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========= SANOG 20 ========= 10 - 16 July 2012, Karachi, Pakistan
Call for Papers
Deadline for proposals : 20 June, 2012 Acceptance Notification: 27 June, 2012 Paper Confirmation : 03 July, 2011
Please submit Online at
The following is an open call for papers/presentations for the two day conference at the 20th South Asian Network Operators Group (SANOG) Meeting. Marketing and sales content in presentations is against the spirit of the SANOG and is strictly prohibited. Please respond to this call for papers/presentations by making submissions online at
Tutorial proposals are invited in the following general areas. Please feel free to propose additional ideas and topics. Tutorials generally are either half or full days.
IP Core, BGP, MPLS, IPv6 Data Center and Switching Technologies Voice Protocols, IP Contact Centers Security, IDS, DoS mitigation SAN & Virtualization Internet Exchange Point, transit & peering
Conference Presentation The conference will be comprised of 4 sessions in two days, including the plenary. The tracks are for general ideas, and feel free to propose talks that you think are relevant to the operational and Internet research community. The topics given below are not exclusive. Presentations are expected to be 20-25 minutes long with technical content.
Track 1: Network operations
In this session we invite papers, reports and presentations from network operators, equipment vendors and academic institutions conducting network research on operational issues. Possible topics for this track are:
- - Prevention and mitigation of Denial of Service attacks including intrusion - - Routing policies and architecture for scalable IP and broadband networks - - Data Center Management and Operations - - MPLS and QoS implementation experiences - - Traffic management and measurement - - Campus Networking - - Network Management - - Network migration issues (IPv4 to v6, Layer 2 to IP etc.)
Track 2: Applications and Services
This track will discuss various services that can be enabled on packet networks. Papers and presentations are invited from developers, operators, equipment vendors and research organizations on the following and related topics
- - Voice and Multimedia over IP - - Managed network services including Security and VPNs - - Virtualization and Cloud Computing - - Mail servers, Spam prevention and migitation - - Wireless Technology and Applications - - Data mining for performance enhancements/abuse control/QoS
Track 3: Peering and IXP
This is to cater to the growing demand on the newly established Internet Exchange Points in the region. As local ISPs are going international, we would like to invite both regional and international experts to share their ideas and experience on these topics.
- - Internet Exchange Points Operations - - Peering Techniques and Policies - - BGP Multihoming Techniques
Track 4: Regional updates
This track is fairly broad, and will include updates from ISPs, regional Internet exchanges, APNIC, routing table updates and such information that would be useful to the SANOG community.
You are also welcome to submit proposals for BoFs, tutorials and other tracks.
Please submit Online at
Sumon Ahmed Sabir, Program Chair - SANOG On behalf of SANOG Programme Committee
Sumon Ahmed Sabir