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Backdrop to the Edinburgh Meeting

We are excited to host our Q2/20 Members Meeting in the beautiful city of Edinburgh, UK!

Members are progressing dozens of projects and other key initiatives to drive industry transformation to dynamic and assured services orchestrated across a global federation of automated networks.

MEF is sharply focused on enabling service providers to (1) innovate with highly synergized overlay and underlay network services, (2) accelerate the rollout of MEF 3.0 certified services powered by certified technologies and professionals, and (3) federate with increased implementation of inter-provider LSO Sonata APIs worldwide.

The Edinburgh meeting presents a timely opportunity for our EMEA-based and other MEF members to join this exciting journey and take advantage of a variety of engagement opportunities in MEF.

Why Attend

LEARN - Get the most out of your membership with the orientation & MEF 3.0 Workshops
UPDATE - Keep up with major developments discussed by MEF/industry leaders in the Plenary
CONNECT - Make contacts, share learnings with customers, peers, and suppliers
DISCUSS - Explore hot tech topics in the Birds-of-a-Feather session
COLLABORATE - Lead or join MEF 3.0 Proof of Concept and other team initiatives
PARTICIPATE - Listen, learn, and influence working projects pertinent to your role

Meeting Highlights

  • Opening Plenary

  • New Participant Orientation

  • Birds of a Feather Session

  • MEF 3.0 Workshops

  • MEF 3.0 Proofs of Concept Session

  • Committee Working Meetings

Meeting Registration  


There are no fees to attend. Note that while attending in person is most effective, we provide Members Meeting Remote Access. Registration is required to participate remotely. 

Hotel Information    

Hilton Edinburgh Carlton
19 North Bridge
Edinburgh EH1 1SD
United Kingdom

Hotel website

  • £160 per single room/per night inclusive of 20% VAT; £15 additional occupant fee per night

  • Complimentary internet included

  • Rate includes full breakfast

  • Rate is available 3 days prior and 3 days after the event subject to availability

  • All reservations must be accompanied by a first night room deposit guaranteed with a major credit card

  • Any non arrivals to the hotel will have the first night charged to the credit card on file, with the remainder of the reservation cancelled.

Click here to book your hotel at the special MEF rate by 16 March.

Accessing agendas and meeting materials: Members will need a Wiki account – signup here or contact Tom Dickson

Interested in sponsoring?  Members Meeting Sponsorships contact Lori Vachon.

Non-member companies:  MEF invites companies considering MEF membership to audit. Contact Alysia Bennett for more information.

Upcoming Quarterly Member Meetings

  • Montreal, Canada, 27-30 July, 2020
  • Orlando, Florida, USA, 29-30 October, 2020 (Co-located with MEF20)
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