IEEE Conference on Network Function Virtualization and Software Defined Networks
14–16 November 2022 // Chandler, AZ, USA


NFV SDN 2022 Program at a Glance (Download)

Monday, November 14, 2022

Workshops, Doctoral Symposium, and Tutorials (For details check the PDF above)
08:00 – 08:30 REGISTRATION
08:30 – 09:30
Opening / Welcome
09:30 – 11:00 Workshops, Tutorials or Doct. Symp.
11:00 – 12:30 Workshops, Tutorials or Doct. Symp.
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch Break (lunch on own – Intel cafeteria is available)
14:00 – 16:00 Workshops, Tutorials or Doct. Symp.
16:00 – 18:00 Workshops, Tutorials or Doct. Symp.
18:00 – 18:30 Closing Remarks

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Main Event (Day #1)
08:00 – 08:30 Registration
08:30 – 09:30 Welcome to IEEE NFV-SDN 2022 (from General Chairs and TPC Chairs)
09:30 – 10:30 Keynote #1: How Resilient is the Next Generation Networks: Security Challenges and Future Envisions
Speaker: Dr. Carol Fung, Concordia University
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
Technical Session #1: Software-Defined Networks
Session Chair: Kohei Shiomoto 
11:00 – 11:30 Realizing Flat Multi-Zone Multi-Controller Software-Defined Networks using Zenoh

Authors: Federico Giarré (University of Trento, Italy); Luca Cominardi (ADLINK Technology, France); Paolo Casari (University of Trento, Italy)

11:30 – 12:00 SDNaaS: Software-Defined Networking as an IXP Service

Authors: John Robert Mendoza (University of the Philippines Diliman & Advanced Science and Technology Institute, Philippines); Levin Frias and Isabel Austria (University of the Philippines Diliman, Philippines); Cedric Angelo Festin (Networks and Distributed Systems Lab, Philippines); Roel Ocampo (University of the Philippines Diliman, Philippines)

11:00 – 12:30 Evaluation of AI-based Smart-Sensor Deployment at the Extreme Edge of a Software-Defined Network

Authors: Anton Aguilar-Rivera (Catalan Telecommunications Technology Centre CTTC, Spain); Ricard Vilalta (Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya (CTTC/CERCA), Spain); Raul Parada (Catalan Telecommunications Technology Centre CTTC, Spain); Fermin Mira Perez (Centre Tecnologic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya, Spain); Francisco Vázquez-Gallego (i2CAT, Spain)

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch Break+Demo Session 1
Technical Session #2: 5G and NFV

Session Chair:  Augusto J. Venancio Neto 

14:00 – 14:30 Characterizing Location Management Function Performances in 5G Core Networks

Authors: Andrea Pinto (Saint Louis University, USA); Giuseppe Santaromita, Claudio Fiandrino and Domenico Giustiniano (IMDEA Networks Institute, Spain); Flavio Esposito (Saint Louis University, USA)

14:30 – 15:00 Real-TIme Anomaly Detection in NFV Infrastructure

Authors: Arman Derstepanians (Sant Anna School of Advanced Studies, Italy); Marco Vannucci and Tommaso Cucinotta (Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Italy); Avhad Kiran Sahebrao (Vodafone Intelligent Solutions, India); Sourav Lahiri (Vodafone, India); Antonino Artale (Vodafone, Italy); Silvia Fichera (Vodafone Italy, Italy)

15:00 – 15:30 Enabling Scalable SFCs in Kubernetes with eBPF-based Cross-Connections

Authors: Francesco Monaco, Giuseppe Ognibene, Federico Parola and Fulvio Risso (Politecnico di Torino, Italy)

15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 – 17:00 Conference Panel: Panel
17:00 – 18:00 Keynote #2: Designing the next generation Cloud Native Network Infrastructure
Speaker: Mr. Edwin Verplanke, Intel Senior Principal Engineer, Network Data Plane Architect
18:00 – 19:00 Pre-dinner break
19:00 – Social Event

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Main Event (Day #2)
08:00 – 08:30 Welcome to IEEE NFV-SDN 2021, Day 2
08:30 – 09:30 Keynote #3: Data-Driven Network Management
Speaker: Dr. Kohei Shiomoto, Tokyo University
09:30 – 10:00 Coffee Break
Technical Session #3: Machine Learning and Applications
Session Chair: Helge Parzyjegla
10:00 – 10:30 Enabling Cross-Technology Communication to Protect Vulnerable Road Users

Authors: Xhulio Limani (Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Italy), Henrique Cesar Carvalho De Resende (University of Antwerp – IMEC) , Vincent Charpentier (University of Antwerp – IMEC) , Johann Marquez Barja (University of Antwerp – IMEC) , and Roberto Riggio (Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Italy)

10:30 – 11:00 Routing with Graph Convolutional Networks and Multi-Agent Deep Reinforcement Learning

Authors: Sai Shreyas Bhavanasi, Lorenzo Pappone and Flavio Esposito (Saint Louis University, USA)

11:00 – 11:30 Digital Twin Manager: A Novel Framework to Handle Conflicting Network Applications

Authors: Marco Polverini (University “La Sapienza” Roma, Italy); Francesco Giacinto Lavacca (Sapienza – University of Rome, Italy); Jaime Galán-Jiménez (University of Extremadura, Spain); Davide Aureli (Uniroma1, Italy); Antonio Cianfrani (University of Rome Sapienza, Italy); Marco Listanti (University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Italy)

11:30 – 12:30 Keynote #4: Navigating the Virtualization World Towards 6G: Agility, Reliability, Shannon and Beyond
Speaker: Dr. Martin Reisslein, School of Electric, Computer, and Energy Engineering, Arizona State University
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch Break (catered at the conference): + Demos session 2
Technical Session #4: Data Plane Programmability
Session Chair: Kurt Tutschku
14:00 – 14:30 FORTIFY: Software Defined Data Plane Resilience

Authors: Umar Farooq (Amazon, USA); Mubashir Anwar (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, USA); Haris Noor (University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA); Rashid Tahir (University of Prince Mugrin, KSA, Saudi Arabia); Santhosh Prabhu (VMware, USA); Ali Kheradmand (Google, USA); Matthew Caesar (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA); Fareed Zaffar (LUMS, Pakistan)

14:30 – 15:00 Evaluating P4-based Virtual Delivery Trees for Content-based Publish/Subscribe

Authors: Christian Wernecke, Helge Parzyjegla, Gero Mühl, Peter Danielis, Eike Schweissguth and Dirk Timmermann (University of Rostock, Germany)

15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 – 16:30 Conference Panel 2
Technical Session #5: Network performance
Session Chair: Larry Horner
16:30 – 17:00 Performance Impacts of Scaling Policies for virtual IP Multimedia Subsystem on the Cloud

Authors: Wu-Chun Chung, Han-Ting Liang and Yun-He Wang (Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan)

17:00 – 17:30 Comparison of UPF acceleration technologies and their tail-latency for URLLC

Authors: Justus Rischke, Christian Leonard Vielhaus, Peter Sossalla and Junyue Wang (Technische Universität Dresden, Germany); Frank H.P. Fitzek (Technische Universität Dresden & ComNets – Communication Networks Group, Germany)

17:30 – 18:00 LSSO: Long Short-term Scaling Optimizer

Authors: Balázs Fodor, Laszlo Toka and Balázs Sonkoly (Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary)

18:00 – 17:30 Closing


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