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[policy-wg] [Fwd: AfriNIC-5: Call for Presentations and Tutorials]

AfriNIC - meeting at
Mon Oct 30 07:59:38 UTC 2006

- apologies for cross-posting -

Dear Colleagues,

This is a reminder about the call for presentations and tutorials for
the AfriNIC-5 meeting.

The next AfriNIC Public Policy Meeting will be held in Mauritius from
27 Nov - 01 Dec 2006. It is an open forum to discuss issues related
to internet number resource management within the AfriNIC service
region. This meeting will also host a regional IPv6 conference where
network operators will share their experiences on IPv6 deployment.

We are looking for presentations and tutorials of relevance from
anyone. Tutorials are usually 2 to 4 hour workshops, while
presentations may
last between 10 and 30 minutes.

Presentations / Tutorials may cover the following topics:

      - IPv6 deployment
      - Routing Best Practice/Address Space Prefix Filtering
      - Reverse DNS implemenation
      - DNSec
      - Fighting Spam

We would like to have as many practical, hands-on presentations
as possible and they do not have to be long.

Policy proposals are also usually discussed at the meeting,
but must pass through the appropriate phases of the Policy Development
Process (please see

If you would like to make a presentation or tutorial, please send your
proposal to meeting at

Your proposal should contain the following information:

      - Full Name
      - Email Address
      - Affiliation
      - Short biography
      - Title of Talk
      - 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)

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

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

Kind regards,


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