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Tuesday, April 14th - Preconference Seminars
8:00-8:30am
Registration & Continental Breakfast
 
8:30 -10:10am
Open Source Switching Seminar
Session O-11 - Overview
High-Speed Interfaces Seminar
Session H-11 - Introduction to High-Speed Interfaces
Ethernet and the Internet of Things Seminar
Session IOT-11 - Introduction to Ethernet and the Internet of Things
10:10-10:30am
Break
10:30am-Noon
Open Source Switching Seminar (cont.)
Session O-12 - Open Standards
High-Speed Interfaces Seminar (cont.)
Session H-12 - FPGA Solutions
Ethernet and the Internet of Things Seminar (cont.)
Session IOT-12 - IoT Networking
Noon-1:00pm
Lunch
1:00-2:30pm
Open Source Switching Seminar (cont.)
Session O-13 - Software-Defined Networking (SDN)
High-Speed Interfaces Seminar (cont.)
Session H-13 - Design Issues
Ethernet and the Internet of Things Seminar (cont.)
Session IOT-13 - IoT Endpoints
2:30-2:45pm
Break
2:45-4:00pm
Open Source Switching Seminar (cont.)
Session O-14 - Design Issues
High-Speed Interfaces Seminar (cont.)
Session H-14 - Optical Solutions
Ethernet and the Internet of Things Seminar (cont.)
Session IOT-14 - IoT Security
3:50-4:00pm
Break
   
4:00-5:00pm
Open Source Switching Seminar (cont.)
Session O-15 - Future of Open-Source Switching
High-Speed Interfaces Seminar (cont.)
Session H-15 - What Are the Keys to High-Speed Interface Design Today?
Ethernet and the Internet of Things Seminar (cont.)
Session IOT-15 - Future of Ethernet and the Internet of Things
5:00-5:15pm
Break
5:15-6:30pm
OPEN - High-Speed Test Equipment Forum
Wednesday, April 15th
 
Emerging Technologies Track
Data/Telco Centers Track
Marketing 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
OPEN - Session A-101
Ethernet Buyer Behavior
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.)
OPEN - Session A-102
Market Research
11:00-11:30am
OPEN - Keynote 1
Applications Rule in Today's Networks
Tom Edsall, Senior Vice President, Engineering, Cisco Systems
11:30am-Noon
OPEN - Keynote 2
How Data Centers Can Meet Exploding Application Demands
Bethany Mayer, President and CEO, IXIA
Noon-1:00pm
Lunch (in Exhibit area)
Exhibits
Open
Noon-2:00pm
2:00-2:10pm
OPEN - Special Presentation 1
IT Brand Pulse Key Awards
Frank Berry, President and Chief Analyst, IT Brand Pulse
2:10-2:40pm
OPEN - Keynote 3
Using the Latest Ethernet Standards: More Bandwidth at Lower Cost
Ahmet Houssein, Senior VP / GM Ethernet Business Unit, QLogic
 
2:40-3:10pm
Brad Booth, Principal Architect, Azure Networking, Microsoft
 
Emerging Technologies Track
Data/Telco Centers Track
Futures Track
3:20-4:25pm
Forum 1C
40/100/400 GbE, Part 2
Session B-103
Increasing Ethernet Network Performance
4:15-4:30pm
Break
4:40-5:40pm
Forum 1C
40/100/400 GbE, Part 2 (cont.)
 
Session B-104
Ethernet Applications
OPEN - Session A-104
Ethernet Roadmap: Applications, Servers, Optics, and Switches (sponsored by the Ethernet Alliance)
5:30-7:30pm
OPEN - All Industry Reception (in Exhibit Hall)
IT Brand Pulse Awards Ceremony
Exhibits
Open
5:30-7:30pm
7:30-9:00pm
 
Thursday, April 16th - Summit Tracks
 
Emerging Technologies Track
Data/Telco Centers Track
Infrastructure Track
Exhibits
8:00-8:30am
Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:30-9:40am
Forum 2A
Ethernet and Software-Defined Networking
Forum 2B
Storage over Ethernet
OPEN - Session A-201
Infrastructure
9:40-9:50am
Break
9:50-10:50am
Forum 2A
Ethernet and Software-Defined Networking (cont.)
 
Forum 2B
Storage over Ethernet (cont.)
OPEN - Session A-202
Preparing for the 400GbE Core Routing Implementation
11:00-11:10am
OPEN - Special Presentation 2
The IoT Council
Sally Applin, Doctoral Candidate, University of Kent (UK)
11:10-11:40am
OPEN - Keynote 5
Ethernet: Different Strokes for Different Folks
John D'Ambrosia, Chief Ethernet Evangelist, IEEE/Dell
11:40am-12:10pm
OPEN - Keynote 6
SDN and the Cloud: Will They Revolutionize Ethernet Markets?
Alan Weckel, VP, Dell'Oro Group
Noon-1:00pm
Lunch (in Exhibit area)
Exhibits
Open
Noon-2pm
2:00-3:00pm
OPEN - Special Keynote Presentation
Fireside Chat with Internet Pioneer / Co-Inventor Larry Roberts
Interviewer: Geoff Thompson, Principal, GraCaSI
 
Emerging Technologies Track
Data/Telco Centers Track
System Designer Track
3:10-4:10pm
Session A-203
Design Issues
Session B-203
Carrier Ethernet
OPEN - Session C-203
Open and Common Interfaces for Switching Technology (Open Ethernet)
4:10-4:30pm
Break
4:30-5:30pm
OPEN - Session A-204
Future of Ethernet Networks