- welcome coffee from 07.30
- Start of the Conference 08.30
- Exhibition open from 08.00 to 15.00
- Seated Lunch: 12.30
- End of Conference: 12.20
- Cloackroom 07.30 to 15.00
- LUggage roOm 07.30 to 18.00
Caroline Gabriel, Co-founder and Research Director, Rethink Technology Research, Senior Contributor,Next Generation Wireless, Analysys Mason,
Caroline has been engaged in technology analysis, research and consulting for 30 years and since 2002, has been focused entirely on mobile and wireless. As co-founder and research director of Rethink Technology Research, Caroline has developed a significant research base and forecast methodology, based around deep contacts with mobile and converged operators round the world. This addresses critical issues and trends in mobile and wireless infrastructure, and particularly operator deployment intentions for 4G, 5G, small cells, Cloud-RAN and other technologies. She is also a senior contributor to Analysys Mason’s Next Generation Wireless research programme. She has led research and consulting projects with a wide range of clients, including mobile infrastructure vendors, large and start-up operators, regulators, trade bodies, government agencies and financial institutions. Her advice and forecasts have helped inform strategic decisions at a wide range of vendors, operators, start-ups and finance houses. Prior to setting up Rethink, Caroline held various executive positions at VNU Business Publishing BV, then Europe’s largest producer of technology related B2B reports and publications. She was the European content and research director, and was a member of the leadership team for VNU’s online business. She holds an MA from the University of Oxford.
Describing a cloud VPN based BDS (Business Development Service) solution. As a leading operator in Netherlands, VodafoneZiggo is aggressive to grab the ICT transformation opportunity to grow its B2B market by providing instant TTM, flexibility, cloud-based service and so on.
Leo-Geert van den Berg, Director Fixed Network and Technology Strategy, VodafoneZiggo
Former CTO of Ziggo, Leo-Geert van den Berg has got 20 years background in Video, MSO and IP area.
Describing a Digital Health Patient Care Platform consisting of patient monitoring devices, patient smartphone application, cloud backend (Docker containers in multiple VMs, orchestrated with Docker Swarm) and web based clinician application. The cloud backend could utilize network functions virtualization for security and anomaly detection purposes. The platform has been hardened and tested against well-known attacks.
Mehrnoosh Monshizadeh, Research Security Specialist, Nokia
Mehrnoosh Monshizadeh has over seventeen years of experience in telecommunication industry. Last thirteen years of her carrier has been at Nokia; since 2014 she is working as a security specialist at Nokia Bell Labs research department. Prior to this she was working in development on LTE networks. Her research interests include cloud security, mobile network security, IoT security and data analytic. She is finalizing her PhD at Electrical School of Aalto University, Finland.
Dmitriy Sakharchuk, Chief Architect, Network Strategy and Solutions, Rostelecom
Dmitrii Sakharchuk has extensive experience in R&D of largest Russian & CIS telecom operators, including Rostelecom, Vimpelcom, TransTelecom. Areas of expertise include key aspects of WAN infrastructure, such as IP/transport networks, fixed broadband access, mobile core, VAS platforms, etc. In his current role, Dmitrii is responsible for SDN and NFV technical strategy, network transformation, solution/equipment verification and new services development
With Deterministic network technology, any given user or application is on hardware-based resource partition with much higher assurance. While TSN/DetNet including data/control plane technology to achieve guaranteed E2E low latency and service with isolating resource as same as networking slicing, its networking application such as the management of end-to-end connection including SRP, FRER, Explicit Route, Pesudo wire, fits well into an MPLS architecture.
Xinyuan Wang, Principal Engineer, Huawei
Focusing on how data center service environments and the WAN need to interwork seamlessly and which protocols are required to make this happen. Discussing the role of Segment Routing, PCE/BGP SR-TE policy, EVPN, DC/WAN controllers and the role of the protocols.
Wim Henderickx, Director Network Consulting Engineering, Nokia
Mr.Wim Henderickx is Director Network Consulting Engineering & PLM – Technology in the ION Division at Nokia, based in Belgium. Mr. Henderickx provides senior level consulting on advanced IP solutions for Service provider and Enterprise customers around: Cloud Networking (SDN/NFV), Triple Play, Mobile, IOT, etc. He has over 20 years’ experience in the communications and networking industry, and is a regular speaker at technical conferences all over the world. He is active in a number of SDO’s like IETF, BBF, openStack, etc. Mr. Henderickx holds a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Data Communications and a Masters degree in Economy and is a Bellabs Fellow.
Discussing Control and User Plane Separation (CUPS) architecture in 4G and 5G wireless networks. Describing how the user plane functions can be placed flexibly (e.g., closer to the RAN) while the control plane functions remain centralized. Presenting deployment scenarios where such services operate in their own virtual networks isolated using MPLS/BGP overlays.
Maria Napierala, Technology Architect, AT&T
Maria Napierala is a technology and services architect in Mobile Packet Core organization at AT&T Laboratories. She is currently working on 5G Edge Cloud architecture and EPC deployment based on network function virtualization and SDN. Previously Maria worked on WAN architecture and WAN services, including MPLS/BGP VPNs, Voice-over-Packet, QoS, Multicast, MPLS traffic engineering. Prior to joining AT&T worked as a senior software engineer in Network Routing Systems group at IBM. Maria holds a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Oregon Graduate Institute, Oregon (1992). Her Ph. D. thesis is in the area of automated program generation and computational logic.
Evaluating the implications of Network Slicing on the Service Provider infrastructure. Exposing different techniques and requirements. Describing real use cases, and how they are being implemented. Analyzing the options to orchestrate and manage Network Slices.
Javier Antich Romaguera, Product Line Manager, Juniper Networks
Javier Antich is an experienced Networking Industry professional with 20 years of experience. He has spent the last 12 years at Juniper Networks on different systems engineering and architect positions. Currently he is Product Line Manager in the JUNOS team at Juniper Development and Innovation (JDI), focused on Automation, Programmability, Telemetry & Analytics. Previous to that, he experienced the raise on the Carrier Ethernet market at Riverstone Networks. He is passionate about networking technologies, economy and Ironman triathlons. He holds a Masters Degree on Telecommunications by the ETSIT at the Polytechnic University in Valencia, and Executive MBA at the Instituto de Empresa Business School.
Introducing a new network service called enhanced VPN (VPN+), built on several innovative technologies such as Segment Routing, FlexE and Detnet, etc., so as to meet the isolation and performance requirement of network slicing in a flexible and scalable way.
Dr Stewart Bryant, Senior MPLS/Routing Expert, IP Standards and Research, Huawei
Stewart Bryant is a distinguished engineer with an international reputation for the invention, specification and standardization of new telecommunications technologies, with special focus on novel Internet technologies. Stewart is well known for his work on, Pseudowires, IP Fast Re-route, IPFIX, MPLS-TP, and MPLS-OAM. Stewart has also contributed to the design of fast-forwarding hardware, digital television designs and the design of IEEE1588. Stewart has filed over 80 Patents and is an author of 34 RFCs. Stewart is an MBA with outstanding technical breadth and depth in many technologies who has held a number of leadership positions in technical standards and voluntary organizations, including being a former IETF Routing Area Director. Stewart works for the Research and Standards Group in Huawei's IP Division. In addition to his current work in the IETF work on MPLS and chairing the PALS Working Group, Stewart is working on a number of problems associated with 5G backhaul networks.
Discussing network slicing in 5G, the role of SDN and NFV in creation of dynamic network slices and challenges of network slicing in 5G. Some challenges include identifying and assigning devices to network slices, isolation of network slices and estimation of required resources for a network slice to guarantee security, (QoS) and service level agreements (SLAs).
Vikramajeet Khatri, Security Specialist, Nokia
Vikramajeet Khatri is working as a security specialist at Nokia Bell Labs, Finland. His research interests include intrusion detection, malware detection, machine learning, IoT security and cloud security. He holds a Master’s degree in Information Technology from Tampere University of Technology, Finland.
Describing specific IETF defined YANG models needed to realize the connectivity service and then providing a framework that describes the architecture for data model driven network management in the network virtualization environment enabling a programmatic, model-driven approach for configuring network devices and then focusing on IP/MPLS Network slicing use cases.
Qin Wu, Technology Architect,, Huawei
Qin Wu, Huawei, is Technology Architect, active contributor in IETF, working on network automation and YANG, Network Telemetry, engaging with some related open Source Projects， co-chairs of L2SM Working Group, previously co-chaired L3SM Working Group and IETF RTG YANG Architecture Design Team member, help drive WG to deliver L3SM service model as RFC8049 and L2SM service model as Working Group document and rewrite L3SM service model work based on deployment experience and republished as RFC8299. Note that L2SM working group and L3SM working group are tasked to define YANG data models that can be used for communication between customers and network operators and to deliver a Layer 3 provider-provisioned VPN service and a L2VPN service.
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