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Tuesday 09 April Morning Tutorials Room I Tracks 1+2

    Conference Room Level O

  • Registration and welcome coffee from 07.30
  • Start of the Tutorial 10.00
  • Exhibition open from 09.00 to 19.30
  • Seated Lunch: 12.30
  • End of the Tutorial: 17.00

10.00 ETSI Tutorial Room I Morning
The NFV ISG in its Fourth Term
Giving a survey on the main events and the guidelines for the coming term.

Diego R. Lopez,
Chair of ETSI NFV ISG, Co-chair of IRTF's NFVRG, Senior Technology Expert, Telefonica I+D

Since October 2011 Diego R. Lopez is in charge of Technology Exploration at the Global CTO Unit, within Telefónica I+D. His responsibilities are related to the definition and coordination of research projects in the areas of new networking technologies and network infrastructures. He is directly involved in activities related to network virtualization, core optimization, AAA, traffic analysis, and infrastructure security.   He is actively participating in the ETSI ISG on Network Function Virtualisation (NFV), chairing its Technical Steering Committee. He is acting as representative of Telefónica in bodies related to network technologies, like the ONF and the BBF, and contributing to several working groups inside IETF.Diego have been appointed by the European Commission as member of the High Level Expert Group on Scientific Data e-Infrastructures (HLEG-SDI).   He received his MS from the University of Granada in 1985, and his PhD degree from the University of Seville in 2001. Since 1985 he have worked for several private and public organisations, developing and deploying communication services.   From 2000 to 2011 he was responsible for the Middleware Area of RedIRIS, the Spanish National Research and Educational Network. As part of these tasks he actively participate in national and international working groups and projects, and he have collaborated in several versions of the e-Infrastructure Reflection Group White Paper, under the auspices of the EU Presidency, in areas related to security and digital identity services.   His current areas of interest are network middleware and network intelligence, virtualization of network architectures, control and signaling protocols, infrastructural and mediation service, and new network architectures and services  Specialities: NFV and Software Networks. Internet middleware. Federated architectures. Directories (LDAP). Identity management systems: SAML, OpenID, OAuth. PKI. Internet security. RESTful services. RDF. SDN: OpenFlow

SOLutions for the NFV Scene
Covering recent specificationss on protocols and data models.

Bruno Chatras,
Chair of the ETSI NFV ISG Solutions (SOL) Working Group, Orange

Bruno Chatras is a senior standardization manager at Orange Labs and a member of the Orange experts’ community on Future Networks. He is the Chairman of the ETSI Technical Committee on Network Technologies (NTECH).   Bruno is also Vice-Chairman of the ETSI Industry Specification Group on Network Functions Virtualisation (ETSI NFV ISG) and is leading the work on APIs and data models in this ISG. Bruno joined France Telecom / Orange in 1985, where he started his career by developing standards for the GSM core network. Since then he held several management positions within Orange, where he led the Intelligent networks R&D Unit and has been Vice-Chairman of the ETSI Technical Committee on NGN and ITU-T Rapporteur for Intelligent Networks.   Bruno holds several network-related patents and is the author of numerous papers and presentations in the area of network architectures and protocols.

Coffee Break / Exhibition / Interop Event
Testing and interoperability for Real

Silvia Almagia, CTI Technical Expert, ETSI

Silvia joined ETSI in 2012 as a Technical Expert in the Centre for Testing and Interoperability. Her current activities include providing technical management and testing expertise in the areas of open source, interoperability testing and proofs of concept (PoC). Among others, she is in charge of the NFV Plugtests program, the Open Source MANO project (ETSI OSM) and the NFV PoC Framework.   Prior to this position, Silvia was Lead Member of the Technical Staff at Ulticom, where she was responsible for the design and development of software based carrier grade solutions enabling 3G and 4G services. Before that, she worked in the domain of Operations Support Systems (OSS) and Network Management for HP and Thales.

The Open-source Front
Describing the recent and promising collaborations with open-source projects.

Pierre Lynch,
Chair of the TST Working Group, ETSI
Seated Lunch

Tuesday 09 April Afternoon Tutorials Room I Tracks 1+2

    Conference Room Level O

  • Exhibition open from 09.00 to 19.30
  • End of the Tutorial: 17.00

14.00 ONF Tutorial Room I Afternoon
Telco Transformation with Open-source and White-box Hardware
  • Overview of ONF Reference Designs and Trailblazing Activities

  • Software Enabled Broadband Access

  • Next-Gen SDN (beyond OpenFlow)

  • End-to-End Open Platform for Mobile and 5G

  • Optical Disaggregated Transport

  • Enabling Telco Edge Cloud with CORD Platform
End of Tutorials Room I