Organizing Committee

David Soldani
Head of Central Research Institute - Huawei European Research Centre, Huawei Technologies Düsseldorf GmbH

Antonio Manzalini
Telecom Italia Strategy Manager - Future Centre, Innovative Architectures, Torino, Italy

Alex Galis
Professor - University College London, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Torrington Place, London WC1E 7JE

Sergio Beker
Research Manager - Huawei European Research Centre, Huawei Technologies Düsseldorf GmbH

Stuart Clayman
Senior Research Fellow - University College London, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Torrington Place, London WC1E 7JE

Dr. Bobby Wong
Future Directions Program Director - IEEE, 445 Hoes Lane, Piscataway New Jersery, USA


Mr Henrik Abramowicz - Ericsson, Sweden

Dr. Michael Behringer - Cisco, Belgium

Dr. Bela Berde - Alcatel-Lucent, France

Dr. Andreas Berl - University of Passau, Germany

Dr. David Breitgang - IBM Haifa Lab, Israel

Dr. Cagatay Buukkoc - AT&T Labs, USA

Prof. Franco Callegati - University of Bologna, Italy

Prof. Walter Cerroni - University of Bologna, Italy

Dr. Prosper Chemouil - Orange Lab, France

Dr. Elizer Dekel - IBM Haifa Lab, Israel

Prof. Spyros Denazis - University of Patras, Greece

Dr. Masakatsu Fujiwara - NTT, Japan

Prof. Theo Kanter - Stockholm University

Dr. Laurent Lefevre - INRIA, ENS Lyon, University of Lyon, France

Dr Lefteris Mamatas - University College London, UK

Prof. Herman De Meer - University of Passau, Germany

Dr. Julius Mueller - Technical University Berlin, Germany

Dr.Konstantinos Pentikousis - European Center for Information and Communication Technology (EICT), Germany

Dr. Tinku Rasheed - CREATE-NET, Italy

Prof. Danny Raz - Technion, Israel

Dr. Javier Rubio-Loyola - Cinvestav, Mexico

Prof. Susana Sargento - University of Aveiro, Portugal

Prof. Giovanni Schembra - University of Catania

Dr. Fabian Schneider - NEC, Germany

Prof. Masato Tsuru - Kyutech, Japan

Prof. Kurt Tutschku - University of Vienna, Austria

Prof. Carlos Becker Westphall - Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil

Prof. Djamal Zeghlache - Institut National des Télécommunications, France



1ST IEEE / IFIP International Workshop on SDN Management and Orchestration

Downloadable Programmme

8:15AM - 9:45AM SDN Management and Orchestration (SDNMO) Keynote & Panel Chair/moderator: A. Galis – University College London, U.K.

Introduction Presentation: "SDN Management and Orchestration"
Alex Galis – University College London

Key Note Presentation: "Softwarization: A Shift of Paradigm"
Antonio Manzalini – Telecom Italia

Panel: "Managing softwarization in modern networking and future networks and services including 5G Networks"

Slawomir Kuklinski - Orange Lab, Poland

Antonio Manzalini - Telecom Italia, Italy

Zoltan Turanyi - Ericsson, Hungary

Riccardo Guerzoni - Huawei Germany

9:45AM - 10:15PM BREAK
10:15AM - 12:00PM Orchestration and Management (I)
Chair/Moderator: Antonio Manzalini - Telecom Italia, Italia

"OrchSec: An Orchestrator-Based Architecture For Enhancing Network-Security Using Network Monitoring And SDN Control Functions"
Adel Zaalouk (RWTH Aachen University), Rahamatullah Khondoker (Fraunhofer SIT), Ronald Marx (Fraunhofer SIT), Kpatcha Bayarou (Fraunhofer SIT)

"Programmable Management Framework for Evolved SDN"
Slawomir Kuklinski (Telekomunikacja Polska)

"Towards Software-Defined Network Virtualization Orchestration"
Zdravko Bozakov (Leibniz Universität Hannover), Panagiotis Papadimitriou (Leibniz Universitat Hannover)

"The Dynamic Placement of Virtual Network Functions"
Stuart Clayman (University College London), Elisa Maini (University of Naples Federico II, Naples), Alex Galis (University College London), Antonio Manzalini (Telecom Italia), Nicola Mazzocca (University of Naples Federico II, Naples)

"SLA Management and Service Composition of Virtualized Applications in Mobile Networking Environments"
Giada Landi (Nextworks), Thijs Metsch (Intel GmbH), Pedro Miguel Neves (Portugal Telecom Inovação), Julius Mueller (TU Berlin), Andy Edmonds (Zurich University of Applied Sciences), Paolo Secondo Crosta (Italtel)

12:00AM - 1:30PM LUNCH
1:30PM - 3:15PM Orchestration and Management (II)
Chair/Moderator: Slawomir Kuklinski - Orange Lab, Poland

"Zoning for Hierarchical Network Optimization in Software Defined Networks"
Xu Li (Huawei Technologies Canada), Petar Djukic (Huawei Technologies Canada), Hang Zhang (Huawei)

"Design and Implementation of a Carrier Grade Software Defined Telecommunication Switch and Controller"
Julius Mueller (TU Berlin), Yuwen Chen (TU Berlin), Benjamin Reichel (TU Berlin), Valentin Vlad (Fraunhofer FOKUS), Thomas Magedanz (Fraunhofer Institut FOKUS)

"An Analytical Tool for Performance Evaluation of Software Defined Networking Services"
Alfio Lombardo (University of Catania), Antonio Manzalini (Telecom Italia), Vincenzo Riccobene (University of Catania), Giovanni Schembra (University of Catania)

"A Method for Evolving Networks by Introducing New Virtual Node/link Types using Node Plug-ins"
Yasusi Kanada (Hitachi, Ltd.)

"QoE-based Bandwidth Allocation with Software Defined Networking in FTTH Networks"
Li Kailong (Shanghai Jiao Tong University), Guo Wei (Shanghai Jiao Tong University), Zhang Wenyu (Shanghai Jiao Tong University), Hu Weisheng (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)

3:15PM - 3:45PM BREAK
3:45PM - 4:45PM Network and Management Abstractions
Chair/Moderator: Julius Mueller - Technical University of Berlin, Germany

"VCell: Going Beyond the Cell Abstraction in 5G Mobile Networks"
Roberto Riggio (CREATE-NET), Karina Gomez (CREATE-NET), Leonardo Goratti (CREATE-NET), Riccardo Fedrizzi (CREATE-NET), Tinku Rasheed (CREATE-NET)

"ovstack : A Protocol Stack of Common Data Plane for Overlay Networks"
Ryo Nakamura (University of Tokio)

"Traffic Engineering for Software-Defined Radio Access Networks"
Hamid Farmanbar (Huawei), Hang Zhang (Huawei)



Krakow, Poland, 9th May 2014

Held in conjunction with IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS) Krakow, Poland .


To be held at at the Radisson Park Inn. Further information on workshop venue, accommodation, travel, and more is available on the NOMS 2014 website

Important Dates

13th Jan 2014 Paper Submission Deadline

15th Feb 2014 Acceptance Notification

1st Mar 2014 Camera-Ready Papers

9th May 2014 Workshop Day

Author Instructions

Paper Submission

The contributions are expected to focus on validated results achieved and on integration and interoperation of systems across the above described topics. Late-breaking advances and approaches’ evaluation reports are also encouraged.

Paper submissions must present original, unpublished research or experiences. Papers under review elsewhere must not be submitted to the workshop.

All contributions must be submitted in PDF format via JEMS

The submission and acceptance of contributions will be subject to a rigorous peer review process to ensure originality, timeliness, relevance, and readability.

Authors guideline available at

Paper Format

All papers must be limited to 8 pages in an IEEE 2-column style and will be subject to a peer-review process.

The accepted papers will be published in IEEE Xplore. Papers will be withdrawn from IEEE Xplore in case the authors do not present their paper at the workshop.