GENI Regional Workshop


The GENI Regional Workshop (GRW) at Boston University offers an opportunity to learn about GENI and how you can use it for your education and research needs.

GENI (Global Environment for Network Innovations) provides a virtual laboratory for networking and distributed systems research and education. It is well suited for exploring networks at scale, thereby promoting innovations in network science, security, services and applications. For more information visit the GENI website.

The GENI Regional Workshop will be held on May 23rd at Boston University, Boston, MA. Registration is free. A limited number of travel grants are available for those who live a bit far to commute to the workshop and will need a hotel room close to the venue.



GENI Program Office at BBN Technologies

The Boston University Rafik B. Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science & Engineering


The event will be held on May 23rd. The agenda is posted here. Important: You must bring your own laptop to participate in the hands-on tutorials. Please tell us which of the parallel sessions you would like to attend by filling out this form.

Organizing Committee

  • Ibrahim Matta (Boston University)
  • Violet R. Syrotiuk (Arizona State University)
  • Niky Riga (BBN-GPO)
  • Vicraj Thomas (BBN-GPO)


Registration is free and must be done through this registration form (registration now closed). A few important dates regarding registration:

  • The deadline to register is April 18 April 22 (extended). Registration may close earlier if the maximum number of attendees is reached.
  • Notifications of acceptance will be sent by April 22 April 25.
  • If you wish to apply for a travel grant, please indicate so and provide information on the registration form.

Venue and General Information

Information on the venue, transportation, and lodging can be found here.

Contact Information