Soft5G Program

Workshop #1: Management on Software-Defined 5G Networks – Soft5G


FRI 9:00 – 10:00 Keynotes

Welcome Message from Workshop chairs
Thomas Magedanz
, Fraunhofer FOKUS, Germany
Roberto Riggio, CREATE-NET, Italy

Keynote 1: 5G Mobile Network R&D in Japan
Speaker: Akihiro Nakao, Tokyo University, Japan

Keynote 2: The Challenges of Software-Based 5G Networks
Speaker: Zygmunt Lozinski, IBM, United Kingdom

FRI 10:00 – 10:30 Coffee break

FRI 10:30 – 12:30 S5G1: NFV architectures for 5G
Chair: Giuseppe Carella, FOKUS, Germany

Latency-aware Composition of Virtual Functions in 5G
Barbara Martini, CNIT, Italy
Federica Paganelli, CNIT, Italy
Paola Cappanera, University of Florence, Italy
Stefano Turchi, CNIT, Italy
Piero Castoldi, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Italy

A framework for Software Defined Wireless Networks
Osianoh Glenn Aliu, Fraunhofer FOKUS, Germany
Senka Hadzic, Fraunhofer FOKUS, Germany
Christian Niephaus, Fraunhofer FOKUS, Germany
Mathias Kretschmer, Fraunhofer FOKUS, Germany

Future Mobile Core Network for Efficient Service Operation
Takuya Shimojo, NTT DOCOMO, INC, Japan
Yusuke Takano, NTT DOCOMO, INC, Japan
Ashiq Khan, NTT DOCOMO, INC, Japan
Stephane Kaptchouang, NTT DOCOMO, INC, Japan
Motoshi Tamura, NTT DOCOMO, INC, Japan
Shigeru Iwashina, NTT DOCOMO, INC, Japan

Towards Mobile Federated Network Operators
Alexander Willner, TU Berlin & Fraunhofer FOKUS, Germany
Thomas Magedanz, TU Berlin & Fraunhofer FOKUS, Germany
Yahya Al-Hazmi, TU Berlin, Germany
Giuseppe Carella, TU Berlin & Fraunhofer FOKUS, Germany
Joyce Mwangama, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Neco Ventura, University of Cape Town, South Africa

FRI 12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

FRI 13:30 – 15:00 S5G2: QoS and QoE in software defined 5G networks
Chair: Serge Fdida, UPMC, France

Enabling Open Access to LTE network components; the NITOS testbed paradigm
Nikos Makris, University of Thessaly, Greece
Christos Zarafetas, University of Thessaly, Greece
Spyros Kechagias, University of Thessaly, Greece
Thanasis Korakis, Polytechnic Institute of New York University, USA
Ivan Seskar, WINLAB, Rutgers University, USA
Leandros Tassiulas, Yale University, USA

Mobility-Aware QoS Assurance in Software-Defined Radio Access Networks: An Analytical Study
Vassilios G. Vassilakis, University of Surrey, United Kingdom
Ioannis Moscholios, University of Peloponnese, Greece
Andreas Bontozoglou, University of Essex, United Kingdom
Michael D. Logothetis, University of Patras, Greece

Configuration Cost vs. QoS Trade-off Analysis and Optimization of SDR Access Virtualization Schemes
Mohammad-Moshiur Rahman, École de Technologie Supérieure, University of Quebec, Canada
Charles Despins, Prompt, Canada
Sofiene Affes, INRS-EMT, Canada

 FRI 15:00 – 15:30 Coffee break

 FRI 15:30 – 16:30 Keynotes
Keynote 3: The vHGW Use Case and Beyond
Speaker: Pedro Miguel Neves, Telecom PT, Portugal

Keynote 4: Underestimated Role of Software in 5G
Speaker: Sławomir Kukliński, Orange & Warsaw University of Technology, Poland

 FRI 16:30 – 17:30 Panel
Opportunities and Challenges in Software-defined 5G Network Architectures and emerging Agile Eco-Systems
Moderator: Thomas Michael Bohnert, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland

Bruno Chatras, Orange Labs, France
Jonathan Hart, BT, United Kingdom
Zygmunt Lozinski, IBM, United Kingdom
Carlos Parada, Telecom PT, Portugal
Sławomir Kukliński, Orange Poland & Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
Pedro Miguel Neves, Telecom PT, Portugal