Call for Presentation

The conference is intended to share among the industry and the academia, the knowledge, new findings, and experience on the state-of-the art of IP and optical networking technologies. It features technical sessions and planned exhibitions. The opportunity to participate is open to all.

The Technical Program Committee for iPOP 2016 is soliciting presentation proposals for this conference. Protocol design, experiment, theory, implementation, and operational experiences are solicited.

The topics of the conference will include but not be limited to the following:
* Optical networking/switching for cloud services
* Control plane (MPLS/GMPLS, OpenFlow, etc)
* SDN for packet and optical transport networks
* MLN/MRN (Multi-Layer/Region Networks)
* TE (Traffic Engineering), PCE (Path Computation Element)
* Network abstraction/virtualization
* Flex-grid, elastic optical networks
* Data center and WAN orchestration
* Carrier Ethernet and MPLS-TP for backhauling
* Service function chaining for mobile networks
* QoS/QoE (Quality of Service/Experience)
* Network operation and management
* Standardization/interoperability
* Network telemetry
* Open Source Software (OSS) for SDN/NFV
If you wish to submit a topic for consideration, please send an extended abstracts of 400 words and a maximum of 1 page, including figures and diagrams, speaker’s name, affiliation, and contact information to the Technical Program Committee at
Important Dates:
Submission deadline of one-page abstract: March 11, 2016
  March 24, 2016
  March 29, 2016 (Closed)
Notification of acceptance: April 19, 2016
  April 20, 2016

Submission deadline of final presentation slides: May 6, 2016
  May 13, 2016

Technical Program Committee


  • Wataru Imajuku, Kindai University, Japan
  • Takehiro Tsuritani, KDDI R&D Labs., Japan
  • Soroor Azhandeh, ISOCORE, USA

Vice Chairs:

  • Akihiro Nakao, The University of Tokyo, Japan
  • Soichiro Kametani, Mitsubishi Electric, Japan
  • Koji Wakayama, Hitachi, Japan


  • Yousuke Takahashi, NTT, Japan
  • Gao Shang, Mitsubishi Electric, Japan
  • Fumikazu Inuzuka, NTT, Japan