[afnog] AfNOG 2012: Call for Papers - Now Open

Maina Noah noah at neo.co.tz
Tue Feb 14 12:24:43 UTC 2012

Africa Network Operators Group (AfNOG)
6 - 18 May, 2012, Serekunda, The Gambia


The AfNOG-13 Programme Committee are now seeking contributions for
Presentations and Tutorials for AfNOG-13.

We are looking for people and proposals that would:

- Offer a technical tutorial on an appropriate topic; and/or
- Participate in the technical conference sessions as a speaker; and/or
- Convene and chair a Birds of a Feather (BoF) session.

Please submit proposals on-line at:



      - Call for PC Volunteers           30 January 2012
      - Call for Papers Opens           13 February 2012
      - First Draft Program Published    19 March 2012
      - Final Deadline for Submissions  29 April 2012
      - Final Program Published          6 May 2012
      - Final Slides Received                13 May 2012


The AfNOG Programme is organised in three parts, including workshops,
tutorials and the conference.

Topics for tutorials and conference would include, amongst others,
relevance to Internet operations and technologies:

- IPv4/IPv6 Routing and operations
- IPv4 address runout/IPv6 deployment and transition technologies
- Backbone operations
- ISP and Carrier services
- Network security issues (NSP-SEC, DDoS Anti-Spam, Anti-Malware)
- Peering/IXP's
- Internet policy (Security, Regulation, Content Management, Addressing, etc)
- Access and Transport Technologies, e.g., broadband deployment,
Cable/DSL, wireless, WiMax, Metro-E, Fibre, MPLS, e.t.c.
- Content & Service Delivery (Multicast, Voice, Video, TelePresence,
Gaming, IPTv, e.t.c.)


All draft and complete slides must be submitted in PDF format only.

Draft slides for both tutorials and conference sessions MUST be provided
with CfP submissions otherwise the Programme Committee will be unable to
review the submission. For work in progress, the most current information
available at time of submission is acceptable.

Final slides are to be provided by the specified deadline for publication
on the AfNOG-13 web site.

While the majority of speaking slots will be filled by the first
submission deadline, a limited number of slots may be available up to the
final submission deadline for presentations that are exceptionally timely,
important, or of critical operational importance.

Please submit on-line at:


Any questions or concerns should be addressed to the Programme Committee
by e-mail at:

       pc-chairs at afnog.org

We look forward to receiving your presentation proposals.

Noah Maina & Chimwemwe Fredrick,
AfNOG-13 Program Committee.

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