The APNIC Program Committee (PC) is seeking presentations, in particular content that would suit technical sessions, for APNIC 50, scheduled for September 2020.
APNIC and ISPAB, the local host of APNIC 50, have been meeting regularly to discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the conference and it is expected that a decision will be made soon on the format of APNIC 50. A technical program will be needed whether it is a regular conference or online-only, and the PC are seeking quality technical content.
Please note, the PC is working to early deadlines so the APNIC conference program can be announced early. If the conference goes ahead in Dhaka, Bangladesh, APNIC will waive the conference registration fee for accepted speakers, however, speakers must fund their own travels.
|Call for Papers open:||Now|
|First round acceptance:||19 June 2020|
|Final deadline for submissions:||17 July 2020|
|Final round acceptance:||31 July 2020|
Topics for conference sessions must be relevant to Internet operations and technologies. The APNIC 50 PC is looking for content on topics including:
- IP core network routing, switching and operations
- IPv6 deployment and transition technologies
- Managing COVID-19 related network challenges – network scalability, performance, remote networking, security, observations
- Access and transport networks including Cable/DSL, LTE/5G, wireless, metro ethernet, fibre, segment routing
- Network security issues (NSP-SEC, DDoS, Anti-Spam, Anti-Malware) and BCPs
- Software defined networking, network function virtualization and network automation
- Content & service delivery (Multicast, Voice, Video, Telepresence, Gaming) and cloud computing
- DNS / DNSSEC and RPKI
- IXPs and Peering
- Internet of Things (IoT) architectures, standards, services, security, addressability, and manageability
- Smart Cities architecture, security, and addressing
- Research on Internet operations and deployment
Prospective presenters should note that the majority of speaking slots will be filled well before the final submission deadline. The PC will retain a limited number of slots up to the final submission deadline for presentations that are exceptionally timely, important, or of critical operational importance.
If you have any other ideas or proposals for panel sessions, please feel free to submit your ideas via the submission system. Draft slides MUST be provided with submissions otherwise the PC will be unable to review the submission.
If you have any questions, please email the PC at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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