Ethernet Summit
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Call for Presentations - 2015

Program - The Ethernet Technology Summit will provide attendees with practical information on the current state of Ethernet, the world’s most widely used networking technology. The Summit consists of:

  • Half-day forums
  • Panel discussions
  • Keynotes
  • Tutorials
  • Paper sessions
  • Full-day seminars
  • Expert table sessions
  • Special sessions

Typical topics of interest include:

  • 40/100/400 Gigabit Ethernet
  • Application/hardware acceleration
  • Carrier Ethernet
  • Cloud computing
  • Data Center Ethernet
  • Ethernet chips and processors
  • High-frequency communications design
  • Infrastructure (cabling, connectors, racks, power)
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Network functions virtualization (NFV)
  • Network traffic visibility
  • Open Ethernet
  • Open-source switching
  • Silicon photonics
  • Software-defined networking (SDN)
  • Performance analysis
  • Security
  • Standards
  • Storage (FCoE, iSCSI, Ethernet drives)
  • Test equipment
  • Virtualization

Intended Audience:

  • Hardware design engineers
  • Communications specialists
  • Engineering Managers
  • Field application engineers
  • Telecom service providers
  • Marketing and product managers
  • Network engineers
  • Embedded system designers
  • Software engineers and designers
  • Test engineers
  • Solution providers and consultants
  • VARs, OEMs, system integrators
  • System analysts and engineers

Your Participation - The Summit is open to everyone involved in the design, development, integration, marketing, use, or support of Ethernet Technology, hardware, software, or services. Please submit your proposal no later than January 16, 2015 online.

Proposal Submission - Please use our ONLINE FORM to submit your proposal. If you have any questions regarding the online submission form process, please contact our webmaster.

Proposal Format - The proposal should be one page and consist of:

  1. Title (not more than 5 or 6 words)
  2. Abstract
  3. A short biography of the presenter, plus contact information (job title, address, telephone, email)
  4. Brief description of the presenter's organization

Acceptance will be made by January 30, 2015

Proceedings - A copy of the materials (such as visuals) for publication in the online Summit Proceedings must be provided by March 13, 2015.