Wednesday 2nd October  2019, Athens, Greece

SIG-NGN is the Special Interest Group on Next Generation Networks.

This meeting was the third meeting of the SIG and hosted by GRNET in Athens.

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"Streaming Telemetry, Analytics, and AI/ML"

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Address: 7, Kifisias Av. GR 115 23 Athens

GRNET is located 3km from the city center ('Syntagma'), on the crossroads of 'Kifisias' and 'Alexandras' avenues.  The closest metro station is 500m from the premises (7min. walk), facilitating transportation from/to the airport and Syntagma (Athens center), via metro line 3 (blue line).

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From GRNET to 'Ampelokipi' metro station (metro line 3)

From GRNET to 'Syntagma' square (metro line 3)

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Agenda (all times were in EEST)

Tuesday, 1st October 2019

No host dinner 8pm / 20:00 at Tzitzikas & Mermigkas (SYNTAGMA), Mitropoleos 12-14

Wednesday, 2nd October 2019 - SIG-NGN

TimeWhat's happening
09:00-09:20Introduction and welcome - Rob Evans, Jisc, Rudolf Vohnout, CESNET, Edoardo Martelli, CERN, Lars Fischer, NORDUnet, Jac Kloots, SURFnet
09:20-09:40What's happening in the NIAC - Rob Evans, Jisc
09:40-10:30AI Augmented Network Operations - Jean-Marc Uzé, Augtera Networks
10:30-11:00 Tea and coffee

The Next Generation of GÉANT - Bram Peeters, GÉANT

11:30-12:00ARTEMIS: Neutralizing BGP Hijacking within a Minute - Vasileios Kotronis, FORTH
12:00-12:30Next Generation Internet Projects - Brook Schofield, GÉANT


13:30-14:00RARE Project Update - Frédéric Loui, RENATER

ESnet's application of AI and ML to High Precision Telemetry - Chin Guok, ESnet

14:30-15:00Future Quantum Key Distribution Services on GÉANT - Piotr Rydlichowski, PSNC, presented on-site by Rudolf Vohnout
15:00-15:30Wrap up, Feedback, Summary and Next Steps - Rob Evans, Jisc, Rudolf Vohnout, CESNET, Edoardo Martelli, CERN, Lars Fischer, NORDUnet, Jac Kloots, SURFnet