CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

The 11th Asia-Pacific Network Operations and Management Symposium
(APNOMS 2008)

Challenges for Next Generation Network Operations and Service Management
October 22 ~ 24, 2008, Beijing, China

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Sponsored by KICS KNOM, IEICE ICM
Supported by IEEE CNOM, IEEE APB, TMF,IFIP WG6.6 CIC, CCSA  TC7
http://www.apnoms.org/2008/
 

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  The 11th Asia-Pacific Network Operations and Management Symposium (APNOMS 2008) will be held in Beijing China from October 22 to 24, 2008. The theme of APNOMS 2008 is ¡°Network and Service Management for Business Agility.¡± Recently, various convergences in wired and wireless networks, and convergence of telecommunications and broadcastings are taking place for ubiquitous multimedia services. APNOMS 2008 will provide excellent opportunities for researchers, engineers, network planners, service providers and network operators in telecommunications to learn and share ideas, views, technologies and experiences on network/service operations and management.

  Beijing is the capital of China and the hosting city of 2008 Summer Olympic Games. Beijing is the political, educational, and cultural center of China, where the participants can also enjoy the Chinese ancient as well as modern culture. The famous tourist sites such as Tinamen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heavens are within the city and the Great Wall and Ming Tombs are nearby.

   In APNOMS 2008, the topics of technical sessions, short paper sessions, poster sessions, special sessions, tutorials, keynotes, exhibitions and distinguished experts panel include:

1) Network Management
    
- Management of IP-based Networks
    - SLA/QoS Management, Traffic Engineering
    - Management of Ad-hoc/Mesh Networks
    - Management of 3G/4G Networks
    - Management of Sensor Networks
    - Management of DWDM, Optical Cross-connect
    - Home Network Management
    - Management of Wireless LANs
    - Virtual Network Provisioning and Operation
     - Network Monitoring and Measurements


2) Architectures, Methods & Technologies
    
- Architectures and Models
    - Autonomic Management
    - Control Theoretic Management Approaches
    - Peer-to-Peer Management
    - Web/Java Based Management
    - Mobile Agent-based Management
     - Policy-based Management
    - Next Generation OSS Platforms
    - Converged Networking Issues

     - SNMP, NETCONF, Web Services, XML

  

3) Service Management
    
- Security Management
    - Accounting and Billing
    - Applications and Service Provisioning
    - Seamless Service with Roaming and Handover
    - Regulatory Issues
    - Management Architecture for Ubiquitous Computing
    - Ubiquitous Service Platforms
    - Signaling for Application Sessions and Networking

  

4) Business Management
    
- ISP/ASP/CSP Management
    - Business Process Engineering
    - Customer Care and Self Operations
    - e-Business Management

 

5) Experiences
    
- Trial Results, Migration and Case Studies
    - Interoperability Issues
     
 

Useful information:

    - Information on Beijing: http://www.ebeijing.gov.cn/

 

For a detailed program and information, please visit the APNOMS 2008 web site at http://www.apnoms.org/2008/
For more information please contact organizing committee members:
Yan Ma (mayan@bupt.edu.cn), Luoming Meng (lmmeng@bupt.edu.cn), James Hong (jwkhong@postech.ac.kr)