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[AfriNIC-rpd] The Call for Presentations for AfriNIC-15 is OPEN!

Diane Nuteau diane at
Mon Aug 29 20:17:24 UTC 2011

Dear Colleagues,

This is your call to present at AfriNIC-15 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 participants.

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 before submitting your proposal on:


Your submission should be sent using the online form on 

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: 29 August 2011
* Deadline for submissions: 28 September 2011
* Notification of Acceptance : 12 October 2011

* AfriNIC-15 Meeting: 19 -25 November 2011


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 PDF 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 equipment.

* Presenters will be responsible for any handouts. There are typically 
approximately 100-150 delegates.

* 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

AfriNIC | 11th Floor ABC | Raffles Tower | Cybercity | Mauritius
Tel: +230 403 5100 |Fax: +230 466 6758


Join us at AfriNIC-15 in Cameroon, 19-25 November 2011


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