NFV Workshop, 27 October 2015

Venue

L3S Research Center (15th floor)
Appelstaße 9A
30167 Hannover
Location:
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Organizer

Panagiotis Papadimitriou, Leibniz University Hannover / L3S, Germany

Scope

The NFV  Workshop is a forum for discussing ideas, challenges, and solutions on topics pertaining to NFV, such as service chaining, service mapping, virtualization support for network functions (NFs), network service scaling, architectures and interfaces for NF control and configuration, NFV orchestration platforms, dataplane optimizations and networks stacks for NFs, applications of NFV in mobile and cellular networks. The workshop will consist of invited talks from academia and industry.

Registration

Registration is free. Use the following link for registration:

https://fs22.formsite.com/ppapadim/form1/index.html

Program

9:30 – 9:35 Welcome

09:35 – 10:40 Network Service Embedding

Stefan Schmid, TU Berlin & T-Labs, Germany: Algorithmic Challenges in Network Function Virtualized Networks [Slides]

Ahmed Abujoda, Leibniz University Hannover, Germany: MIDAS: Middlebox Discovery and Selection for On-Path Flow Processing [Slides]

10:40 – 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:45 Wireless

Zhongliang Zhao, University of Bern, Switzerland: Mobile Cloud Networking [Slides]

Zhen Cao, Leibniz University Hannover, Germany: FreeSurf: Application-Centric Wireless Access [Slides]

Kostas Katsalis, University of Thessaly, Greece: Building Virtual Wireless Testbeds Towards Open 5G Experimentation [Slides]

12:45 – 13:45 Lunch Break

13:45 – 16:00 SDN and Programmability

Aaron Yi Ding, University of Helsinki, Finland: SoftOffload: An Open-source Platform to Augment Mobile Offloading [Slides]

Apoorv Shukla, TU Berlin, Germany: Substrate-aware SDN abstractions [Slides]

Tobias Jungel, BISDN, Germany: baseboxd – OpenStack integration [Slides]

Kimon Karras, Future Intelligence, Ireland: Enabling Programmable Logic in the Cloud [Slides]

16:00 – 16:15 Coffee Break

16:15 – 17:20 NFV State Management and Orchestration

Manuel Peuster, University of Paderborn, Germany: Distributed VNF State Management / Introduction of the 5GPPP project SONATA [Slides]

Lefteris Mamatas, University of Macedonia, Greece: Management Information Orchestration for SDN/NFV Environments [Slides]

17:20 – 17:30 Concluding Remarks

Photos

Panagiotis Papadimitriou
Panagiotis Papadimitriou
Stefan Schmid
Stefan Schmid
Ahmed Abujoda
Ahmed Abujoda
Zhongliang Zhao
Zhongliang Zhao
Zhen Cao
Zhen Cao
Kostas Katsalis
Kostas Katsalis
Aaron Yi Ding
Aaron Yi Ding
Apoorv Shukla
Apoorv Shukla
Tobias Jungel
Tobias Jungel
Kimon Karras
Kimon Karras
Manuel Peuster
Manuel Peuster
Lefteris Mamatas
Lefteris Mamatas

Directions

From Hannover Airport:

Taxi (Duration: 30 minutes, Cost: 35 EUR).
Suburban train line S5 to Hannover Central Station (Hannover Hauptbahnhof). From there, see the following section.

From Hannover Central Railway Station:

Take the tram line (U-Bahn/S-Bahn) to Kröpke, which is the next stop. Most trams passing through the central station travel via Kröpke, for example, you can take lines 3, 7 or 9 travelling in the direction Wettbergen or Empelde or lines 1 or travelling in the direction of Sarstedt or Rethen. Alternatively, you can walk to Kröpke from the front of the central station at Ernst August Platz via Bahnhofsstraße or the underground shopping passage Passarelle/Niki de St. Phalle (approx. 10 minutes on foot). From Kröpke, take one of the following tram lines from the underground station: Line 4 (Direction Garbsen) or Line 5 (Direction Stöcken) to the station Schneiderberg / Wilhelm-Busch-Museum.From the tram station, cross over to Schneiderberg at the traffic lights and continue until you reach Appelstraße (approximately 8 minutes on foot).

Travelling by car:

From the city centre, follow the signs for Herrenhausen or Universität. Appelstraße is located between the university campus at Welfengarten and the Nordstadtkrankenhaus (North City Hospital) and can be reached from Nienburger Straße and from Haltenhoffstraße via Schneiderberg.

Parking is available (for free) around the L3S building on Appelstaße.

Accommodation

The following hotels are recommended (sorted by proximity to the meeting venue):
Hotel Schlafgut ***
Kniestrasse 33, 30167 Hannover
Phone: +49(0)511-35356-0
booking@hotel-schlafgut.de
http://www.hotel-schlafgut.de/

Hotel Savoy ****
Schlosswenderstrasse 10, 30159 Hannover
Phone: +49(0)511-167487-0
E-mail: info@hotel-savoy.de
http://www.hotel-savoy.de/pages_en/haus.html

Concorde Hotel Am Leineschloss ***
Am Markte 12, 30159 Hannover
Phone: +49(0)511-35791-0
E-mail: leineschloss@concorde-hotels.de
http://www.concordehotel-am-leineschloss.de/

Hotel Kaiserhof ****
Ernst-August-Platz 4, 30159 Hannover
Phone: +49(0)0511-3683-0
E-mail: mail@centralhotel.de
http://www.centralhotel.de

General Information for Visitors in Hannover

Hannover tourist information:
http://www.hannover.de/en/Welcome-to-Hannover/Government-Service/Visitor-Service/Tourist-Information-Hannover
http://www.hannover.de/en/Welcome-to-Hannover/Tourism-Culture/Places-of-Interest-City-Tours

Tips on eating out:
http://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Restaurants-g187351-Hannover_Lower_Saxony.html