[apops] Second Call for Papers for APRICOT 2008 Conference

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      Posted on behalf of the APRICOT Program Committee
      Asia Pacific Regional Internet Conference on Operational Technologies
      Taipei, Taiwan 20 - 29 February  2008
      Second Call for Papers for APRICOT Conference
      The APRICOT 2008 Program Committee is now seeking contributions to the
      Conference program. Following the main call for papers, the workshops
      and tutorials have now been finalized. We are now looking for
      operational and relevant papers for the conference, which by its nature
      tend to be decided closer to the conference. The draft program is now
      available at
      We are looking for people and proposals that would :
      	* Participate in the technical conference sessions as
                a speaker; and/or
      	* Convene and chair a Birds of a Feather (BOF) session.
      Please submit on-line at
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      First Draft Program Published:     15 November 2007
      Conference Paper Deadline:	   30 December 2007
      Final Program Published:           15 January  2008
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      APRICOT 2008 will be arranged into five operational streams, each of
      which will contain a number of conference tracks and related tutorials.
        This streamed approach is designed to foster operational communities
      within the Asia Pacific region.  Each stream will take place in the same
      area providing opportunity for people do further discuss and network
      with peers.
      Streams for APRICOT 2008 are:
      1.	Service Provider  Operations : Routing and Access
      IPv4 and IPv6 Routing, APNIC Routing and IPv6 Technical SIG, MPLS,
      Backbone operations, Wireless, WiMax, Metro Ethernet, DSL, Broadband
      access aggregation.
      2.  Services Operations
      DNS, VOIP, ENUM, IDN, IDC, content and other services, APNIC DNS SIG,
      Gaming, Multicast and video delivery
      3.  Security Operations
      NSP-Sec, DDoS, Security Operations, Anti-SPAM, Anti-Malware.
      4.  Internet Provider Relationships
      IXP Operations, Peering, APNIC IX SIG.
      5.	APNIC Stream
      APNIC's NIR, Database, and Policy SIGs.
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      After the successful introductions of Lightning talks at APRICOT 2007,
      we will continue with it. Call for papers for Lightning talks will be
      made during APRICOT, and will be limited to participants of the
      - --------------
      When considering a presentation or tutorial, remember that the APRICOT
      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.
      The deadline for conference submissions is 30 December, 2007.
      Draft slides for both tutorials and conference sessions MUST be provided
      with CfP submissions.  Final slides are to be provided by 15 January, 2008.
      - ------------------
      If you would like to be considered as a tutorial instructor, session
      speaker, or a convener of a BOF, please fill in the form at
      More information on the conference is available at
      APRICOT Program Committee
      program at apricot dot net