Developer Forums

LF Networking, Open Networking Foundation, and Acumos Project will be holding developer forums on Monday, March 26 and the morning of Tuesday, March 27 prior to ONS to provide developers an opportunity for deep technical discussions, cross-project collaboration, hacking and more.

Attending these forums is included with your ONS registration – simply choose the one(s) you’d like to attend as an add-on option when registering for ONS. Already registered for ONS? Add a Developer Forum to your existing registration here. Schedules will be announced shortly.

+ LFN Open Networking Developer Forum (RSVP Required)
Monday, March 26, 9:00am-5:00pm -Tuesday, March 27, 9:00am- 12:00pm
The LFN Open Developer Forum brings together for the first time the various developer communities (, OpenDaylight, ONAP, OPNFV, PNDA, SNAS, and others) focused on open source networking components within the next generation networking stack.

The event will provide technical contributors in these communities the opportunity to work on both project-specific topics and cross-project activities and plans around testing strategies, standards compliance, inter-project dependencies and development initiatives. Reach out to your development community leadership on how to get involved in the Developer Forum.

+ The Acumos Project – A New Open Source Framework To Simplify AI Apps (RSVP Required)
Monday, March 26, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Hollywood Ballroom II (Floor 7)
Acumos is a new framework to allow organizations to quickly onboard models and allow non-technical users to build AI applications. Join us for a keynote overview from AT&T’s Mazin Gilbert, an architectural deep dive on how Acumos works, and a live AI app construction session.

+ OpenContrail Mini Summit (RSVP Required)
Monday, March 26, 11:00 am – 6:00 pm, Palace (Floor 6)
The OpenContrail project focuses on at-scale cloud networking and security for public, private, and telco cloud use cases with underlay switching and overlays, integrating with orchestrators like OpenStack, vSphere, Docker, Mesos, and of course Kubernetes.

This event will have three parts: governance and community planning, tech track, and user group. Drop in to any or all parts and sessions. New attendees are welcome. Details and a timetable are available in the ONS schedule. We will offer a dial-in for remote attendees and a beer bash after the user group at 6pm.

Remote Dial-In Information
Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android:
Or iPhone one-tap :
US: +16699006833,,390705527# or +16465588656,,390705527#
Or Telephone:
Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
US: +1 669 900 6833 or +1 646 558 8656
Meeting ID: 390 705 527
International numbers available:

+ Open Networking Foundation Vision Day (RSVP Required)
Monday, March 26, 1:00 – 5:00 pm, Roosevelt Room A&B (Floor 7)
ONF and its service provider partners will host an exclusive ONF Vision Day Monday afternoon where we will share our operators’ renewed commitment to the ONF’s vision and their plans and commitment for taking our platforms into production.










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