SANOG 9 CALL For Papers

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

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

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

Please submit Online at

/Haris Shamsi