CISCO/Next Generation Networks – Research day

Next Generation Networks – Research day
10am-4pm 17th December 2013
The Landing, MediaCity UK, Salford

A one-day event organised by Cisco and the Next Generation Networking Interest group, for leading members of the UK universities data networking research community to meet with technology leaders from Cisco, discussing challenges being faced by network users across Service Provider, Media, Mobile, Enterprise/ Commercial and Public Sectors. Attendees will hear presentations on the latest technical developments and the customer issues behind the headlines:

Title Presented by
Internet of Everything  Ian Kennedy – VP, Systems Engineering
IPv6 – what are the real drivers for adoption? Steve Simlo – Ipv6 Product Manager
Network Functionality Virtualisation (NFV) – myth, hype and the practical realities Joel Obstfeld – Distinguished Engineer, Chief Architects Office
Network Supplied Data – Analytics meets the network… Giles Heron – Principle Engineer, Chief Architects Office
The programmable network – software defined infrastructure Paul Horrocks – Senior Technical Solutions Architect
Power in the network – Electronics power networks Stephanie Gauthier – Phd Researcher, UCL Energy Institute
Julian Szafraniec – Cisco IT

The presentations are all available via the links.

CISCO is a keen supporter of the UK research community and is looking for opportunities to assist research proposals through EPSRC Grant application support, CASE studentship support and European research programs engagement.

With a deeper insight into the actual challenges customers face as they work to adopt new technologies, the day will provide attendees with the chance to identify specific areas for future focussed research as well as opportunities for potential collaboration between the academic community and Cisco, clearly linked to industrial impact.

Joel Obstfeld, Chief Architects Office, Cisco

Hamed Haddadi & Iain Phillips, NGN Interest Group Chairmen