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CENIC 2.0: The Right Connection, March 19-22, 2017, in San DiegoJoin the Corporation for Education Initiatives in California (CENIC) in San Diego, March 19-22, 2017, for The Right Connection: CENIC 2.0. Many exciting topics will be on the agenda, including improving access and equity, advancing scientific research, the intersection of technology and arts/culture, as well as the exciting work of California's "smart cities."

This conference marks the 20th anniversary of CENIC's founding. Learn what CENIC is planning for the future with big-data initiatives and projects to strengthen California communities.

Registration for The Right Connection: CENIC 2.0 will open in the Fall.

CENIC 2.0 is the perfect setting to make new connections and catch up with colleagues. This gathering of thought leaders promises to deepen understanding and appreciation of the work being done by all our communities in education, research, culture, and health.

Conference Location

The 2017 conference is hosted by Calit2 and will be held in two locations:

  • cenic calit2 ucsd logosUniversity of California San Diego, Atkinson Hall — a facility created to bring people together with technical resources that foster creativity and engagement
  • Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa — a hacienda-style resort with inspired meeting spaces for gathering our communities and sparking innovation

CENIC has secured guest rooms at the Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa where a portion of the conference will be held. The rate of $229 provides each guest with private label wine, two bottles of Estancia water replenished daily, in-room gourmet coffee, morning coffee and tea service in the Trinitas Cellar Wine Bar, fitness center access, complimentary WiFi, access to thousands of online newspapers and magazines, airline check-in/boarding pass printing, use of the business center and incoming fax service.

Mark your calendars and join your colleagues and peers for what promises to be an engaging, thought-provoking conference.


The Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California (CENIC) operates the California Research and Education Network (CalREN), a high-capacity network designed to meet the unique requirements of over 20 million users, including the vast majority of K-20 students together with educators, researchers and other vital public-serving institutions.

Information provided by CENIC