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Anuket Launch Event

January 27 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am

Anuket is a new project in the LF Networking umbrella — formed by a merger of OPNFV and the Cloud iNfrastructure Telco Taskforce (CNTT) — in order to empower the global communications community. Anuket delivers standardized reference infrastructure specifications and conformance frameworks for virtualized and containerized network functions, enabling faster and more robust onboarding into production, reducing costs and accelerating telecom digital transformation. The project supports ongoing strategic activities and evaluation of emerging technologies for the Telecom industry. In this kickoff event, you’ll hear from community leaders and participating network operators about what Anuket is, the value of participation, and how to get involved.

8:00 – 8:10: Heather Kirksey, VP of Ecosystem & Community, Linux Foundation
8:11: Industry Leadership Spotlight: Sandra Rivera, EVP & Chief People Officer, Intel
8:12 – 8:13: Al Morton, Anuket Co-Chair, Lead Member of Technical Staff, AT&T
8:13 – 8:14: Walter Kozlowski, Anuket Co-Chair, Principal, Cloud Infrastructure Architecture, Telstra
8:15 – 8:22: Community Message: Fu Qiao, Project Manager, China Mobile; Trevor Cooper, Principal Engineer, Intel; Mark Beierl, Software Engineer, Canonical; Pierre Lynch, Lead Technologies, Keysight Technologies
8:22 – 8:25: Message from the LFN Board: Dr Junlan Feng, Chief Scientist & GM of AI and Intelligent Operation R&D Center, China Mobile
8:25 – 8:26: Message from the LFN Board: Vincent Danno, Director, Broadband, Virtualisation, Strategy, Architecture, Standards, Orange
8:27 – 8:37: Operator Perspective: Anuket Business Value: Beth Cohen, Cloud Technology Strategist, Verizon & William Diego, Open Source Manager, Orange
8:38 – 8:43: Analyst Perspective, Caroline Chappell, Research Director, Analysys Mason
8:43 – 8:45: Message from the LFN Board: Jonne Soininen, Head of Open Source Initiatives, Nokia
8:45 – 8:54: Community Message: Uli Kleber, Chief Engineer Standardisation, Huawei; Cedric Ollivier, Network Automation Expert, Orange; Lincoln Lavoie; Senior Engineer, InterOperability Laboratory, UNH; Tomas Fredberg, Chief Architect, Ericsson
8:55 – 8:55: Industry Leadership Spotlight: Stéphane Demartis, VP, Cloud Infrastructure, Orange Labs
8:55 – 9:14: Technical Deep Dive: Georg Kunz, Cloud Open Source Coordinator; Gergely Csatári, Senior Specialist, Open Source, Nokia
9:14 – 9:15: Industry Leadership Spotlight: Mr. Duan, Vice General Manager of China Mobile Research Institute
9:15 – 9:16: Industry Leadership Spotlight: Priyanka Sharma, Executive Director, CNCF
9:16 – 9:24: Community Message: Tom Kivlin, Principle Cloud Orchestration Architect, Cloud Centre of Excellence, Vodafone; Emma Foley, Senior Software Engineer, Red Hat; Sridhar Rao, Solutions Architect, Spirent
9:24 – 9:25: Industry Leadership Spotlight: Andre Fuetsch, President and Chief Technology Officer, AT&T Labs\
9:24 – 9:26: Closing Remarks: Heather Kirksey, VP of Ecosystem & Community, Linux Foundation

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