Conferences: February–May 2015

IEEE events cover topics related to software-defined networks

8 December 2014


  • IEEE Conference on Network Softwarization

    LONDON; 13–17 APRIL

    TOPICS: Architectures of software-defined networks (SDNs), programming interfaces and languages, debugging tools, network functions virtualization (NFV), network and service management, SDN security and quality of service, life cycle management, energy-efficient and software-defined infrastructures, and SDN support for big-data applications.

    SPONSORS: IEEE Communications, Computer, Consumer Electronics, and Signal Processing societies and IEEE Future Directions Committee

  • IEEE International Conference on Intelligence in Next-Generation Networks


    TOPICS: Paradigms for communications architectures, content-centric networks, context-based communications, requirements for NFV and cloud technologies, service chaining, virtual network functions as a service, energy efficiency and management, and the Internet of Things.

    SPONSOR: IEEE Communications Society

  • Workshop on Software-Defined Networking and Network Functions Virtualization for Flexible Network Management


    TOPICS: Held in conjunction with the International Conference on Networked Systems (9–13 March), the workshop will cover SDN and NFV architectures and applications, network monitoring and quality, reliability of virtualized network functions, SDN-based deployment and management, SDN and NFV security, and theoretical foundations of SDN and NFV networks.


  • IEEE Conference on Computer Communications


    TOPICS: SDN applications, computer and data communications networks, cognitive radio networks, information-centric networking, network science and virtualization, overlay and peer-to-peer networks, Web applications, and content distribution.

    SPONSOR: IEEE Communications Society

  • IFIP/IEEE International Symposium on Integrated Network Management

    OTTAWA; 11–15 MAY

    TOPICS: Network and service management with respect to items like SDN, the Internet of Things, content distribution networks, data centers, storage area networks, cloud computing services, policy-based management, programmable networks, NFV, service chaining, operations and business support systems, and data analytics and mining.

    SPONSORS: International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP), IEEE Communications Society

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