NANOG 74 Call for Presentations is open

NANOG Community,

The NANOG Program Committee is excited to announce that we are now
accepting proposals for all sessions at NANOG 74 in Vancouver, BC,
Canada, October 1-3, 2018. Below is a summary of key details and
dates from the Call For Presentations on the NANOG website, which can
be found at:

The NANOG Program Committee seeks proposals for presentations, panels,
tutorials, and track sessions for the NANOG 74 program. We welcome
suggestions of speakers or topic ideas. Presentations may cover
current technologies already deployed or soon-to-be deployed in the
Internet. Vendors are welcome to submit talks which cover relevant
technologies and capabilities, but presentations must not be
promotional or discuss proprietary solutions. NANOG 74 submissions can
be entered on the NANOG Program Committee Tool at

The primary speaker, moderator, or author should submit a presentation
proposal and an abstract in the Program Committee Tool.
- Select “Propose Talk” from the Talks menu
- Select NANOG 74 from the Meeting menu
- Select the appropriate *Session* the talk will be presented in
(General Session 30-45 minutes; Tutorial 90-120 minutes; Track 90-120

Timeline for submission and proposal review:
- Submitter enters abstract (and draft slides if possible) in Program
Committee Tool: any time following Call for Presentations and prior to
CFP deadline for slide submission
- PC performs initial review and assigns a “shepherd” to help develop
the submission: within 2 weeks
- Submitter develops draft slides of talk. Please submit initial
draft slides early. Panel and Track submissions should provide topic
list and intended/confirmed participants
- PC reviews slides and continues to work with Submitter as needed to
develop topic
- Draft presentation slides should be submitted prior to published
deadline for slides
- PC accepts or declines submission
- Agenda assembled and posted
- Submitters notified

If you think you have an interesting topic but want feedback or
suggestions for developing an idea into a presentation, please email
the Program Committee, and a representative of the Program Committee
will respond. Otherwise, submit your talk, keynote, track, or panel
proposal to the Program Committee Tool without delay! We look forward
to reviewing your submission.

Key Dates for NANOG 74:

Monday, 07/09/18 Registration for NANOG 74 Opens
Monday, 07/09/18 Agenda Outline for NANOG 74 Posted
Tuesday, 09/04/18 CFP Deadline: Presentation Slides Due
Tuesday, 09/04/18 CFP Topic List and NANOG Highlights Page
Monday, 09/24/18 Speaker FINAL presentation Slides to PC Tool
Sunday, 09/30/18 Lightning Talk Submissions Open (Abstracts Only)
Sunday, 09/30/18 On-site Registration

Final slides must be submitted by Monday, September 24, 2018, and no
changes will be accepted between that date and the conference.
Materials received after that date will be updated on the web site
after the completion of the conference.

We look forward to seeing you in October in Vancouver!


Ryan Woolley