ONF AppFest 2016

Information: ONF SDN HackFest 2016


General Schedule of Activities

The ONF AppFest starts on Monday, May 16th, with most of the day's activities being a setup day. To register for the AppFest please see https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2016-onfossdn-appfest-registration-20740087159. On Tuesday, May 17th, we will start the interop, performance, application and device conformance testing. On Thursday, May 19th, we will have a special "SDN TestEXPO" event, open to the public, press and analyst communities. Friday, May 18th will be tear down and shipping, but on the morning of the 18th will will announce our prize winners. More details to come...start spreading the word!

  • Monday, May 16: AppFest Setup & Organize
  • Tuesday, May 17-Wednesday, May 18: AppFest Activities--Testing, Coding, Deploying, Analyzing
  • Wednesday, May 18th: HackFest 
  • Wednesday Night, May 18: ONF Official AppFest Party (epic)
  • Thursday, May 19: SDN TestEXPO event, On-site SDN Skills Certification Training, and Community Day (members of the Operator/User Community, all Press & Analysts welcome); Judging for Awards Deadline
  • Friday, May 20: Award Notifications, Closing Announcments, Planning for 2016-2017 SDN Development Activities, Close and Pack

The University of New Hampshire Interoperability Lab at a recent industry plugfest.
he facility plays host to the leading standards and technical groups around the world,
and will be an excellent place to debut your SDN applications. 


Registration is free and open to the public (as long as you are materially participating in the event--with software, SDN switches or controllers, or applications). a special registration for members of the media will soon be available.


Participants are responsible for all their expenses (meals, travel, meals not identified on the schedule, etc.). A list of hotels an other accomodations is below.


For more information on the HackFest, if your company is interested in sponsoring the event, or if we can answer any questions at all, please contact Rick Bauer of ONF at sdnhack@opennetworking.org 

Directions, Lodging, Local Transportation

•    Directions to the UNH IOL Lab
•    Local Accommodations (Hotels, Inns, etc.)
•    Local Transportation

Onsite Dining Arrangements

A lot of your dining needs are already included! A continental breakfast, afternoon snacks, beverages and a catered lunch will be provided onsite during the event. The Wednesday night party is free of charge, and will be hosted at a local restaurant.

Press Announcements, Releases

A summary press release will be published by Open Networking Foundation, listing all company participants. All winning entries will be published in the release, and a special awards page (with links to your project) will be posted on the HACKFEST and OpenSourceSDN website. Daily press meetings via WebEx will also be hosted live at the event. For more details or to register, please send e-mail to sdnhack@opennetworking.org

Equipment Shipping Information

All equipment must be shipped to the University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory to arrive no later than Friday, May 13th prior to the start of the event. There is NO Saturday or Sunday delivery service available. 
Companies shipping equipment to the UNH-IOL are required to cover all shipping and customs/duties costs. Failure to do so will require the University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory to bill the participating company for any outstanding shipping and customs/duties charges plus a one hundred dollar ($100.00 USD) handling fee.

The following shipping address MUST be used:

ONF/UNH-IOL Appfest 2016
Attn: Timothy Winters
21 Madbury Road, Suite 100
Durham, NH 03824
Tel: +1-603-862-0090 (needed for FedEx)

•    No collect shipments will be accepted, and all shipping fees, including U.S. Customs charges, are the responsibility of the shipper. UNH-IOL will NOT pay for U.S. Customs charges, and prepayment of Customs charges is required.
•    Please remember that international shipments must be cleared through U.S. Customs, which could take up to a week of additional time in shipping.
•    Equipment presently housed at the UNH-IOL facility will be available for use during the AppFest, provided that it is registered prior to the event.