Call for Presentations LACNOG 2018

LACNOG, the Latin American and Caribbean Network Operators Group, will be holding its annual conference – LACNOG 2018 – in the city of Rosario, Argentina, between September 24 and 28, 2018. This event will be co-hosted with the LACNIC30 meeting.

The LACNOG 2018 Program Committee invites the Internet community to submit their proposals for the event.

In the spirit of LACNOG, the topics to be covered by the proposals should be oriented towards regional Internet development. The topics of interest to LACNOG 2018 include, but are not limited, to:

  • Network operation and professional experiences, success stories
  • IP network architecture, sizing, configuration and administration
  • Routing and switching protocols, including unicast, multicast, anycast, SDN, and others
  • End-user applications (e.g. E-mail, HTTP, DNS, NFVs, etc.)
  • Value-added services such as VPNs, distributed systems, cloud computing, etc.
  • Peering, regional traffic exchange, IXPs
  • Transition to IPv6 and IPv6 Deployment
  • Network security and data management, attack mitigation
  • Network monitoring, performance, measurements and telemetry
  • Network automation, evolution and convergence
  • Infrastructure and physical transport including optical and wireless networks
  • Internet governance issues, legislation and regulations
  • Research and education

Possible proposal exposition formats are the following:

  • Lightning talk: short, 10-minute exposition with an additional 5 minutes for questions.
  • Presentation: 20-minute exposition with an additional 10 minutes for questions.
  • Tutorial: 45-minute exposition with an additional 15 minutes for questions.

Presentations must be submitted according to the schedule available in LACNOG 2018.

If you wish to participate, you must submit a short biography, photograph, abstract and draft of your proposal thrugh the form at the end of this page. In the case that your proposal is selected, you authorize LACNOG and LACNIC to publish your name, picture, biography, and final work in the event agenda.

The acceptance of your proposal exempts you from the event registration fees but does not automatically grant any monetary support either for traveling or accomodations. However, presenters may apply for a LACNIC sponsorship independently.

Presenters at the LACNOG 2018 conference will receive a certificate attesting their participation.

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