NANOG17 (October 3 - 5, 1999)

Craig Labovitz labovit at
Wed Jun 2 20:31:24 UTC 1999

NANOG will hold its 17th meeting in Montreal, Canada on October 3 - 5, 1999. 
This we be our first truly North-American (i.e. not United States) meeting. 
The local host for NANOG17 is Nortel Networks.

More information on the meeting and conference hotel is available at

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 
      Building large-scale measurement infrastructure 
      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 
      Inter-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 The proposal should be submitted well in 
advance of the conference. Notification of acceptance is rolling and is 
usually provided one or two days after receipt of the abstract.

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

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