APRICOT 2019 Call for Papers open

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The APRICOT 2019 Program Committee (PC) is now seeking contributions for presentations and tutorials for the APRICOT 2019 conference.

We’re looking for presenters who can:

  • 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

Program material

The APRICOT conference program consists of three parts — the Peering Forum, tutorials, and conference tracks. Topics proposed must be relevant to Internet operations and technologies. These include:

  • IPv4/IPv6 routing and operations
  • Internet backbone operations
  • Peering, Interconnects and IXPs
  • Content Distribution Network technology and operations
  • Research on Internet operations and deployment
  • Network security (NSP-SEC, DDoS, anti-spam, anti-malware)
  • IPv6 deployment on fixed and wireless/cellular networks
  • Access and transport technologies, including cable/DSL, LTE/5G, wireless, metro Ethernet, fibre, segment routing
  • Software Defined Networking/Network Function Virtualization
  • Content and service delivery (multicast, voice, video, ‘telepresence’, gaming) and Cloud Computing

Draft slides for both tutorials and conference sessions MUST be provided with submissions otherwise the PC will be unable to review the submission; this means that submissions that 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 for publication by 25 January 2019.

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 the PC turns away submissions, due to the program slots being filled before the deadline. Presenters should try to get material into the PC sooner rather than later.

Submit your paper


Important dates

Call for Papers opens:Now
Draft program published:As papers confirmed
Final deadline for submissions:25 January 2019
Final program published:1 February 2019
Final slides received:15 February 2019


Any questions or concerns should be addressed to the PC by email: pc-chairs [at] apricot.net.

The PC looks forward to receiving your presentation proposals.

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