Workshop on Information-Centric Fog Computing (ICFC)

Workshop Program

Date: June 12th, 2017


Workshop papers can be accessed via the IFIP Open Digital Library here


8:45 - 9:00

Opening and Welcome

9:00 - 10:00

Keynote: “Information-Centric Networking in Wireless

Edge Networks and Beyond”

Eve Schooler (Principal Engineer and Director, Intel IoT)

10:00 - 10:50

Session 1: Information Centric Networking and IoT


“Edge-ICN and its application to the Internet of Things”, Nikos Fotiou, Vasilios A. Siris, George Xylomenos, George C. Polyzos, George Petropoulos, Konstantinos V. Katsaros


“Observing Resources over ICN”, H. Islam, Dmitrij Lagutin, Nikos Fotiou

10:50 - 11:15

Coffee Break

11:15 - 12:30

Session 2: Computing and Caching at the Edge


“Execution State Management in Named Function Networking”, Christopher Scherb, Balázs Faludi, Christian F Tschudin


“In-Network Live Stream Processing with Named Functions”, Christopher Scherb, Claudio Marxer, Urs Schnurrenberger, Christian F Tschudin


“A Content-based Centrality Metric for Collaborative Caching in Information-Centric Fogs”, Junaid A Khan, Cedric Westphal, Yacine Ghamri-Doudane

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch Break

13:30 - 14:30:

Industry Panel: Adoption Challenges and Prospects of

Information-Centric Fog Computing


Moderator: Dirk Kutscher (Chief Technical Officer of Virtual Network Engine, Huawei German Research Center)



  • IoT/Wireless Edge: Eve Schooler (Principal Engineer and Director, Intel IoT)

  • IoT/Edge: Cedric Westphal (Principal Research Architect, Huawei)

  • Service and Platform Innovation: Dirk Trossen (Senior Principal Engineer, InterDigital Europe)

  • Security/Privacy: Chris Wood (Researcher, University of California Irvine)

14:30 - 15:15

Session 3: Computing Networks


Invited Talk: “Tools, reliability and pricing for cloud-based

compute instances: lessons learned from Dithen”;

Ioannis Andreopoulos (Reader, University College London)

15:15 - 15:30

Coffee Break

15:30 - 16:20

Session 3: Computing Networks (ctnd)


“Benchmarking and Simulating the Fundamental Scaling Behaviors of a MapReduce Engine”, Brenton Walker


“Session Support for SCN”, Mikael Gasparyan; Guillaume Corsini; Torsten Braun; Eryk Jerzy Schiller; Jonnahtan Eduardo Saltarin de Arco

16:20 - 16:30

Concluding Remarks