Wednesday, April 30, 2014

[DMANET] Don't miss the ACM PODC Workshop on Software-Defined Networking


PODC Workshop on Distributed Software-Defined Networks (DSDN)

July 15, 2014
Paris, France


-          Confirmed Invited Speakers: Nate Foster (Cornell University,
USA), Marco Canini (UC Louvain, Belgium), Yehuda Afek (TAU, Israel)


The Workshop on Distributed Software-Defined Networks (DSDN) is a forum to
discuss new algorithmic and distributed computing challenges offered by the
emerging field of
Software Defined Networking (SDN). SDN abstracts the cumbersome task of
computer network management to a distinct control plane with a standard
programming interface.
Distributed implementations of the control plane give rise to new and
interesting concurrency scenarios to be addressed by the distributed
computing community.


The workshop is going to take place on 15 July in Paris, France, co-located
with PODC 2014.

The program will combine peer-reviewed presentations (around 30min) with
invited talks (between 30 and 60 min), both from researchers in the field of
computing as well as from researchers in the field of networking. As such,
the goal of the DSDN workshop is to provide a forum where the distributed
computing and
networking communities can meet and learn from their respective fields.


Submissions (in PDF) are done by email to and, and
should briefly (in 1-2 pages)  describe the content of
the presentation. The abstracts will appear on the DSDN website, but will
not be included in the PODC proceedings.

The presentations can report on and summarize previous work, present early
new results or put forward new and outrageous ideas.


• Submission deadline: May 30, 2014
• Notification: June 10, 2014

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