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CONGRESS DAY ONE
WEDNESDAY 3RD MAY

 
 

 

 

08:15

 

Registration

 

08:55

Congress Welcome

Robert Jones | Co-Founder & Managing Director | Layer123

 

09:00

Opening Remarks

Mark Lum | Chair | NFV SDN World Congress

Co-Founder & Market Lead | Layer123

 
 

 

The reality of NFV and SDN will be examined closely at this third World Congress dedicated to NFV, and Layer123 is delighted to announce the first NFV World Marketplace, hosted in the Congress EXPO.

The past year has brought tremendous progress towards commercial and production reality of NFV. Solutions development is increasing in momentum, while new Orchestration and Modern OSS mechanisms are being defined and road-tested.

 
 

 

KEYNOTES – NETWORK VIRTUALISATION: A NEW PLATFORM FOR BUSINESS INNOVATION

 

09:10

KEYNOTE

Ken Duell | AVP, New Technology Product Development & Engineering | AT&T

09:30

KEYNOTE

Shawn Hakl | Vice President | Verizon

09:50

Topic in development

Dan Rodriguez | VP Data Center Group, GM Communication Infrastructure | Intel

10:10

Topic in development

Ron Haberman | VP Emerging Products | Nokia

10:30

KEYNOTE

Mansoor Hanif | Director of Converged Networks Research Lab | BT

Member, Technology Steering Board | BT

10:50

Introduction to NFV World Marketplace

Chris Buerger | Technologist, Datacenter Networking Solutions Group | Intel

Chair, Marketing Task Force | ETSI Open Source MANO

 

 

NFV World Marketplace is a multi-vendor multi-community platform to publicly demonstrate key advances in NFV interoperability and performance.

Open to all, it showcases interoperability and portability at all levels of NFV technology and ecosystem participants, from the NFVi to MANO and multiple types of VNFs.

 

10:55

 

Refreshment & exhibition break

 

11:20

KEYNOTE

Vijoy Pandey | Head of Engineering, Networking | Google

11:40

Topic in development

Fran Heeran | SVP and General Manager | NEC/Netcracker

12:00

 

KEYNOTE

Reserved

 

12:20

KEYNOTE

Phil McKinney | President & CEO | CableLabs

12:40

 

EXECUTIVE PANEL – Automating the Network for Zero Touch

 
 

 

Industry leaders debate the issues for advancement

 
 

Andrew Dugan | CTO | Level 3 Communications

 

David Hughes | VP Engineering | PCCW Global

 

Patrick Lopez | VP Networks Innovation | Telefónica

 

 

Moderated by:

Reserved

 

13:10

 

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. Topic to be announced

Prayson Pate | CTO, Ensemble | ADVA Optical Networking

 

3. Topic to be announced

Ayush Sharma | SVP, CTO-Emerging Technologies and Business | Huawei

 

4. Topic to be announced

Chris Buerger | Technologist, Datacenter Networking Solutions Group | Intel

Chair, Marketing Task Force | ETSI Open Source MANO

 

5. Topic to be announced

Robin Mersh | CEO | The Broadband Forum

 

 

6. Topic to be announced

Reserved

 
 

TECHNOLOGY FORUM

 

14:10

Chair's Opening Address

Glen Hunt | Principal Analyst: Global Telecom Technology and Software | GlobalData

 

14:15

 

FORUM KEYNOTE

Reserved

 

14:35

Key Pillars of Network Function Virtualization – Packet Processing, Service Assurance and Security

Rajesh Gadiyar | Sr. Director, Architecture & Systems Engineering,CTO, Network Platforms Group | Intel

14:55

NFV: Standards and Open Source working in Harmony

Don Clarke | Principal Architect | CableLabs

Chair, Network Operator Council | ETSI NFV ISG

15:15

Topic in development

Bob Monkman | Segment Marketing Manager | ARM

Member, Board of Directors | OPNFV

15:35

 

Refreshment & exhibition break

 

16:05

Chair's Market Highlights

Shin Umeda | VP | Dell'Oro Group

16:10

 

Topic in development

Reserved

 

16:30

 

A case study of Commercial vEPC deployment

Senior Representative | ZTE

16:50

Demystifying VNF Lifecycle Management

Rajesh Rajamani | Director of Product Marketing | Spirent Communications

17:10

Redefining DDOS Attack Protection in the NFV Architecture with On-Demand, Distributed Detection

Louis Scialabba | Director, Carrier Solutions Marketing | Radware

17:30

 

PANEL DEBATE – Commercialising NFV

 
 

 

Market leaders debate key issues for advancement – this panel will debate the dynamics in the next phase of NFV ecosystem development:
• How will confidence in NFV as a common infrastructure platform be raised?
• How will success of the first ETSI Plugtest be baked into product development?
• How will NxN interoperability in the product/service catalogue be managed on an ongoing basis?

 
 

Rajesh Gadiyar | Sr. Director, Architecture & Systems Engineering,CTO, Network Platforms Group | Intel

 

Bob Monkman | Segment Marketing Manager | ARM

Member, Board of Directors | OPNFV

 

 

Senior Representative | ZTE

 

Moderated by:

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

 

 

NFV WORLD RECEPTION

 
 

 

 

18:05

 

Drinks Reception

 

19:25

 

End of Congress Day One

 
 

OPERATIONS FORUM

 

14:10

Chair's Opening Address

Sue Rudd | Director Service Provider Analysis | Strategy Analytics

14:15

 

Topic in development

Senior Representative | Nokia

14:35

FORUM KEYNOTE – Zero Touch: Network & Service Management of Future Networks

Klaus Martiny | Senior Program Manager | Deutsche Telekom

Vice Chair, Network Operators Council | ETSI NFV ISG

14:55

Topic in development

Ari Banerjee | VP, Strategy | NEC/Netcracker

15:15

 

VNF Onboarding – Current State and Path Forward

Ravi Chunduru | DMTS | Verizon

 

 

Standardization of onboarding Virtual Functions through automation is the current state of industry. In this session, we present how at Verizon, the end-to-end process of realizing a network service is simplified – by defining automation for the entire life cycle of a product onboarding into our catalogue.

 

15:35

 

Refreshment & exhibition break

 

16:05

Chair's Market Highlights

Sarah Wallace | Director, Service Enablement, AI & Analytics | IHS Markit

16:10

Topic in development

Steve Hateley | Director, Product Marketing | Comptel

16:30

Topic in development

Patrick Richardson | Senior Product Manager | Akamai Technologies

16:50

How to boost your network's IQ

Claudio Mazzuca | VP, Systems and Services | EXFO

17:10

Open Source – Transforming Networking by Combining SDN/NFV and Cloud Technologies

Timon Sloane | VP, Standards & Membership | Open Networking Foundation

17:30

 

PANEL DEBATE – Automating the Network

 
 

 

Market leaders debate key issues for advancement – this panel will debate the restructuring of OSS, to take full advantage of new NFV+SDN+MANO infrastructure:
• How will closed loop automation be introduced?
• How will real-time and on-demand services be assured?
• What are the biggest issues to solve across hybrid multi-domain networks?

 
 

 

Ross Cassan | Director Of Marketing – Fixed & Mobile Networks | Spirent Communications

 

Lynn Comp | Senior Director of Industry and Sales Enabling (ISE) | Intel

 

Dave Duggal | Founder & Managing Director | EnterpriseWeb

 

 

Shane Jackson | NFV & OSS Solution Architect, CTO | Comptel

 

Ihab Mahna | Solutions Architect | EXFO

 

Moderated by:

Patrick Kelly | Founder & Principal Analyst | Appledore Research Group

 

 

NFV WORLD RECEPTION

 
 

 

 

18:05

 

Drinks Reception

 

19:25

 

End of Congress Day One

 
 

SD-WAN & BUSINESS FORUM

 

14:10

Chair's Opening Address

Chris DePuy | Founder & Technology Analyst | 650 Group

 

14:15

Topic in development

David Artuñedo Guillén | CEO OnLife Networks | Telefónica

14:35

 

Topic in development

Senior Representative | Juniper Networks

14:55

FORUM KEYNOTE – Establishing an International Deployment of NFV/Cloud Capability

Hany Fahmy | AVP – Global Public Policy | AT&T

15:15

 

Topic in development

Senior Representative | Allot Communications

15:35

 

Refreshment & exhibition break

 

16:05

 

Chair's Market Highlights

Stéphane Téral | Senior research director, Mobile Infrastructure and Carrier Economics | IHS Markit

16:10

 

Topic in development

Senior Representative | Silver Peak

16:30

SD-WAN – The Orange Approach

Christos Kolias | Sr. Research Scientist & Principal | Orange

16:50

 

Topic in development

Senior Representative | RADCOM

17:10

Open Telecom Platform

Ning So | Head of Advanced Technical Services | Reliance Jio

 

17:30

 

PANEL DEBATE – Transforming Enterprise Services

 
 

 

Market leaders debate key issues for advancement – this panel will debate the re-invention of carrier services, to fully leverage new NFV+SDN capability:
• What does SDN-WAN offer customers and what composition/bundling is required with other WAN services?
• How can today's security paradigm be improved?
• What is the path to mass deployment of virtual or universal CPE?

 
 

 

Khalid Raza | CTO | Viptela

 

 

Senior Representative | SevOne

 

Moderated by:

Roy Chua | Partner, Co-Founder SDxCentral | SDxCentral

Partner | Wiretap Ventures

 

 

NFV WORLD RECEPTION

 
 

 

 

18:05

 

Drinks Reception

 

19:20

 

End of Congress Day One

 
 

OPENSTACK FOR NFV FORUM

 

14:10

Chair's Opening Address

Robert Haim | Business Analyst | ACG Research

14:15

Topic in development

Bin Hu | Principal Member of Technical Staff | AT&T

Convenor of Technical Community | OPNFV

14:35

Delivering Performance for Real-time Media Packet Processing in OpenStack

Bryan Hill | VP, Engineering | Sonus

14:55

Topic in development

Randy Levensalor | Lead Architect, Cloud and Managed Services | CableLabs

15:15

 

PANEL – OPNFV & OpenStack: Progress and the Year Ahead

 
 

 

Project active participants present and discuss current progress and the outlook for future developments

 
 

 

Iris Finkelstein-Sagi | Director of Marketing, CloudBand | Nokia

 
 

Bob Monkman | Segment Marketing Manager | ARM

Member, Board of Directors | OPNFV

 

15:35

 

End of OpenStack for NFV Forum

 

15:35

 

Refreshment & exhibition break

 
 

OPEN-O MINI-SUMMIT

 

16:05

Welcome and Introduction

Marc Cohn | Project Director | OPEN-O

VP, Network Strategy | Linux Foundation

16:15

Session in development

Marc Cohn | Project Director | OPEN-O

VP, Network Strategy | Linux Foundation

18:05

 

End of OPEN-O Mini-Summit

 
 

 

NFV WORLD RECEPTION

 
 

 

 

18:05

 

Drinks Reception

 

19:20

 

End of Congress Day One

 

 

 

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