Call for Presentations

AFRINIC-25 is organised in two parts: Training & Workshops and Plenary Sessions. Every year the AFRINIC Programme Committee looks for people to: 

  • Participate in the technical conference sessions as a speaker
  • Convene and chair panel sessions on relevant topics
  • Deliver technical tutorials


Suggested Presentation Topics

The AFRINIC-25 programme committee seeks speakers from all regions to deliver presentations during plenaries on a number of Internet related topics including: 

  • Internet Governance
  • E-governance
  • Core Internet infrastructure
  • Access, utility and development
  • The Internet and economic development
  • Business practices in the era of technology
  • Higher education in the age of technology
  • Cyber Security
  • Technology and business
  • Cloud Computing
  • Open Data/Big Data
  • Technology and content production
  • Relations between mobile operators and the Internet community
  • Mobile applications
  • IPv6
  • Peering and interconnection
  • DNS
  • RPKI
  • IXPs

Speakers' Guidelines


  • Presentations are 15-20 minutes in length, with approximately 10-15 minutes for Q&A at the end of each presentation.
  • The maximum time allotted per presentation will not exceed 45 minutes.
  • The presenter(s) will be required to upload their final presentation in PDF format, five days prior to the presentation date.
  • Presenters are responsible for producing any handouts should they require them. There are usually approximately 200 delegates in each session.
  • Tutorials can range from 90 minutes to half a day in length.
  • Presentations with marketing and commercial content will not be considered.

The call for presentations for AFRINIC-25 is currently open.

To submit your presentation proposal, register/login for AFRINIC-25 and upload your proposal in the Speakers section of our online platform on this website.

Important dates 

Deadline for submitting an application –  30 September 2016 

Notification of acceptance of application – 07 October  2016

Submission of draft presentation  –   22 October 2016

Submission of  final presentation -  22 November 2016

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