Open Networking Summit 2017
April 3-6, 2017 - Santa Clara Convention Center

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Thursday, April 6 • 10:30am - 4:30pm
Mini-Summit: Network Automation & Orchestration Summit

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The Network Automation & Orchestration Summit Mini-Summit schedule is below. 

10:30am - 11:00am
ONAP Welcome - Message from the Chairman of the Board, Chris Rice, AT&T;  President of the Board, Yachen Wang, China Mobile

11:00am - 11:30am
Why ONAP: Requirements and Use Cases from End Users - Mazin Gilbert, AT&T; Vincent Danno, Orange;  Yachen Wang & Lingli Deng, China Mobile

11:30am - 12:30pm
Targeted Architecture Requirements & High Level Roadmap - Phil Robb, OpenDaylight; Lingli Deng, China Mobile; Vimal Begwani, AT&T

** There will be a lunch break from 12:30pm - 1:30pm**

1:30pm - 2:15pm
Modeling, VNF Guidelines & SDKs - Steven Wright, AT&T, Lingli Deng, China Mobile, Hui Deng, Huawei

2:15pm - 2:30pm
Microservice Powered Orchestration- Huabing Zhao, ZTE

2:30pm - 3:00pm
People Transformation (What it Takes) AT&T Panel - moderatored by Mazin Gilbert, AT&T (with representatives from Goldner, Amdocs, AT&T, Orange & Bell Canada)
3:00pm- 3:30pm
Beyond Orchestration: Change Management, Closed Loop Automation, Control, Policy, Analytics and Monitoring (Presented by AT&T)

> TSC will break up for a separate meeting

3:30pm - 4:00pm
Case Study: How Open Source is Changing the CSP/Vendor Business Model - Tamer Shenouda, Bell and Ragu Masilamany, Amdocs

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Infrastructure Management - Xinhui Li, VMware

Wrap up  

5:00pm- 6:30pm 
Governing Board & Marketing  Board Meeting 

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Vincent Danno

Director IoT, Wireline, Virtualisation, Orange
Vincent Danno is Director of Standards in Orange. His responsibility includes all wireline networks and home networks, IoT platform, as well as virtualisation. In his role, he defines strategy and policy, and leads Orange’s standardisation activities to set the direction and lead... Read More →
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Lingli Deng

Technical Manager, China Mobile
Lingli obtained her Doctorate in Computer Application Technology from the Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences and joined China Mobile in 2009.She is a core member of the Novonet project which drives SDN/NFV strategy for China Mobile, and has been working on evaluation... Read More →
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Brian Freeman

Brian Freeman is an AT&T Fellow working as a software architect/systems engineer in emerging service technologies and large system design and delivery. Brian is currently leading the architecture and design efforts for the AT&T Software Defined Network Controller. The SDN Controller... Read More →
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Mazin Gilbert

VIce President of AT&T Labs, AT&T
Dr. Mazin Gilbert is the Vice President of Advanced Technology and Systems at AT&T Labs. He leads AT&T’s Research and Advanced Development of its network and access transformations. In this role, Mazin oversees advancements in artificial intelligence, software-defined networking... Read More →
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Xinhui Li

Senior Architect, VMware
Xinhui Li is currently serving as ONAP TSC member representing VMware. She has more than 10 years’ experience at Cloud Computing and is familiar at mainstream open source and commercial Cloud system evolvement. She is the PTL of Multi-Cloud project in ONAP community and tightly... Read More →
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Chris Rice

Chris Rice is senior vice president of AT&T Labs. He is responsible for delivering the architecture and design of Domain 2.0, the software-centric AT&T network. This transformation uses software-defined networking and network function virtualization to make AT&T’s network faster... Read More →
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Phil Robb

Vice President - Operations, Networking & Orchestration, Linux Foundation
Phil Robb’s experience spans more than 30 years of work on the leading edge of software and networking technology, beginning with the launch of the personal computer in the early 1980s. He began working with open source in 2001 at Hewlett Packard, where he formed and led the company’s... Read More →
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Tamer Shenouda

Director Network Transformation, Bell
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Yachen Wang

Deputy Director, China Mobile & ONAP President
Mr. Yachen Wang is ONAP President, Deputy Director of Network Technology Department in China Mobile Research Institute and Vice-Chairman of ITU-T SG13 IMT-2020/5G Working Party. Now he is leading in the research and development of Network evolution, NFV/SDN, 5G network architecture... Read More →
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Steven Wright

Lead MTS, AT&T
Steven Wright is a Lead Member of Technical Staff with AT&T where I convert challenges at the intersection of business, technology and law into opportunities. I am most excited when I have the opportunity to negotiate industry technology agreements that enable new ecosystems. The... Read More →
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Huabing Zhao

Software Architect, ZTE
Huabing is a software architect at ZTE. He is now focused on building a reliable, resident and scalable open network automation platform. He has more than 15 years of experience in the telecommunication industry and has built some large-scale, cross-country OSS/BSS systems.

Thursday April 6, 2017 10:30am - 4:30pm PDT
Grand Ballroom A&B