The AFRINIC-19 programme committee seeks speakers from all regions to deliver presentations during plenaries on a number of Internet related topics such as:
- IPv4 / IPv6 Routing and operations
- IPv6 deployment and transition technologies
- Internet backbone operations
- ISP and Carrier services
- Network security issues (NSP-SEC, DDoS Anti-Spam, Anti-Malware)
- Peering / IXPs
- DNS / DNSSEC
- Research on Internet Operations and Deployment
- Internet policy (Security, Regulation, Content Management, Addressing, etc)
- Access and Transport Technologies, including broadband deployment, Cable/DSL, wireless, WiMax, metro ethernet, fiber network, MPLS
- Content & Service Delivery (Multicast, Voice, Video, "telepresence", Gaming)
- Internet Goverance
What to submit?
Your proposal should contain the following information:
- Full Name
- Email Address
- Short biography
- Title of Presentation
- A detailed abstract or outline describing the presentation draft slides for the presentation
- Length of talk
Your submission should be sent via our online form.
- 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 150-180 delegates.
- Tutorials can range from 90 minutes to half a day in length.
- We do not encourage presentations with marketing and commercial content.
- Call for papers opens on 29 July 2013
- Call for papers closes on 29 August 2013
- Notification of acceptance on 5 September 2013
- Submission of presentations slides on 27 September 2013
- Deadline for submission of final presentation slides on 22 October 2013