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The GENI Research and Educational Experiment Winter Camp (GREE-WC 2014)


The Global Environment for Network Innovation (GENI) infrastructure is becoming a mature virtual laboratory for exploring future Internet at-scale. It supports at-scale experimentation on shared and heterogeneous GENI resources among multiple users, permits users deep programmability throughout the network, and offers collaborative and exploratory environments for innovative research and education. More and more researchers, educators, and students have started or are starting to conduct research and educational experiments on the GENI infrastructure. National Science Foundation (NSF) has sponsored a variety of GENI experiment projects since September 2010. Please refer to for more information.

Following the successful first two GENI Research and Educational Experiment summer camps (GREE-SC 2012, 2013) that took place at Rochester Institute Technology (RIT) and University of Connecticut in 2012 and 2013, respectively, the GREE winter camp will be held at the XXX in January 2014. It will provide participants opportunities to learn and use the various resources and tools available in the GENI environment through tutorials, labs, and a team-based project. The program lasts for five days, culminating with final team presentations by the camp participants on the last day. Final presentations from the first and second summer camps can be found at

Undergraduate and graduate students, and faculty at different-level colleges are welcome to apply. Industrial attendees are welcome too. The winter camp will focus on GENI Portal, OpenFlow, LabWiki, and GIMI. Attendees will gain hands-on lab experience with multiple GENI resources from GENI experts and use them to develop a team-based project in the winter camp.


Please send the following information in a single pdf file to

  1. Your resume, including your home institution, the current year in your degree path and when the degree is expected
  2. A short description (1-2 pages) on why you are interested in this camp, your expectations, area of interests for GENI experiments, and if applicable, your experience with GENI;
  3. For student applicants, a support letter from your advisor to confirm the expected benefits to the applicant;
  4. An estimate of travel cost.

Preference will be given to applicants who will continue to use GENI resources for research and education after the camp, and who will try to publish their results.

Program Details

  • Duration: January 8-12, 2014 (tentative)
  • Location: Boston, MA
  • Stipend: Lodging: covered; Travel: covered up to $400; $200 stipend

Application Deadline

December 1, 2013

EPlease send your application to


Keynote Speech


Final Presentation

Camp Location

BBN Technologies
10 Moulton Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Camp Co-organizers

Kaiqi Xiong (Rochester Institute of Technology)
Yong Guan (Iowa State University)
Yin Pan (Rochester Institute of Technology)
Bing Wang (University of Connecticut)
Mark Berman (BBN-GPO)
Niky Riga (BBN-GPO)
Vicraj Thomas (BBN-GPO)

Camp Sponsors

BBN-GENI Program Office/NSF

Contact Information

Please send inquiries to

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