IEEE Conference on Network Function Virtualization and Software Defined Networks
12-14 November 2019 // Dallas, Texas, USA

2019 Awards for Best Paper, Best Fast Track Paper, Best Demo and Travel Grants

The OC of the 2019 IEEE NFV-SDN conference is pleased to the following awards:

Best Paper

Investigating Adversarial Attacks against Network Intrusion Detection Systems in SDNs (James Aiken, Sandra Scott-Hayward; Queen’s University Belfast, N. Ireland)

Best Fast Track Paper

Flock: A Live Migration Protocol for SDN Controllers (Chiara Contoli, Fabio Palumbo, Flavio Esposito, Franco Callegati, Antonio Pescapé; Saint Louis University, USA, University of Bologna, Italy, University of Naples Federico II, Italy)

Best Demo

Enhanced Driving with 5G: A New Approach for Alleviating Traffic Congestion (Roberto Torre, Goiuri Peraltaz, Oleksandr Zhdanenko, Alexander Kropp, Hani Salah, Giang T. Nguyen, Stanislav Mudriievskyi, and Frank H. P. Fitzek; Technische Universität Dresden, Germany, Ikerlan Technology Research Centre, Spain)

Student Travel Grant Recipients
Akshatha Nayak Manjeshwar
Nikita Jalodia
Gourav Prateek Sharma


We are offering Students a discounted registration rate at 50% off the current registration fees!!!! Whether you’re a student member or non-member, you can participate in this promotion by registering between Tuesday, October 22, and Friday, November 1, using code NFVSDNSS19.

Act fast – this code is only active for the first 20 students who use it!

Keynote Speakers Announced!

Keynote speaker for IEEE NFV-SDN 2019: 

1) Sridhar Rajagopal, Vice President, Mavenir Systems
2) Nate Foster, Associate Professor, Cornell University & Barefoot Networks
3) Andrea Fumagalli, Professor, The University of Texas at Dallas
4) Ying Zhang, Software Engineering Manager, Facebook

For details on the keynotes please see the link.

Workshops are online

NFV-SDN 2019 will feature 2 workshops:

MOBISLICE II – Second International Workshop on Mobility Support in Slice-based Network Control for Heterogeneous Environments

5GSecAI – Integrated Workshop on 5G, Security and AI with NFV-SDN 2019



The 5th IEEE Conference on Network Functions Virtualization and Software Defined Networking (IEEE NFV-SDN 2019) will be held this year in Dallas, Texas, USA on 12-14 November  2019.

In addition to the latest NFV and SDN concepts and mechanisms, the 2019 IEEE NFV-SDN conference will focus on first operational results related to virtualized networks functions (VNFs) as well as designing, describing, orchestrating, and managing new applications made of VNFs which smarten networks and their usage.

We looking forward to see you in Dallas.

Kurt Tutschku and Larry Horner

(General Chairs 2019 IEEE NFV-SDN and on behalf of the OC)

2019 Patrons

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  • Fujitsu logo


  • Blekinge Institute of Technology


  • Technical

  • MEF logo


  • IEEE ComSoc logo