Open Source Networking Days


Monday, October 9, 2017

Orange Gardens

44 Avenue de la République, 92320 Châtillon, France

SDN, NFV, analytics and automation platform for Open Source Networking.

OSN Day in Paris-Châtillon is a seminar featuring business leaders and industry experts, with a strong focus on open source strategies for SDN, NFV, automation and analytics towards a digital transformation.

Hosted by Orange in Paris-Châtillon, the OSN Day will showcase open source SDN and NFV network strategies from operators' and vendors' perspective. It will highlight the growing role of open source software and open collaboration for the development and advancement of networking solutions. The discussions will highlight key open source networking projects, like ONAP, OPNFV and OpenDaylight.

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8:30-9:00 Breakfast - Sponsored by Red Hat

9:00-9:20 Welcome - Philippe Lucas, SVP Orange & Heather Kirksey, VP of NFV, Linux Foundation

9:20-9:50 Open Source Projects and the Open Networking Stack Heather Kirksey, VP of NFV, Linux Foundation

9:50-10:20 Orange Strategy and Experience in Open Source for cloud and network services Jean-Noël Michel, CIO Orange Business Services

10:20-10:40 Break - Sponsored by Nokia

10:40-11:10 APP Driven Networking and ONAP Strategy Bill Ren, VP, Network Industry and Ecosystem Development, Huawei

11:10-11:40 BT Experience Using OPNFV Mansoor Hanif, Director of Converged Networks Research Lab, BT

11:40-12:20 Lessons Learned on NFV and Orchestration and Perspectives Paul Davey, CTO Telecom Atos, Francois Duthilleul, Senior Solution Architect - EMEA Telco Vertical, Red Hat

12:20-12:50 Telemetry and Analytics for the NFV World Frank Brockners, Distinguished Engineer, Cisco

12:50-14:00 Lunch - Sponsored by Huawei

2:00-2:30 Driving the Open Source Era in a Telecom Vendor Jonne Soininen, Head of Open Source Initiatives at Nokia Bell Labs & CTO

2:30-3:00 Open Communities & Digital Telco Transformation Cecilia Corbi, Senior Product Manager, TIM

3:00-3:30 ONAP Overview and Technical Update Jamil Chawki, IT & Cloud Networks Standards Director, Orange;

Eric Debeau, Head of R&D, Orange

3:30-3:50 Break - Sponsored by Nokia

3:50-4:20 Panel Discussion Moderator Chaker Al Hakim, ONAP expert, Huawei

• Catherine Lefèvre, AVP AT&T Network & Shared Services

• Cecilia Corbi, Senior Product Manager, TIM

• Karsten Reincke, Senior Expert Open Source, DT

• Laurent Leboucher, VP Architecture, Enablers and Security, Orange Labs Services

• Mansoor Hanif, Director of Converged Networks Research Lab, BT

• Michel Corriou, Director of Network and Security, Bcom Research Institute

4:20 Closing Session Emmanuel Lugagne Delpon, SVP Orange Labs Networks

4:30-18:00 Reception - Sponsored by Atos


Nearby Hotels

B&B Hotel Paris Châtillon: 40 avenue de Verdun 92320 Châtillon; Tél: +33(0)892702540

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Airport Information

Two area airports provide service to Châtillon, France.

Public Transport

3 bus lines (195 / 388 / 294) to reach metro line 13

Stops close to Orange Gardens:

      • Métro line 13 : Châtillon-Montrouge
      • T6 : Centre de Châtillon
      • 388 bus: République-Liberté, Liberté, Rue Froide
      • 294 bus: Perrotin, Liberté
      • 195 bus: Perrotin, Liberté
      • 162 bus: Liberté, Rue Froide
      • 394 bus: Centre de Châtillon-Marché, Félix Faure
      • 128 bus: Rue Froide


Entrance to the visitors’ car park is located 71 boulevard de la Liberté. You can access this entrance by identifying yourself to the security of over the intercom. You must provide the make, model and registration number of your car during event registration. Once parked, you will go to the reception desk of the main entrance hall.

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