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

Program

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Room Griffin Jackson  Akard
8:00-9:00 Registration
9:00-10:30 Workshop 1 (Part 1):  MOBISLICE II – Second International Workshop on Mobility Support in Slice-based Network Control for Heterogeneous Environments Tutorial #1 (part 1): QoS-Driven Based Information-Centric Virtualization for Software-Defined Multimedia Big Data Services Over 5G & Beyond Mobile Wireless Networks Tutorial #3 (part 1): Hands-on Tutorial: Controlling and Monitoring Network Equipment
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break (Hotel Foyer)
11:00-12:30 Workshop 1 (Part 2):  MOBISLICE II – Second International Workshop on Mobility Support in Slice-based Network Control for Heterogeneous Environments Tutorial #1 (part 2): QoS-Driven Based Information-Centric Virtualization for Software-Defined Multimedia Big Data Services Over 5G & Beyond Mobile Wireless Networks Tutorial #3 (part 2): Hands-on Tutorial: Controlling and Monitoring Network Equipment
12:30-14:00 Lunch (boxed)
14:00-15:30 Workshop 2 (Part 1): 5GSecAI – Integrated Workshop on 5G, Security and AI with NFV-SDN 2019 Tutorial #2 (part 1): Packet Processing and Service Assurance constructs for achieving Network Transformation
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break (Hotel Foyer)
16:00-17:30 Workshop 2 (Part 2): 5GSecAI – Integrated Workshop on 5G, Security and AI with NFV-SDN 2019 Tutorial #2 (part 2): Packet Processing and Service Assurance constructs for achieving Network Transformation
18:30-21:00 Welcome reception & Demo Session

 

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Room Pegasus
7:30-8:20 Registration
8:20-8:30 Welcome to IEEE NFV-SDN 2019
8:30-9:30 Keynote 1: David Lu
9:30-10:00 Coffee break
10:00-11:30 Session 1: “VNF Service Chaining” (3 papers)
11:30-11:40 Short break
11:40-12:40 Fast track session I – SDN/P4 (3 papers)
12:40-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:00 Keynote 2: Nate Foster
15:00-16:15 Panel 1:
16:15-16:45 Coffee break
16:45-18:15 Session 2: “Security and Monitoring of SDN Networks” (3 papers)
19:30-22:00 Social event

 

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Room Pegasus
07:45-8:20 Registration
8:20-8:30 Welcome to 2nd Day
8:30-9:30 Keynote 3: Andrea Fumagalli
09:30-10:00 Coffee break
10:00-12:00 Session 3: “Programmable Networks” (4 papers)
12:00-12:10 Short break
12:10-13:10 Fast track session II – VNF (3 papers)
13:10-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:00 Keynote 4: Ying Zhang
15:00-16:15 Panel 2:
16:15-16:45 Coffee break
16:45-18:15 Session 4: “Network Function Virtualization” (3 papers)
18:15-18:30 Farewell

 

 

Detailed Program

Tuesday November 12

08:00 – 09:00: Registration

Workshops

09:00 – 10:30: Workshop 1 (Part 1):  MOBISLICE II – Second International Workshop on Mobility Support in Slice-based Network Control for Heterogeneous Environments

10:30 – 11:00: Coffee Break (Hotel Foyer)

11:00 – 12:30: Workshop 1 (Part 2):  MOBISLICE II – Second International Workshop on Mobility Support in Slice-based Network Control for Heterogeneous Environments

12:30 – 14:00: Lunch (boxed)

14:00 – 15:30: Workshop 2 (Part 1): 5GSecAI – Integrated Workshop on 5G, Security and AI with NFV-SDN 2019

15:30 – 16:00: Coffee Break (Hotel Foyer)

16:00 – 17:30: Workshop 2 (Part 2): 5GSecAI – Integrated Workshop on 5G, Security and AI with NFV-SDN 2019

Tutorials

09:00 – 10:30: Tutorial 1 (part 1): QoS-Driven Based Information-Centric Virtualization for Software-Defined Multimedia Big Data Services Over 5G & Beyond Mobile Wireless Networks

09:00 – 10:30: Tutorial #3 (part 1): Hands-on Tutorial: Controlling and Monitoring Network Equipment

10:30 – 11:00: Coffee Break (Hotel Foyer)

11:00 – 12:30: Tutorial #1 (part 2): QoS-Driven Based Information-Centric Virtualization for Software-Defined Multimedia Big Data Services Over 5G & Beyond Mobile Wireless Networks

11:00 – 12:30: Tutorial #3 (part 2): Hands-on Tutorial: Controlling and Monitoring Network Equipment

12:30 – 14:00: Lunch (boxed)

14:00 – 15:30: Tutorial #2 (part 1): Packet Processing and Service Assurance constructs for achieving Network Transformation

15:30 – 16:00: Coffee Break (Hotel Foyer)

16:00 – 17:30: Tutorial #2 (part 2): Packet Processing and Service Assurance constructs for achieving Network Transformation

 

18:30-21:00      Welcome reception & Demo Session

 

Detailed Program

Wednesday November 13

07:30 – 08:20: Registration

08:20 – 08:30: Welcome to IEEE NFV-SDN 2019

08:30 – 09:30: Keynote 1: AT&T’s Winning Network Combination: DevOps, SDN and NFV by David Lu, AT&T Labs

09:30 – 10:00: Coffee break

10:00 – 11:30: Session 1: “VNF Service Chaining” (3 papers)

  • Parcel-Fit: Low Network-Overhead Service-Chain Deployment for Better Datacenter Performance. Hsueh-Hong Kang, Michael I.-C. Wang, Li-Ping Tung, and Charles H.-P. Wen
  • HybridSFC: Accelerating Service Function Chains with Parallelism, Yang Zhang, Zhi-Li Zhang, and Bo Han
  • Branching-Aware Service Function Placement and Routing in Network Function Virtualization, Maryam Jalalitabar, Yang Wang, and Xiaojun Cao

11:30 – 11:40: Short break

11:40 – 12:40: Fast track session I – SDN/P4 (3 papers)

  • P4ID: P4 Enhanced Intrusion Detection, Benjamin Lewis, Matthew Broadbent, and Nicholas Race
  • Flexible Notification Forwarding for Content-Based Publish/Subscribe Using P4, Christian Wernecke, Helge Parzyjegla, Gero Mühl, Eike Schweissguth, and Dirk Timmermann
  • Flock: A Live Migration Protocol for SDN Controllers, Chiara Contoli, Fabio Palumbo, Flavio Esposito, Franco Callegati, and Antonio Pescapé

12:40 – 14:00: Lunch

14:00 – 15:00: Keynote 2: Network Verification: Past, Present, and Future by Nate Foster, Cornell University & Barefoot Networks

15:00 – 16:15: Panel 1: TBD

16:15 – 16:45: Coffee break

16:45 – 18:15: Session 2: “Security and Monitoring of SDN Networks” (3 papers)

  • Protecting OpenFlow using Intel SGX, Jorge Medina, Nicolae Paladi, and Patrik Arlos
  • Investigating Adversarial Attacks against Network Intrusion Detection Systems in SDNs, James Aiken, and Sandra Scott-Hayward
  • A Network Management Protocol for Sonification of Software-Defined Infrastructures, Gianluca Davoli, Flavio Esposito, and Walter Cerroni

19:30-22:00: Social event

Detailed Program

Thursday November 14

07:45 – 08:20: Registration

08:20 – 08:30: Welcome to 2nd Day

08:30 – 09:30: Keynote 3: Optical SDN by Andrea Fumagalli, The University of Texas at Dallas

09:30 – 10:00: Coffee break

10:00 – 12:00: Session 3: “Programmable Networks” (4 papers)

  • Preprocessing Monitoring Information on the SDN Data-Plane using P4, Rhaban Hark, Divyashri Bhat, Michael Zink, Ralf Steinmetz and Amr Rizk
  • In-network Congestion-aware Load Balancing at Transport Layer, Ashkan Aghdai, Michael I.-C. Wang, Yang Xu, Charles H.-P. Wen and H. Jonathan Chao
  • DataPlane Broker: Open WAN control for multi-site service orchestration, Steven Simpson, Arsham Farshad, Paul McCherry, Abubakr Magzoub, William Fantom, Charalampos Rotsos, Nicholas Race, and David Hutchison
  • Reproducible Functional Tests for Multi-scale Network Services, Askhat Nuriddinov, Wouter Tavernier, Didier Colle, Mario Pickavet, Manuel Peuster, and Stefan Schneider

12:00 – 12:10: Short break

12:10 – 13:10: Fast track session II – VNF (3 papers)

  • Towards Novel Security Architectures for Network Functions Virtualization, Matteo Repetto, Alessandro Carrega and Guerino Lamanna
  • VNF-AAP: Accelerator-aware Virtual Network Function Placement, Gourav Prateek Sharma, Wouter Tavernier, Didier Colle, and Mario Pickavet
  • Deep Reinforcement Learning for Topology-Aware VNF Resource Prediction in NFV Environments, Nikita Jalodia, Shagufta Henna, and Alan Davy

13:10 – 14:00: Lunch

14:00 – 15:00: Keynote 4: Network Function Virtualization Modeling and Service Function Chaining by Ying Zhang, Facebook

15:00 – 16:15: Panel 2: TBD

16:15 – 16:45: Coffee break

16:45 – 18:15: Session 4: “Network Function Virtualization” (3 papers)

  • Characterizing and Understanding the Architectural Implications of Cloud-native Edge NFV Workloads, Jianda Wang and Yang Hu
  • FOP4: Function Offloading Prototyping in Heterogeneous and Programmable Network Scenarios, Daniele Moro, Manuel Peuster, Holger Karl, and Antonio Capone
  • P4NFV: P4 Enabled NFV Systems with SmartNICs, Ali Mohammadkhan, Sourav Panda, Sameer G Kulkarni, K. K. Ramakrishnan, and Laxmi Bhuyan

18:15 – 18:30: Farewell