1.1.1. Agenda at a Glance

Times are approximate, check detailed agendas above for exact times.

Monday, April 27

Orientation, Editing Sessions, and Opening Plenary

7:30 – 8:30 amFull Scottish Breakfast (Hotel Restaurant)
8:30 – 12:00

Project Editing Sessions

9:00 – 12:00Board of Directors Meeting
10:00 – 12:00

New Participant Orientation
Session will introduce attendees to the work of MEF, member tools, and engagement opportunities

12:00 – 1:00 pmLunch (Hotel Restaurant)

1:00 – 5:00

All Members Plenary

1:00 – 1:05

Opening Remarks – Kevin Vachon, COO, MEF
1:05 – 1:15Welcome to Edinburgh!
1:15  1:20Chairman’s Address – Michael Strople, P. Eng., Chairman, MEF; President Allstream, Managing Director – Canada, Zayo Group
1:20  1:40
President's Address – Nan Chen, President, MEF
1:40 2:15MEF Vision & Technical Strategy Update – Pascal Menezes, CTO, MEF
2:15  2:35

Keynote Speaker

2:35 – 2:50Break
2:50 - 3:30

Hot Topics Panel: SD-WAN, LSO Sonata, Overlay/Underlay, Edge Computing, 5G, Blockchain & more.

3:30 4:10

Executive Panel: State of the Industry in EMEA

4:10 - 4:35

MEF 3.0 Certification Ceremony - Nan Chen, President, MEF and Kevin Vachon, COO, MEF

4:35 - 4:45Closing Remarks - Kevin Vachon, COO, MEF

5:30 – 6:30

Welcome Reception

7:00- 8:30Birds of a Feather w/ Refreshments
Tuesday, April 28

MEF 3.0 Workshop & Committee Meetings

7:30 – 8:30Full Scottish Breakfast (Hotel Restaurant)
8:30 – 12:30

Committee Meetings

8:30 – 8:35MEF 3.0 Workshop Introduction - MEF 3.0 & Digital Transformation
8:35 – 11:00

MEF 3.0 Workshop I - Advancing MEF 3.0 Services

11:00 12:30MEF 3.0 Workshop II - LSO APIs:  Enabling Service Automation Across Multiple Providers & Technology Domains
12:30 – 1:30Lunch (Hotel Restaurant)
1:30 – 5:30Committee Meetings
1:30 - 2:00MEF 3.0 Workshop II (Continued)
2:00 – 2:50MEF 3.0 Workshop III – MEF 3.0 Proofs of Concept
3:00 – 4:20MEF 3.0 Workshop IV - Certifying MEF 3.0 Services, Technologies & Professionals
Wednesday, 29 April

Committee Meetings

7:30 – 8:30Full Scottish Breakfast (Hotel Restaurant)
8:30 – 12:30Committee Meetings
12:30 – 1:30Lunch (Hotel Restaurant)
1:30 – 5:30Committee Meetings
3:30 – 5:30MEF 3.0 Proofs of Concept
Thursday, 30 April

Committee Meetings

7:30 – 8:30Full Scottish Breakfast (Hotel Restaurant)
8:30 – 12:30Committee Meetings
12:30 – 1:30Lunch (Hotel Restaurant)
1:30 – 3:15

All Members Closing Plenary

  • Forthcoming meetings
  • Services Committee
  • Certification Committee
  • LSO Committee
  • Applications Committee
  • Marketing Initiatives

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