[apops] Call for Presentations : AusNOG01

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  • Subject: [apops] Call for Presentations : AusNOG01
  • From: James Spenceley <jrs at iroute dot org>
  • Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2007 15:31:54 +1000
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      Call for Presentations - AusNOG01
      The Australian Network Operators Group is please announce AusNOG01. The inaugural event will be held in Sydney, Australia between 15th and 16th of November 2007
      The AusNOG meeting provides the Australian community with a forum to exchange information and experiences on a number of issues relating to the operation and support of networks, with a specific focus on the coming 6-12months. The conference is low priced and is expected to have a strong technical representation for companies operating networks in Australia. The AusNOG conference will incorporate a half day 'National Peering Forum' which will be the first independently held peering forum.
      For a the conference overview please see the website http:// 2007.ausnog.net
      Please read the below carefully.
      Send you proposed topics and details to ausnog-meeting at ausnog dot net. Be sure to specify which part of the conference best suits your proposal (Topic Sessions, Panel Discussions, Keynote Address or Peering Forum), include a detailed overview including the expected length of your presentation. The program committee will confirm your application and may get back to you with questions. Please remember this is a technical event for network operators and presentations should be representative of this.
      Important Dates
      - 15th August 2007 - Call for Presentations Opens
      - 15th September 2007 - Deadline for Proposals
      - 21st September 2007 - Response to presentation
      - 30th September 2007 - Draft program published to website
      - 10th October 2007 - Final program published
      Expenses and Travel
      The organizing committee has attempted to keep the cost of operating the event (and therefore ticket costs) low. There maybe a limited amount of funding available for international speakers.
      Conference presenters will not have to pay any registrations fee for the entire event.
      Presentations are Required for the Following:
      Topic Sessions
       - Required Speakers: Variable
       - Presentation Length: Variable
       - Number of Topics: 4
      The conference will consist of 4 Topics Sessions, each running for approximately 90 minutes. There are no fixed requirements on length of presentation, speakers will have the opportunity to present a longer formal presntation or a smaller lightening talk. This is your chance to share your experiences with the industry.
      The Topics Sessions selected for AusNOG01 are.
      1. Broadband Technologies
      (Broadband over Power, xxGbps Ethernet, xDSL Technology, Managing BB Users, BB Statics, Accounting Billing)
      2. Infrastructure and Deployments
      (Updates and experiences on deploying Infrastructure. G9 Update, OPEL update, The Who, the Where and the How)
      3. Regulatory, Market Data and Overseas Trends
      (Regulatory and Industry Bodies Updates, Market Data and Statistics, Trends from Overseas Markets)
      4. Convergence
      (Everything about Convergence, QoS, VoIP, Voice, Unified Communicstions, Video on Demand)
      Panel Discussions
      - Required Panalists: 8-10
      - Panel Length: 45 mins
      - Number of Panels: 2
      Panels are the interactive part of the conference. The job of Panelists will be to stimulate and moderate the discussion. Whether you are on the panel or in the audience your input would be appreciated. The two Panel Topics will be related to the industry at the time of the conference, propose a topic that you think will be interesting, or if you think you yourself are interesting, propose yourself :-)
      Keynote Addresses
      - Required Speakers: 2
      - Presentation Length: 45 mins
      - Number of Topics: 2
      We are seeking 2 speakers for Keynotes Addresses. Each Keynote will be of 45 mins in length, including time for input from the industry. If you would like to be considered for a Keynote topic, please email ausnog-meeting at ausnog dot net with details of yourself and your topic.
      National Peering Forum
      (Kindly sponsored by Equinix and PIPE Networks)
      Required Speakers: 6
      Presentation Length: 30-40 mins
      Number of Topics: 6
      We are seeking presentations of interest to the peering community, from individuals, companies or exchange point operators. Presentation can be variable in length, but all speakers are encouraged to leave some amount of time for industry input and discussion. Topics are encouraged to be from the IP and Voice world.
      More Information
      For more information please visit the event website http:// 2007.ausnog.net or join the event mailing list at http:// www.ausnog.net/mailman/listinfo/ausnog07
      We look forward to seeing you there.