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[rpd] SAFNOG-5 Call for Papers

Portia Rabonda portia.rabonda at
Tue May 21 19:51:21 UTC 2019

?Dear All,?

The SAFNOG-5 Programme Committee are now seeking contributions for Presentations and Tutorials for the SAFNOG-5 Conference.

We are looking for presenters who would:

    - Offer a technical tutorial on an appropriate topic;
    - Participate in the technical conference sessions as a speaker;
    - Convene and chair panel sessions of relevant topics.

         Conference Miletsones

Call for Papers Opens                     21st May, 2019

Draft Program Published                 29th July, 2019
Final Deadline for Submissions       5th August, 2019
Final Program Published                 16th August, 2019
Final Slides Received                      20th August, 2019


Program Material

The SAFNOG-5 Conference Programme consists of two parts, these being the Tutorials and Conference Tracks.

Topics proposed must be relevant to Internet Operations and Technologies:

    - IPv4 / IPv6 Routing and Operations
    - IPv6 deployment and transition technologies
    - Internet backbone operations
    - ISP and Carrier services
    - IXPs and Peering
    - Research on Internet Operations and Deployment
    - Software Defined Networking / Network Function Virtualisaton
    - Network security issues (NSP-SEC, DDoS, Anti-Spam, Anti-Malware)
    - DNS / DNSSEC
    - Internet policy (Security, Regulation, Content Management, Addressing, etc)
    - Access and Transport Technologies, including Cable/DSL, LTE/5G, wireless, metro ethernet, fibre, segment routing
    - Content & Service Delivery (Multicast, Voice, Video, "telepresence", Gaming) and Cloud Computing

CfP Submissions

Draft slides for both tutorials and conference sessions MUST be provided with CfP submissions otherwise the Programme Committee will be unable to review the submission. For avoidance of doubt this means that submissions which do not include slides will be rejected immediately. For work in progress, the most current information available at time of submission is acceptable.

All draft and complete slides must be submitted in PDF format only.

Final slides are to be provided by the specified deadline for publication on the SAFNOG-5 website.

Prospective presenters should note that the majority of speaking slots will be filled well before the final submission deadline. The PC may, at their discretion, retain a limited number of slots up to the final submission deadline for presentations that are exceptionally timely, important, or of critical operational importance. Every year we turn away submissions, due to filling up all available programme slots before the deadline. Presenters should endeavour to get material into the PC sooner rather than later.

Please submit your contributions online at

Any questions or concerns should be addressed to the Programme Committee by e-mail at:

                                            pc-chairs at

We look forward to receiving your presentation proposals.


SAFNOG-5 Programme Committee

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