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NDN Community Meeting (NDNcomm 2017): Architecture, Applications, and Collaboration

The Named Data Networking (NDN) Project hosted its third NDN community meeting (NDNcomm) on March 23-26, 2017. The meeting was on March 23-24 (Thursday and Friday), while the 4th NDN Hackathon was held on March 25-26 (Saturday and Sunday). Participants representing 36 organizations from 12 states across the U.S. and 8 countries across the globe came together for the NDN event.

The community meeting was livestreamed and is archived: Livestream Day 1 - Day 2

Date: March 22 (Wed) - 26 (Sun), 2017
Place: The Zone, FedEx Institute of Technology Building, University of Memphis Campus, Memphis, TN

Agenda

There will be a closed NDN Retreat the day before NDNcomm on Wednesday, March 22nd. The main NDN Community Meeting on Thursday and Friday March 23rd and 24th will be in The Zone conference room in the FedEx Institute of Technology Building. The Hackathon will be held on the weekend in the Fishbowl conference room 203/205 in the same building.

March 22 (Wednesday)

NDN Project Retreat (NDN project members only)
Fishbowl Conference Room (Room 203/205), FedEx Institute of Technology

NDN Consortium Meeting (NDN Consortium members only)
Video Conference Center (Room 313), FedEx Institute of Technology

NDNcomm registration
Lobby, FedEx Institute of Technology
  • 08:00 - 17:00 NDN Retreat
  • 16:00 - 17:00 NDNcomm Registration
  • 17:30 - 19:30 Student dinner
  • 17:30 - 20:00 NDN Consortium Meeting

March 23 (Thursday)

The Zone, FedEx Institute of Technology

Registration, breakfast, breaks, lunch, and dinner are in the lobby at the FedEx Institute of Technology.

  • 07:30 - 08:30 Breakfast
  • 08:30 - 09:20 Past Achievements and Future Plan of the NDN Project, Lixia Zhang (UCLA)
  • 09:20 - 09:40 Break
  • 09:40 - 10:40 Mobile, IoT and Challenged Environments (Session Chair: Beichuan Zhang)
    • Low-Rate Communications for Neighborhood Solar Over NDN, Alex Afanasyev, Jeff Thompson (UCLA)
    • NDN operation in Opportunistic Wireless Networks, Seweryn Dynerowicz, Omar Aponte, Paulo Mendes (COPELABS, University Lusofona)
    • Internet of (Named) Things: NDN Protocol Stack for RIOT-OS, Wentao Shang, Alex Afanasyev, Lixia Zhang (UCLA)
    • Opportunities for NDN in Augmented Reality, Jeff Burke (UCLA)
    • Securing the Cyberspace From Edge In, Alex Afansyev (UCLA)
  • 10:40 - 11:00 Break
  • 11:00 - 12:00 Data-Intensive Applications (Session Chair: Christos Papadopoulos)
    • Quantifying NDN's improvement to Scientific Data Management, Susmit Shannigrahi, Chengyu Fan, Christos Papadopoulos (CSU)
    • From Crowd to Cloud: Apply Named Data Networking Principles to Manage Air Sensor Data, Yifang Zhu, Alex Afanasyev and Lixia Zhang (UCLA)
    • Hadoop on Named Data Networking: Initial Experience and Results, Mathias Gibbens, Chris Gniady, Lei Ye, Beichuan Zhang (University of Arizona)
    • nTorrent: Peer-to-Peer File Sharing in Named Data Networking, Spyridon Mastorakis, Alexander Afanasyev (UCLA); Yingdi Yu (Facebook, Inc); Lixia Zhang (UCLA)
  • 12:00 - 13:30 Lunch
  • 13:30 - 14:30 Panel: NDN Security - Current Status and Open Issues (Panel Chair: Christos Papadopoulos)
    • Alex Afanasyev (UCLA)
    • Dante Pacella (Verizon)
    • Alex Halderman (U. Michigan)
    • Satyajayant Misra (New Mexico State University)
    • Mani Tadayon (Verizon)
  • 14:30 - 15:30 All Aspects of NDN (Session Chair: Lotfi Benmohamed)
    • Adaptive Caching Algorithms with Optimality Guarantees for NDN Networks, Stratis Ioannidis, Edmund Yeh (Northeastern University)
    • NFD Control Center: NDN Networking Stack and Security Enabler for Desktop Systems, Qi Zhao, Alex Afanasyev, Lixia Zhang (UCLA)
    • NDN-Android: NDN Networking Stack for Android Platform, Haitao Zhang, Alex Afanasyev, Lixia Zhang (UCLA)
    • Facilitating ICN Deployment with an Extended OpenFlow Protocol, Piotr Zuraniewski, Ray van Brandenburg (TNO); Borgert van der Kluit (Chess Wise); Niels van Adrichem (TNO)
  • 15:30 - 16:00 Break
  • 16:00 - 17:00 Lightning Talks Introducing Posters and Demos (Session Chair: Josh Polterock)
    • Demo: Integrating Named Data Networking with Transportation Simulation, Meng Kuai, Pawan Subedi, Xiaoyan Hong, Bing Zhou (The University of Alabama)
    • Demo: Implementing an environmental sensor system using ICN, Bengt Ahlgren, Anders Lindgren (Swedish ICT - SICS); Adeel Mohammad Malik (Ericsson Research); Edith Ngai (Uppsala University); Borje Ohlman (Ericsson Research)
    • Demo: NDN operation in Opportunistic Wireless Networks, Seweryn Dynerowicz, Omar Aponte, Paulo Mendes (COPELABS, University Lusofona)
    • Demo: Securing Smart Homes in NDN, Lei Pi, Lan Wang (University of Memphis)
    • Demo: Scalable Real-time Communication over NDN using Edge Service Routers, Syed Obaid Amin (Huawei Research Center); Haitao Zhang (UCLA); Asit Chakraborti, Aytac Azgin, Ravishankar Ravindran, GQ Wang (Huawei Research Center)
    • Demo: Mini-NDN: a Lightweight and Scalable Emulation Environment for NDN, Ashlesh Gawande, Lan Wang (University of Memphis)
    • Demo: Open mHealth, Haitao Zhang, Zhehao Wang (UCLA)
    • Poster: Secure Information Sharing among Autonomous Vehicles, Muktadir Chowdhury, Ashlesh Gawande, Lan Wang (University of Memphis)
    • Poster: Controlling Strategy Retransmissions in Named Data Networking, Hila Ben Abraham, Patrick Crowley (Washington University in St. Louis)
    • Poster: Network Measurement for Named Data Networking, Davide Pesavento, Omar Ilias El Mimouni, Lotfi Benmohamed (NIST)
    • Poster: Path tracing in named-data networking, Siham Khoussi, Lotfi Benmohamed (NIST)
    • Poster: NDN Distributed File System(NDFS), Junior Dongo, Charif Mahmoudi, Fabrice Mourlin (Paris-Est University)
    • Poster: NDN for Cog Network to Support Next Generation Social Systems, Arata Koike, Yoshiko Sueda (Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp.)
    • Poster: Named Data Networking of Things: Example Application .FLOW., Zhehao Wang, Eitan Mendelowitz, Zoe Sandoval, Jeff Burke (UCLA)
    • Demo: NFD-Android: NDN Networking Stack for Android Platform, Haitao Zhang, Alex Afanasyev, Lixia Zhang (UCLA)
    • Demo: NFD Control Center: NDN Networking Stack and Security Enabler for Desktop Systems, Qi Zhao, Alex Afanasyev, Lixia Zhang (UCLA)
    • Demo: Facilitating ICN Deployment with an Extended OpenFlow Protocol, Piotr Zuraniewski, Ray van Brandenburg (TNO); Borgert van der Kluit (Chess Wise); Niels van Adrichem (TNO)
    • Demo: On the Evolution of ndnSIM: an Open-Source Ecosystem for NDN Experimentation, Spyridon Mastorakis, Alexander Afanasyev, Lixia Zhang (UCLA)
  • 17:00 - 17:15 Andrew Meyers, Vice President for Research and Executive Director, University of Memphis Research Foundation
  • 17:15 - 20:00 Posters, Demo and Dinner

March 24 (Friday)

The Zone, FedEx Institute of Technology

Registration, breakfast, breaks, and lunch are in the lobby at the FedEx Institute of Technology. Dinner will be in the Fishbowl conference room 203/205.

  • 07:30 - 08:30 Breakfast
  • 08:30 - 09:30 NDNcomm: Community Feedback
  • 09:30 - 10:45 NDN Applications, Libraries and Tools (Session Chair: Jeff Burke)
    • ChronoShare: Decentralized File Sharing Application over NDN, Yukai Tu, Alex Afanasyev, Lixia Zhang (UCLA)
    • NDNS: DNS-Like Name Service for NDN, Yumin Xia, Alex Afanasyev, Lixia Zhang (UCLA)
    • NDN-RTC and Experimental Library Functionality, Peter Gusev, Jeff Thompson, Alex Afanasyev (UCLA)
    • Common Client Libraries - Update, Jeff Thompson, Jeff Burke (UCLA)
    • On the Evolution of ndnSIM: an Open-Source Ecosystem for NDN Experimentation, Spyridon Mastorakis, Alexander Afanasyev, Lixia Zhang (UCLA)
    • The State of the NDN Testbed, John DeHart (Washington University)
  • 10:45 - 11:10 Break
  • 11:10 - 12:00 Routing and Forwarding (Session Chair: GQ Wang)
    • Geohyperbolic Routing and Addressing Schemes For Overlay Networks, Ivan Voitalov, Rodrigo Aldecoa (Northeastern University); Lan Wang (University of Memphis); Dmitri Krioukov (Northeastern University)
    • How to Establish Loop-Free Multipath Routes in Named Data Networking, Klaus Schneider, Beichuan Zhang (The University of Arizona)
    • A Native Content Discovery Mechanism for NDN, Onur Ascigil, Vasilis Sourlas, Ioannis Psaras, George Pavlou (University College London)
    • ICN Geolocation Beacon Service, Dante Pacella, Ashish Sardesai, Mani Tadayon (Verizon)
  • 12:00 - 13:30 Lunch
  • 13:30 - 14:30 Panel: NDN at the Edge and on the Horizon (Panel Chair: Jeff Burke)
    • Lixia Zhang (UCLA)
    • Sokwoo Rhee (NIST)
    • Luca Muscariello (Cisco)
  • 17:00 - 18:00 NDN Hackathon Welcome/Project pitches/Group formation and dinner (Fishbowl Conference Room 203/205)

March 25 (Hackathon Saturday)

Fishbowl Conference Room 203/205, FedEx Institute of Technology

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be in the Fishbowl Conference Room 203/205.

  • 08:00 - 09:00 Breakfast
  • 09:00 - 19:00 NDN Hackathon
  • 12:00 - 13:00 Lunch
  • 19:00 - 20:00 Dinner

March 26 (Hackathon Sunday)

Fishbowl Conference Room 203/205, FedEx Institute of Technology

Breakfast and lunch will be in the Fishbowl Conference Room 203/205.

  • 08:00 - 09:00 Breakfast
  • 09:00 - 12:00 NDN Hackathon
  • 12:00 - 13:30 Lunch, NDN Hackathon project presentations and judging

Side event: IETF 98 (Chicago, IL)

In the days right after NDNcomm 2017, the IETF 98 will be taking place from March 26-31 in Chicago, IL. Several NDNcomm participants will be heading to IETF 98.


Program Committee

  • Co-chair: Lotfi Benmohamed (NIST)
  • Co-chair: Christos Papadopoulos (Colorado State University)
  • Co-chair: Lan Wang (University of Memphis)
  • Alex Afanasyev (UCLA)
  • Satyajayant Mirsa (New Mexico State University)
  • Luca Muscariello (Cisco France)
  • Eve Schooler (Intel)
  • GQ Wang (Huawei)
  • Beichuan Zhang (University of Arizona)
  • Lixia Zhang (UCLA)

Hackathon Organizing Committee

  • Susmit Shannigrahi (Colorado State University)
  • Davide Pesavento (LIP6 / University Pierre & Marie Curie, Sorbonne University)

Travel Support for students

Travel support is available for full-time students attending the NDN Community Meeting (NDNcomm 2017) and NDN Hackathon. Funds for these travel grants are provided by the NDN Consortium.

Travel Grant Application

Grants are available only for full-time students registered for the meeting. Travel Grant recipients are required to participate in the Hackathon. Minority and women students from diverse institutions are particularly encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to those presenting at the meeting. To apply and compete for a travel grant, the student applicant should email the following to ndn-registration@caida.org:

  1. The applying student's curriculum vitae (CV)
  2. An application letter which should include:
    1. A brief summary of the student research interests and accomplishments to date
    2. A statement about why the NDNcomm attendance is important to the student
    3. An estimate of the following costs of attending NDNcomm: airfare, hotel and meals. It is anticipated that travel grants will partially cover these costs of attendance.
    4. A statement of whether the student has registered for the meeting and proposed to present a paper, poster, etc. in the registration form.
  3. A recommendation letter from the advisor of the student applicant is also required. The letter should provide the following:
    1. A confirmation that the student is a bona fide Ph.D. candidate or a M.Sc./B.Sc. student in good academic standing at the given institution.
    2. An indication about how the student applicant would benefit from attending NDNcomm.
    3. A statement of financial commitment to pay the remainder of the student applicants' travel cost not covered by the grant.
    The advisor's letter should be emailed to ndn-registration@caida.org.

Important Dates for travel support

  • Travel Grant Application Submission Deadline: February 6, 2017
  • Travel Grant Award Notification: February 20, 2017
  • Deadline to Accept/Decline Travel Grant Award: February 27, 2017

Local Arrangements / Getting to the University of Memphis

  • Meeting Room
    The meeting will be held in The Zone and the Fishbowl conference rooms in the FedEx Institute of Technology building located on the University of Memphis campus. The University of Memphis website provides a campus map and parking map indicating Innovation Garage visitor parking garage (PG1) across from the FedEx Institute of Technology (FIT) building.
  • Street Address / Taxi Dropoff
    The address of the FedEx Institute of Technology building is 365 Innovation Drive, Memphis, Tennessee, 38152.
  • Self Parking
    The Innovation Garage (Visitor Parking Garage, PG1) on Innovation Drive is closest to the FedEx Institute of Technology. The standard parking fee is $15 for an all-day pass. Visitors may purchase a parking permit online by visiting the TigerPark Guest Account Login. See the PDF Tutorial for Purchasing a Visitor Permit Online for instructions. Visitor permits may also be purchased in Parking and Transportation Services located at 505 Zach Curlin Parking Garage.
  • Recommended Accomodations
    • Holiday Inn Memphis-Univ of Memphis (on campus): 3700 Central Avenue, Memphis, TN 38111. Tel: +1-901-678-8200
      Rate: $125/night (17.75% tax and tourism fee not included). State employees (e.g., employees in public universities) can receive a rate of $113/night.
      Booking: You may book online or by phone. Rooms can accomodate up to 3 persons. If booking online, please use the booking code: NDN to receive the discounted rate. If booking by phone, please mention "The University of Memphis, NDN Community Meeting" (enunciate N-D-N) to receive the discounted rate. A limited number of rooms are blocked off for meeting attendees. In order to receive the discounted rate, please make reservations by February 21, 2017.
    • Fogelman Executive Conference Center & Hotel (on campus): 330 Innovation Drive, Suite 206, Memphis, TN 38152. Tel: +1-901-678-5410
      Rate: $90/night (17.75% tax and tourism fee not included). Rooms can accomodate 1 person.
      Booking: Please call to book a room and mention "The University of Memphis, NDN Community Meeting" (enunciate N-D-N)to receive the discounted rate. No rooms are blocked off, so the rates and availability are not guaranteed.
    • DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Memphis (10 min drive from campus): 5069 Sanderlin Avenue, Memphis, TN 38117. Tel: +1-901-528-1800
      Rate: $109/night (17.75% tax and tourism fee not included). Room can accomodate 1 to 2 persons.
      Booking: Please call to book a room and mention The University of Memphis to receive the discounted rate. No rooms are blocked off, so the rates and availability are not guaranteed.
  • International Visitors may require a Visa Letter of Invitation:

    Please be aware that in order to attend NDNcomm 2017 you may need a visa to enter the United States. Attendees are responsible for attaining their own visas, but we can assist by providing a letter of invitation if your local consular office requires it.

For transportation concerns, general questions and help, contact ndn-registration@caida.org

Support for NDNcomm 2017

NDNcomm 2017 is supported by the contributions of industry members of the Named Data Networking Consortium, including Alcatel-Lucent, Brocade, Cisco Systems, Fujitsu Laboratories of America, Huawei Technologies, Intel Corporation, Juniper Networks, Panasonic Corporation, Verisign, Inc., ViaSat. Local arrangements are in cooperation with the University of Memphis. NDN research is partially supported by the National Science Foundation (Award CNS-1345286 and others).

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