Call for Presentations for AFRINIC-31 is Now Open

The Call for Presentations for the AFRINIC-31 is now open. We invite all individuals wishing to present during the meeting, which will be held in Luanda, Angola from 2-6 December 2019, to submit their presentation abstracts. 

To enrich the discussions and share knowledge with the community at AFRINIC-31, we are seeking presentations on a wide range of issues, broadly related to access and development of the Internet in Africa. We are specifically interested in presentations focusing on:  

  • Internet Governance
  • E-governance
  • Internet of Things
  • Internet Measurements
  • Core Internet Infrastructure
  • Access, Utility and Development
  • The Internet and Economic Development
  • Business Practices and 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 

Your contribution can be in the form of a presentation during a session, a tutorial, or a demonstration.  

Kindly read the information carefully before submitting your proposal. 


Speaker Guidelines

Presentations should be 15 -30 minutes long, with 10-15 minutes of 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, no later than five (5) days prior to the presentation date. 
  • Presenters are responsible for producing any handouts if required. There are usually approximately 200 delegates in each session. 

Presentations with marketing and/or commercial content will not be considered.


How to submit a Presentation Proposal

  1. Please register/login on the AFRINIC-31 website at:
  2. Fill in the online form with the requested information.
  3. In the Speakers section, provide your abstract, your biography and slides if available! 

Important dates to note:  

  1. Deadline for submitting an application –  7 October 2019 
  2. Deadline for submission of draft presentations  – 1 November 2019
  3. Submission of final presentation – 15 November 2019