[NANOG-announce] NANOG 71 Call for Presentations is Open

L Sean Kennedy liam at fedney.org
Fri Jun 30 01:27:55 CST 2017


NANOG Community,

The NANOG Program Committee  is excited to announce that we are now
accepting proposals for all sessions at NANOG 71 in San Jose, CA, October
2-4 2017.  Below is a summary of key details from the Call for Presentations
<http://www.cvent.com/events/nanog-71/custom-22-4f71b2f3181e49c1ab199f5d5d405bb8.aspx>
from the NANOG 71 meeting page
<http://www.cvent.com/events/nanog-71/event-summary-4f71b2f3181e49c1ab199f5d5d405bb8.aspx>
.

We look forward to seeing you in San Jose!

Sincerely,

L Sean Kennedy
NANOG Program Committee

NANOG 71 Call for Presentations

The North American Network Operators' Group (NANOG) will hold its 71st
conference in San Jose, California. The conference takes place on October
2-4, 2017.



The NANOG Program Committee seeks proposals for presentations, panels,
tutorials, and track sessions for the NANOG 71 program.  We welcome
suggestions of potential speakers or new topic ideas.  Presentations may
cover technologies already deployed or soon-to-be deployed in the Internet.
Vendors are welcome to submit talks which cover relevant technologies and
capabilities, but presentations must not be promotional or discuss
proprietary solutions. NANOG 71 submissions can be entered on the NANOG
Program Committee Tool. <https://pc.nanog.org/>

How To Submit

The primary speaker, moderator, or author should submit a presentation
proposal and an abstract on the Program Committee Tool
<https://pc.nanog.org/>.

   - Select “Propose Talk” from the *Talks* menu
   - Select the NANOG 71 meeting in the *Meeting* menu
   - Select the appropriate *Session* the talk will be presented in
   (General Session 30-45 minutes; Tutorial 90-120 minutes; Track 90-120
   minutes)
   - Provide the information requested below

Upload draft slides as soon as possible so the Program Committee can
understand the intended structure and level of detail covered by the talk.
Draft slides are not required for a proposal to be initiated,  but they are
usually expected before the Program Committee can definitively accept a
submission.  The following information should be included in the proposal:


   -

   Author's name(s)
   -

   Professional or educational affiliation
   -

   A preferred contact email address
   -

   A preferred phone number for contact
   -

   Submission category (General Session, Panel, Tutorial, or Track)
   -

   Presentation title
   -

   Abstract
   -

   Slides in PowerPoint (preferred) or PDF format
   -

   Comments as desired including URL to materials or previous talk

Timeline for submission and proposal review

   -

   Submitter enters abstract (and draft slides if possible) in Program
   Committee Tool <https://pc.nanog.org/>.
   -

      Any time following Call for Presentations and prior to CFP deadline
      for slide submission
      -

   PC performs initial review and assigns a “Shepherd” to help develop the
   submission.
   -

      Within 2 weeks
      -

   Submitter develops draft slides of talk
   -

      Please submit initial draft slides early
      -

      Panel and Track submissions should provide topic list and
      intended/confirmed participants
      -

   PC reviews slides and continues to work with Submitter as needed to
   develop topic
   -

      Draft presentation slides should be submitted prior to published
      deadline for slides
      -

   PC accepts or declines submission
   -

   Agenda assembled and posted
   -

   Submitters notified

If you think you have an interesting topic but want feedback or suggestions
for developing an idea into a presentation, please email the Program
Committee <nanogpc at nanog.org>, and a representative of the Program
Committee will respond. Otherwise, submit your talk, keynote, track, or
panel proposal to the Program Committee Tool <https://pc.nanog.org/>
without delay!  We look forward to reviewing your submission.


Key Dates for NANOG 71
Registration for NANOG 71 opens Thursday, 06/29/2017
Agenda Outline for NANOG 71 posted Thursday, 06/29/2017
CFP Deadline: Presentation Slides Due Monday, 07/24/2017
Topic List and NANOG Highlights Friday, 07/28/2017
Final presentation submission <https://pc.nanog.org/> Monday, 09/25/2017
Lightning Talk submissions open Sunday, 10/1/2017

General presentation advice is provided with our “Guidelines for Presenting
at a NANOG Meeting <https://www.nanog.org/meetings/presentation/guidelines>”,
"Present at a NANOG" <https://www.nanog.org/meetings/presentation> and “Tips
on Giving a Talk <https://www.nanog.org/meetings/presentation/tips>”.


The NANOG Program Committee seeks proposals for presentations, panels,
tutorial sessions, and tracks in all areas of network operations, such as:

   -

   Network Connectivity, Interconnection, and Architecture
   -

   Network Management and Configuration including Automation
   -

   Network Performance, Measurement, and Telemetry
   -

   Data Center and Physical Plant including Cooling and Power Efficiency
   -

   Network Research
   -

   Internet Governance
   -

   Routing and Switching Protocols
   -

   Network Data and Control Plane Security
   -

   Optical and Transmission Technologies
   -

   Wireless Networks
   -

   DNS, Transport, and Applications
   -

   Network Operations and Engineering Professional Experiences


Submissions are welcomed 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.

The NANOG registration fee is waived for:

   -

   General Session presentations: the conference registration fee will be
   waived for a maximum of one speaker.
   -

   General Session panels: conference registration fees will be waived for
   one panel moderator and all panelists.
   -

   Tracks: conference registration fees will be waived for one moderator.
   -

   Tutorials: conference registration fees will be waived for one
   instructor.
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