Workshop #2: Management Issues in Software-defined networks, Software-defined infrastructure and network function virtualization – MISSION 2015


FRI 9:00 – 10:00 Keynotes

Welcome Message from Workshop chairs
Kashinath Basu
, Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom
Chen Liu, Microsoft, USA

Keynote: Management challenges and opportunities in SDN and NFV for telcos and enterprises
Speaker: David Meyer, OpenDayLight Project & Brocade, USA

FRI 10:00 – 10:30 Coffee break

FRI 10:30 – 11:30: SDN modeling
Chair: Riccardo Guerzoni, Huawei Technologies, Germany

Self-Modeling based diagnosis of Software-Defined Networks
José M. Sánchez, Orange Labs, France
Imen Grida Ben Yahia, Orange Labs, France
Noel Crespi, Institut Mines-Télécom, Télécom SudParis, France

Unified Metamodel for Orchestrating Different Domains in SDI
Masaki Fukushima, KDDI R&D Laboratories Inc., Japan
Keisuke Kuroki, KDDI R&D Laboratories Inc., Japan
Michiaki Hayashi, KDDI R&D Laboratories Inc., Japan

Toward a Semantic-based Packet Forwarding Model for Openflow
Khalil Blaiech, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada
Salaheddine Hamadi, UQAM, Canada
Petko Valtchev, UQAM & University of Montreal, Canada
Omar Cherkaoui, University of Quebec in Montreal, Canada
André Béliveau, Ericsson Canada

FRI 11:30 – 12:30: SDN Infrastructure & NFV
Chair: Stefano Secci, UPMC-LIP6, France

Multi-tenancy for Virtualized Network Functions
Ahmed Mohamed Medhat Hassan, TU Berlin, Germany
Joyce Mwangama, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Giuseppe Carella, TU Berlin / Fraunhofer FOKUS, Germany
Neco Ventura, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Flexible support of VNF placement functions in OpenStack
Simon Oechsner, NEC Laboratories Europe & NEC Europe Ltd., Germany
Andreas Ripke, NEC Labs Europe, Germany

An Open Framework to Enable NetFATE (Network Functions At The Edge)
Giovanni Schembra, University of Catania, Italy
Giuseppe Faraci, University of Catania, Italy
Alfio Lombardo, University of Catania, Italy
Antonio Manzalini, Telecom Italia, Italy
Corrado Rametta, University of Catania, Italy
Vincenzo Riccobene, University of Catania, Italy

FRI 12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

FRI 13:30 – 15:00 SDN Operations and Management
Chair: tbc

Scalable Resilience for Software-Defined Networking Using Loop-Free Alternates with Loop Detection
Wolfgang Braun, University of Tuebingen, Germany
Michael Menth, University of Tuebingen, Germany

SDN and ForCES Based Optimal Network Topology Discovery
George Tarnaras, University of Patras, Greece

Load Balancing in Data Center Networks with Folded-Clos Architectures
Wile Sehery, Virginia Tech, USA
T. Charles Clancy, Virginia Tech, USA

Extending OpenFlow for SDN-enabled Synchronous Ethernet networks
Raul Suarez, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain
David Rincón, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain
Sebastia Sallent, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain

FRI 15:00 – 15:30 Coffee break

FRI 15:30 – 16:30 Panel Discussion
Management Challenges and Opportunities in SDN and NFV for Telcos and Enterprises
Moderator: tbc

David Meyer, Brocade, USA
Giovanni Schembra, University of Catania, Italy
Daniel King, Lancaster University, United Kingdom
Paola Arosio, Cisco, Italy (tentative)