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[AfriNIC-rpd] Call for Proposals

Diane Nuteau diane at
Wed Sep 8 06:43:17 UTC 2010

Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of the AfriNIC meeting team, I would like to remind you that the
deadline for the Call for Proposal is on the 20 September 2010.

This is your call to present at AfriNIC-13 Public Policy meeting 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

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

The AfriNIC Meeting team
Come join us at AfriNIC-13

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