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OpenDaylight Summit is the industry’s flagship event for technical discussions and implementations of open, programmable networks. We bring together users, developers and the SDN community to discuss, debate and demonstrate the latest technologies and trends in open SDN. Hear directly from developers about what OpenDaylight is doing to support a range of use cases including NFV and Cloud, Traffic Engineering and New Service Creation, and give the community direct feedback on which features matter most.

Looking for deep technical content? OpenDaylight Summit provides the most in-depth and up-to-date technical content for those looking to gain valuable knowledge OpenDaylight and apply it to their networks. With tutorials, sessions and keynotes and participation from the industry’s leading technologists and end users, you won't want to miss this chance to collaborate and connect.

Who Attends:

Developers - Software Developers, App Developers
Data Center Architects & Network Architects
Network Engineers, Operators & Administrators
Business & Legal - End Users, Senior Business Executives, Legal Counsel
Academic & Broader Community - Researchers, Students, Standards Bodies
Plus Media, Analysts and other professionals with an interest in the OpenDaylight ecosystem

Main Conference - Tuesday, September 27 & Wednesday, September 28

The conference portion of OpenDaylight Summit 2016 features plenary sessions, conference sessions, and tutorials from leading technologists in OpenDaylight, the end user community and industry at large.  

Carbon Developer Design Forum - Wednesday, September 28 & Thursday, September 29

This is the largest gathering of OpenDaylight developers from around the globe each year. The Developer Design Forum allows the developer community to come together to discuss designs and plans for the upcoming OpenDaylight release which will be “Carbon”.

Please note: Registration to the Summit (main conference) is required in order to attend the Developer Design Forum. The Developer Design Forum is open to all in the technical/developer community.  In order to ensure that only technical attendees attend, a Gerrit “Change Number” from the  OpenDaylight Boron release is required. (This is a 5-digit number in the upper left corner of the Gerrit Change-Screen for your submission). If you do not have a Gerrit “Change Number” and are part of the technical/developer community, please contact us at

Tutorials - Monday, September 26

The OpenDaylight Tutorials are hands-on deep dive sessions taking place over the course of a full day.



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