Important Dates

Submission Deadline: January 12, 2009

Notification of Acceptance: February 14, 2009

Camera-ready Version:
March 27, 2009

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Monday, 18 May, 2009

08:30 to 9:00

Registration and Reception

09:00 to 9:30

Opening Session

09:30 to 10:30

Session 1 (Session Chair: Phuoc Tran-Gia)

On Network Virtualization
Phuoc Tran-Gia

Invited talk Frédéric Dang Tran (R&D Engineer, Middleware & Advanced Service Platform Department, Orange Labs, Paris, France)
Network virtualization as an enabler for cloud computing: a telco perspective
Abstract  Presentation

10:30 to 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 to 12:00

Session 2: Implementing Network Virtualization 1
Session Chair: Kurt Tutschku

Invited talk Pham Manh Lam (Vice President of the National Institute of Information and Communications Strategy (NIICS)
Vietnam information and communication technology update and the development strategy to the year 2020
Abstract  Biography

Implementing Network Virtualization for a Future Internet
Panagiotis Papadimitriou, Olaf Maennel, Adam Greenhalgh, Anja Feldmann, and Laurent Mathy
Paper  Presentation

12:00 to 13:30


13:30 to 14:30

Session 3: Implementing Network Virtualization 2
Session Chair: Frédéric Dang Tran

Exploring the virtual infrastructure service concept in Grid'5000
Pascale Vicat-Blanc Primet, Fabienne Anhalt, and Guilherme Koslovski
Paper  Presentation

UOA: an Architecture of Addressing Users for Slice Computing
Maoke Chen, Akihiro Nakao, Olivier Bonaventure, and Taoyu Li
Paper  Presentation

14:30 to 15:00

Coffee Break

15:00 to 16:30

Session 4
Round Table Moderator: Markus Fiedler

Round Table
"The Role of Performance Analysis in Future Network Design"

Olav Lysne (Simula, Oslo, Norway)
Pascale Vicat-Blanc Primet (INRIA, Lyon, France)
Y.C. Tay (National University Singapore, Singapore)
Alexandru Popescu (Blekinge Techniska Högskola, Karlskrona, Sweden)

(sponsored by EU Framework 7, Network of Excellence Network of the Future EuroNF)

Tuesday, 19 May, 2009

9:00 to 10:00

Session 5: Services for Virtual Networks and Applications 1
Session Chair: Pascale Vicat-Blanc Primet

Xcast6: Treemap - A Hybrid Approach of Xcast6 and Application Layer Multicast
Khoa T. Phan, Nam Thoai, Ettikan K.K., and Eiichi Muramotoi

Service Oriented Network Framework Enabling Global QoS and Network Virtualization
Daniel Schlosser and Tobias Hoßfeld
Paper  Presentation

10:00 to 10:30

Coffee Break

10:30 to 11:30

Session 6: Resource Management for Network Virtualization 1
Session Chair: Ralf Lehnert

Challenges in Resource Allocation in Network Virtualization
Aun Haider, Richard Potter, and Akihiro Nakao
Paper  Presentation

On Resource Sharing and Careful Overbooking for Network Virtualization
Markus Fiedler
Paper  Presentation

12:15 to 13:45



Conference Excursion to Non Nuoc (Marble Mountains)

After lunch at the hotel, we will drive to Da Nang City, an ancient land closely connected with cultural traditions, mixing the famous beautiful sites, the white sand beaches. Driver and guide will take us to visit China Beach, immortalized for many by the US television show and still one the most spectacular beaches in Asia. We will then visit the stone carving villages at Marble Mountains, where visitors will see the skilful artisans working on the products of marble/granite and visitors can choose a collection of excellent stone products for souvenir. We will be back at the hotel at about 16:30.


Conference Dinner
(sponsored by Orange Group)

Wednesday, 20 May, 2009

09:00 to 10:15

Session 7: Resource Management for Network Virtualization 2
Session Chair: Y.C. Tay

Scheduling Strategies support for Multiple VPNs over Broadband PLC Access Networks
Le Phu Do and Ralf Lehnert

Performance Evaluation of Packet Re-ordering on Concurrent Multipath Transmissions for Transport Virtualization
Thomas Zinner, Kurt Tutschku, Akihiro Nakao, and Phuoc Tran-Gia
Paper  Presentation

10:15 to 10:45

Coffee Break

10:45 to 12:15

Session 8
Panel Moderator: Paul Müller

Panel Discussion
"Experimental Facilities and Network Virtualization"

Olaf Maennel (T-Labs, Berlin, Germany)
Frédéric Dang Tran (Orange Labs, Paris, France)
Rastin Pries (University of Wuerzburg, Germany)
Panagiotis Papadimitriou (Lancaster University, UK)

12:15 to 13:45


13:45 to 14:45

Session 9: P2P for Network Virtualization
Session Chair: Rastin Pries

Performance Evaluation of a Distributed Lookup System for a Virtual Database Server
Simon Oechsner, Tobias Hoßfeld, and Phuoc Tran-Gia
Paper  Presentation

Routing in Content Addressable Networks: Algorithms and Performance
Alexandru Popescu, David Erman, Markus Fiedler, and Demetres Kouvatsos

14:45 to 15:15

Closing Session