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SANOG 9 CALL For Papers

  • From: Haris Shamsi
  • Date: Mon Oct 16 02:51:29 2006

FYI – On behalf of SANOG Program Committee



14- 24 January, 2007

Colombo, Sri Lanka


Call for Papers



Deadline for proposals: 1 December 2006 Acceptance Notification: 15 December 2006 Paper Confirmation : 1 January 2007


Please submit Online at


The following is an open call for papers/presentations for the two- day conference at the 9th 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


Conference Presentation


The conference will be comprised of 6 session 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 intrusion 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, Wireless Technology and Applications



Track 3: Peering and IXP


This is relatively a new track at SANOG. 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 tracks.


Please submit Online at



/Haris Shamsi