The 3rd Annual New England Network and Systems Day — NENS’16 — will be held on Friday, October 7th, 2016, from 9:00 am to 4:30pm at the Photonics Center at Boston University. The first two editions were a great success, drawing over 100 students, faculty, researchers, and engineers from over 20 institutions — local industry, universities, and research labs — to discuss recent advances in networking and systems.


The event is open to the public, but registration is required. Please arrive early, starting at 8:00 a.m. You should be sitting down by 9:00 a.m!

NENS is sponsored and hosted by the Hariri Institute.


  • Well over 100 confirmed participants already!!! Registration is now closed.
  • A very exciting program is now available!
  • Save the date: October 7th, 2016
  • Abstract submission extended to Thursday, September 22nd!
  • Submit your abstracts by September 16th!
  • Registration is open!


NENS is not a publication venue, but a forum for the exchange of ideas. There are lightning talks by participants throughout the day, and a poster session. See Submissions below.


NENS is generously supported by  the Boston University Rafik B. Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science and Engineering, Cisco, and SIGCOMM.


Submit hereSubmissions are limited to one page. Some of the submissions will be accepted as lightning talks and posters, while others will be accepted as posters only.


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