[AfriNIC-announce] Reminder : Call for Presentation and Tutorials - AfriNIC-11

Stephanie Moorghen-Bernon stephanie at afrinic.net
Tue Sep 8 13:39:59 SAST 2009

Dear Friends, 

"Call for Presentations and Tutorials" period is still open for the
AfriNIC-11 Public Policy meeting to be held in Dakar, Senegal 21 to 27
November 2009. 

Take an active role in the AfriNIC-11 Public Policy meeting in Dakar,
Senegal 21-27 November, 2009. This is your call to present at this event and
to join other presenters in delivering tools and knowledge on issues and
ideas related to Internet Protocol and Number Resources Management to

If you are interested in presenting: 

Please review all information included on this page before submitting your
proposal. The presentation or tutorial proposals must be received no later
than 30 September 2009 and sent to meeting at afrinic.net 

Your proposal should contain the following information: 

1. Full Name 
2. Email Address
3. Organization 
4. Short biography 
5. Title of Talk 
6. A detailed abstract or outline describing the presentation 
7. Draft slides for the presentation (if ready/available) 
8. Length of talk (minutes/hours/days) 
9. Need (or not) for sponsorship or assistance to attend the meeting (travel
and/or  accommodation, etc) 
10. Photo


Presentations may cover the following topics: 
- IPv6 deployment 
- Security 
- IDN 
- Mobile & IP 
- Anti-Spam 

Presentations will be fifteen (15) to thirty (30) minutes in length, with
approximately 10 minutes for Q&A at the end of each presentation. Maximum
time allotted per presentation is 60 minutes. AfriNIC will provide the
space, tea/lunch breaks and projector equipment. 

Presenters will be responsible for any handouts. Typically, there are
approximately 100-150 delegates. 
All presentations will be delivered with the highest professionalism to
maximize the value obtained by the attendee. 

Any selling (perceived or overt) during the session is deemed unprofessional
and is not acceptable. 

Selection decisions will be made by the Meeting Coordination team. 

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. 

Each presentation will be submitted in PowerPoint by the presenter(s)
approximately 2 weeks prior to the event date. 

Tutorials are usually 1 to 2 hour workshops, while presentations may last
between ten (10) and thirty (30) minutes. 

The audience at AfriNIC meetings is mainly composed of technical network
operators, engineers, and government representatives 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. 

Best Regards,

Stephanie Moorghen-Bernon
Events Coordinator & Membership Liaison Officer
Tel: (230) 466 6616

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