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NANOG 58 - New Orleans - Call For Presentations is open!

Just a reminder that the RFP is still open for NANOG 58!


On Fri, Mar 1, 2013 at 12:02 PM, David Temkin <dave at temk.in> wrote:

> *Fresh off of a great NANOG 57 in Orlando, your program committee is
> already working hard to provide a world-class program for NANOG 58 in NOLA
> - New Orleans, Louisiana - one of my favorite destinations in the world.*
> *
> *
> *As a reminder, we will be following the same Monday-Wednesday program
> that we started at NANOG 57, with Tutorials beginning Monday morning and
> closing with the Peering Track (and potentially a social) on Wednesday
> evening. *
> *
> *
> *We look forward to seeing everyone in The Big Easy!*
> *
> --------------------
> The North American Network Operators' Group (NANOG) will hold its 58th
> meeting in New Orleans on June 3rd - 5th, 2013  Verizon Terremark will
> host NANOG 58. The NANOG Program Committee is now seeking proposals for
> presentations, panels, tutorials, tracks sessions, keynote materials, and
> the NOGLab experience for the NANOG 58 program. We invite presentations
> highlighting issues relating to technology already deployed or soon-to-be
> deployed in the Internet. Vendors are encouraged to work with operators to
> present real-world deployment experiences with the vendor's products and
> interoperability via the program and as part of the NOGLab.   NANOG 58
> submissions are welcome at http://pc.nanog.org.
> About NANOG
> NANOG is the premier meeting for network operators in North America.
> Meetings provide a forum for information exchange among network operators,
> engineers, and researchers. NANOG meets three times each year, and includes
> panels, presentations, tutorial sessions, tracks, informal BOFs, and a
> NOGLab which features interoperability demonstrations. NANOG attendees
> include operators from networks of all sizes, enterprise operators, peering
> coordinators, transport and switching equipment vendors, and network
> researchers. NANOG attendees will share ideas and interact with leaders in
> the field of network operations, discuss current operational events and
> issues, and learn about state-of-the-art operational techniques.
> Materials from NANOG 58 will be archived at:
> http://www.nanog.org/meetings/nanog58/<http://www.nanog.org/meetings/nanog55/>
>  <http://www.nanog.org/meetings/nanog55/>
> Key Dates for NANOG 58
> ? CFP Opens for NANOG 58: 25-February-2013
> ? CFP Deadline #1: Presentation Abstracts Due: 8-April-2013
> ? CFP Deadline #2: Presentation Slides Due: 29-April-2013
> ? NANOG Highlights Page Posted: 22-April-2013
> ? Preliminary Topic List Posted: 26-April-2013
> ? Meeting Agenda Published: 13-May-2013
> ? Meeting Agenda Final sent to printer: 20-May-2013
> ? Lightning Talk Submissions Open (Abstracts Only): 2-June-2013
> ? Speaker FINAL presentations to PCTool or speaker-support: 31-May-2013
> ? On-Site Registration: 31-May-2013
> The NANOG Program Committee seeks proposals for presentations, panels,
> tutorial sessions, tracks, and BOFs in all areas of network operations,
> including (but not limited to):
>    - Power and facilities - Topics may include power reliability and
>    engineering, green power, power efficiency, cooling, and facilities
>    management.
>    - Interconnections - Topics may include IXes, intra-building, MMR,
>    metro-wide connections, peering, and transit purchasing tactics and
>    strategies.
>    - Security - Topics may include routing security, route filtering of
>    large peers/customers, and inter-AS security and cooperation.
>    - DNS - Topics may include using DNS data for network metrics, botnet
>    discovery, and geolocation.
>    - IPv6 - Topics may include real-world deployment challenges, Carrier
>    Grade NAT, NAT-PT implementations that work and scale, and allocation
>    strategies.
>    - Content - Topics may include Distribution (p2p, IPTV), content
>    payment models, content distribution technologies and networks, and
>    storage/archiving.
>    - Disaster recovery - Topics may include risk analysis, training,
>    agencies, planning methods, hardware portability, key tools, transport
>    audits, and other lessons learned.
> In general, presentations are being sought by and for network operators of
> all sizes. Presentations about difficult problems (and interesting
> solutions) that you encounter in the course of your job are encouraged.
> In addition, the Program Committee, through participation with other
> organizations and vendor?s, will be programming a NOGLab experience.  The
> topic of the NOGLab will be timely and feature real-world experiences faced
> by operators of today?s Internet.
> If you think you have an interesting topic but want some feedback or
> assistance working it into a presentation, please email the Program
> Committee chair (chair at pc.nanog.org), and a representative on the Program
> Committee will give you the feedback needed to work it into a presentation.
> Otherwise, don't delay in submitting your talk, keynote, track, or panel
> into the NANOG Program Committee tool, located at http://pc.nanog.org.
> For more information about talk types and format, please see
> http://nanog.org/presentations/guidelines/talktips.php<http://www.nanog.org/presentations/guidelines/talktips.php>
>  <http://www.nanog.org/presentations/guidelines/talktips.php>
> How to Present
> The deadline for accepting abstracts and slides is April 8, 2013 . While
> the majority of speaking slots may be filled by that date, a limited number
> of slots may be available after that date for topics that are exceptionally
> timely, important, or critical to the operations of the Internet.
> Complete Presentation Guidelines can be found at
> http://nanog.org/presentations/ <http://www.nanog.org/presentations/>
>  <http://www.nanog.org/presentations/>
> The primary speaker, moderator, or author should submit presentation
> information and an abstract online at: http://pc.nanog.org once you have
> done this, you will receive instructions for submitting your draft slides.
>    - Author's name(s)
>    - Preferred contact email address
>    - A preferred phone number for contact
>    - Submission category (General Session, Panel, Tutorial, or Research
>    Forum)
>    - Presentation title
>    - Abstract
>    - Slides (attachment or URL), in PDF (preferred) or PowerPoint format.
> We look forward to reviewing your submission.
> Talks
> Keynote Presentation: The Program Committee invites speakers to submit
> materials for up to one-hour keynote presentations. Speakers should
> indicate that their submission is for a keynote in their abstracts. Speaker
> must submit slides for a Keynote Presentation.
> General Session Talk: A General Session presentation should be on a topic
> of interest to the general NANOG audience, and may be up to 30-minutes long
> (including time for Q&A). Speakers must submit slides for a General Session
> presentation.
> General Session Panel: Panels are 60-90-minute discussion sessions
> between a moderator and a team of panelists. The panel moderator should
> submit an abstract on the panel topic, a list of panelists, and how the
> panel will be organized. Panel selection will be based on the importance,
> originality, focus and timeliness of the topic, expertise of proposed
> panelists, as well as the potential for informative and controversial
> discussion. After acceptance the panel leader will be given the option to
> invite panel authors to submit their presentations to the NANOG program
> Committee for review. Until then authors should not submit their individual
> presentations for the panel.
> Tracks: Tracks are 90-minute informal agenda blocks on topics, which are
> of interest to a portion of the NANOG community. The 90-minute block can be
> subdivided into a number of smaller, highly related presentations, panels
> or open discussion. A moderator coordinates content within the 90-minute
> block of time, and must submit a detailed outline to the Program Committee,
> including sub-topics and presenters
> Peering
> ISP Security
> Tools
> Typically two tracks or three tracks will be run concurrently.
> Tutorials: Tutorials are 90-minute sessions. A presentation from the
> introductory through advanced level on all related topics, including:
> Disaster Recovery Planning
> Troubleshooting BGP
> Best Practices for Determining Traffic Matrices
> Options for Blackhole and Discard Routing
> BGP/MPLS Layer 3 VPNs
> Peering business and engineering basics
> A tutorial submission should include an abstract and slides.
> BOFs: BOFs (Birds of a Feather sessions) are informal sessions on topics,
> which are of interest to a portion of the NANOG community. BOFs may be held
> in the hallways, breakout areas or in an unscheduled tutorial room.
> Requests for scheduled BOFs will be take place on site at the meeting.
> A typical BOF session may include some structure or presentations, but
> usually is focused on community discussion and interaction.
> Frequent BOF topics include:
> R&D collaboration
> Hot-topics in the media
> The less structured nature of BOF sessions allows for the greatest
> flexibility from a timing perspective.
> Lightning Talks: A lightning talk is a very short presentation or speech
> by any attendee on any topic relevant to the NANOG audience. These are
> limited to ten minutes; this will be strictly enforced.
> If you have a topic that's timely, interesting, or even a crackpot idea
> you want to share, we encourage you to consider presenting it. The Program
> Committee will vote on all Lightning Talk submissions onsite at the
> meeting, and a submitter will be notified about his or her submission one
> day prior to the scheduled talk time.
> Submit your lightning talk proposal at http://pc.nanog.org starting June
> 2, 2013.
> Research Forum: Researchers are invited to present short (10-minute)
> summaries of their work for operator feedback. Topics include routing,
> network performance, statistical measurement and analysis, and protocol
> development and implementation. Studies presented may be works in progress.
> Researchers from academia, government, and industry are encouraged to
> present.
> The NANOG registration fee is waived for:
>    - For General Session presentations, the registration fee will be
>    waived for a maximum of one speaker.
>    - For General Session panels, fees will be waived for one panel
>    moderator and all panelists.
>    - For Tracks, fees will be waived for one moderator.
>    - For Research Forum presentations, fees will be waived for one
>    speaker.
>    - For Tutorials, fees will be waived for one instructor.
> *