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ON*VECTOR International Photonics Workshop 2017 and PRP Workshop 2017

by Brandie Nonnecke published Feb 01, 2017 10:02 AM, last modified Feb 01, 2017 10:02 AM
When Feb 21, 2017 10:00 AM to
Feb 23, 2017 09:00 PM
Where Qualcomm Institute, Calit2 - University of California, (UCSD) Atkinson Hall Auditorium 9500 Gilman La Jolla, CA 92093
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 Pacific Research Platform (PRP) Workshop 2017 – February 21, 2017

16th Annual ON*VECTOR Photonics Workshop 2017 –  February 22-23, 2017

Please register at


PRP and ON*VECTOR WORKSHOP SCHEDULE - February 21-23, 2017
* TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21 - Pacific Research Platform Workshop (PRP) 2017 
  10:00 AM - 6:00 PM  –  PRP Workshop 2017
  7:00 PM - 9:00 PM  –  PRP Reception 
** WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22 – ON*VECTOR Photonics Workshop 2017
  8:00 AM - 6:30 PM  –  ON*VECTOR International Workshop 2017
  7:00 PM - 9:00 PM  –  ON*VECTOR 2017 Reception (informal buffet dinner)

** THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23 – ON*VECTOR Photonics Workshop 2017
  8:00 AM - 6:30 PM – ON*VECTOR International Workshop 2017
  7:00 PM - 9:00 PM – Informal 'Dutch-Treat' dinner at local restaurant
As you make travel arrangements, please note that ON*VECTOR participants are welcome to attend the PRP Workshop, sponsored and organized by UCSD/Calit2/QI and PRP participants are invited to attend the ON*VECTOR Workshop.
All PRP and ON*VECTOR attendees, including speakers, need to register.
Please take a moment to do this now.

All workshop sessions will be held at Calit2's Qualcomm Institute at UC San Diego - Atkinson Hall Auditorium, 1st Floor, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) in La Jolla, CA


The La Jolla Shores Hotel is holding a limited number of rooms for workshop participants at the discounted rates of $174/night for Garden View room. These rates are based on availability and effective for reservations made prior to JANUARY 28, 2017.

Please contact the hotel directly to reserve your room.  Please follow instructions below:

By phone: Please be sure to ask for the "ONVECTOR2017" room block. (Use this for PRP Workshop as well)

Online: Go to and follow instructions below:
Go to 
--> Click "Book Now" (without entering any dates)
--> Click “Edit"
--> Enter travel dates
--> Click "Optional Fields”
--> Under "Group Code" type in "ONVECTOR2017"
--> Click "Modify"

La Jolla Shores Hotel
8110 Camino Del Oro
La Jolla, CA 92037-3108 USA
TEL: 1-800-237-5211
International TEL: 858-459-8271

If you have any problems, please call or email your request directly to La Jolla Shores. Email contact follows below:



Local transportation from San Deigo Airport to La Jolla hotel can be via shuttle bus, taxi or ride-share


We will provide round-trip shuttle transportation to the workshop at UCSD from the La Jolla Shores Hotel each day.  Parking on campus is extremely limited.

Shuttle buses will depart from La Jolla Shores Hotel each morning. Please be in the hotel lobby 15 minutes prior to scheduled shuttle departures listed below

Tuesday, FEB 21 – 10:00 AM
Wednesday, FEB 22 – 8:00 AM 
Thursday, FEB 23 – 8:00 AM 


Continental breakfast and buffet lunch will be provided each day at the UCSD workshop venue
On FEB 21 there will be a reception immediately following the PRP workshop
On FEB 22 there will be an ON*VECTOR dinner reception at the La Jolla Shores Hotel.
On FEB 23 there will be a casual "Dutch treat" dinner at a local restauant. 


TUESDAY, February 21, 2017 — Pacific Research Platform (PRP) Workshop 2017

10:00 - 6:00 Pacific Research Platform (PRP) workshop 2017

        Keynote: Collaborative Research Platforms
        Session 1: Fast and Secure Data Transfer
        Session 2: Science Engagement Future
        Session 3: Network Architecture for globalizatyion of PRPv2 
        Session 4: SDN/SDX in PRPv2

 5:30 - 7:30pm  PRP Workshop Reception



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The ON*VECTOR 2017 Workshop is sponsored by NTT Network Innovation Laboratories

Hosted by the Calit2's Qualcomm Institute at UC San Diego (UCSD/Qi)

Location: Calit2 Auditorium, 1st Floor, Atkinson Hall, UCSD, La Jolla, CA

ON*VECTOR (Optical Networked Virtual Environments for Collaborative Trans-Oceanic Research) is a joint project of NTT Network Innovation Laboratories, Keio University’s Institute for Digital Media and Content (DMC), the University of Tokyo’s Morikawa Laboratory, the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Electronic Visualization Laboratory, and the University of California San Diego, Qualcomm Institute (UCSD/Qi), and managed by Pacific Interface Inc (PII).  


WEDNESDAY, February 22, 2017

8:00   Buses depart La Jolla Shores Hotel for UCSD/Calit2/QI Auditorium

8:15   Continental breakfast

8:45   ON*VECTOR 2017 Workshop Overview – Laurin Herr, PII 

8:50   Opening Remarks – Ryutaro Kawamura, NTT Network Innovation Laboratories 

9:00   Keynote: From Network Virtualization to Network Security – Yatish Kumar, Corsa

9:45   Break

10:15  Session 1: Advanced Photonic Networking – Chair: Rodney Wilson, Ciena

10:20  Optical Layer Failures in a Large Inter-Data-Center Backbone – Monia Ghobadi, Microsoft Research

10:45  Building Next-Generation International Networks – Michael Stanton, RNP 

11:10  Optical Transport Networks Based on Digital Coherent Technology - Yoshiaki Kisaka, NTT Network Innovation Labs

11:35  Q&A

11:45  Group Photo

12:00  Lunch

1:30   Session 2: Fast Flexible Interconnectivity – Chair: Joe Mambretti, NU

1:35   Non-Volatile memory Express Over Fabric -– Azher Mugal and Harvery Newman, Caltech

2:00   Hardware Trends and the Four Pillars of Software Driven Cloud Networking – Raju Kankipati, Arista 

2:25   400GigE On the Horizon – John D’Ambrosia, IEEE 802.3/FutureWei 

2:50   Q&A

3:00   Session 3: Silicon Photonics – Chair: Tomonori Aoyama, Keio University 

3:05   2.5Tbps Network on A Chip – Tin Komljenovic, UCSB 

3:30   Large Scale Integrated Silicon Photonics – Marco Fiorentino, HPE Labs 

3:55   Silicon Photonics-based COSA for Next Generation Coherent Transceivers – Akimasa Kaneko, NTT DIC

4:20   Q&A

4:30   Break

5:00   Session 4: Cyber Security – Chair: Cees de Laat, UvA 

5:05   Trusting Your Data for Industry 4.0 – Leon Gommans, Air France KLM 

5:30   Smart Cybersecurity for Smart Networks – Stacy Powelll, Oak Ridge National Lab TBD 

5:55   Towards a Science of Trust – Dusko Pavlovic, University of Hawaii

6:20   Q&A

6:30   Closing Remarks

6:35   Adjourn

6:45   Bus returns to La Jolla Shores Hotel

7:15  ON*VECTOR Workshop Dinner, La Jolla Shores Hotel, Acapulco Room, 2nd floor 


THURSDAY, February 23, 2017

8:00   Buses depart La Jolla Shores Hotel for UCSD/Calit2/QI Auditorium

8:15   Continental breakfast

8:45   ON*VECTOR 2017 Workshop Overview – Laurin Herr, PII

8:50   Opening Remarks – Larry Smarr, Calit2/UCSD

9:00   Keynote: Neuromorphic Computing Applications: From Chips to Data Centers – Doug Palmer, KnuEdge Inc. 

9:45   Break

10:15  Session 1: Latency and Synchronization in a Networked World – Chair:  Osamu Kamatani, NTT Network Innovation Labs

10:20  Time-Sensitive Lessons of a Plumbing Architect – Michael Johas Teener, IEEE 802.1-TSN/TG 

10:45  AVNU Alliance Speaker TBD 

11:10  Flexible Network Slicing for Low-latency 5G Mobile Services – Akihiro Nakao, Univ. of Tokyo 

11:35  Q&A

11:45  Lunch

1:15   Session 2: Edge Computing – Chair: Ryutaro Kawamura, NTT Network Innovation Labs

1:20   Cloudlets and Transient Customization at the Edge – Mahadev Satyanarayanan, CMU CyLab

1:45   Verizon speaker TBD

2:10   Edge Computing Use Cases and Adoption for IoT – Koya Mori, NTT Network Innovation Labs 

2:35   Q&A

2:45   Session 3: Next-Generation High-Speed Networking Applications – Chair: Peter Nelson, UIC

2:50   SuperFacility Applications and Network Requirements – Inder Monga, ESnet

3:15   Workflows for Data Science – Ilkay Altintas, UCSD San Diego Supercomputer Center

3:40   AI Bridging Cloud Infrastructure – Satoshi Sekiguchi, AIST

4:05   Q&A

4:15   Break

4:45   Session 4: PANEL – Looking Back, Looking Forward – Chair: Laurin Herr, PII

Panelists: Tomonori Aoyama, Tom DeFanti, others 

5:45   Q&A

5:55   Closing Remarks

6:00   Adjourn

6:20   Bus returns to La Jolla Shores Hotel

7:00   Informal DUTCH TREAT group dinner


ON*VECTOR Program Committee

Tomonori Aoyama, Keio University

Maxine Brown, UIC/EVL

Tom DeFanti, Calit2-Qi/UCSD

Paola Grosso, University of Amsterdam 

Laurin Herr, Pacific Interface, Inc.

Osamu Kamatani, NTT Network Innovation Labs

Kunitake Kaneko, Keio University 

Ryutaro Kawamura, NTT Network Innovation Labs

Jason Leigh, University of Hawaii at Manoa/LAVA

Hiroyuki Morikawa, University of Tokyo

Aki Nakao, University of Tokyo

Larry Smarr, Calit2/UCSD

Natalie Van Osdol, Pacific Interface, Inc.


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