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Radisson Blu Hotel
Dakar, Senegal
21-27 Nov 2009
If you would like to make a presentation or tutorial proposals,
it must bereceived no later than
01 October 2009
must be sent to meeting[at]

Call for Presentation and Tutorials

"Call for Presentations and Tutorials" period is open for the AfriNIC-11 Public Policy meeting to be held in Dakar, Senegal 21 to 27 November 2009.

Take an active role in the AfriNIC-11 Public Policy meeting in Dakar, Senegal 21-27 November, 2009. This is your call to present at this event and to join other presenters in delivering tools and knowledge on issues and ideas related to Internet Protocol and Number Resources Management to participants.

If you are interested in presenting, please review all information included on this page before submitting your proposal. The presentation or tutorial proposals must be received no later than 30 September 2009 and sent to meeting[at]

Your proposal should contain the following information:

  1. Full Name
  2. Email Address
  3. Organization
  4. Short biography
  5. Title of Talk
  6. A detailed abstract or outline describing the presentation
  7. Draft slides for the presentation (if ready/available)
  8. Length of talk (minutes/hours/days)
  9. Need (or not) for sponsorship or assistance to attend the meeting (travel and/or accommodation, etc)
  10. Photo


Presentations may cover the following topics:

  • IPv6 deployment
  • Security
  • IDN
  • Mobile & IP
  • Anti-Spam

Presentations will be fifteen (15) to thirty (30) minutes in length, with approximately 10 minutes for Q&A at the end of each presentation. Maximum time allotted per presentation is 60 minutes. AfriNIC will provide the space, tea/lunch breaks and projector equipment.

Presenters will be responsible for any handouts. Typically, there are approximately 100-150 delegates.

All presentations will be delivered with the highest professionalism to maximize the value obtained by the attendee.

Any selling (perceived or overt) during the session is deemed unprofessional and is not acceptable.

Selection decisions will be made by the Meeting Coordination team.

Selected presenters will be contacted by the Events Coordinator to coordinate logistics and details.

Note that proposals are reviewed and accepted on an on-going basis and that presentation slots may be filled prior to this date.

Each presentation will be submitted in PowerPoint by the presenter(s) approximately 2 weeks prior to the event date.

Tutorials are usually 1 to 2 hour workshops, while presentations may last between ten (10) and thirty (30) minutes.

The audience at AfriNIC meetings is mainly composed of technical network operators, engineers, and government representatives with a wide range of experience levels from beginners to seasoned professionals.

Presentations that contain any sort of marketing and commercial content are usually not encouraged at such meetings.


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