As you know, April 1st, 2008 was the last date for submission of presentations for NANOG 43.
I am pleased to present preliminary agenda for the meeting.
Security, Morning Devotional: By [Paul Ferguson, Preaching](http://og.latency.net/asr/fergie.jpg) Keynote: Randy Bush, IIJ: "We tried it 20 years ago, and it didn't work then" TCP/IP optimization, mumbo-jumbo method: Presented by Gamerail and KillerNIC. IPv8 hour, only connectivity provided will be IPv8. Sponsors: Jim Fleming, UNIR and Campbell's v8. 100G networking panel. Moderators: Vijay Gill, "It does not scale". PGP Sleeper Cell Keysigning: Majdi Abbas, Al-Lattice and P.L.O. Networks Inc. Ethernet Panel: Marty Hannigan, "Clocking on Ethernet Networks" Community meeting: Marty Hannigan, "If you don't control the broom, you don't control the room" Alex Pilosov, [The Putin of NANOG](http://www.infiltrated.net/nanogpolice.jpg), on community-based policing. Datacenter Power Panel. Moderators: Vijay Gill: "It does not scale". Randy Bush: "I want 400000 Watts per square foot". Josh Snowhorn: Green Datacenters - capturing power of lightning and hurricane winds, and other benefits of locating facilities in Tornado Alley. Jay Adelson, Equinix: [Datacenter Power Limits](http://binaryfury.wann.net/i/no-equinix-power.jpg) Alex Pilosov, Pilosoft: [Low-cost colocation](http://www.bogons.net/pics/street-colo.jpg) Special Announcement By Iraqi Information Minister ir. M.H.P.P. Adriaens: [Relevancy of IPv6 in today's world](http://images.icanhascheezburger.com/completestore/2008/4/1/ipv6isnotneed128515705948185557.jpg) Depeering BOF: Moderators: Vijay Gill [Patrick Gilmore](http://peerordie.com) [Art G, Cogent](http://www.vijaygill.com/pics/depeer-art.jpg) [Aaron W, Cogent](http://www.e-gerbil.net/failure.jpg) Lightning talks: Tony Kapela: load balancing, wavelength division multiplexing, forward error correction keying (FECK) and Kilobyte-Volumes of Service (KVoS) in metro networks. 5 minutes. Richard Steenbergen, Steenbergen Transport: [Visio Alternatives For Network Design](http://www.e-gerbil.net/cogent-iprequest) IPv4 exhaustion BOF, [Forceful Reclamation of IP Space](http://spf.is-is.ca/ipjack.jpg) Moderators: Omachonu Ogali, Carabineros de Chile LLC, Yocum Gang, Three Sheep, Jacques Movies, Erie Forge and Steal. Tutorials: BGP and No Engineer Left Behind Act: "30 nanogs later, same people at this room. Is our children learning?" By Philip Smith and George W Bush. Self-defense for sales engineers: Wrestling, presented by Arbor Network, and basic knife-fight skills, presented by Dougie Fresh, Microsoft. PC Routing Tutorial: 10GE on Soekris platform. By Vyatta Networks. Network Sniffing for dummies. By WYLTK LLC. Beer And Gear: Sponsored by [Vyatta Networks](http://www.vyatta.com/secret/images/rk_vader_large.jpg) and [Cisco Networks](http://spf.is-is.ca/cisco.jpg)