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 ITU-T/OGF Workshop on Next Generation Networks and Grids
 Programme  
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DAY 1, 23 OCTOBER 2006
09:30 - 09:50 Opening
  • Houlin Zhao, Director of the Telecommunication Standardization Bureau, ITU
    [ Opening Remarks ]
  • Mark Linesch, Chairman, Open Grid Forum (OGF)
     
09:50 - 11:30 Session 1: KEYNOTE SPEECHES – VISIONS OF GRIDS AND NGN

Objectives:
Present the vision, status, evolution and key players on Grids and NGN.

Session Moderators:
  • OGF: Franco Travostino (Nortel) [BIO]
  • ITU-T: Brian Moore (Lucent Technologies) [ BIO ]

Presentations:

  • Grids for Business: A Service Provider Perspective: Mike Fisher (BT)
    [BIO] [ABSTRACT] [PRESENTATION]
  • Grid networks in the research community: Kees Neggers (SURFnet)
    [BIO] [ABSTRACT] [PRESENTATION]
  • EU vision on Next Generation Grid: Wolfgang Boch (European Commission)
    [BIO] [ABSTRACT] [PRESENTATION]
11:30 - 13:00 LUNCH BREAK
13:00 - 15:10 SESSION 2: SETTING THE SCENE – GRID TUTORIAL AND NGN TUTORIAL

Objectives: Introduce OGF Telco work and ITU-T NGN standards to better understand each other’s terminology and issues.

Session Moderators:
  • OGF: Robert Pulley (FT-Orange) [ BIO ]
  • ITU-T: Dick Knight (BT) [ BIO ]

Presentations:

Panel discussion and Q&A: What can Grids do for Telcos and what can Telcosdo for Grids? (30 Minutes)
15:10 - 15:40 COFFEE BREAK
15:40 - 17:00 SESSION 3: MANAGEMENT, CONTROL AND INTEROPERABILITY ISSUES

Objectives: Describe how Grid management and the control interface integrate with NGN

Session Moderators:
  • OGF: Bob Cohen (Economic Strategy Institute) [ BIO ]
  • ITU-T: Dave Sidor (Nortel) [ BIO ]
Presentations:
  • ITU-T Overview of NGN Management : Dave Sidor (Nortel)
    [BIO] [ABSTRACT] [PRESENTATION]
  • Factoring Network Management into Grid: Monique Morrow (Cisco)
    [BIO] [ABSTRACT] [PRESENTATION]
  • Grids optimized Network Control Plane: Dominique Verchere (Alcatel)
    [BIO] [ABSTRACT] [PRESENTATION]
  • Implications of IPTV and IMS for Grid and NGN: Michael Haley (IBM)
    [BIO] [ABSTRACT] [PRESENTATION]
  • ETSI and GRID Standardisation: Mike Fisher (BT, ETSI, TC, Grid Chair)
    [BIO] [ABSTRACT] [PRESENTATION]
Panel discussion and Q&A: What are the missing links in NGN management to support Grids? (30 Minutes)
   
   
DAY 2, 24 OCTOBER 2006
09:00 - 10:50 SESSION 4: QoS, PERFORMANCE AND SECURITY ASPECTS

Objectives:
Review of the QoS (Quality of Service), performance and security parameters relevant for Grid applications and NGN and of the requirements from the users and service provider/network provider perspectives.

Session Moderators:
  • OGF: Pascale Primet (INRIA) [ BIO ]
  • ITU-T: Igor Faynberg (Lucent Technologies) [ BIO ]

Presentations:

Panel discussion and Q&A: What do QoS and security requirements for NGN and Grid have in common, where do they differ? (30 Minutes)
 
10:50 - 11:20 COFFEE BREAK
11:20 - 12:30 SESSION 5: FUTURE TRENDS AND ISSUES

Objectives:
Identify future trends and issues likely to turn up to support Grid applications and their impact on the standardization framework. Identify future trends in NGN.


Session Moderators:

  • OGF: Dimitra Simeonidou (University of Essex, UK) [ BIO ]
  • ITU-T: Reinhard Scholl (TSB Deputy Director) [ BIO ]

Presentations:

  • Self Adaptive Overlay Network Innovating NGN Architecture: Niranth Amogh (Huawei)
    [BIO] [ABSTRACT] [PRESENTATION]
  • Advanced Grid applications: Piet Demeester (IBBT – Interdisciplinary Institute for BroadBand Technology)
    [BIO] [ABSTRACT] [PRESENTATION]

Panel discussion and Q&A: NGN and Grids five years from now (30 Minutes)
 

12:30 - 13:15 WRAP-UP SESSION

Session Coordinators:
  • OGF: Bob Cohen (Economic Strategy Institute) [ BIO ]
  • ITU-T: Joe Zebarth (Nortel) [ BIO ]

 

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