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Understanding the Software Defined Wave.
20TH EDITION 10/13 APRIL 2018 MARRIOTT CONFERENCE CENTER PARIS


Tuesday 10 April 2018 Tutorials ROOM 2 Tracks 1 + 2

  • Registration and welcome coffee from 07.30
  • Start of the TUTORIALS 09.30
  • Exhibition open from 09.00 to 19.00
  • Seated Lunch: 12.30
  • End of THE TUTORIALS: 18.00

09.30 BROADBAND FORUM WORKSHOP
5G: "What's fixed got to do with it?"
The Broadband Forum's answer is "Everything!"

With 28 billion devices expected to be connected to 5G will never achieve full functionality through wireless networks alone and must be backed by a world-class fixed network.
Exploring how from radios to wires to Cloud Broadband Forum creates a holistic view of 5G as key contributor to the next generation of mobile communications
09.30
Setting the Context for 5G and Broadband
Setting the Context for 5G and Broadband
Introducing the Forum's new work on both 5G wireless-wireline convergence and 5G transport
Covering the relationship with this work and the Forum's CloudCO, NFV enabled work, Connected home, Gigabit Access and Open Broadband

David Sinicrope, Ericsson
Vice President, and Routing & Transport Work Area Director, BBF
10.15
Fixed Mobile Conversion
Where it has come from and where it is going
Challenges of full convergence
Challenges of network slicing
Activities including work with 3GPP
Project on FMC
Deployment strategies and hybrid solutions

Manuel Paul, Senior Expert Standardization, Deutsche Telekom

Deeply engaged in strategy, innovation and engineering projects (incl. leading roles in cross-functional programs) within the DT group, Manuel coordinates Software-Defined Networking standards & collaborative community activities.   He is involved in the SDN movement since the early days, has driven and contributed to various related standardization activities, and serves in leadership positions at the Broadband Forum and the Open Networking Foundation.   He is co-initiator and leader of the 5G Convergence project stream within the BBF Wireless-Wireline-Convergence Work Area. In the past, he was also active in other standards developing organizations incl. the Internet Engineering Task Force.

11.00
Coffee Break / Exhibition / Interop Event
11.30
5G Transport
Where it has come from and where it is going
Challenges of integrating 5G into the transport network (backhaul, fronthaul)
Challenges of network slicing, how it is similar and different from VPNs
Activities including work with other SDOs (e.g., ITU-T, IETF, 3GPP,  others)

Dave Allan, Ericsson
Wireless-Wireline Convergence Work Area Director, BBF
12.10
Summary and Q&A Panel Session

For further information visit https://www.broadband-forum.org/5g
12.30
Seated Lunch
14.00 MEF 3.0 SEMINAR

14.00
Introduction to MEF 3.0
This seminar provides an overview of key MEF 3.0 work areas, including: (1) standardized, orchestrated Layer 1, CE, IP, SD-WAN, and virtualized services, (2) LSO APIs for orchestration of services across multiple providers and over multiple technology domains, (3) 5G, (4) MEF 3.0 implement projects on MEFnet, and (5) agile service & technology certification.
Industry engagement opportunities are discussed in support of MEF's growing global community of service providers, technology solution suppliers, SW developers, open source projects and SDOs partners, large enterprise advisors, and MEF certified professionals.

Johan Witters,

IP Regional PLM for evolution of business services to SDN and NFV,
Nokia
14.30
Transitioning to Orchestrated On-Demand Connectivity & SD-WAN Managed Services
With the MEF 3.0 global services framework, MEF is uniting industry efforts of enabling orchestrated, on-demand wavelength, Carrier Ethernet, IP, overlay SD-WAN and Layer 4-7 services such as Security-as-a-Service.

Introducing the services component of MEF 3.0, as well as a progress report on all major areas of standardization and implementation, and in particular a comprehensive update on MEF's SD-WAN and NFV activities.

David Ball,
Senior Architect, Cisco

David is a Senior Architect at Cisco. In this capacity he has responsibility for various aspects of Cisco's IOS-XR software. He was part of the team that designed distributed BGP for the Cisco CRS-1, and also worked for many years on Carrier Ethernet OAM and L2 protocols. David is now helping drive Cisco's moves to improve software disaggregation and manageability.   David has been an active participant in MEF (and other SDOs) for nearly 10 years, initially working on Service OAM and Carrier Ethernet service attributes, and more recently as the Co-chair of the MEF Services Committee. In this role he is helping drive MEF's transformation from Carrier Ethernet to the full range of MEF 3.0 Services including L1, Ethernet, IP, SD-WAN and cloud services. He is also the editor of MEF's IP Service Attributes project, which will soon publish MEF's first services specification beyond Ethernet.   David has a Master's degree in Mathematics and Computation from the University of Oxford, and is the author of 4 software patents relating to networking technology.

15.00
LSO & MEF 3.0 - Service Provider Discussion Panel: Standardizing Inter-Provider & Intra-Provider LSO APIs for Orchestrated Services
Moderator
Emerson Moura, Distinguished Systems Engineer, Cisco

Emerson is a veteran in the network infrastructure industry with deep expertise in a broad set of technologies. He started his career as a Systems Engineer at Cisco over 18 years and since then he worked with many technologies including Optical Transport, IP/MPLS and more recently SDN, NFV, Orchestration systems.   He's very passionate about moving the Service Provider industry ahead and his main mission is to drive the adoption of state of the art technologies and innovative network architectures.   Since 2009 he leads MEF's marketing group for Latin America and Caribbean as co-chair and in 2015 he was honoured with the Distinguished Systems Engineer title, the highest rank in Cisco's Systems Engineering organization, as a recognition for his technical excellence and his impact in the industry.


Abel Tong, Senior Director of Marketing, Ciena

Abel Tong is Sr. Director of Solutions Marketing for Ciena's Blue Planet Division. He is responsible for helping Ciena customers to transform networks through the application of Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV), to deliver value and create new services, and to simplify network operations.   Abel has over 15 years of networking and telecommunications systems experience. Abel is also a long-time contributor to the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF). Abel has been a part of MEF's Project UNITE, an industry wide collaborative initiative bringing standards development organizations together to create the building blocks for Lifecycle Service Orchestration and Third Network.   Abel is also a member of Open Daylight and the Open Networking Foundation (ONF).


Youcef Ayad,
Senior Global Product Manager, Telia Company

Youcef Ayad is Business Connectivity Services professional with over 20 years' experience in the telecom industry in the Nordics whereof 5 years with Telia Carrier, managing a cross border Ethernet product covering Europe, North America and Asia. In 2009, he initiated the new Mobile Backhaul service that was instrumental for Telia Company launch of the world's first commercial 4G/LTE Network and now deployed in all the Nordics and Baltics.  Youcef joined in 2016 the Business Networking Team part of Commercial Enterprise MNC at Telia Company Global Services & Operations. He is now business owner and managing development program for Next Gen Carrier Ethernet services in the Nordics, Baltics and Globally. Last year, this program launched the world's first 4G Access for CE2.0 services and winning the MEF17 PoC Award silver position for the Agile SD-WAN PoC in Orlando.   Youcef is co-chairing the MEF Nordics regional marketing committee and he received the MEF Member Recognition Award 2017 in the category: "Outstanding Contributor Award" for Marketing Committee Regional Leadership - Nordics and organization of Nordics seminars. He is a MEF Certified Carrier Ethernet Professional as he obtained the MEF-CECP 2.0 certification.   Mr. Ayad graduated at the Royal Institute of Technology "KTH" in Stockholm in Scientific Computing and Engineering and studied Computer Engineering program at the University of Technology in Lulea, Sweden.

15.30
Coffee Break / Exhibition / Interop Event
16.00
MEF 3.0 & The Road to 5G: Transport, Network Slicing, Orchestration and Fixed-Mobile Convergence
MEF 5G work addresses the new latency, isolation and capacity requirements of 5G as well as the management and orchestration of the network and the services.

Providing an overview of the new requirements of 5G and the MEF 3.0 work to address:

• Transport for 5G
• Network Slicing
• Orchestrating 5G Services
• Services over 5G

Rami Yaron, Senior Director, SDN/NFV Solutions, NEC/Netcracker, Co-Chair, Global Marketing & Education Committee and Chair, 5G Focus Group, MEF

Rami has over 20 years of experience in the telecommunications industry. He is Co-Chairing the Global Marketing & Education Committee as well as the 5G Focus Group, and a member of the Board of Directors of the MEF.   In his current role at NEC/Netcracker, Rami oversees SDN/NFV solutions to enable large-scale digital transformations by unlocking the opportunities of the cloud, virtualization, and the 5G mobile ecosystem.   Previously, Rami held various senior-level positions in architecture, product strategy, and business development at Telco Systems, DragonWave, Axerra Networks, Carrier Access, and Paragon Networks.   Rami holds an MS in Computer Science and an MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of New Haven.

16.40
MEF 3.0 Implementations on MEFnet
Exploring MEF 3.0 service implementations including achievements and lessons learned, the plan to evolve these projects during 2018 and other projects on the roadmap for the year.

Projects described include:

• Service Fulfillment and Activation
• Multi-vendor SD-WAN Services
• Service Telemetry
• Multi-Operator ONAP
• Security-as-a-Service

Charles Eckel,
Open Source Developer Evangelist, Cisco

Charles is a developer evangelist with a passion for open source and standards. His open source journey began in 1999 as a founding member of Vovida Networks, where he developed some of the industry's first open source Voice over IP (VoIP) protocol stacks and applications.   Now at Cisco, Charles is a recognized champion of open source, standards, and interoperability. In 2015, he introduced open source hackathons into IETF and MEF, revolutionizing the way these SDOs operate and uniting open source software with standards to maximize the pace and relevance of both.   Charles also co-chairs MEF's Application Committee, chartered to enable applications to dynamically interact with the network such that application-level quality of experience, security, and performance requirements are best met by the underlying network infrastructure.


Bartosz Michalik,
Technical Architect, Amartus

Bartosz Michalik is a Technical Architect at Amartus, a certified MEF engineer, and the 2017 MEF-CECP of the Year award winner. Bartosz graduated in Computer Science from Poznan University of Technology in 2006, and holds a PhD in Computer Science, Software Architecture from Katholieke Universiteit in Leuven.   Prior to joining Amartus, Bartosz worked as a software engineer and architect in a number of IT companies. Bartosz has over 12 years of experience in the software development and consulting industry. Currently, he mainly focuses on building technical expertise around software-centric networks, network virtualization, open source networking and MEF standardization and APIs.


17.20
MEF 3.0 Services/Technology Certification & MEF Professional Certification Programs
Describing the new MEF 3.0 services and technology certification program which is based on a revolutionary cloud-based virtual test platform. This platform empowers subscribers to certify their services and technologies to the latest MEF 3.0 releases for both services and APIs, delivering a comprehensive, subscription-based, Dev-Test approach to orchestrated services certification.

John Hawkins, Senior Advisor, Product and Technical Marketing, Ciena

John Hawkins is Senior Advisor for Product and Technical Marketing at Ciena where he supports the company's Packet Networking product line. Joining Ciena in 2009, John has held positions in business development and product management functions. He also led the business development and promotion of Ciena's E-Suite family of packet switch modules. John is active in networking industry conferences and standards development, and currently serves as co-chair of the MEF's Certification Committee.   Prior to joining Ciena, John was with Nortel where he was responsible for Carrier Ethernet product management. His projects included a number of innovative technology building blocks within Nortel's Optical Ethernet portfolio. John began his career at GE as an IC designer, and later product manager in the Aerospace Division.   With over 30 years of technical experience, John is a frequent contributor to the Metro Ethernet Forum and sought-after industry speaker. John holds a BSEE from North Carolina State, an MS in Telecommunications from Southern Methodist University, as well as an MBA from Duke University.

17.50
Closing Remarks

Rami Yaron, Senior Director, SDN/NFV Solutions, NEC/Netcracker, Co-Chair, Global Marketing & Education Committee and Chair, 5G Focus Group, MEF

Rami has over 20 years of experience in the telecommunications industry. He is Co-Chairing the Global Marketing & Education Committee as well as the 5G Focus Group, and a member of the Board of Directors of the MEF.   In his current role at NEC/Netcracker, Rami oversees SDN/NFV solutions to enable large-scale digital transformations by unlocking the opportunities of the cloud, virtualization, and the 5G mobile ecosystem.   Previously, Rami held various senior-level positions in architecture, product strategy, and business development at Telco Systems, DragonWave, Axerra Networks, Carrier Access, and Paragon Networks.   Rami holds an MS in Computer Science and an MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of New Haven.


18.00
End of the MEF 3.0 Seminar

MEF Cocktail Reception

 

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