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Call for Presentations AFRINIC-25 is Open

01 September 2016 - We invite all individuals wishing to present during AFRINIC-25, which will be held from 25  to 30 November 2016 to submit their presentation abstract. 

To enrich the discussions and share knowledge with the technical community at AFRINIC-25, we are seeking presentations of a wide range of issues, broadly related to access and development of the Internet in Africa. We are specifically interested in presentations focusing on: 

  • Internet Governance
  • E-governance
  • Core Internet Infrastructure
  • Access, Utility and Development
  • The Internet and Economic Development
  • Business Practices and Technology
  • Higher Education in the Age of Technology
  • Cyber Security
  • Technology and Business
  • Cloud Computing
  • Open Data/Big Data
  • Technology and Content Production
  • Relations between Mobile Operators and the Internet Community
  • Mobile Applications
  • IPv6
  • Peering and Interconnection
  • DNS 
  • RPKI
  • IXPs 

 

Your contribution can be in the form of a presentation during a session, a tutorial, or a live technical demonstration. 

Kindly read all information carefully before submitting your proposal. 

 

Speakers’ Guidelines

  • Presentations should be 15 -30 minutes in length, with approximately 10-15 minutes for Q&A at the end of each presentation. 
  • The maximum time allotted per presentation will not exceed 45 minutes. 
  • The presenter(s) will be required to upload their final presentation in PDF format, no later than five (5) days prior to the presentation date. 
  • Presenters are responsible for producing any handouts if required. There are usually approximately 200 delegates in each session. 

Presentations with marketing and/or commercial content will not be considered.

 

How to submit a Presentation Proposal

1. Please register/login on the AFRINIC-25 website at: https://meeting.afrinic.net/afrinic-25/

2. Fill in the online form with the requested information.

3. In the Speakers section, provide your abstract, your biography and slides if available and you are done!

 

Important dates to note  

Deadline for submitting an application –  30 September 2016 

Notification of acceptance of application – 07 October  2016

Submission of draft presentation  –   22 October 2016

Submission of  final presentation -  22 November 2016

 

We look forward to reading your proposals.

 

Database Working Group

31 August 2016 - We are pleased to inform you that AFRINIC is setting up a Database Working Group. 

The main purpose of the database working group is to provide a platform for technical discussions around the WHOIS database and related services.

A draft charter can be found here 

You are welcome to join and contribute to the working group by subscribing to the mailing listlist

Comments on the charter may also be submitted to the new mailing list.

   

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