Open Source Networking Day (OSN Day) Taiwan is a one-day mini-summit hosted by National Chiao Tung University (NCTU交通大學). This event will be held in the international conference auditorium in the first floor of Microelectronics and Information Systems Center (MIRC電子資訊大樓) at the NCTU campus in Hsinchu. It will feature keynote speeches and in-depth technical updates from both oversea and local academia and industry experts. Attendees will hear about the state of the industry, the projects of the open source networking stack and their use cases, the business opportunities enabled by network transformation, how to get involved in open source communities, and get connected with industry and academia groups actively involved in open source networking in Taiwan.
Slides from the event are posted here and linked within each session description below.
There is no cost to participate in this event but registration is required.
The event runs from 9:50 AM to 4:00 PM local time. Food and beverages will be provided during lunch and break times. Scroll down below the speaker bios for a detailed agenda.
No.265, E Section 1, Guangming 6th Rd
Hsinchu 302, Taiwan
Landis Inn Chuhu
1001 Ta Hsueh Rd.
Hsinchu 300, Taiwan
+886 -3 -571-3633
(walking distance from the campus)
Hotel Royal Hsinchu
No.227,Kuan-Fu Rd., Sec.1
Hsinchu 300, Taiwan
If you have any questions, please address them to the event organizer, Fuchun Joseph Lin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
General Manager, Networking, Edge, and IoT
EstiNet Technologies Inc.
Alpha Networks Inc.
Associate Project Manager
Open Networking Foundation
Chunghwa Telecom Laboratories
Open Networking Foundation
Chairman, Okinawa Open Laboratory Senior Vice President, NEC
Vice President of Community and Ecosystem
Arpit Joshipura is an executive leader and open source software evangelist across carriers, cloud and enterprise IT - spanning networking, orchestrations, operating systems, security, AI, edge, hardware and silicon. He was recently voted among the Top 5 Movers and Shakers in the Telecom Industry. At the Linux Foundation, Arpit leads open source networking, orchestration; edge/IOT, including LF Networking projects (ONAP, OPNFV, ODL, FDIO, OvS, DPDK, OpenSwitch, Akraino/Edge/IOT, etc.) as well as major industry disruptions including VNFs to CNFs (Cloud Native Network functions), 5G, AI, etc. Arpit brings 30 years of networking expertise and vision to The Linux Foundation, with both technical depth and business breadth. He has orchestrated and led major industry disruptions across enterprises, carriers, and cloud architectures, including IP, broadband, optical, mobile, routing, switching, L4-7, cloud, disaggregation, SDN/NFV, and open networking, and has been an early evangelist for open source. Arpit has served in CMO, VP, and Engineering roles within both startups and larger enterprises.
Joined ONF Ambassador program since 2016 and still organize community activities about open networking. Working for Edgecore Networks since 2017.
Dr. Mike Chih-Che Lin joined EstiNet as the Head of the Network Operating System (NOS) Department in 2014. He was appointed as Chief Executive Officer in 2015 and then as President of EstiNet in Jan., 2016. Before this, he was with the Division for Telematics and Vehicular Control System, Information and Communications Research Laboratories (ICL), Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), Taiwan, as Deputy Technical Manager from July, 2010 to July, 2014. Lin received his BS degree and Ph.D. degree in computer science from National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan, in 2002 and 2010, respectively, and was a postdoctoral visiting scholar with California PATH, University of California at Berkeley in 2011 (sent by ITRI).
He has published 10 international journal papers, 18 international conference papers, and 1 book chapter, and possessed 5 patents. His research interests include Software-Defined Networking, MAC-layer and routing protocol design, wireless networking, vehicular networking, and Intelligent Transportation System.
Graduated from NCTU with research area of SDN. In late 2017, joined as a network engineer and a research assistant at NCTU SDN Technology Center. Participate in networking solutions as a full-time engineer at Edgecore Networks since 2019. And also joined the ONF ambassador program in the late 2019.
Hsu-Tung Chien received his Ph.D., M.S., and B.S. degrees in computer science from National Chiao Tung University (NCTU), Taiwan, and Tung Hai University, Taiwan in 2019, 2017, and 2014, respectively. His research interests include wireless networks, mobile networks, and protocol design. Moreover, he was a part of H2020 projects in 5GPPP, 5G-CORAL, Crosshaul and Transformer, to design and develop an integrated edge and fog system, front-/back- hauls, and a vertical slicer for 5G networks from 2016 to 2019. Meanwhile, he was a postdoctoral researcher in NCTU until 2020. He is now an associate project manager of 5G MEC team in Alpha Networks.
HungWei started his career at Open Networking Foundation since 2019 and is involved various ONF projects such as VOLTHA and Aether. HungWei is working on integrating Cloud Native concepts with 5G/LTE Private Edge Cloud to achieve the automated, efficiency process in both development and deployment.
HungWei is one of the co-founders of SDNDS-TW and CNTUG, both are the local community based in Taiwan. SDNDS-TW focus on the SDN and networking topics and CNTUG focus on the Cloud Native approaches, in addition, HungWei devoted himself to share the knowledge and experience by writing blog posts and delivering the speech in various confluence and meetup, including COSCUP 2018 x openSUSE. Asia GNOME.Asia, Open Source Networking Days Taiwan, GDG DevFest Taipei 2018 and so on.
Mr. Shih-Che Chien joined Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) in 2011 and now serves as the Manager of Cloud Computing Lab of Chunghwa Telecom Laboratories. Shih-Che is currently the head of the project of Cloud Infrastructure Services, and leads the R&D teams to develop new technologies including Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC), Software Defined Networking (SDN/NFV), Telco cloud’s decoupling and virtualization, 5G private network, open RAN, fixed-mobile convergence service management, and etc. As key accomplishments, the CHT SDDC solution, ECoreCloud, has launched for management and orchestration of CHT’s cloud data centers in different scales of sites. ECoreCloud plays a crucial role in CHT’s digital transformation, MEC, 5G private network, 5G core cloud, and edge cloud.
Yi Tseng joined the Open Networking Foundation in 2017. In ONF, he is mostly focusing on the pipeline design for the Trellis use case, such as the new version of the fabric.p4. He also works on the Stratum project, a lightweight switch agent that provides next-generation SDN control protocols.
After the reorganization of NTT in 1999, Yukio designed the architecture of the Transport Network of NTT Communications and introduced new technology in the Transport Network of NTT Communications.
Since June 2010, he has been in charge of engineering, construction and operation of the IP & L1, L2 backbone network in NTT Communications. He has also been in charge of the entire NTT Communications service infrastructure and introduced SDN/OpenFlow technologies into NTT communications' Business Network.
More recently, since August 2014, he has been responsible for Technology Development to strengthen cross-service technological development capability in accordance with NTT Communications'-wide business strategies.
He had been a member of the Board of the Open Networking Foundation from December 2011 to June 2015. He has been a Chairman of the OKINAWA Open Laboratory from May 2013.
He has moved to NEC as an advisor regarding Carrier Business of NEC since July 2015 and has been promoted to Senior Vice President since April 2016.
Heather Kirksey works with the community to advance the adoption and implementation of open source NFV platforms. Before joining The Linux Foundation, she led strategic technology alliances for MongoDB. Earlier in her career she held various leadership positions in the telecom industry, including running a partner program for CPE, doing solutions marketing for the IP division at Alcatel-Lucent, and working in business development and numerous standards activities. Heather received her master’s degree in English literature from the University of Texas, Austin.