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NZNOG 06 - Call for Participation and Papers

  • From: Simon Lyall
  • Date: Fri Aug 26 20:05:22 2005

Apologies for duplicate copies.

         NZNOG 06 - Call for Participation and Papers

The next conference of the New Zealand Network Operators' Group is to
be held in Wellington, New Zealand between 22-24 March 2006. Our hosts
are The School of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science at Victoria
University. The conference will take place the week before the Wellington
ICANN meeting in order enable people to attend both events.

NZNOG meetings provide opportunities for the exchange of technical
information and discussion of issues relating to the operation and
support of network services, with particular emphasis on New Zealand.

The conference is low priced and has a strong technical focus with the
aim and history of getting a strong turnout of technical personal from
New Zealand Internet orientated companies.

The planned format is one day of streamed Special Interest Group ( SIG )
Meetings followed by 2 days of the conference proper.


Sponsors
--------

There are opportunities remaining for organisations to sponsor various
aspects of the NZNOG meeting.

Please contact sponsorship@nznog.org for more information

SIG Meetings
------------

The first day of the conference is arranged as parallel tracks to
cover subject material which is of interest to particular groups of
attendees. Proposals are requested for workshops, tutorials and other
appropriate special-interest meetings of interest to Network Operators.


Presentations
-------------

NZNOG invites presentations on relevant topics. Suitable topics include,
but are not limited to Network Monitoring, Peering , Network Design
Philosophy, Security and Encryption, IPV6, DDOS, WAN Solutions / VPNs,
BGP and other routing protocols, ENUM, Fibre Optics, Wireless, Spam,
Mail Servers, Virtual Servers (eg Xen, UML, VMware). Presentations from
researchers and from practitioners are welcomed.

Presentations don't need to fit any particular fixed length and can be
from 30 minutes to 3 hours in length.

The survey of mailing list members was conducted in early 2005 to
determine areas of interest, the results are available here:

http://list.waikato.ac.nz/pipermail/nznog/2005-May/010020.html

If you are interested in submitting a talk please fill out the questions
at then end of this document and email them to talks@nznog.org .

Lightning talks
---------------

Lightning talks are short talks/presentations that last no more than 10
minutes. This is a good opportunity to get your pet topic out there or
perhaps to get some experience with presenting without having to go to a
full talk. At NZNOG'06 it is planned that there will be at least one
hour long lightning talk session.

Advice on giving Lightning Talks:

http://www.justanotherperlhacker.org/lightning/
http://www.perl.com/pub/a/2004/07/30/lightningtalk.html
http://perl.plover.com/lt/lightning-talks.html
http://www.metaart.org/maca/perl/lightning/lightning_what.html

Proposals for lightning talks should be submitted they same way as other
talks.

Dates
-----

Dates (other than that of the conference itself) may be subject to change.

1 Nov:		Proposals and Abstracts due
Early Nov:	Notification to Authors
Early Nov:	Schedule Published.
Mid Nov:	Registrations open
28 Feb:		Draft of presentation slides due.
22 Mar:		Conference begins.
27 Mar:		ICANN meeting begins


Contact
-------

Website

    * www.nznog.org

General Enquiries

    * info@nznog.org

Talks and Papers

    * talks@nznog.org


Talk Proposals
--------------

Please send all talk proposals (including lightning talks) to talks@nznog.org
along with the requested information. Questions regarding talks can be
sent to the same address.

The deadline for proposals is November 1st, 2005. While the majority of
speaking slots will be filled by November 1st, a limited number of slots
may be available after that date for topics that are timely, important,
or otherwise exceptional.

Sponsorship may be available for a limited number of overseas speakers
to attend the conference, please indicate if you require assistance
with travel and/or accommodation.


Author's Full Name:
Author's Email Address:
Author's affiliation:
Title of Talk:
Abstract:
Length of talk:
Author's short biography:
Whether travel and accommodation assistance will be required:






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