[AFRINIC-Announce] Call for Presentations AFRINIC-27 is Still Open

AFRINIC Communications comms-announce at afrinic.net
Fri Sep 29 07:29:35 UTC 2017

Dear Colleagues, 

Please note that there is only one week left to submit your presentations for plenary discussions at AFRINIC-27 to be held from 27 November to 1 December 2017. For more information about the event please visit https://meeting.afrinic.net/afrinic-27/

The deadline is 6 October 2017.

To enrich the discussions and share knowledge with the technical community at AFRINIC-27, we are seeking presentations of a wide range of issues, broadly related to growth, access and development of Internet in Africa. Please read the event concept note at http://bit.ly/2uylwiv

We are specifically interested in presentations focusing on the following areas:

·      The Internet and Economic Development
·      Internet Governance
·      Business Practices and Technology
·      E-governance
·      Cyber Security
·      Core Internet Infrastructure
·      Access, Utility and Development
·      Internet Number Resources Management
·      Internet Measurements
·      Higher Education in the Age of Technology
·      Cloud Computing
·      Open Data/Big Data
·      Technology and Content Production
·      Relations between Mobile Operators and the Internet Community
·      Mobile Applications
·      IPv6
·      Peering and Interconnection
·      DNS
·      RPKI
·      IXPs

Your contribution can be in the form of a presentation during a session, a tutorial, or a live technical demonstration.

Kindly read all information carefully before submitting your proposal.

Speakers’ Guidelines

·      Presentations should be 15 -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 45 minutes.
·      The presenter(s) will be required to upload their final presentation in PDF format, no later than five (5) days prior to the presentation date.
·      Presenters are responsible for producing any handouts if required. There are usually approximately 200 delegates in each session.

Presentations with marketing and/or commercial content will not be considered.

How to submit a Presentation Proposal

1.     Please register/login on the AFRINIC-27 website at: https://meeting.afrinic.net/afrinic-27/?option=com_afmeeting&view=login
2.     Fill in the online form with the requested information.
3.     In the Speakers section, provide your abstract, your biography and slides if available and you are done!

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