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CONGRESS DAY TWO
WEDNESDAY 12TH OCTOBER

 
 

 

 

08:30

 

Registration and EXPO open

 

09:00

Opening remarks

Mark Lum | Chair | SDN World Congress

Co-Founder & Market Lead | Layer123

 

09:00

Chair's Opening Address

Caroline Chappell | Principal Analyst | Analysys Mason

 

 

KEYNOTES – NFV+SDN+MANO: A NEW NETWORK PLATFORM FOR BUSINESS INNOVATION

 

09:10

KEYNOTE

Luis Jorge Romero | Director General | ETSI

09:30

NFV & SDN – the bigger picture: Laying the foundation for 5G & IoT

Prodip Sen | CTO, Network Functions Virtualization | HPE

Chair, Board of Directors | OPNFV

09:50

 

KEYNOTE

Reserved

 

10:10

Differentiating with bundled connectivity and virtualised services

Joe Marsella | CTO, EMEA | Ciena

10:30

 

Topic in development

Colin Kincaid | Service Provider CTO | Cisco

10:50

 

Refreshment & exhibition break

 

11:20

Chair's Market Highlights

Shin Umeda | VP | Dell'Oro Group

11:25

KEYNOTE

Laurent Herr | VP Operations Support System | Orange Business Services

11:45

SDN & NFV Networks and the NOW Economy

Jason Emery | VP, Signalling Products | Oracle Communications

12:05

KEYNOTE

Mirko Voltolini | VP Technology & Architecture | Colt

12:25

 

Cloud CPE – A Platform for SD WAN Stream

Tony Sarathchandra | Director, Product Management – SDN Technology and Solutions | Juniper Networks

12:45

 

Lunchtime Debating Tables

 
 

 

An opportunity to discuss and debate key topics under the guidance and leadership of SDN Congress and NFV Advisory Panel members

 
 

1. Topic to be announced

Ayush Sharma | SVP & CTO Mobility, Network & Cloud | Huawei

 

2. How much SDN & NFV will be in 5G?

Jörg-Peter Elbers | VP Advanced Technology, CTO Office | ADVA Optical Networking

 

3. Topic to be announced

Brian Levy | CTO EMEA | Brocade

 

 

4. Topic to be announced

Reserved

 
 

 

AFTERNOON FORUMS

 

13:45

 

Please choose from one of six Forums – Technology, Operations, Business, 5G Core & Transport, Virtual Broadband – or the PRISTINE or SONATA Workshops. Details follow below

 
 

TECHNOLOGY FORUM

 

13:45

Chair's Opening Address

Tim Doiron | Principal Analyst, Practice Lead, Intelligent Networking | ACG Research

13:50

The second Wave of SDN/NFV

Marcus Brunner | Chief Researcher, Head of Standardization | Swisscom

14:10

SDN enabled PaaS to deliver benefits of DevOps to NFV

François Lemarchand | Strategic Product Director | Ericsson

14:30

 

KEYNOTE

Tang Xiongyan | Chief Expert, Network Technology Research Institute | China Unicom

14:50

Converged NG-OSS and E2E Orchestration

Li Mo | Chief Architect | ZTE

15:10

 

Refreshment & exhibition break

 

15:40

Chair's Market Highlights

Donglin Shen | Principal Analyst | EJL Wireless

15:45

KPNs vision on orchestration architecture combining NFV and SDN Vision and target architecture of KPN on NFV and SDN

Wendy Ooms | Lead Architect Virtualization | KPN

16:05

NFV at the Edge

Sam Fuller | Head of Strategy & System Solutions | NXP

16:25

Need for speed: network functions for Real Time Communications

Giuseppe Monteleone | Sr. Technical Marketing Engineer – NFV | Italtel

16:45

Driving Multi-layer SDN Control into the Real World

Chris Liou | VP, Product Management & Strategy | Infinera

17:05

 

Ensuring NFV Interoperability – The ETSI NFV Plugtests program

Silvia Almagia | Technical Expert, Centre for Testing & Interoperability | ETSI

17:25

 

PANEL DEBATE – NFV+SDN interoperability and benchmarks

 
 

 

What strategy should be applied to address the increasing number of VNF's, platforms, and architectures?

 
 

Susan James | Head of NFV Infrastructure, Business Unit IT & Cloud | Ericsson

 

Moderated by:

Tim Doiron | Principal Analyst, Practice Lead, Intelligent Networking | ACG Research

 

 

SDN WORLD OPEN EXPO

 
 

 

 

18:00

 

Open Receptions hosted by individual World Congress supporters – all EXPO areas

 

19:10

 

End of Congress Day Two

 
 

OPERATIONS FORUM

 

13:45

Chair's Market Highlights

Peter Jarich | VP Consumer and Infrastructure | Current Analysis

13:50

Modernizing BSS/OSS to Support Next-Gen SDN/NFV Requirements

Ari Banerjee | Senior Director, Strategy | NEC/Netcracker

14:10

 

KEYNOTE

Reserved

 

14:30

Evolution of Service Quality Management through Closed Loop Automation

Yvon Rouault | Wireless specialist in the CTO Office | EXFO

14:50

Topic in development

Nico Fischbach | Director Strategy, Architecture and Innovation | Colt

15:10

 

Refreshment & exhibition break

 

15:40

Chair's Opening Address

Emir Halilović | Program Director, Networking and Infrastructure EMEA | IDC

15:45

Building the Operations Center of the Future with Multi-Domain Service Assurance

Chris Purdy | CTO | CENX

16:05

 

Topic in development

Sam Aldrin | Architect | Google

16:25

Topic in development

Jeans Tseng | VP, General Manager of Telecom Applications Business Unit | Lanner

16:45

The future of Network Tracing and Monitoring

Alexander Sobania | Senior Expert Production Management & Automation | Deutsche Telekom

17:05

 

Networking Ecosystems in an Era of SDN/NFV – what really matters?

Renée Strömberg | Head of Tail-f Marketing | Tail-f

17:25

 

PANEL DEBATE – Modernising OSS/BSS

 
 

 

Identifying migration strategies and key actions, what best practices can be identified and amplified?

 
 

Mile Maksan | EMEA NFV Lead Solution Architect | Oracle Communications

 

Abel Tong | Director Blue Planet Marketing | Ciena

Co-Chair, SDN WG | MEF

 

Mark Chen | Solution Marketing Lead, NFV System Integration | Huawei

 

 

Simon Osborne | CTO | Comptel

 

John Evans | Distinguished Engineer | Cisco

 

 

Senior Representative | Ericsson

 

Moderated by:

Patrick Kelly | Founder & Principal Analyst | Appledore Research Group

 

 

SDN WORLD OPEN EXPO

 
 

 

 

18:00

 

Open Receptions hosted by individual World Congress supporters – all EXPO areas

 

19:10

 

End of Congress Day Two

 
 

BUSINESS FORUM

 

13:45

Chair's Opening Address

Franck Chevalier | Co-Head of Technology Consulting | Analysys Mason

13:50

Topic in developmment

Chetan Gopal | Director and Head of Software based Innovation | Verizon

14:10

 

Topic in development

Senior Representative | Nokia

14:30

KEYNOTE: Connecting the global business: Leveraging SDN and innovative cloud

Marcus Hacke | Managing Director | ngena

 

14:50

SD-WAN 2.0: Building A Better SD-WAN

Prayson Pate | Chief Technology Officer – Ensemble & NFV Evangelist | ADVA Optical Networking

15:10

 

Refreshment & exhibition break

 

15:40

Chair's market highlights

Robert Haim | Business Analyst | ACG Research

15:45

Topic in development

Peter Coppens | Head of Networking Portfolio & Product Management | Colt

16:05

 

Managed Services Will Ultimately Drive the Adoption of SD-WAN and NFV

Apurva Mehta | Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder | Versa Networks

16:25

Meeting Customer Transformation Needs With Next Generation WANs

Claudio Scola | Director, Product Marketing, Global Network Services | Level 3 Communications

16:45

Why Operators Are Turning Away From 'Pure Virtualization'

Pravin Mirchandani | CMO | OneAccess

17:05

Call for Innovation – Next Gen Virtual Telco Functions & Services Startups (SDN/NFV 2.0)

Marcus Brunner | Chief Researcher, Head of Standardization | Swisscom

 

 

SDN and NFV are about to transform and disrupt the network operator industry.

That's why Swisscom, Telia Company and Proximus, three leading telco providers from across Europe, are jointly issuing this unique Call for Innovation and invite startups and innovators developing "Next Generation Virtual Telco Functions & Services (SDN/NFV 2.0)" to apply until 23 October 2016.

The best startups will be able to pitch their solution in front of an expert jury and have the chance to be selected for a PoC project and future collaboration with all three telcos.

 
 

 

>> View more details and Call for Innovation

 

17:25

 

PANEL DEBATE – Upselling Enterprise services

 
 

 

Increasing the value of NG-VPN and SD-WAN services for majority end-users, as they look to migrate away from MPLS

 
 

Stefano Boero | Senior Technical Marketing Engineer – SDN | Italtel

 

Charles Ferland | VP Business Development | Nuage Networks

 

Justin Paul | Head of OSS and NFV Marketing | Amdocs

 

Moderated by:

Sue Rudd | Director Service Provider Analysis | Strategy Analytics

 

 

SDN WORLD OPEN EXPO

 
 

 

 

18:00

 

Open Receptions hosted by individual World Congress supporters – all EXPO areas

 

19:10

 

End of Congress Day Two

 
 

5G CORE & TRANSPORT FORUM

 

13:45

Chair's Opening Address

Heidi Adams | Sr. Research Director, Transport Networks | IHS Markit

13:50

The impacts of NFV on testing mobility

Pierre Lynch | Lead Technologist | Ixia

Vice Chair | ETSI NFV ISG

14:10

5G impact on network design

Alexander Millner | Head of Radio and Transport Strategy | Tele2

14:30

OIF Interop – The Key to Unlocking the Benefits of SDN

Christophe Alter | Representative, Carrier WG | OIF

Broadband Networks Standards Manager | Orange

14:50

Topic in development

Victor Lin | Tech Lead / Manager | Google

15:10

 

Refreshment & exhibition break

 

15:40

Chair's market highlights

Jennifer Clark | VP of Network Research | 451 Research

15:45

 

Topic TBD

 

16:05

 

Topic TBD

 

16:25

NFV/SDN as a key technology enabler in Cable 5G

Tetsuya Nakamura | Principal Architect | CableLabs

Member, Board of Directors | OPNFV

16:45

Is there a role for dynamic pricing in 5G, SDN & NFV?

Lothar Reith | Senior Consultant | Detecon

17:05

 

PANEL DEBATE – NFV+SDN capability is regarded as essential for successful 5G – what specific use cases can be identified and where will we see first deployments?

 
 

Frank Schapfel | NFV Telecoms Solutions Marketing Manager | Intel

 

 

Moderated by:

Reserved

 

17:50

 

End of 5G Core & Transport Forum

 
 

 

SDN WORLD OPEN EXPO

 
 

 

 

17:50

 

Open Receptions hosted by individual World Congress supporters – all EXPO areas

 

19:00

 

End of Congress Day Two

 
 

VIRTUAL BROADBAND FORUM

 
 

 

Virtual Broadband Forum @SDN World Congress brings a new focus to the application of NFV and SDN to the next generation of Access Networks, Access Nodes and Central Offices (exchanges). Traditional CO architectures are being reformulated as Cloud-based – or "Cloudified" – allowing service providers to host VNFs and in turn offer agile services.

 

13:45

Chair's Opening Address

Eric Hanselman | Chief Analyst | 451 Research

13:50

The Business end of NFV

Robin Mersh | CEO | The Broadband Forum

14:10

Virtual TV – Why virtualization of fixed video content delivery networks is essential for success

Justin Paul | Head of OSS and NFV Marketing | Amdocs

14:30

KEYNOTE

David Artuñedo Guillén | CEO OnLife Networks | Telefónica

 

 

OnLife Networks Innovation Project at Telefónica, re architecting the Central Office as Datacenter using Open Source Software

 

14:50

SD-Access: Building a Broadband Network for Web-Scale Stream

Robert Conger | AVP, Cloud & Portfolio Strategy | ADTRAN

15:10

 

Refreshment & exhibition break

 

15:40

Chair's market highlights

Roy Chua | Partner & Co-curator | SDxCentral

Partner | Wiretap Ventures

15:45

 

Topic in development

Reserved

 

16:05

 

Topic TBA

 

16:25

 

Topic in development

Reserved

 

16:45

 

Topic TBA

 

17:05

 

PANEL DEBATE – New ideas and plans for Cloud CO, SD-Access, PaaS mean much change is in store for operators – how quickly can this evolution take hold?

 
 

Moderated by:

David Krozier | Principal Analyst | Current Analysis

17:50

 

End of Virtual Broadband Forum

 
 

 

SDN WORLD OPEN EXPO

 
 

 

 

17:50

 

Open Receptions hosted by individual World Congress supporters – all EXPO areas

 

19:00

 

End of Congress Day Two

 
 

PRISTINE WORKSHOP

 
 

 

PRISTINE – Programmability In RINA for Virtualised Networks

 
 

 

PRISTINE is designing & implementing the innovative internals of the RINA (Recursive InterNetwork Architecture) clean-slate architecture. This includes the programmable functions for: supporting congestion control, providing protection/resilience, facilitating more efficient topological routing, and multi-layer management for handling configuration, performance and security.

 

15:40

 

Welcome and Introduction

 

15:40

 

Content in development

Miguel Ponce De Leon | Chief Technologist, TSSG | Waterford Institute of Technology

CTO | Kodacall

 

18:00

 

End of PRISTINE Workshop

 
 

 

SDN WORLD OPEN EXPO

 
 

 

 

18:00

 

Open Receptions hosted by individual World Congress supporters – all EXPO areas

 

19:10

 

End of Congress Day Two

 
 

SONATA WORKSHOP

 
 

 

SONATA – Agile Service Development and Orchestration in 5G Virtualized Networks

 
 

 

SONATA targets both the flexible programmability of software networks and the optimization of their deployments.
The project will support network function chaining and orchestration, make service platforms modular and easier to customize to the needs of different service providers, and introduce a specialized DevOps model for supporting developers.

 

15:40

 

Welcome and Introduction

 

15:40

 

Content in development

 

18:00

 

End of SONATA Workshop

 
 

 

SDN WORLD OPEN EXPO

 
 

 

 

18:00

 

Open Receptions hosted by individual World Congress supporters – all EXPO areas

 

19:10

 

End of Congress Day Two

 

 

 

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