[AfriNIC-announce] Fwd: [Afpif] Peering Coordinators Day - Call for
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Thu Mar 10 08:53:47 SAST 2011
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> From: Michuki Mwangi <mwangi at isoc.org>
> Date: March 9, 2011 11:30:59 AM GMT+04:00
> To: afpif at afpif.org
> Subject: [Afpif] Peering Coordinators Day - Call for Presentations
> Reply-To: mwangi at isoc.org
> <Please distribute widely>
> Dear Colleagues,
> This is a Call for Presentations and Tutorials for the APIF Peering
> Coordinators Day meeting to be held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on 10th
> June 2011.
> The Peering Coordinators day is a one-day event capacity building event
> and a precursor to the main AfPIF event scheduled for August, 2011 in
> Accra, Ghana. The objective of the peering coordinators day is to
> develop the technical & business capacity of African Peering managers
> involved in establishing and implementing peering relationships and
> agreements. Further, it will also seek to identify the technical
> challenges as well as the solutions for regional interconnection,
> including Internet Exchange Points.
> The event is open and will be of particular interest to Peering
> Coordinators, Business development Managers, Internet providers and
> operators, telecommunications regulators, content providers, Internet
> Exchange Point (IXP) Operators, infrastructure providers, Data Center
> Managers, National Research and Education Networks, Carriers and Transit
> providers. The AfNOG 12 and AfriNIC 14 meetings will precede the event
> - please see www.afnog.org.
> This is an open call to present at the event on technical issues related
> to regional Interconnection, Peering and Traffic Exchange. If you are
> interested in presenting:
> Please submit proposals online at: http://www.isoc.org/openconf/afpif/
> * Submission Deadline is 10th April 2011
> * Notification of Acceptance is 18th April 2011
> * AfPIF Peering Coordinators Day 10th June 2011
> The following topic and presentation areas are under consideration for
> the event.
> - Peering and Transit Essentials
> - Peering Architecture and Technical Requirements
> - Peering Commercials and Contract negotiations
> - Traffic Flow Analysis for Large Networks
> - Content Deployment and Caching Techniques in Africa
> - Technical Peering Configurations and Best Practices
> - African Cross-border Interconnection - Regional Carrier Technical
> - Internet Exchange Points & Research and Education Networks Best
> Practices and Updates
> - Building Carrier Neutral Data Centers
> Tutorials are usually 1 to 2 hour sessions, while presentations may last
> between ten (10) and thirty (30) minutes with room for Q&A. The Internet
> Society will facilitate the necessary logistics.
> The Internet Society’s staff and a select panel of community experts
> will make selection decisions. Selected presenters will be contacted by
> the Internet Society to coordinate the logistics.
> *** Presentations that contain any sort of marketing and commercial
> content are usually not encouraged at such meetings.
> For any further queries, please contact mwangi at isoc.org
> We look forward to your contribution and participation.
> Best regards,
> Michuki Mwangi
> Africa Bureau - Regional Development Manager
> Internet Society
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> Afpif at afpif.org
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