GENI Engineering Conference 24 (GEC-24), March 8-9, 2016

Hosted by:
Violet Syrotiuk
Associate Professor of Computer Science & Engineering
School of Computing, Informatics and Decision Systems Engineering
Arizona State University

Conference Registration and Logistics


The 24th GENI Engineering Conference
March 8-9, 2016

The demo/networking event will be held in the College Avenue Commons (CAVC) building, room 351, on Arizona State University campus on Tuesday, March 8th. All demos are listed here Accepted Demos.

All sessions will be held on the ASU campus.


To register:

Registration Fee: $200 ($230 after February 21st 11:59PM MST)

Cancellation Policy: Registration fees are fully refundable until 7 days prior to the conference.

Lunch will be provided. Breakfast is provided for hotel guests from 6:30 to 9:00am in the GEC-24 hotel (see hotel section).
A reception will accompany the demo night event.

Hotel Reservation

Conference Hotel : Moxy Phoenix Tempe by Marriott
Address: 1333 S Rural Rd, Tempe, AZ 85281
The GEC-24 room rate is 219.00 USD per night and includes breakfast. The rate available for 03/06/2016-03/10/2016. Please book by 02/28/2016.

Make a reservation

Hotel Contact: Hannah Huse, Director of Sales
Phone Number: 480-968-3451
Phone Number (alternative): 602-501-3417

Local Information

More information about things to do in and around Tempe can be found in the GRW webpage

Travel Grants

A limited number of travel grants are available for persons wishing to attend the GEC. The purpose of the grants is to increase the educational, ethnic and geographic diversity of conference attendees and to create opportunities for informal social networking between participants from a wide range of universities and companies. Any applicant affiliated with a U.S institution, including students at U.S schools, is eligible.

Application deadline: February 4th but applications will continue to be accepted after that date while funds are available.

Notifications: Those applying by the deadline will be notified by February 10th.

Apply for a travel grant.

GENI Regional Workshop

A GENI Regional Workshop will precede GEC24 on Monday March 7th. If you are interested in hands-on tutorials, you must register separately for the regional workshop. More information about it and registration can be found in the GRW webpage.

Airport and transportation information

The nearest airport to the conference is Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) ( airport website). If you are staying at the GEC-24 hotel (Moxy Tempe): when you arrive at the airport, please call the hotel (480-968-3451). They will send a personalized Uber taxi to pick your party up, at the hotel's expense.

Public transportation is also available from the PHX airport to Tempe. You can catch the lightrail for $2.00 (one ride). There are three lightrail stops very close to ASU campus:

  • Mill Ave & 3rd St
  • Veterans Way & College Ave (closer to CAVC building)
  • University Dr & Rural Rd (closer to ISTB4 building)

For more information visit the Phoenix Metro Light Rail website.

The map on the right and the links below may be helpful to get around campus:

  • Walking directions from hotel to ISTB4 building (Tuesday 8th morning):
  • Walking directions from ISTB4 to CAVC building (Tuesday 8th afternoon):
  • Walking directions from hotel to CAVC building (Wednesday 9th):
  • The FLASH and Orbit buses, both free, may be used to get around campus. Timetables and route maps can be found here . You can catch the FLASH bus at any of the stops every 10 minutes from 6am to 7pm and Orbit buses at every 15 min.


Parking lots next to the CAVC building:

Parking lots next to the ISTB4 building:

GEC-24 Sponsors

Conference Agenda

The agenda below is a preliminary version and subject to change.

GEC24 agenda

Anti-Harrassment Policy

The GENI Engineering Conference 24 is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone. We do not tolerate harassment of conference participants. If you believe you are being harassed, believe that you have noticed someone else being harassed or have other concerns, please contact any representative of the GENI Project Office immediately.

Tue March 8

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. - Architecture Team Meeting
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. - Experimenter Developer Roundtable
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. - Lightning Talks


10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. - Plenary Update: GENI and Future Cyberinfrastructure Research
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 a.m. - Preparing GENI For Transition


1:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. - OpenFlow Support for Experimenters in GENI
1:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. - Developer Roundtable


3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Developer Roundtable
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Long-term GENI Planning
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. - Demo Night

Wed March 9


9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Mobile SDN and 4G LTE in GENI
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Monitoring Support for Experimenters and Developers


11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - Developer Roundtable