TNC16: the full line-up revealed 


Nine high-profile keynote speakers have been confirmed for this year's networking conference, TNC16, in Prague, Czech Republic on 12-16 June. All speakers will address topics relating to the conference theme 'Building the Internet of People'. Discounted 'early bird' registration is open only until 29 February, so register soon!

Keynote speakers

Steve Cotter & Kees Neggers - The evolution of R&E networking - the debate

​Olaf Kolkman - Collaborative security - reflections about security and the Open Internet

Deborah Estrin -  Small, n=me, data: from mobile health to immersive recommendations

Dave Wilson - How peoples' lives have been changed by the internet

Maria Farrell - Winners and losers in the Internet of Things, and what we can do about it

Steven Tingay -  Big astrophysics = big networks

Petr Holub - Scalable storage and processing of privacy-sensitive data: more than just a dream?

John Sexton - The future of the global university and advancing global research and education

Submit ideas and participate!

Save on the conference participation fee by registering online​ before midnight on 29 February. After that, you can still register online until 1 May for the regular participation fee. 

Submit lightning talks and / or posters until midnight on 15 February 2016. Lightning talks are five-minute presentations focusing on an idea, a successful project or an invitation to collaborate. Poster ideas may include future work that you expect to produce results in the first half of 2016.

Submit demonstration or exhibition ideas, and BoF and side meeting proposals until 15 April. Send your proposals to:​.


Companies that want to gain exposure in, and build relationships with the European research and education networking community can become a sponsoring partner and exhibitor at TNC16 (contact: Gyöngyi Horváth).

Further infor​​​mation

All registration, sponsorship and submissions information can be found on the TNC16 website

On social media, you can find and join the discussion by using #TNC16.​