[AfrICANN-discuss] FW: [AfriNIC-announce] Call for presentations for AfriNIC-14 is now OPEN!

Anne-Rachel Inne anne-rachel.inne at icann.org
Mon Mar 7 18:34:52 SAST 2011

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From: announce-bounces at afrinic.net [mailto:announce-bounces at afrinic.net] On Behalf Of Diane Nuteau
Sent: Monday, March 07, 2011 5:08 PM
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Subject: [AfriNIC-announce] Call for presentations for AfriNIC-14 is now OPEN!

Dear Colleagues,

This is your call to present at AfriNIC-14 Public Policy meeting and join other presenters to deliver tools, knowledge, and know-how or policy ideas related to Internet Number Resource Management or IP networking operations to participants.

Your contribution can be in the form of a presentation during a session, a tutorial or a live technical demonstration. If you are interested in presenting, please follow the submission instructions below.

How to submit:

Please review all information included on this page before submitting your proposal. Your submission should be sent to: meeting at afrinic.net <mailto:meeting at afrinic.net>

Your proposal should contain the following information:

* Full Name
* Email Address
* Affiliation
* Short biography
* Title of Presentation
* A detailed abstract or outline describing the presentation
* Draft slides for the presentation (if ready/available)
* Length of talk (minutes/hours/days)
* Need (or not) for sponsorship or assistance to attend the meeting (travel and/or accommodation, etc)


Important Dates:

* Meeting Registration opens - 07 March 2011
* Deadline for submissions - 28 March2011
* Notification of Acceptance - 07 April 2011
* AfriNIC-14 Meeting - 04-10 June 2011


Presentation topics can range from but are not exclusive to:

- IPv6 deployment
- Security
- Mobile IP

* Presentations will be fifteen (15) to thirty (30) minutes in length, with approximately 10-15 minutes for Q&A at the end of each presentation. The maximum time allotted per presentation will not exceed is 45 minutes. The presenter(s) will be required to submit their presentation in PowerPoint 2 weeks prior to the event date.

* Tutorials can range from 90 minutes to half a day in length. A full course outline is required.

* Demonstration facilities will need to be agreed based on available resources on-site.

* AfriNIC will provide the space, tea/lunch breaks and projector equipment.

* Presenters will be responsible for any handouts. There are typically approximately 100-150 delegates.

* All presentations will be delivered with the highest professionalism to maximize the value obtained by the attendee.

* The Meeting Coordination team and the program Committee will make the selection decisions.

* Selected presenters will be contacted by the Events Coordinator to coordinate logistics and details

* Note that proposals are reviewed and accepted on an on-going basis and that presentation slots may be filled prior to this date.

The audience at AfriNIC meetings is mainly composed of technical network operators and engineers with a wide range of experience levels from beginners to seasoned professionals.

*** Presentations that contain any sort of marketing and commercial content are usually not encouraged at such meetings.

Thank you for your contribution.

Kind regards,

The AfriNIC Meeting team
Come join us at AfriNIC-14

Diane Nuteau

AfriNIC | 11th Floor ABC | Raffles Tower | Cybercity | Mauritius
Tel: +230 403 5100 |Fax: +230 466 6758

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