The 17th International Conference
on Optical Network Design and Modeling

ONDM 2013

Telecom Bretagne, Brest, France
April 16-19, 2013


Message from the General Chair

The 17th International Conference on Optical Networking Design and Modeling - ONDM 2013 - was held in Brest, France, on April 16-19, 2013.

Following the tradition of Optical Network Design and Modelling conference, ONDM 2013 focused on cutting-edge research in optical networking, as well as topics relating optical networking to the other areas and disciplines, such as integration of optical and wireless networks or the role of optical network for the future Internet design

ONDM 2013 was a three and half day event organized by the Optics and Computer Science Departments of Telecom Bretagne, a graduate Engineering School belonging to Institut Mines-Telecom. ONDM 2013 was technically co-sponsored by the IFIP TC 6 (working group 6.10) and by the IEEE Communication Society with the endorsement of the TAOS.

The conference benefitted also from the support of Orange, the Brittany Region, the Institut Mines Telecom, the Images & Networks cluster and the French Optics Society.

About 60 technical papers were submitted by researchers from all over the world which were peer reviewed by the Members of the Technical Program Committee and external reviewers.

The accepted 41 contributions, together with 11 invited papers (including 3 invited papers presented on a special session on Optical Networks applied to Data Centres) and 3 keynote talks were organized into 11 oral technical sessions and a poster session. The final workshop of the OASE (Optical Access Seamless Evolution) FP7 European Union project was co-located with ONDM 2013.

Authors from 26 countries submitted their work to ONDM 2013 and the authors of the accepted papers belongs to 22 nations from Europe, the Americas, Africa, the Middle and Far East. Overall 55 research institutes and 21 countries were represented at the conference. 81 delegates registered at ONDM 2013.

Thanks to the support provided by IFIP and Institut Mines Telecom, a best paper, best student paper and best poster presentation award were given to works selected according to the reviews and to the quality of the presentation during the conference.

The scientific success of the conference was due to hard work of a lot of people. Our appreciation goes to the authors of the regular and invited papers, the keynote speakers, the Technical Program Committee Chairs and the members of the Technical Program Committee. Our sincere thanks go to the Local Organizing Committee and to the technical staff at Telecom Bretagne who secured the logistics.

We hope that the attendees enjoyed the technical program, the attractions of the city of Brest, and the social events of the conference.

Philippe Gravey
General Chair - ONDM 2013