Call for presentations

The Call for presentations is now closed. Thank you for your submissions!   


What to submit Please include the following :
  • Full Name
  • Email Address
  • Affiliation
  • Short biography
  • Title of Presentation
  • A detailed abstract or outline describing the presentation
  • Draft slides for the presentation (if ready/available)
  • Length of talk (minutes/hours/days)


Presentation topics range from but are not exclusive to:

1.      Internet Governance

2.      E-governance

3.      Core Internet infrastructure

4.      Access, utility and development

5.      The Internet and economic development

6.      Business practices in the era of technology

7.      Higher education in the age of technology

8.      Cyber Security

9.      Technology and business

10.  Cloud Computing

11.  Open Data/Big Data

12.  Technology and content production

13.  Relations between mobile operators and the Internet community

14.  Mobile applications

15.  IPv6

16.  Peering and interconnection

17.  DNS

18.  RPKI

19.  IXPs

Important dates

  • Deadline for presentation proposal submissions - 22 March 2013
  • Notification of Acceptance of presentation proposal - 29 March 2013


Guidelines for submission

  • Presentations will be fifteen (15) to thirty (30) minutes in length, with approximately 10-15 minutes for Q&A at the end of each presentation.
  • The maximum time allotted per presentation should not exceed 45 minutes.
  • The presenter(s) will be required to submit their presentation in PDF format, 3 weeks prior to the presentation date.
  • Presentation facilities will need to be agreed upon, based on available resources on-site.
  • AFRINIC will provide the facility, tea/lunch breaks and sound/projector equipment.
  • Presenters are responsible for any handouts. There are typically approximately 200 delegates.
  • Tutorials can range from 90 minutes to half a day in length.
  • We do not encourage presentations with marketing and commercial content.



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