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MONETEC 2018 : The 2nd International Science and Technology Conference «Modern Network Technologies 2018


When Oct 25, 2018 - Oct 26, 2018
Where Moscow
Abstract Registration Due Jun 15, 2018
Submission Deadline Jul 1, 2018
Notification Due Sep 1, 2018
Final Version Due Sep 15, 2018
Categories    networking   communications   virtualization   cloud computing

Call For Papers

The 2nd International Science and Technology Conference «Modern Network Technologies, MoNeTec - 2018» gathers representatives of the international scientific community, research departments of corporations, start-ups, representatives of industry and business, development institutions, and public authorities to discuss promising and relevant technologies in the field of computer networks, virtualization of network resources, and cloud computing.
SDN (Software-Defined Networking) and NFV (Network Function Virtualization) are key technologies used to build modern computer networks and information infrastructures in general. Now, these technologies are used in practice in the World, including Russia. Nevertheless, many problems for research, development and practical application still remain.
The Conference organized on the basis of the Consortium of Universities "SDN in the scientific and educational environment" is to be held in Moscow. It is expected that many foreign specialists in the field of SDN and NFV will take part in the Conference. A special demo zone will also be organized to show the practical solutions.
The Conference will also include the School for young scientists, senior students and postgraduates on the application of Russian solutions on the basis of SDN and NFV. It will help to expand the professional circle of specialists capable of supporting and developing these technologies and solutions in the Russian Federation.


Issues of modern computer networks
1. Algorithms, protocols and applications for wired and wireless communications.
2. Software-Defined Network monitoring and analysis.
3. SDN&NFV solutions architecture: effective network devices design (switches, routers), hardware network acceleration, distributed control plane, software-defined data plane.
4. Theory of SDN&NFV technologies.
5. Software-Defined infrastructure security.
6. SDN architecture for telecoms and enterprise networks.
7. Architectures for SDN control plane.
8. Optimized data transmission (transport protocols, route management, load balancing).
9. Control plane programming (libraries and applications) and customization of control plane, programmable control plane.
10. Novel offload and acceleration techniques to support SDN operations (e.g. using smart NICs, switch dev, FPGA and kernel or network stack bypass).
11. Performance and reliability issues, Service Level Agreement and QoS guarantees in the network layer.

Service virtualization in SDN networks
1. Network function virtualization infrastructures.
2. Virtual services management in SDN networks.
3. Management and orchestration of virtualized services in SDN.
4. SDN&NFV in control of traffic processing stream: dynamic service chaining, orchestration policies, machine learning algorithms for service adaptation and state monitoring, reliability and automatic recovery issues etc.
5. Architectures, methods and tools for dynamic deployment of network services.

Application of modern network technologies
1. SDN&NFV use-cases (SD-Wan, IoT, Smart cities, home, wireless, cellular, enterprise, data-center, backbone, and content distribution networks etc.).
2. Modern network technologies in real-time systems.

Issues of cloud computations
1. Cloud computation architecture.
2. SDN solutions for Cloud computations (SDN in DC, inter-DC SDN).
3. Management and orchestration of cloud computations.
4. Cloud computations security.
5. Performance, scalability and reliability in cloud computing.
6. Cloud computing in the heterogeneous environment based on micro data centers.

Application of cloud computing
1. Cloud computing: application and best practices.
2. Cloud computations as-a-service.
3. Cloud computing and bigdata.
4. Cloud computing economics. New economic models and environments based on SDN&NFV.

• Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU) (
• Applied Research Center for Computer Networks (ARCCN) (
• Ryazan State Radioengineering University (
• Alekseev Nizhny Novgorod State Technical University (
• Kharkevich Institute for Information Transmission Problems (
• Lobachevsky State University of Nizhny Novgorod (
• Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech) (
• Innopolis University (
• National Research University "Moscow Power Engineering Institute" (


Chair - Smelyansky R.L., RAS corr. Member, Professor at Moscow State University.
Co-Chair - Kuleshov A.P., President and Professor at Skoltech, Academician of RAS.
Co-Chair – Sobolevsky A.N., Director of the Kharkevich Institute for Information Transmission Problems.

The list of Program Commettee members is available on the Conference site at .


Chair – Bahmurov A.G., leading research fellow of the Lomonosov Moscow State University.
Co-Chair – Ivanov A.V, Executive Director of Applied Research Center for Computer Networks.
The list of members will be available at the Conference site.


The conference paper should present an original research result, which is not published before. The detailed requirements to papers and submission procedure will be published on the Conference site. Papers should be submitted through EasyChair system, the link will appear on the Conference site soon. The paper should not exceed 7 pages. Papers should follow the IEEE A4 template: .


1. Full papers due July 20, 2018.
2. Review results due September 5, 2018.
3. Camera Ready Copy due September 15, 2018.

- Official language of the Conference is English.
- Application for IEEE technical sponsorship is submitted, for publication of proceedings in the IEEE Xplore digital library.
- Conference dates are October 25-26, 2018; venue is Lomonosov Moscow State University.
- Visa support info will be published later.

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