Call for Presentations - NZNOG '05

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       Call for Presentations

             NZNOG '05

The next conference of the New Zealand Network Operators' Group is to
be held in Hamilton, New Zealand between February 2nd and 4th 2005. Our
hosts are the University of Waikato's WAND Network research group.

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

NZNOG invites presentations on relevant topics. Suitable topics
include, but are not limited to: Carrier IP network architectures;
Internet exchange activities; VoIP deployment; IP Routing theory or
practice; Peering policy; Access technologies including mobile and other
wireless; Network and service management tools and practices; Other
software relevant to network operation. Presentations from researchers
and from practitioners are welcomed.

Presentations don't need to fit any particular fixed length. Possible
formats range from day-long tutorials to very short presentations
floating an idea or reporting on a discovery in a less formal manner.

Suggestions for topics for presentations or discussions are also

Prospective presenters should in the first case send email to describing their intended presentation topic, and
giving some idea of the level of detail and length of presentation
which would suit them.

We'd prefer to receive offers to present sooner rather than later, but
there is a timetable:

By 22 October 2004: All offers to present received
By 31 October 2004: All acceptances of presentations notified.
By 24 December 2004: Draft presentation slides received
By 9 January 2005: Final presentation slides received

A limited number of presentation slots may be available after the
closing date for topics of unusual timeliness or importance.

Further information, as it becomes available, will be posted at .