Principles, Systems and Applications of IP Telecommunications

Services and Security for Next Generation Networks

July 7,8 2009
Georgia Tech, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Conference Program and Papers

Day One - July 7

8:30 - 9:00 Registration

9:00 - 9:15 Welcome Note

09:15 – 10:15 Keynote Speech: Network evolution, economics, and innovation.
Andrew Odlyzko (University of Minnesota)

10:15 – 10:45 Coffee break

10:45 – 12:35 Session I: User Authentication and Secure Communication

Improving Authentication Performance of Distributed SIP Proxies
Italo Dacosta (Georgia Institute of Technology, US); Vijay Balasubramaniyan (Georgia Institute of Technology, US); Mustaque Ahamad (Georgia Insitute of Technology, US); Patrick Traynor (Georgia Institute of Technology, US)

A comparative analysis of the security aspects of the multimedia key exchange protocols
John Floroiu (Tekelec, DE); Dorgham Sisalem (Tekelec, DE)

Have I Met You Before? Using Cross-Media Relations to Reduce SPIT
Kumiko Ono (Columbia University, US); Henning Schulzrinne (Columbia University)

Industry Talk: Opportunities and Challenges for Authenticated Identities within VoIP Call Control
John Nix (InCharge Systems, Inc., US)

12:35 – 14:00 Lunch: University Research Panel
Moderator: Eric Burger (Chairmam, SIP Forum)
Panelists: Patrick Traynor (Georgia Tech), Walt Magnussen (Texas A&M), Andrew Odlyzko (University of Minnesota, Digital Technology Center), Carol Davids (IIT VoIP Lab)

14:00 - 15:30 Session II: Innovative Infrastructure and Applications

Using IM and SMS for Emergency Text Communications
Wonsang Song (Columbia University, US); Jong Yul Kim (Columbia University, US); Henning Schulzrinne (Columbia University, US); Piotr Boni (Verizon Communications, US); Michael Armstrong (Verizon Communications, US)

Distributed Media Server Architecture for SIP using IP Anycast
Ladislav Andel (Tekelec, CZ); Dorgham Sisalem (Tekelec, DE); Jiri Kuthan (Tekelec, DE)

Using Game Theory to configure P2P SIP
Sheila Becker (University Luxembourg, LU); Radu State (University of Luxembourg, LU)

15:30 – 16:00 Coffee break

16:00 – 17:30 Session III: Implementation Aspects of IP-based Telecommunication Infrastructure

A Thread Synchronization Model for SIP Servlet Containers
Yi Huang (Michigan State University, US); Eric Cheung (AT&T Labs - Research, US); Laura Dillon (Michigan State University, US); Kurt Stirewalt (Michigan State University, US)

Performance Implications of Hosting Enterprise Telephony Applications on Virtualized Multi-Core Platforms
Anjur Krishnakumar (Avaya Labs, US); P. Krishnan (Avaya Labs, US); Devdutt Patnaik (Georgia Institute of Technology, US); Navjot Singh (Avaya Labs, US); Shalini Yajnik (Avaya Labs, US)

Towards Automated Functional Testing of Converged Applications
Venkita Subramonian (AT&T Labs Research, US)

18:00-22:00 Social Event: Atlanta Botanical Gardens (with dinner and bluegrass music)
Shuttle buses will leave from the Klaus Building at Georgia Tech at the conclusion of Tuesday's proceedings (between 5:30 and 6 PM) and will run in a circuit between Klaus, the conference hotel, and the botanical gardens. The garden is open to attendees immediately after the conference concludes for the day, with the dinner and refreshments to begin at 7PM. The event will conclude around 10PM, and the shuttle will take attendees from the botanical garden back to the hotel.

Day Two - July 8

09:00 – 10:20 Session IV:

Invited Talk: A Brief Prehistory of VoIP.
Danny Cohen (Sun Microsystems) and Stephen Casner (Packet Design)

Industry Talk: IMS after the Hype: A hypothesis on the advantages of the IMS as a foundation for the next generation of networks.
Brett Brock (Cox Communications)

10:20 – 10:50 Coffee break sponsored by the Georgia Tech Broadband Institute (GTBI)

10:50 – 12:50 Session V: Feature interaction and Application Programming

Feature interactions between Internet services and telecommunication services
Xiaotao Wu (Avaya Labs Research, US); John Buford (Avaya Labs Research, US); K. Kishore Dhara (Avaya Labs Research, US); Mario Kolberg (University of Stirling, UK); Venkatesh Krishnaswamy (Avaya Labs Research, US)

Abstractions for programming SIP back-to-back user agents
Pamela Zave (AT&T Laboratories, US); Gregory Bond (AT&T Research, US); Eric Cheung (AT&T Labs - Research, US); Thomas Smith (AT&T Labs - Research, US)

A Policy Framework for Personalized and Role-Based SPIT Prevention
Nico d'Heureuse (NEC Europe Ltd., DE); Jan Seedorf (NEC Europe Ltd., DE); Saverio Niccolini (NEC Europe Ltd., DE)

Unified Telecom and Web Services Composition: Defining the Problem and Future Directions
Gregory Bond (AT&T Research, US); Eric Cheung (AT&T Labs - Research, US); Ioannis Fikouras (Ericsson, DE); Roman Levenshteyn (Ericsson, DE)

12:50 – 14:20 Lunch

14:40 - 15:40 Industrial Talks and Demo Presentations

Scalable Distributed Management of Voice over IP and IPTV Services
Alan Clark (Telchemy, US) (Industrial Talk and Demo Presentation)

Composed Call-Center Applications Built with StratoSIP
Thomas M. Smith (AT&T Labs - Research, USA), Gregory W. Bond (AT&T Labs - Research, USA), Eric Cheung (AT&T Labs - Research, USA), Pamela Zave (AT&T Labs - Research, USA) (Demo Presentation)

KiF & SecSip Assess and Protect your SIP network
Humberto Abdelnur (LORIA-INRIA Lorraine), Abdelkader Lahmadi (LORIA-INRIA Lorraine), Olivier Festor (LORIA-INRIA Lorraine), Radu State (University of Luxembourg, LU) (Demo Presentation)

Extending an Holistic SIP Security Framework with User Personalization and Social Knowledge
Nico d’Heureuse (NEC Europe Ltd.), Jan Seedorf (NEC Europe Ltd.), Saverio Niccolini (NEC Europe Ltd.), Thilo Ewald (NEC Europe Ltd.) (Demo Presentation)

KitCAT - A Framework for Converged Applications

Venkita Subramonian (AT&T Labs - Research, USA) (Demo Presentation)

WhereAmI: Location-based Applications and Services at Georgia Tech
Russell J. Clark (Georgia Institute of Technology), Gautam Arora (Georgia Institute of Technology), Matt Sanders (Georgia Institute of Technology), Richard Bailey (Georgia Institute of Technology), Aneesh Tarun (Georgia Institute of Technology), Ketaki Deo (Georgia Institute of Technology) (Demo Presentation)

Concal: Calendar-based Conference Calling
Matt Sanders (Georgia Institute of Technology), Russell J. Clark (Georgia Institute of Technology), Manabu Shimobe (Georgia Institute of Technology) (Demo Presentation)

15:40 – 17:30 Demos