[afnog] ZANOG 20 Call For Presentations

Amreesh Phokeer amreesh.phokeer at gmail.com
Tue Feb 18 05:39:49 UTC 2020


On Mon, Feb 17, 2020 at 11:30 PM Amreesh Phokeer
<amreesh.phokeer at gmail.com> wrote:
> The ZANOG 20 plenary will take place on 24-27 August 2020 in
> Johannesburg, South Africa, and the Programme Committee is seeking
> content from the community for this meeting.
> ZANOG is a group of individuals, who have a strong interest in
> Internet related technologies.  Typically, we are people that work, or
> have worked at ISPs, WISPS, hosting companies, or other businesses
> that make significant use of the Internet. We are actually pretty open
> minded about what the actual topic is - as long as it's relevant to
> our community's broad area of interest, and the quality is good.
> Along with the change of iWeek to localised events across the regions,
> the technical operations community has followed a similar path of
> local events with this 4-day conference in late August 2020.  Two days
> of which are tutorials, and two days are a full-technical plenary.
> Talks are usually around 20(+10) minutes in length, (including
> questions), and common subject areas are:
> Network operations
> Network architecture and design
> Networking hardware and software architecture
> Software-Defined Everything (SDN/NFV)
> Peering and interconnection
> Data centre design and operations
> IPv6 deployment
> Network monitoring and measurement
> New innovations in networking technology
> Open protocol standards
> Domain Name System infrastructure
> Network security and abuse prevention
> Impact of public policy of network operations
> Confessions/Stories from the field
> Skills development for a changing technical landscape
> Other - if it’s of interest to you, someone else in the melting pot
> likely wants to hear it too
> But, we're always on the lookout for something different, so don't
> feel it has to fall into the areas above. We're also interested in
> hearing proposals for panel discussions, as these are a great way of
> presenting and discussing different views on the same subject.
> Whilst we prefer submissions with slides we will consider proposals
> that are a work in progress and work with the author to develop the
> talk and slides.
> Submissions are welcome at any time, but for ZANOG20 we would like to
> have them no later than 30 April 2020 so we can get an agenda out well
> in advance.
> However, don't worry if you miss the deadline and have something
> interesting to talk about, as we are often able to accept shorter (10
> minute) "lightning talks" closer to the meeting. Please also get in
> touch if you would like to suggest any topics, themes or speakers. Do
> note that talks of an overtly marketing nature, are not welcome.
> Please note that ZANOG is run on a non-profit basis, and is not in a
> position to reimburse expenses or time for speakers at its meetings.
> If you want to chat with the PC, we can be reached at:
> pc at nog.net.za
> Thanks
> --
> Amreesh Phokeer

Amreesh Phokeer

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