(apologies for duplicates)
Posted on behalf of the APRICOT Program Committee
Asia Pacific Regional Internet Conference on Operational Technologies
Taipei, Taiwan 20 - 29 February 2008
Second Call for Papers for APRICOT Conference
The APRICOT 2008 Program Committee is now seeking contributions to the
Conference program. Following the main call for papers, the workshops
and tutorials have now been finalized. We are now looking for
operational and relevant papers for the conference, which by its nature
tend to be decided closer to the conference. The draft program is now
We are looking for people and proposals that would :
* Participate in the technical conference sessions as
a speaker; and/or
* Convene and chair a Birds of a Feather (BOF) session.
Please submit on-line at
First Draft Program Published: 15 November 2007
Conference Paper Deadline: 30 December 2007
Final Program Published: 15 January 2008
APRICOT 2008 will be arranged into five operational streams, each of
which will contain a number of conference tracks and related tutorials.
This streamed approach is designed to foster operational communities
within the Asia Pacific region. Each stream will take place in the same
area providing opportunity for people do further discuss and network
Streams for APRICOT 2008 are:
1. Service Provider Operations : Routing and Access
IPv4 and IPv6 Routing, APNIC Routing and IPv6 Technical SIG, MPLS,
Backbone operations, Wireless, WiMax, Metro Ethernet, DSL, Broadband
2. Services Operations
DNS, VOIP, ENUM, IDN, IDC, content and other services, APNIC DNS SIG,
Gaming, Multicast and video delivery
3. Security Operations
NSP-Sec, DDoS, Security Operations, Anti-SPAM, Anti-Malware.
4. Internet Provider Relationships
IXP Operations, Peering, APNIC IX SIG.
5. APNIC Stream
APNIC's NIR, Database, and Policy SIGs.
After the successful introductions of Lightning talks at APRICOT 2007,
we will continue with it. Call for papers for Lightning talks will be
made during APRICOT, and will be limited to participants of the
When considering a presentation or tutorial, remember that the APRICOT
audience is mainly comprised of technical network operators and
engineers with a wide range of experience levels from beginners to
multi-year experience. There is a strong orientation to offer core
skills and basic knowledge in the tutorials and to address issues
relevant to the day-to-day operations of ISPs and network operators over
the next 12 - 18 months in the conference sessions.
The deadline for conference submissions is 30 December, 2007.
Draft slides for both tutorials and conference sessions MUST be provided
with CfP submissions. Final slides are to be provided by 15 January, 2008.
If you would like to be considered as a tutorial instructor, session
speaker, or a convener of a BOF, please fill in the form at
More information on the conference is available at
APRICOT Program Committee
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