Calling Industry Activists! - Network Operators, Service Providers, Datacentres, Regulators & Corporate End-Users

 

Share your expertise with your peers and access the NFV+SDN+MANO Knowledge Exchange as a guest of Layer123!

 

 

As the Industry Knowledge Exchange, Layer123 believes in the value of structured engagement. Our events are expertly designed and managed to maximise the value of bringing together a cross-section of the industry.
 

By participating in one of the Knowledge Exchange debates, and sharing your experiences, challenges and solutions with your peers, you make a valuable contribution to the learning experience of your peers and receive the benefit of their own expertise and experience.
 

Knowledge Exchange Debates will take place over lunch on the main Congress days and are hosted by members of the NFV and SDN Congress Advisory panels - distinguished industry leaders, activists and experts. Simply choose the topic you would like to participate in and >> register free-of-charge using the booking code "ACTIVIST"
 

Please note: Activist registration must meet our criteria and confirmation is at the sole discretion of Layer123. Bona-fide network operators, datacentres, regulators and corporate end-users only, please.

 

CONGRESS DAY ONE – WEDNESDAY 3RD MAY

13:00

 

Lunchtime Debating Tables

 
 

 

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

 
 

1. LSO: Enabling Commercial Services from SDNFV and Orchestration

Dan Pitt | SVP | MEF

 

2. Can service providers leverage open source MANO implementations?

Prayson Pate | CTO, Ensemble | ADVA Optical Networking

 

3. Actionable Predictive Models of Evolving and Maturing SDN and NFV Deployment Plans

Chris Buerger | Technologist, Datacenter Networking Solutions Group | Intel

Chair, Marketing Task Force | ETSI Open Source MANO

 

4. The year of TOSCA

Michael Brenner | Chief Architect, NFV | GigaSpaces

 

CONGRESS DAY TWO – THURSDAY 4TH MAY

12:30

 

Lunchtime Debating Tables

 
 

 

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

 
 

1. Standards and open source – Architects and Builders? – or Chalk and Cheese?

David Boswarthick | Director, Committee Support Centre | ETSI

 

2. What are the Use Cases for SDN/NFV in carrier transport networks?

Lyndon Ong | Technical Fellow | Ciena

Co-Chair, MA&E Committee | OIF

 

3. Software Supply Chain

Andrew White | Chief Technologist, NFV in the Americas | HPE

 

CONGRESS DAY THREE – FRIDAY 5TH MAY