27th ONDM 2023 addresses cutting-edge research in optical networking in support of a wide variety of new services and applications. This includes the most recent trends such as: 5G and beyond; data-centre networking; Internet of Things; cloud/edge computing; content delivery networks; data analytics, network telemetry and real-time monitoring; autonomic networking; artificial intelligence / machine learning assisted networks; visible light communications; and Quantum Internet.

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General Chair

Teresa Gomes, University of Coimbra and INESC Coimbra, Portugal

TPC Chairs

David Larrabeiti-López, University Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M), Madrid, Spain

Carmen Mas-Machuca, Technical University of Munich (TUM), Munich, Germany

Luca Valcarenghi, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, Italy

Publication Chairs

Luisa Jorge, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança and INESC Coimbra, Portugal

Paulo Melo, University of Coimbra, CeBER and INESC Coimbra, Portugal

Call for paper

Important date

1970-01-01 00:00:00
Abstract submission deadline
1970-01-01 00:00:00
Abstract notification of acceptance
2022-12-20 00:00:00
Draft paper submission deadline
2023-03-10 00:00:00
Draft paper acceptance notification

Submission Topics

The scope of the conference includes but is not limited to the following topics related specifically to optical devices, systems, and networks:

• Advances in optical network modelling and optimization
• Routing and spectrum assignment in fixed and flex-grid optical networks
• Optical network availability, resilience, survivability, security and privacy
• Multi-layer (e.g., IP over optical) networking
• Quantum technologies and Quantum Internet
• Optical networks exploiting photonic integrated circuits
• Visible light communications and networks
• Optical and wireless network convergence, including radio-over-fibre access networks
• Optical networks in 5G and beyond: backhaul, midhaul and fronthaul networking
• Novel and multidimensional optical network architectures
• Multi-mode/few-modes/multi-core optical spatial division multiplexed (SDM) networks
• Novel optical node designs including disaggregation and open optical line systems
• Optical networks in support of intra-/inter-data centre connectivity and cloud/edge computing
• Optical network control, management and orchestration including SDN and NFV solutions
• Slicing, service chaining, virtualization and multi-tenancy techniques
• Orchestration and control of IT and network resources in optical data-centre networks
• Novel network telemetry and real-time monitoring technologies for optical networks
• Energy efficiency
• Impact of the hollow fibre revolution in network design
• Optical networking in support of vertical industries
• Field trials and interoperability demonstrations
• Techno-economic studies
• Zero-touch network and service management
• Network function acceleration
• In-network computing

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  • Conference Date

    May 08



    May 11


  • Dec 20 2022

    Draft paper submission deadline

  • Mar 10 2023

    Draft Paper Acceptance Notification

  • May 11 2023

    Registration deadline

Sponsored By
IEEE Communications Society
IEEE Photonics Society
Institute for Systems Engineering and Computers at Coimbra (INESC Coimbra)