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Welcome to the ONDM 2011 website

The 15th International Conference on Optical Networking Design and Modeling - ONDM 2011 - was held in Bologna, Italy, on February 8-10, 2011.

As it is established practice ONDM 2011 focused on cutting-edge, state-of-the-art research in optical networking and in particular on the role of optical network for the future Internet design.

ONDM 2011 was a three days event organized by the Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Systems of the University of Bologna, technically co-sponsored by the IFIP working group 6.10 and by the IEEE Communication Society with the endorsment of the TAOS, ONTC and TNG . The conference was kindly hosted by the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Bologna under the patronage of the University of Bologna, the "Guglielmo Marconi" Foundation, the Emilia-Romagna Regional Government and the Bologna City Council.

About 80 technical papers were submitted by researchers from all over the world which were peer reviewed by the Members of the Technical Program Committee and external reviewers.

The accepted 46 contributions, together with 8 invited papers and 1 keynote talk were organized into 8 oral technical sessions and a poster session. Two workshops were co-located with ONDM 2011, the workshop "Building the Future Optical Network in Europe: Key final outcomes of the EU BONE project" on Monday afternoon, just after the closing plenary meeting of the BONE project and the workshop "Control plane evolution in metro and core networks" on Wednesday afternoon.

Authors from 36 countries submitted their work to ONDM 2011 and the authors of the accepted papers belongs to 27 nations from Europe, the Americas, Africa, the Middle and Far East. Overall 55 research intitutes and 22 countires were represented at the conference by the 109 delegates that registered and attended the event.

Thanks to the support provided by IFIP a best paper, best student paper and best poster presentation award were given to works selected according to the reviews and to the quality of the presentation during the conference.

The scientific success of the conference was due to hard work of a lot of people. Our appreciation goes to the authors of the regular and invited papers, the keynote speakers, the Technical Program Committee Chairs and the members of the Technical Program Committee. Our sincere thanks go to the Local Organizing Committee at Eikon Communications who secured the logistics.

We also have to thank VEM Sistemi for providing the materials provided during the conference. We hope that the attendees enjoyed the technical program, the attractions of the city of Bologna, and the social events of the conference.

 

Franco Callegati        
ONDM 2011 General Chair