** NANOG17 Call For Presentations **

Craig Labovitz labovit at merit.edu
Sat Aug 7 00:55:26 UTC 1999


NANOG will hold its 17th meeting in Montreal, Canada on October 3 - 5, 1999 
at the Hotel Wyndam Montreal. The meeting will be hosted by Nortel Networks 
and Mlink Internet.

More information about the meeting, including current agenda topics and 
registration information, is available at:
	http://www.nanog.org/mtg-9910


Call For Presentations
---------------------------------

NANOG invites presentations on backbone engineering, coordination, and 
research topics. Presentations should highlight issues relating to 
technology already deployed or soon to be deployed in core Internet 
backbones and exchange points.

Previous meetings have included presentations on:

	Backbone traffic engineering
	Coordination of inter-provider QoS
	Deployment experience with queueing disciplines (CAR, RED)
	Inter-provider security and routing protocol authentication
	Routing scalability in backbone infrastructures
	Security issues for the Internet core
	Routing policy specification and backbone router configuration
	Cooperative inter-provider caching
	Alternatives to hot-potato routing
	Recommendations on queue management and congestion avoidance
	Experience with differentiated services
	Reports from next-generation networks (Internet2, CA*net, etc)
	Inter-domain multicast deployment
	Backbone network failure analysis
I	nter-exchange point updates

Tutorials have covered topics such as:
	BGP case studies
	Address allocation and renumbering
	External route selection
	IP multicast technologies


How to Present
----------------------
Submit an informal one- or two-paragraph abstract describing the 
presentation in email to nanog-support at nanog.org. The proposal should be 
submitted well in advance of the conference. Notification of acceptance is 
rolling and is usually provided within several days of the receipt of the 
abstract.

NANOG also welcomes suggestions/recommendations for tutorials, panels and 
other presentation topics.





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Craig Labovitz					(734) 764-0252 voice
Merit Network, Inc.				labovit at merit.edu
4251 Plymouth Road			
Ann Arbor, MI 48105





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