Action transverse sur la virtualisation
GdR RSD (Réseaux et Systèmes Distribués)
19-23 Juin 2017, Le Croisic, France.

Summer school


June 19-23, 2017
Le Croisic, France

Organized in the frameowork of the action transverse virtualisation du GdR RSD




Within the framework of the ``Groupe de Recherche Réseaux et Systèmes Distribués (RSD)'' supported by CNRS, we are pleased to announce that the 2017 RESCOM summer school edition will be held in Le Croisic, France, from June 19 to June 23, 2017. The RESCOM school is a key event of the French scientific landscape that gathers academics as well as industrials experts during one week to present and discuss about the latest challenges in Information and Communications (ICT) technologies.

Building on previous successful and highly attended editions of the Cloud Days organized by the transversal action ``Virtualization and Clouds'' of the RSD GDR, the 2017 RESCOM edition aims at further bridging the gap between the communication networks and distributed systems experts of the RSD GDR. Although the use of virtualization technologies has been leading to exciting developments for almost ten years now, current solutions for operating virtual infrastructures still need to provide a tighter integration between network, computation and storage resources at a geographically wider area network scope. This integration is mandatory to build the next generation of internet backbones (SDN, NFV...) and to cope with the new requirements of IoT and mobile computing applications that cannot be satisfied by current cloud computing offers.
To favor this cloud/network technology convergence, along the lines of the GDR Cloud Days of gathering together people with a diverse set of backgrounds,
we built the 2017 program in order to define common bases and highlight current challenges addressed by the network and distributed system communities.
We will discuss in particular how virtualization technologies are used in various contexts (mobile, infrastructure, data-centers, edge networks) and present major challenges in the research agenda. The program shows a balanced mix of general lectures and practical sessions with the goal of giving to attendees an large overview while being able to discover and deal with technical aspects.



Domaine Port aux Rocs, Le Croisic.

By train: Le Croisic is accessible by TGV train from Paris-Montparnasse station (via Nantes) or even from Paris CDG train station.

By plane: from Nantes Atlantique Airport, take the shuttle to Nantes train station and from there, a train to Le Croisic.





More details TBA.



Lab 1: From virtual machines to OpenStack leveraging container technologies.
Responsibles: Ronan-Alexandre Cherrueau, Dimitri Pertin et Matthieu Simonin, L2SN.
More details TBA.

Lab 2: SDN forwarding and switching.
Responsible: Stefano Secci, LIP6.
More details TBA.

Lab 3: Cloud orchestration.
Responsible: Fabien Hermenier, i3S.
More details TBA.

Lab 4: SDN routing and NFV chaining.
Damien Saucez, Inria.
More details TBA.



We encourage young researchers to present their work with a poster. Posters may be accompanied by technical demonstrations not requiring Internet access and additional screens. Researchers will present their work during a poster session on Monday, June 19, and Wednesday, June 21. Students will benefit from an exceptional forum composed of young and senior researchers from both communities to exchange ideas and new projects around their work.

We ask to submit the poster proposal for review with a title and an extended abstract of up to two pages to the school committee.

Extended abstracts must be submitted in PDF following the IEEE conference format to before March 30, 11:59PM CET. Accepted poster abstracts will be published in the online programme.



Category Registration fee
Ph.D. student* 400 Euro TTC
University / public research institution participant 700 Euro TTC
Company participant 850 Euro TTC


*limited number of places at this rate.

Free registration for CNRS staff.

All prices include accommodation, meals, social event and school access.

A certificate of attendance with the hour volume can be produced on request.

Click here to register: registration platform




André-Luc Beylot, IRIT, Toulouse.
Mathieu Bouet, Thales Communications, Genneviliers.
Fabien Hermenier, I3S, Nice.
Adrien Lebre, LS2N, Inria, Nantes.
Thomas Noel, CUBE, Strasbourg.
Benoit Parrein, LS2N, Nantes.
Damien Saucez, Inria, Sophia Antipolis.
Stefano Secci, LIP6, Paris.



Rémy Durand, LS2N, Université de Nantes
Salima Hamma, LS2N, Université de Nantes
Adrien Lebre, LS2N, Inria, Nantes
Rémi Lehn, LS2N, Université de Nantes
Benoît Parrein, LS2N, Université de Nantes
Dimitri Pertin, L2SN, Inria, Nantes.




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Previous RESCOM summer schools.