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SDN-NFV 2017 : The IEEE First international workshop on Software Defined Networks and Network Function Virtualization


When May 8, 2017 - May 11, 2017
Where Valencia, Spain
Submission Deadline Mar 6, 2017
Notification Due Mar 20, 2017
Final Version Due Apr 1, 2017
Categories    software defined network (sdn)   network function virtualizatio   edge and fog computing   cloud computing

Call For Papers

The emerging networking techniques such as Software Defined Network (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV) are promising a complete paradigm shift in how we manage our future networks. With their enormous benefits which include reducing the operational cost, better resources utilization and easier management requirements, the adoption of such technologies is gaining momentum. Supported by a well-defined basis such as network virtualization and the decoupling of the data and control planes, the integration of SDN and NFV with current systems might be a straightforward process. However, this might incur many challenges which require deep analysis to propose creative solutions. In the (SDN-NFV 2017) workshop, we are aiming to invite researchers from both the academia and the industry to present their state of the art research efforts and findings and to open the doors for discussion about how to contribute of the advancement of this important research field.

The First International workshop on Software Defined Network and Network Function Virtualization (SDN-NFV) will be a forum for scientists, researchers, students, and practitioners to present their latest research results, ideas, developments, and applications in the areas of SDN, NFV, 5G, Internet of Things (IoT) and Edge Computing . We are mainly interested in receiving state of the art work on different aspect of SDN and NFV management system, security and privacy, cloud computing and big data supported SDN and NFV, to mention but few.

The topics of interest for this workshop include, but are not limited to:

Software Defined Network (SDN) Architectures and Design
Network Function Virtualization (NFV) Architectures and Design
SDN-NFV Integration
SDN-NFV Orchestration
SDN-NFV Based Control plane design
SDN-NFV Based Data plane design
SDN-NFV Performance Management
SDN-NFV support for Cloud based DataCenter
SDN-NFV support for 5G Networks
SDN-NFV support for Internet of Things (IoT)
SDN-NFV support for Big Data Computing
SDN-NFV support for large scale storage system
Hardware system design for SDN-NFV
SDN-NFV Security management
Radio Access Network virtualization
SDN-NFV in access networks
Edge and Fog Computing
Cloud Computing
Case studies

Instructions for Authors

Prospective authors are invited to submit full papers of up to 6 pages, strictly following the IEEE Proceedings Templates. Submitted papers will be peer-reviewed and prospective authors are expected to present their papers at the conference. The papers that are accepted and presented at the conference will appear in conference proceedings and will be submitted for IEEE. At least one author of each accepted submission must attend the workshop and that every workshop participant must register and present the paper.

Please submit your paper in PDF format via the electronic submission system

Please send any inquiry to Yaser Jararweh : and to Elhadj Benkhelifa:

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