The IEEE International Workshop on Open-Source Software Networking (OSSN 2016) will be held on June 6, 2016 in Seoul Korea along with the 2nd IEEE International Conference on Network Softwarization (NetSoft 2016,

1. OSSN Workshop Program is partially updated (18th of May, 2016)
2. Paper submission deadline for OSSN is now extended till 14th of Feb.

Important Dates

Paper Submission:
 Jan 31, 2016  Feb 14, 2016
Notification of Acceptance:
 February 29, 2016
Camera-ready Submission:
 March 15, 2016
 June 6, 2016

Program (You can download PDF version from here.)

Call For Papers
 The OSSN workshop aims to provide a venue for sharing experiences on developing and operating open-source software-centric networking tools and platforms. It intends to cover various aspects for open-source collaboration community of professionals from academia and industry. Full and short (work-in-process) papers are solicited to discuss experiences on development, deployment, operation, and experimental studies around the overall lifecycle of open-source software networking.

Topics of Interest
 Authors are invited to submit papers that fall into any topics related with open-source software networking. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:

 - SDN (Software Defined Networking): ONOS, Open Daylight, Ryu, …
 - NFV (Network Function Virtualization): OPNFV, OpenMano, …
 - Switching: Open vSwitch, Open Switch, Open Network Linux, Indigo, …
 - Routing: Click, Zebra, Quagga, XORP, VyOS, Project Calico, …
 - Wireless: OpenLTE, OpenAirInterface, …
 - Cloud and Analytics: OpenStack Neutron, Docker networking, Hadoop, Spark, …
 - Monitoring and Messaging: Catti, Nagios, Zabbix, Zenoss, Ntop, Kafka, RabbitMQ, …
 - Security and Utilities: Snort, OpenVPN, Netfilter, IPtables, Wireshark, NIST Net, …
 - Development and Simulation: NetFPGA, GNU radio, ns-3, …

Paper Submission
 Authors are invited to submit only original papers (written in English) not published or submitted for publication elsewhere. Full papers can be up to 6 pages while short (work-in-progress) papers are up to 4 pages. Papers should be in IEEE 2-column US-Letter style using IEEE Conference templates ( and submitted in PDF format via JEMS at Papers exceeding these limits, multiple submissions, and self-plagiarized papers will be rejected without further review. All submitted papers will be subject to a peer-review process. The accepted papers will be published in the OSSN Workshop 2016 Proceedings and appear in IEEE Xplore® .

Workshop Co-Chairs

 • JongWon Kim, GIST (Gwangju Institute of Science & Technology), Korea
 • Ivan Seskar, Rutgers University, USA

Technical Program Committee

 • Jesús Alcober, Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain
 • Chaodit Aswakul, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
 • Taesang Choi, ETRI, Korea
 • Usman Ilyas, National University of Sciences and Technology, Pakistan
 • Hanseok Kim, Samsung Electronics, Korea
 • Younghan Kim, Soongsil University, Korea
 • Thanasis Korakis, University of Thessaly, Greece
 • Sungwon Lee, Kyunghee University, Korea
 • Teck Chaw Ling, University of Malaya, Malaysia
 • Akihiro Nakao, U. of Tokyo, Japan
 • Seung-Jong Park, Louisiana State University, USA
 • Soohong Daniel Park, Samsung Electronics, Korea
 • Shinji Shimojo, Osaka University, Japan
 • Antonio Skarmeta, University of Murcia, Spain
 • Nguyen Huu Thanh, Hanoi University of Science & Technology, Vietnam
 • Yufeng Xin, RENCI, USA
 • Niky Riga, BBN, USA
 • Kuang-Ching Wang, Clemson University, USA


For further information or questions concerning the workshop, you can contact the workshop organizers.
  ossn (at)

Technical Sponsors

 The technical sponsors are IEEE Software Defined Networks Committee, SDN/NFV Forum Korea, KICS (Korean Institute of Communications and Information Sciences) Open-Source System Study Group, IEEE Communications Society, IEEE Computer Society, IEEE Signal Processing Society and IEEE Consumer Electronics Society.