks to all of our speakers and sponsors without whose support the 2012 Summit would not have been possible!

2012 TXv6TF Summit

The Texas IPv6 Task Force (TXv6TF) announces its Winter 2012 IPv6 Summit in Richardson, Texas. This event will occur November 19-20, 2012 on the campus of The University of Texas at Dallas. This event is free, but pre-registration is required.

Who should attend:

If you can answer yes to any of the below, then you should consider attending.

  • You want to learn about IPv6 to gain practical information to help you with your IPv6 transition.
  • You have a government mandate or business requirement to implement IPv6 as soon as possible.
  • You want to prepare yourself and learn the proper way to deploy IPv6 and dual-stack networks and operating systems.
  • You want to ensure that you have a career path in network technology that spans longer than the next 2-3 years.
  • You would like to collaborate with others in the IPv6 field.

Parking passes will be provided and email to you prior to the event. For further details see,

The 2012 TXv6TF Summit


November 19-20, 2012 The University of Texas at Dallas
8AM to 5PM The Alexander Clark Center University of Texas at Dallas.
800 West Campbell Road
Richardson, Texas 75080


November 19, 2012

8:00am-8:30am Registration
8:30am-8:45am Welcome to TXv6TF and UT Dallas
Dr. Andrew Blanchard, Vice Provost, VP and CIO, UT Dallas
Stephan Lagerholm,Director, TXv6TF
8:45am-9:45am Market Viability of IPv6
John Curran, ARIN
9:45am-10:45am IPv6 Routing Protocols
Faraz Shamim CCIE #4131, Cisco
10:45am-11:45am IPv6 Address Planning
Owen DeLong
11:45am-1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm-2:00pm IPv6 is on my Network…But What Just Happened
Jeff Carrell
2:00pm-3:00pm IPv6 and SETG, Stan Barber
IPv6 within Texas Higher Education, Byron Hicks, TX Learn
3:00pm-4:00pm IPv6 for Cable Service Providers
Farhan Hamid, Cisco
4:00pm-5:00pm Internet IPv4 Topology Mapping
Kamil Sarac

November 20, 2012

8:00am-8:30am 2nd Day Welcome to TXv6TF and UT Dallas
Stephan Lagerholm, Director, TXv6TF
8:30am-9:30am Support for Mobile and Low-Powered Wireless Devices in IPv6
Ravi Prakash, UT Dallas
9:30am-10:30am IPv6 … Making Progress
Tony Hain, Hain Global Consulting, Inc.
10:30am-11:30am IPv6 Address Design
Jeff Doyle
11:30pm-1:00pm Lunch

Choose one track:

Track 1 (limit – 16 participants) Track 2
1:00pm-4:00pm 1:00pm-2:00pm
Hands-on IPv6 Lab IPv6 Collaboration Architecture
Instructor Jeff Carrell Jay Shah, Cisco
Migration to IPv6 using DNS64 / NAT64
Stephan Lagerholm, Secure64
Christine Malina-Maxwell, UTD
Adopting IPv6 at Oracle
Rich Lewis, Oracle

4:10pm-4:40pm Panel Discussion
Conference Speakers
4:40pm-5:00pm Meeting Farewell and Adjourn
Christine Malina-Maxwell, UTD & Stephan Lagerholm, Director, TXv6TF


(UT Dallas is our official host and Monday lunch and snacks provider)
(Our sister organization the Rocky Mountain IPv6 Task Force has generously sponsored the Tuesday lunch. We strongly recommend you to considering attending their annual event in Denver in April)
SoftLayer (SoftLayer is our official hosting provider)