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Agenda at a Glance

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Mon, 29 Apr

Orientation, Editing Sessions, and Opening Plenary

8:00 – 9:00Breakfast
8:30 – 12:30Project Editing Sessions (to be announced)
9:00 – 12:30Board of Directors Meeting
10:30 – 12:30

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

12:30 – 1:30Lunch
1:30 – 5:15

All Members Plenary

1:30 - 1:35Opening Remarks – Kevin Vachon, COO, MEF
1:35 - 1:45Chairman’s Address – Michael Strople, Chairman, MEF; President Allstream, Managing Director – Canada, Zayo Group
1:45 - 2:00President's Address – Nan Chen, President, MEF; CENX Advisor, Ericsson
2:00 - 2:20Sponsor Keynote - Boris Drilo, Chief Technical and Chief Information Officer (CTIO), Hrvatski Telekom
2:20 - 2:45MEF Vision & Technical Strategy – Pascal Menezes, CTO, MEF
2:45 - 3:25

Global Panel - Driving Development & Adoption of Application-Driven MEF 3.0 Services

  • Moderator: Stan Hubbard, Director of Communications & Research, MEF
  • Mirko Voltolini, Head of Network on Demand, Colt 
  • Ralph Santitoro, Head of SDN/NFV/SD-WAN Services, Fujitsu Network Communications
  • Executive
  • Executive
3:25 - 3:40Break
3:40 - 4:00

MEF 3.0 Certification Roadmap & Ceremony; Editor Awards

  • Nan Chen, President, MEF
  • Kevin Vachon, COO, MEF
4:00 - 4:40

EMEA Panel - The Journey to Network & Service Transformation

  • Moderator: Zeev Draer, Marketing Committee Co-Chair, MEF; VP Global Business Development, Edge Solutions, ADVA Optical
  • Daniele Mancuso, EVP ICT Engineering, Sparkle
  • Giorgio Lembo, IP Strategy Manager, Retelit

  • Speaker
  • Speaker
4:40 - 5:00

New MEF 3.0 Projects & Initiatives Introduced in Dubrovnik

  • Services Committee
  • Applications Committee
  • LSO Committee
  • Certification Committee
  • Marketing & Education Committee
  • MEF 3.0 PoCs at MEF19
5:15 – 6:30Opening Welcome Reception
6:45 – 8:15

Birds of a Feather w/ Refreshments

Topic 1: The Developer's Point of View on LSO Sonata Inter-Carrier Automation by Bartosz Michalik, Amartus

This session describes the steps needed to use LSO Sonata APIs description to  generate code that represents LSO Sonata API REST endpoint that is capable of serving MEF compliant product payloads.

  • Current status of LSO Sonata SDK
  • Challenges faced by developers in using the LSO Sonata SDK
  • Suggested solutions for developers
  • Proposed strategy for hardening all LSO SDKs
Tue, 30 Apr

MEF 3.0 Workshop & Committee Meetings

7:30 – 8:30Breakfast
8:30 – 12:30Committee Meetings
LSO, Services, Applications
8:30 – 8:40MEF 3.0 Workshop Introduction - MEF 3.0 & the Digital Transformation Journey

8:40 – 10:05

MEF 3.0 Workshop I - Developing & Implementing MEF 3.0 Services
10:05 – 12:30MEF 3.0 Workshop II - LSO APIs:  Enabling Service Automation Across Multiple Providers & Technology Domains
12:30 – 1:30Lunch
1:30 – 5:30Committee Meetings
LSO, Services, Applications
1:30 – 2:40MEF 3.0 Workshop III - Certifying Services, Technology & Professionals
2:50 – 3:30MEF 3.0 Workshop IV - Accelerating MEF 3.0 Development & Adoption Through Community Activities
3:30 – 3:50Closing Discussion - Exploring MEF 3.0 Strategic Initiatives with MEF's CTO
Wed, 1 May

Committee Meetings

7:30 – 8:30Breakfast
8:30 – 12:30Committee Meetings
Services, LSO, Applications, Marketing & Education, Certification
12:30 – 1:30Lunch
1:30 – 3:30

MEF 3.0 Proofs of Concept

1:30 – 5:30Committee Meetings
Services, LSO, Applications, Marketing & Education, Certification
Thu, 2 May

Committee Meetings

7:30 – 8:30Breakfast
8:30 – 12:30Committee Meetings
Services, LSO, Applications, Marketing & Education, Certification
12:30 – 1:30Lunch
1:30 – 3:15

All Members Closing Plenary

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