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20TH ANNIVERSARY 09/12 APRIL 2019 MARRIOTT CONFERENCE CENTER PARIS

Call for Proposals

The following list of topics is not exhaustive and authors may propose other subjects in keeping within the thematic framework.

Abstracts must be submitted by email at: info@upperside.fr or remi@uppersideconferences.com

Deadline for turning in abstracts: October 31, 2018.

Intent Based Networking

  • AI & Machine learning
  • Autonomous networks
  • SDN controllers
  • Analytics engines
  • Agility & provisioning
  • Telemetry

Automation

  • New architectures
  • Automation at scale
  • YANG models
  • Use cases

Containers & Blockchain

  • CNIs for containers
  • Docker-based VNFs
  • Kubernetes
  • Blockchain applications
  • New core blockchain

Segment Routing

  • Advances in OAM and resiliency
  • Service Function Chain
  • SRV6 applied to SD-WAN
  • MPLS instantiation of Segment Routing
  • Deployment reports
  • SR for data center
  • SR for Mobile aggregation
  • SR for 5G network
  • SR for Content networking
  • SR for Service Chaining
  • OAM for SR
  • Scalability

Management & Orchestration

  • Cord, Onap reports
  • Inter-domain orchestration
  • Operational aspects
  • Automation
  • WAN agility
  • Network modeling
  • Containers

MPLS vs SD-WAN

  • Internet underlay
  • Scalability and security issues
  • Management & orchestration
  • uCPE
  • Enterprises and SPs testimonies

MPLS & SDN

  • Synonymous labels
  • EVPN use cases
  • MPLS and SDN Use cases
  • Flex Ethernet to MPLS
  • Deterministic network
  • Service assured network
  • SDN WAN
  • Engineering
  • Transport SDN
  • Virtualized routers (vPE, vRR)
  • Path Computation Element
  • Standardization
  • MPLS interactions
  • IEEE DCB
  • Resiliency, Performance and High-Availability issues

NFV

  • Docker for optimization
  • CPE virtualization
  • PoCs reports
  • Mobility
  • OP-NFV
  • Service chaining
  • L4-L7 services
  • Gi LAN Services
  • Cloud Management
  • Virtual Network Infrastructure
  • VNF performance

Data Center Virtualization

  • Standardisation
  • Wan & virtualization
  • Ethernet virtual networks
  • NFV environments
  • Data center interconnection
  • Applications