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Technical Program

The full technical program for the three-day conference is provided here, while the structural overview is available here. All technical sessions were in the Kinnear Centre (KC) at The Banff Centre.

Online PDF versions of papers are no longer available here, but are accessible via the IEEE CS Digital Library.

(Full papers = 24 min + 5 min for questions, Short papers = 17 min + 4 min for questions)

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Welcome by General Chair and Program Chairs (8:45-9:00) KC 303

Keynote 1 (9:00-10:00) Chair: David Nicol (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Tactical Networking Applications from Aerospace

Balagurana Chidambaram (Boeing)

AM Break (10:00-10:30) KC 300 Galleria


Session 1: GPUs (10:30-12:00) KC 303 Chair: Jason Liu (Florida International University)

Lunch (12:00-1:30) Vistas Dining Room


Session 2: Storage / Cloud (1:30-3:00) KC 303 Chair: Benny Van Houdt (University of Antwerp)

PM Break (3:00-3:30) KC 300 Galleria


Session 3: Data Centers, Big Data, and HPC (3:30-5:30) KC 303 Chair: George Kesidis (Penn State University)

  • Reception (7:00pm-9:00pm) KC 301
  • Thursday, September 21, 2017

    Keynote 2 (9:00-10:00) KC 303 Chair: Tim Brecht (University of Waterloo)

    Scaling Internet TV Delivery to More Than 100 Million Subscribers

    Alex Gutarin (Netflix)

    AM Break (10:00-10:30) KC 300 Galleria


    Session 4A: Modeling (10:30-12:00) KC 303 Chair: Sem Borst (TUe / Nokia Bell Labs)

    Session 4B: Measurement and Simulation (10:30-12:00) KC 305 Chair: Carey Williamson (University of Calgary)

    Lunch (12:00-1:30) Vistas Dining Room


    Session 5: Power / Energy (1:30-3:00) KC 303 Chair: Maryam Elahi (University of Calgary)

    PM Break (3:00-3:30) KC 300 Galleria


    Session 6: Hardware / Design (3:30-5:30) KC 303 Chair: William Knottenbelt (Imperial College London)

  • Banquet (7:00pm-9:00pm) KC 101
  • Friday, September 22, 2017

    Keynote 3 (9:00-10:00) KC 303 Chair: Carey Williamson (University of Calgary)

    The 'S' and 'P' in IoT Stand for Security and Privacy

    Rei Safavi-Naini (University of Calgary)

    AM Break (10:00-10:30) KC 300 Galleria


    Session 7: Cloud / Data Centers and Applications (10:30-12:00) KC 303 Chair: Anshul Gandhi (Stony Brook University)

    Lunch (12:00-1:30) Vistas Dining Room or Box Lunch for Hiking