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Feamster Speaks on BISmark, SDN at IETF 84 Plenary Session

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Nick Feamster spoke on the past, present, and future of SDN at the IAB plenary session at IETF 84.  Slides are linked below.

1730 - 1800 Welcome
   1. Welcome - Bernard Aboba
   2. Open Internet Endowment Status Report - Lynn St. Amour and Russ Housley
   3. IRTF Chair's Report - Lars Eggert
   4. IAB Chair's Report - Bernard Aboba
   5. RSE Report - Heather Flanagan

1800 - 1915 Technical Session: "Software Defined Networking"

1915 - 1930 IAB Open Microphone Session

1930 Adjourn


  1.  IAB Report
  2.  RSE Report
  3.  IRTF Report
  4.  Programmatic Internet (David Ward)
  5.  Units of Evolution (Ted Hardie)
  6.  Open Internet Endowment
  7.  The Past, Present, and Future of Software Defined Networking (Nick Feamster)

Author: Nick Feamster

Nick Feamster is a professor in the Department of Computer Science at Princeton University. Before joining the faculty at Princeton, he was a professor in the School of Computer Science at Georgia Tech. He received his Ph.D. in Computer science from MIT in 2005, and his S.B. and M.Eng. degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT in 2000 and 2001, respectively. His research focuses on many aspects of computer networking and networked systems, including the design, measurement, and analysis of network routing protocols, network operations and security, and anonymous communication systems. In December 2008, he received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) for his contributions to cybersecurity, notably spam filtering. His honors include the Technology Review 35 "Top Young Innovators Under 35" award, a Sloan Research Fellowship, the NSF CAREER award, the IBM Faculty Fellowship, and award papers at SIGCOMM 2006 (network-level behavior of spammers), the NSDI 2005 conference (fault detection in router configuration), Usenix Security 2002 (circumventing web censorship using Infranet), and Usenix Security 2001 (web cookie analysis).

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