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Tuesday, April 29th
8:00-8:30am
Registration & Continental Breakfast
 
Open Source Switching Track
High-Frequency Communications Design Track
8:30 -10:20am
Open Source Switching Seminar
Session O-11 - Overview
High-Frequency Communications Design Seminar
Session H-11 - Introduction to High-Frequency Communications Design
10:20-10:40am
Break
10:40am-Noon
Open Source Switching Seminar (cont.)
Session O-12 - Open Standards
High-Frequency Communications Design Seminar (cont.)
Session H-12 - FPGA Solutions at High Frequencies
Noon-1:00pm
Lunch
1:00-2:30pm
Open Source Switching Seminar (cont.)
Session O-13 - SDN and Open-Source Switching
High-Frequency Communications Design Seminar (cont.)
Session H-13 - Design Problems (sponsored by Tektronix)
2:30-2:50pm
Break
2:50-3:50pm
Open Source Switching Seminar (cont.)
Session O-14 - Design Problems
High-Frequency Communications Design Seminar (cont.)
Session H-14 - Optical Solutions
3:50-4:00pm
Break
4:00-5:00pm
Open Source Switching Seminar (cont.)
Session O-15 - Future of Open-Source Switching
High-Frequency Communications Design Seminar (cont.)
Session H-15 - Future of High-Frequency Communications Design
5:00-6:30pm
OPEN - Plenary on High-Speed Test Equipment (sponsored by Tektronix)
Wednesday, April 30th
 
Emerging Technologies Track
Data Centers Track
Management Track
Exhibits
8:30-9:00am
Registration & Continental Breakfast
      
8:30-9:40am
Forum 1A
40/100/400 GbE, Part 1
Forum 1B
Ethernet in Data Centers
Session A-101
Monitoring Ethernet Networks
9:40-9:50am
Break
9:50-10:50am
Forum 1A
40/100/400 GbE, Part 1 (cont.)
 
Forum 1B
Ethernet in Data Centers (cont.)
Session A-102
Security
11:00-11:30am
OPEN - Keynote 1
Data Center Design in the Application-Anywhere Era
Tom Edsall, SVP Engineering/CTO, Cisco Systems
11:30am-Noon
OPEN - Keynote 2
Ethernet Markets: Where are the Opportunities, How Big, and When?
Alan Weckel, VP Enterprise and Data Center Market Research, Dell'Oro Group
Noon-1:00pm
Lunch (in Exhibit area)
Exhibits
Open
Noon-2:00pm
2:00-2:30pm
OPEN - Keynote 3
Ethernet: Building a Castle on a Cloud
Brad Booth, Principal Engineer, Microsoft
2:30-3:00pm
Arpit Joshipura, VP Network Product Management and Marketing, Dell
 
 
Emerging Technologies Track
Data Centers Track
Business Track
3:10-4:15pm
Forum 1C
40/100/400 GbE, Part 2
Forum 1D
Ethernet and the Internet of Things
4:15-4:30pm
Break
4:30-5:30pm
Forum 1C
40/100/400 GbE, Part 2 (cont.)
 
Forum 1D
Ethernet and the Internet of Things(cont.)
OPEN - Session A-104
Market Research
5:30-7:00pm
OPEN - All Industry Reception (in Exhibit Hall)
IT Brand Pulse Innovation Leadership Awards- 6 pm (in Exhibit Hall)
Exhibits
Open
5:30-7:00pm
7:00-8:30pm
 
Thursday, May 1st        
 
Emerging Technologies Track
Data Centers Track
System Designers Track
Exhibits
8:00-8:30am
Registration & Continental Breakfast
      
8:30-9:40am
Forum 2A
Ethernet and Software-Defined Networking, Part 1
Forum 2B
Convergence on Ethernet
OPEN - Session A-201
Network Connections
9:40-9:50am
Break
9:50-10:50am
Forum 2A
Ethernet and Software-Defined Networking, Part 1 (cont.)
 
Forum 2B
Convergence on Ethernet (cont.)
OPEN - Session A-202
Shortest Path Bridging Tutorial
11:00-11:10am
OPEN - Special Presentation
The Cloud Ethernet Forum
Sunil Khandekar, CEO, Nuage Networks and Board Member, Cloud Ethernet Forum
11:10-11:40am
OPEN - Keynote 5
A Funny Thing Happened on the way to the Terabit Ethernet
John D'Ambrosia, Chief Ethernet Evangelist, IEEE/Dell
11:40am-12:10pm
OPEN - Keynote 6
The Top Five Trends in Enterprise Networking
Scott Cassell, Senior Director Ethernet Product Management, Comcast Business Services
Noon-1:00pm
Lunch (in Exhibit area)
Exhibits
Open
Noon-2pm
2:00-2:30pm
OPEN - Keynote 7
Qualifying SDN/OpenFlow Enabled Networks
Dean Lee, Director of Product Management , Ixia
 
 
 
2:30-3:00pm
OPEN - Keynote 8
The Role of SDN and Enterprise Cloud Networking
Geng Lin, CTO Corporate Networks, Google
 
3:10-4:10pm
Forum 2C
Ethernet and Software-Defined Networking, Part 2
Forum 2D
Increasing Network Performance
OPEN - Session A-203
Open Ethernet (sponsored by Mellanox)
4:10-4:30pm
Break
4:30-5:30pm
 
OPEN - Session A-204
Future of Ethernet Networks