The 5G-PPP Working Group on ‘Network Management and QoS’ hosts its 3rd workshop at EuCNC-2018 on Monday, 18-June.

The workshop will bring together various contributing projects within the 5G-PPP as well as other interested parties (organisations and external projects) who wish to develop and progress topics such as network management, QoS, SDN and NFV, in addition to the integration of network management into vertical sectors such as transport, media, health, and energy.

Topics covered during the workshop will include:

  • Network Management:
    • Integration of Networking Technologies
    • Integrated & Cognitive Network Management
    • Virtual Network Platforms
    • Multi Domain Software Networks
    • Service Programmability and Orchestration
    • Network Softwarisation
    • Network slicing
    • Intent-based management
    • End-to-end service management
    • Zero touch service and network management
  • Quality of Service:
    • Metrics, Algorithms and Techniques for QoS and QoE of the Network & Services
  • SDN and NFV technologies
    • ETSI OSM (Open Source MANO)
    • RAN Cloudification
    • Multi-Access Edge Computing (MEC)
  • Network Management in the vertical industries
    • Transportation/Automotive
    • Energy
    • Health
    • Industry 4.0
    • Public Safety
    • Smart City
    • Media



  • Anastasius Gavras, Eurescom, Germany
  • Gregorio Martinez Perez, University of Murcia, Spain
  • Kieran Sullivan, Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland

Technical Programme Committee

  • Felix Klaedtke, NEC Labs
  • Tao Chen, VTT Finland
  • Alex Galis, University College London
  • Kieran Sullivan, Waterford Institute of Technology
  • Shuaib Siddiqui, Fundaci i2CAT Foundation
  • Jose M. Alcaraz Calero, University of the West of Scotland
  • Pedro M. Neves, Altice Labs
  • Gorka Velez, VICOMTECH
  • Bernard Butler, Waterford Institute of Technology
  • Panagiotis Gouvas, Ubitech LTD
  • Dimosthenis Kyriazis, University of Piraeus research Centre
  • Janez Sterle, Internet Institute LTD
  • Michael Fitch, BT
  • Pål Grønsund, Telenor
  • Rui Aguiar, IT-Aveiro
  • Dimitra Simeonidou, University of Bristol
  • Marco Liebsch, NEC Network Laboratories Europe
  • Toon Norp, TNO
  • Linus Thrybom, ABB Corporate Research

Paper Submission

Papers must be:

  • original;
  • not previously published or accepted for publication elsewhere; and,
  • not submitted to any other event or publication during the entire review process.

Workshop contributions can be:

  • Presentations
  • Extended Abstracts (2 pages)
  • Full Papers (up to 5 pages with possibility of 1 additional page at an extra charge of €80)

Papers must be written in double-column IEEE format (cf. Authors Guidelines).

All submitted papers will undergo a peer review process, coordinated by the Technical Program Committee.

The deadline for submission of Workshop papers is 23-April. Papers must be submitted via EDAS (upload link pending)

Important Dates

Paper submission date: 23-April

Notification of acceptance: 27-April

Workshop date: 18-June


Please register via the main conference website.