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[AfriNIC-rpd] Call for Presentations

Diane Nuteau diane at
Tue Aug 17 00:56:23 UTC 2010

Dear Colleagues,

We are pleased to announce that the "Call for Presentations, Tutorials,
and Demonstrations" for the AfriNIC-13 Public Policy meeting to be held
in Johannesburg, South Africa, 20-26 November 2010 is now open.

This is your call to present at this event 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

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 
<mailto:meeting at>

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 -- 01 September 2010
* Deadline for submissions - 20 September 2010
* Notification of Acceptance - 01 October 2010


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 
   The maximum time allotted per presentation will not exceed is 45 
   The presenter(s) will be required to submit their presentation in 
   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

* 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,

Diane Nuteau
Event & Sponsorship Coordinator
t (230) 4666616
f (230) 4666758
m (230) 4941944
e diane at <mailto:diane at>
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