Only a week until the 19th ICIN conference


Innovation in Clouds, Internet and Networks (ICIN) is recognized as one of the world’s leading conferences in the Telecoms domain and has a track record of attracting the best experts from all sectors of the ICT industry and academia, with high quality presentations and discussions, on Virtualization, SDN, 5G, PaaS, Big Data, Real-Time Communications and Internet of Things. The 2016 edition will take place in Paris, 1-3 March.

Keynote speakers are all well-known and recognized leaders of our domain:

Marcus Weldon
Marcus Weldon, President of Bell Labs and Corporate Chief Technology Officer Nokia, USA

As President of Bell Labs and Corporate Chief Technology Officer, Marcus Weldon is responsible for coordinating the technical strategy across the company and driving technological and architectural innovations into the portfolio. Marcus holds a BSc. in Chemistry and Computer Science from King’s College, London, and a PhD. degree in Physical Chemistry from Harvard University. In 1995, he joined the Physics Division at AT&T Bell Labs as a post-doctoral researcher, before becoming a Member of Technical Staff in the Optical Materials Division, where he won a series of scientific and engineering society awards.

Ina Minei
Network Architect Google, USA

Prior to Google, Ina Minei worked at Juniper Networks as a distinguished engineer in the office of CTO, exploring SDN applications in mobile and enterprise. Before that she was director of IP and MPLS development, delivering next generation network technologies. Ina started her career at Juniper as a network protocols developer, with focus on MPLS protocols and applications, traffic engineering and network convergence and prior to that she worked at Cisco on the development of a next generation router operating system.

Volker Ziegler
Volker Ziegler, Chief Architect, Technology and Innovation Nokia Networks, Germany

Volker Ziegler serves as Chief Architect of Nokia Networks. He leads and owns the long term Nokia Networks e2e architecture; steers and leverages architectural development cycle for sustainable and innovation led growth and competitive differentiation; ensures that Nokia Networks e2e architecture evolves in step with Nokia top customers. Volker has more than 20 years of Telco and IT industry experience and has an excellent understanding of both Technology and Business.

Raouf Boutaba
Raouf Boutaba, Professor at University of Waterloo IEEE fellow, Canada

Raouf Boutaba is a Professor with the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo, Canada. His research interests are in resource, network and service management in wired and wireless networked systems with a current focus on network virtualization, cloud computing and information centric networking. For his contributions, Dr. Boutaba received several recognitions. He received the Harold Sobol Award from the IEEE Communications Society in 2007, the IFIP Silver Core in 2007, the IEEE Communications Society Joseph LoCicero Award in 2009.

Nicolas Demassieux
Nicolas Demassieux, Senior Vice President Research, Orange Labs Orange, France

Nicolas Demassieux leads the research of Orange Labs: defining the research strategy and coordinating major research initiatives involving 700+ engineers and PhD students in multiple countries, and impulsing an active policy of research partnerships with SMEs/start-ups, large enterprises and universities. He published more than 40 papers and book chapters and holds several patents. He his passionate about innovation and R&D efficiency issues. Externally to his professional activity, he is interested in a large set of science domains, including: complexity, biology, evolution and paleontology, natural and artificial ecosystems, urbanism of digital life.

Some invited papers will complete the technical program on important trends of our industry, like cooperation between network and endpoints (Brian Trammell, IETF IAB & ETH Zurich), SDN/NFV for intelligent edges (Andreas Gladisch, VP convergent networks, Deutsche Telekom Labs) and 5G challenges and way forward (Dirk Kutscher, NEC Labs).

The technical program (25% selection rate) is organized around 4 main tracks, chaired by world-renowned researchers:

  • Network IT-isation and 5G, chaired by Prosper Chemouil (Orange Labs, France);
  • Big data insights for networking, chaired by Françoise Soulie (Tianjin University, China);
  • Real-time communication platforms and services, chaired by Axel Küpper (TU Berlin and Deutsche Telekom, Germany);
  • Internet of Things, chaired by Payam Barnaghi (University of Surrey, UK).

A special session on digital platforms economics and regulation will provide a complementary business viewpoint on the ongoing transformations of the Telecom world. In addition, ICIN will host the first workshop on Green Communications Systems, included in your registration.

Only a week until ICIN 2016 – Register here.
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