[NANOG-announce] NANOG 58 - New Orleans - Call For Presentations is open!

David Temkin dave at temk.in
Tue Apr 9 16:38:00 UTC 2013

Reminder-  the RFP closed yesterday but we will continue to accept
submissions through the end of the week.


On Mon, Mar 25, 2013 at 9:47 AM, David Temkin <dave at temk.in> wrote:

> Just a reminder that the RFP is still open for NANOG 58!
> Regards,
> -Dave
> On Fri, Mar 1, 2013 at 12:02 PM, David Temkin <dave at temk.in> wrote:
>> *Fresh off of a great NANOG 57 in Orlando, your program committee is
>> already working hard to provide a world-class program for NANOG 58 in NOLA
>> - New Orleans, Louisiana - one of my favorite destinations in the world.*
>> *
>> *
>> *As a reminder, we will be following the same Monday-Wednesday program
>> that we started at NANOG 57, with Tutorials beginning Monday morning and
>> closing with the Peering Track (and potentially a social) on Wednesday
>> evening. *
>> *
>> *
>> *We look forward to seeing everyone in The Big Easy!*
>> *
>> --------------------
>> The North American Network Operators' Group (NANOG) will hold its 58th
>> meeting in New Orleans on June 3rd - 5th, 2013  Verizon Terremark will
>> host NANOG 58. The NANOG Program Committee is now seeking proposals for
>> presentations, panels, tutorials, tracks sessions, keynote materials, and
>> the NOGLab experience for the NANOG 58 program. We invite presentations
>> highlighting issues relating to technology already deployed or soon-to-be
>> deployed in the Internet. Vendors are encouraged to work with operators to
>> present real-world deployment experiences with the vendor's products and
>> interoperability via the program and as part of the NOGLab.   NANOG 58
>> submissions are welcome at http://pc.nanog.org.
>> About NANOG
>> NANOG is the premier meeting for network operators in North America.
>> Meetings provide a forum for information exchange among network operators,
>> engineers, and researchers. NANOG meets three times each year, and includes
>> panels, presentations, tutorial sessions, tracks, informal BOFs, and a
>> NOGLab which features interoperability demonstrations. NANOG attendees
>> include operators from networks of all sizes, enterprise operators, peering
>> coordinators, transport and switching equipment vendors, and network
>> researchers. NANOG attendees will share ideas and interact with leaders in
>> the field of network operations, discuss current operational events and
>> issues, and learn about state-of-the-art operational techniques.
>> Materials from NANOG 58 will be archived at:
>> http://www.nanog.org/meetings/nanog58/<http://www.nanog.org/meetings/nanog55/>
>>  <http://www.nanog.org/meetings/nanog55/>
>> Key Dates for NANOG 58
>> • CFP Opens for NANOG 58: 25-February-2013
>> • CFP Deadline #1: Presentation Abstracts Due: 8-April-2013
>> • CFP Deadline #2: Presentation Slides Due: 29-April-2013
>> • NANOG Highlights Page Posted: 22-April-2013
>> • Preliminary Topic List Posted: 26-April-2013
>> • Meeting Agenda Published: 13-May-2013
>> • Meeting Agenda Final sent to printer: 20-May-2013
>> • Lightning Talk Submissions Open (Abstracts Only): 2-June-2013
>> • Speaker FINAL presentations to PCTool or speaker-support: 31-May-2013
>> • On-Site Registration: 31-May-2013
>> The NANOG Program Committee seeks proposals for presentations, panels,
>> tutorial sessions, tracks, and BOFs in all areas of network operations,
>> including (but not limited to):
>>    - Power and facilities - Topics may include power reliability and
>>    engineering, green power, power efficiency, cooling, and facilities
>>    management.
>>    - Interconnections - Topics may include IXes, intra-building, MMR,
>>    metro-wide connections, peering, and transit purchasing tactics and
>>    strategies.
>>    - Security - Topics may include routing security, route filtering of
>>    large peers/customers, and inter-AS security and cooperation.
>>    - DNS - Topics may include using DNS data for network metrics, botnet
>>    discovery, and geolocation.
>>    - IPv6 - Topics may include real-world deployment challenges, Carrier
>>    Grade NAT, NAT-PT implementations that work and scale, and allocation
>>    strategies.
>>    - Content - Topics may include Distribution (p2p, IPTV), content
>>    payment models, content distribution technologies and networks, and
>>    storage/archiving.
>>    - Disaster recovery - Topics may include risk analysis, training,
>>    agencies, planning methods, hardware portability, key tools, transport
>>    audits, and other lessons learned.
>> In general, presentations are being sought by and for network operators
>> of all sizes. Presentations about difficult problems (and interesting
>> solutions) that you encounter in the course of your job are encouraged.
>> In addition, the Program Committee, through participation with other
>> organizations and vendor’s, will be programming a NOGLab experience.
>>  The topic of the NOGLab will be timely and feature real-world experiences
>> faced by operators of today’s Internet.
>> If you think you have an interesting topic but want some feedback or
>> assistance working it into a presentation, please email the Program
>> Committee chair (chair at pc.nanog.org), and a representative on the
>> Program Committee will give you the feedback needed to work it into a
>> presentation. Otherwise, don't delay in submitting your talk, keynote,
>> track, or panel into the NANOG Program Committee tool, located at
>> http://pc.nanog.org. For more information about talk types and format,
>> please see http://nanog.org/presentations/guidelines/talktips.php<http://www.nanog.org/presentations/guidelines/talktips.php>
>>  <http://www.nanog.org/presentations/guidelines/talktips.php>
>> How to Present
>> The deadline for accepting abstracts and slides is April 8, 2013 . While
>> the majority of speaking slots may be filled by that date, a limited number
>> of slots may be available after that date for topics that are exceptionally
>> timely, important, or critical to the operations of the Internet.
>> Complete Presentation Guidelines can be found at
>> http://nanog.org/presentations/ <http://www.nanog.org/presentations/>
>>  <http://www.nanog.org/presentations/>
>> The primary speaker, moderator, or author should submit presentation
>> information and an abstract online at: http://pc.nanog.org once you have
>> done this, you will receive instructions for submitting your draft slides.
>>    - Author's name(s)
>>    - Preferred contact email address
>>    - A preferred phone number for contact
>>    - Submission category (General Session, Panel, Tutorial, or Research
>>    Forum)
>>    - Presentation title
>>    - Abstract
>>    - Slides (attachment or URL), in PDF (preferred) or PowerPoint format.
>> We look forward to reviewing your submission.
>> Talks
>> Keynote Presentation: The Program Committee invites speakers to submit
>> materials for up to one-hour keynote presentations. Speakers should
>> indicate that their submission is for a keynote in their abstracts. Speaker
>> must submit slides for a Keynote Presentation.
>> General Session Talk: A General Session presentation should be on a
>> topic of interest to the general NANOG audience, and may be up to
>> 30-minutes long (including time for Q&A). Speakers must submit slides for a
>> General Session presentation.
>> General Session Panel: Panels are 60-90-minute discussion sessions
>> between a moderator and a team of panelists. The panel moderator should
>> submit an abstract on the panel topic, a list of panelists, and how the
>> panel will be organized. Panel selection will be based on the importance,
>> originality, focus and timeliness of the topic, expertise of proposed
>> panelists, as well as the potential for informative and controversial
>> discussion. After acceptance the panel leader will be given the option to
>> invite panel authors to submit their presentations to the NANOG program
>> Committee for review. Until then authors should not submit their individual
>> presentations for the panel.
>> Tracks: Tracks are 90-minute informal agenda blocks on topics, which are
>> of interest to a portion of the NANOG community. The 90-minute block can be
>> subdivided into a number of smaller, highly related presentations, panels
>> or open discussion. A moderator coordinates content within the 90-minute
>> block of time, and must submit a detailed outline to the Program Committee,
>> including sub-topics and presenters
>> Peering
>> ISP Security
>> Tools
>> Typically two tracks or three tracks will be run concurrently.
>> Tutorials: Tutorials are 90-minute sessions. A presentation from the
>> introductory through advanced level on all related topics, including:
>> Disaster Recovery Planning
>> Troubleshooting BGP
>> Best Practices for Determining Traffic Matrices
>> Options for Blackhole and Discard Routing
>> BGP/MPLS Layer 3 VPNs
>> Peering business and engineering basics
>> A tutorial submission should include an abstract and slides.
>> BOFs: BOFs (Birds of a Feather sessions) are informal sessions on
>> topics, which are of interest to a portion of the NANOG community. BOFs may
>> be held in the hallways, breakout areas or in an unscheduled tutorial room.
>> Requests for scheduled BOFs will be take place on site at the meeting.
>> A typical BOF session may include some structure or presentations, but
>> usually is focused on community discussion and interaction.
>> Frequent BOF topics include:
>> R&D collaboration
>> Hot-topics in the media
>> The less structured nature of BOF sessions allows for the greatest
>> flexibility from a timing perspective.
>> Lightning Talks: A lightning talk is a very short presentation or speech
>> by any attendee on any topic relevant to the NANOG audience. These are
>> limited to ten minutes; this will be strictly enforced.
>> If you have a topic that's timely, interesting, or even a crackpot idea
>> you want to share, we encourage you to consider presenting it. The Program
>> Committee will vote on all Lightning Talk submissions onsite at the
>> meeting, and a submitter will be notified about his or her submission one
>> day prior to the scheduled talk time.
>> Submit your lightning talk proposal at http://pc.nanog.org starting June
>> 2, 2013.
>> Research Forum: Researchers are invited to present short (10-minute)
>> summaries of their work for operator feedback. Topics include routing,
>> network performance, statistical measurement and analysis, and protocol
>> development and implementation. Studies presented may be works in progress.
>> Researchers from academia, government, and industry are encouraged to
>> present.
>> The NANOG registration fee is waived for:
>>    - For General Session presentations, the registration fee will be
>>    waived for a maximum of one speaker.
>>    - For General Session panels, fees will be waived for one panel
>>    moderator and all panelists.
>>    - For Tracks, fees will be waived for one moderator.
>>    - For Research Forum presentations, fees will be waived for one
>>    speaker.
>>    - For Tutorials, fees will be waived for one instructor.
>> *
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