[menog] call for papers for MENOG 8
baher.esmat at icann.org
Mon Mar 28 10:15:02 GMT 2011
Since Internationalized Domain names is one of the suggested topic areas, I
can make a presentation on IDN Variants addressing the following:
What are variants?
Managing variant at the top-level
Policy and technical issues involved
IDN Variants Project - Solutions to enable the delegation of variant TLDs
- what are the objectives of the project, main components, timeframe, etc.
On 2/20/11 6:14 AM, "Philip Smith" <pfs at cisco.com> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I've attached the call for papers for MENOG 8. Please encourage
> colleagues and friends to considering offering tutorial or conference
> We are all looking forward to your presentation proposals and assistance
> to make MENOG 8 a great event.
> Many thanks!
> (For the MENOG Coord Team)
> Middle East Network Operators Group (MENOG)
> Damascus, Syria 15 23 May 2011
> Call for Papers
> The MENOG Coordination Team is now seeking contributions to the
> programme for MENOG 8. We would like to invite people to submit their
> presentation proposals as soon as possible to help us produce the
> programme in a timely fashion. We would also like to encourage people
> through out the Middle East region who have not previously presented
> their work to do so.
> We are looking for people who would :
> * Offer a technical tutorial on an appropriate topic; and/or
> * Participate in the technical conference sessions as a speaker.
> * Share their local experience with any of the fields of interest
> for MENOG.
> Presentation proposals including slides can be submitted at:
> MENOG 8 FORMAT
> MENOG 8 will run for 7 days, and will include 5 days of hands-on
> technical workshops, followed by a day of tutorials and 2 days of
> Technical Conference sessions (including updates from the RIPE NCC).
> Workshop 15th - 19th
> Tutorials 21st
> Conference 22nd - 23rd
> CONFERENCE MILESTONES
> Call for Papers Opens: Now
> Deadline for Speaker Submissions: 17th April 2011
> Final Programme Published: 5th May 2011
> Final Presenter Slides: 8th May 2011
> TECHNICAL CONFERENCE
> Each Technical session in MENOG will last 90 minutes - multiple
> sessions can be cover one subject area if there is demand. A 90
> minute session allows presentations to be up to 25 minutes in length,
> meaning 3 presentations per session and some time for Q&A. Longer
> presentations should be submitted as tutorials. The Technical
> Conference takes place on Sunday 22nd and Monday 23rd May.
> Expected subject areas for MENOG 8 include:
> 1. IPv6 deployment
> 2. HTTP and Non-HTTP Content Filtering; Anti-spam
> 3 Internationalised Domain Names (IDN) and Localisation
> 4. NREN (National Research and Education Networks)
> 5. ISP Operations, Peering and Internet Exchange Points
> 6. SP Network Security
> 7. Datacentres, Applications & Services
> Tutorials are 90 minute technical presentations which focus on a
> particular subject in-depth. Tutorials will take place on Saturday
> the 21st of May.
> Tutorial Instructors are encouraged to also sign up to be a Speaker in
> the Technical Conference Programme as well. You can sign up to give a
> tutorial and/or conference session presentation by following the
> instructions at the end of this message for signing up as a speaker or
> Examples of Tutorial topics might be:
> - Network security, IPSec, Auditing/Forensics, DDoS Mitigation
> - Routing, Network Design, BGP
> - IPv6 deployment
> - IDN, Localisation
> - Content filtering & anti-spam
> - Network planning, management and traffic engineering
> - Internet exchanges, construction, peering and collocation
> - Operations, NOC, Helpdesk and other support aspects
> - DNS and DNSSEC
> If you have an idea for a tutorial subject that is not listed, please
> feel free to submit it to us.
> CFP SUBMISSION
> When considering a presentation or tutorial, remember that the MENOG
> audience is mainly comprised of technical network operators and
> engineers with a wide range of experience levels from beginners to
> multi-year experience. There is a strong orientation to offer core
> skills and basic knowledge in the tutorials and to address issues
> relevant to the day-to-day operations of ISPs and network operators
> over the next 12 - 18 months in the conference sessions.
> Draft slides for both tutorials and conference sessions MUST be
> provided with CfP submissions. The Programme Committee cannot consider
> a presentation proposal without accompanying draft slides.
> While the majority of speaking slots will be allocated by 1st of May
> 2011, a limited number of slots may be available after then for
> presentations that are exceptionally timely or of critical operational
> IMPORTANT NOTE
> MENOG is a TECHNICAL conference so marketing and commercial content is
> not allowed within the programme. The programme committee will
> maintain the technical standard of MENOG, and will therefore
> not accept inappropriate materials. It is expected that the presenter
> be a technical person and not a sales or marketing person. The
> audience is extremely technical and expects that the speakers are
> themselves very knowledgeable. All sessions provide time for
> questions, so presenters should expect technical questions and be
> prepared to deliver insightful and technically deep responses.
> FUNDING AND SUPPORT
> MENOG is a not-for-profit event that is trying to make the event only
> as close to zero cost as possible for attendees; therefore we are
> unable to pay the travel costs of speakers.
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