David Lenwell from Akanda will briefly recap basic Neutron topics around network architecture and common features such as security groups, plugins and agents, then dive in deeper, focusing on advanced services such as Routing and Load Balancing. We will then drill down into typical service provider network designs and the specific technologies in use such as Linuxbridge. We will discuss the Neutron Advanced Services driver model and how it can be useful to Service Providers (and Enterprises) based on our team's experience powering DreamCompute’s networking capabilities using Akanda. We will review Akanda, an open source suite of software, services, orchestration, and tools for providing L3+ services in OpenStack that builds on top of Linux and OpenStack Neutron. Using Akanda, an OpenStack provider can provide tenants with a rich, powerful set of L3+ services. Finally, we will provide an update on the latest discussions heading into Tokyo such as the status of LBaaS, FWaaS as well as the newer Neutron projects such as L2 Gateway, the Neutron Stadium effort and the new Lieutenant system.