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COMET-ENVISION workshop on Future Media Distribution Networks

10-11 November 2011, O2, Slough, UK

Call for participation -- Registration -- Travel and accommodation


Day 1, 10 November 2011

10.30 Coffee and registration

10.50 Welcome

11.00 Keynote presentation, Content Networks: Market Insights, Santiago Rouco, Telefonica I+D

11.30 Session 1: Content Distribution Networks for Media Delivery

New Generation Open Content Delivery Network, Yannick Le Louedec, Orange Labs

The CDN interconnection use case, Philip Eardley and Bob Briscoe, British Telecom, Olivier Dugeon, Orange Labs

Control plane uses for content delivery in future networks, Manuel Nuñez, Telefonica I+D

13.00 Lunch

14.00 Session 2: Information-centric Networking I (Evolutionary Solutions)

Towards a Mobile Network of Information and Services, Pedro Aranda, Telefonica I+D

COMET, the Decoupled Approach: Mediating between Content Producers and Consumers, David Flórez, Telefonica I+D and Andrzej Beben, Warsaw University of Technology

Future Content Networks: Content-aware Searching, Retrieval and Streaming, Theodore Zahariadis, Synelixis

15.15 Coffee

15.45 Session 3: Future Video Adaptation and Delivery

Scalable Video Coding in Content-Aware Networks, Michael Grafl, Universität Klagenfurt

P2P-Next: Future Internet Media Delivery to CE Devices, Mark Stuart, Pioneer Digital Design Centre UK

16.30 Open discussion: Which are the most promising techniques for future media distribution?

17.00 Close of first day

19.00 Social event

Drinks from 7pm: Rose and Crown, 312 High Street, Slough SL1 1NB
Dinner at 8pm: So Asia, 277 High St, Slough SL1 1BN

Day 2, 11 November 2011

9.30 Keynote presentation, Information-Centric Networking: Introduction and Key Issues, Prof. George Pavlou, UCL

10.15 Session 4: Network-application Cooperation

Architecture of a Network-Aware P2P-TV Application: the NAPAWINE Approach, Emilio Leonardi, Marco Mellia, Politecnico di Torino

CINA: The Collaboration Interface between Network and Applications, Bertrand Mathieu, Orange Labs

Multimedia Transport for Mobile Video Applications, Bo Fu, DOCOMO Communications Laboratories Europe

11.45 Coffee

12.00 Session 5: Information-centric Networking II (Clean-slate Approaches)

Bandwidth and memory sharing in CCN: results from CONNECT, Jim Roberts, INRIA

CURLING: Content-Ubiquitous Resolution and Delivery Infrastructure for Next Generation Services, Wei Chai and Ioannis Psaras, UCL

The Publish-subscribe Internet Routing Paradigm, Dirk Trossen, University of Cambridge

13.30 Wrap-up and conclusions

14.00 Close of workshop