[apops] SANOG 12 : Call for papers

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  • Date: Tue, 20 May 2008 08:31:09 +0100
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      06 - 14 August 2008, Kathmandu, Nepal
      Call for Papers
      Deadline for proposals : 1 July 2008
      Acceptance Notification: 5 July 2008
      Paper Confirmation : 15 July 2008
      Please submit Online at
      The following is an open call for papers/presentations for the two- day
      conference at the 8th 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
      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
      Tutorial Submission Deadline is 1 June 2008.
      Conference Presentation
      The conference will be comprised of 6 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
      - - - Routing policies and architecture for scalable IP and broadband networks
      - - - Data Center Management and Operations
      - - - MPLS and QoS implementation experiences
      - - - Traffic management and measurement
      - - - 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
      - - - 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
      Please submit Online at
      On behalf of
      Ananth Nagarajan, Program Chair - SANOG
      Sumon Ahmed Sabir, Program Co-Chair - SANOG
      and the SANOG Programme Committee
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