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MARRIOTT PARIS RIVE GAUCHE HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTER ★ PARIS ★ FRANCE
Coronavirus
Paris, 22nd April 2020.

Today with due regard to the coronavirus outbreak worldwide and the clear and precise caution from the French authorities to ban all public meetings until July 15th, we are not able, in front of this case of force majeure, to maintain the MPLS + SDN + NFV World Congress and the AI Net Conference that we had postponed to 30th June to 3rd July 2020.

The next edition of the MPLS + SDN + NFV World Congress and the AI Net,Conference will take place from 23rd to 26th March 2021 at the Marriott Paris Rive Gauche Hotel and Conference Center.

We deeply thank all our partners, sponsors, exhibitors and speakers for their confidence and support.

We also thank for their confidence all the attendees registered to date. We will contact them individually in the next few days regarding their registration.

For more than 20 years, thanks to you, the MPLS + SDN + NFV World Congress is the leading technical international reference in the IP, MPLS, SDN, NFV, and related telecommunications crucial technologies.

Rest assured that we will do our utmost and will give our best for the next edition to be a success again,

Should you need any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Sincerely,
The Upperside Conferences Team

A Renewed International Success

With 1,600+ participants, the 21st edition of MPLS + SDN + NFV World reached the record attendance of last year. This renewed success makes the Paris Congress a unique venue for sharing ideas from across the industry. MPLS + SDN + NFV World remains the place to be for a preview of the next big thing.

Intent based networking was given a large importance in this year’s agenda. Other important sessions covered edge cloud architectures, network slicing, telemetry, automation and segment routing.
 

MPLS + SDN + NFV World is one of the most valuable conference to get a comprehensive overview of where the networking industry is heading to. Interestingly, it has established itself as the event of reference for Segment Routing
Clarence Filsfils, Cisco Fellow


AI Net Gains Momentum

The co-located AI Net conference attracted a lot of delegates. Presentations demonstrated that some early work with ML has shown promising results at carriers. At the same time, the carriers are cautioning that we're still extremely early in the process.

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For the past twenty years, this has been the pre-eminent technical conference in the world for IP, MPLS, SDN, NFV, and related telecommunications technologies. This is the place to be for a preview of the Next Big Thing in telecom
Andrew G. Malis, Distinguished Fellow, BroadBand Forum

75+ Countries Represented

55 % of the delegates came from operators and enterprises. With 75 countries represented, the Congress confirmed its growing internationalization.

The figures show that 53% of the participants came from Europe, 15% from America, 10% from Asia, 11% from Middle East and Africa, 11% from Russia and Eastern Europe.
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The MPLS+SDN+NFV/AInet conference offers the latest trends, conversations with experts and in-depth tutorials — I haven’t missed one in 20 years and I’m looking forward to the next one.
Kireeti Kompella, Juniper Networks

A Larger Interop Event

For the 21st edition, EANTC enlarged the booth space, making sure the interop area is the most talked about topic of the event again. This year's interoperability event focused on the full range of next-generation wide-area transport solutions, network management and clock synchronization.

The 2020 showcase will focus on orchestration issues, NETCONF testing and multi-layer integration of optical and packet SDN.

The Exhibition: Sold out

As each year, the exhibition floor was sold out in 2019. Booths are assigned on a first-come, first served basis...


Exhibition Floor Plan

Exhibition Floor Plan

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Each year MPLS SDN NFV World brings together the networking industry to explore latest trends and important developments. We see this as a unique venue for sharing ideas from across the industry
Timon Sloane, VP Marketing & Ecosystem, ONF