RIPE 69 2014 : RIPE 69 Meeting
Call For Papers
Call for Presentations
A RIPE Meeting is an open event where Internet Service Providers,
network operators and other interested parties get together. Although
the meeting is mostly technical, it is also a chance for people to meet
and network with others in their field.
RIPE 69 will take place from 3-7 November 2014 in London, UK.
The RIPE Programme Committee (PC) is now seeking content proposals from
the RIPE community for the plenary session presentations, BoFs (Birds of
a Feather sessions), panels, workshops, tutorials and lightning talks at
RIPE 69. The PC is looking for presentations covering topics of network
engineering and operations, including but not limited to:
* IPv6 deployment
* Managing IPv4 scarcity in operations
* Commercial transactions of IPv4 addresses
* Data centre technologies
* Network and DNS operations
* Internet governance and regulatory practices
* Network and routing security
* Content delivery
* Internet peering and mobile data exchange
RIPE Meeting attendees are quite sensitive to keeping presentations
non-commercial, and product marketing talks are strongly discouraged.
Repeated audience feedback shows that the most successful talks focus on
operational experience, research results, or case studies. For example,
presenters wishing to describe a commercial solution should focus on
the underlying technology and not attempt a product demonstration.
The RIPE PC accepts proposals for different presentation formats,
including plenary session presentations, tutorials, workshops, BoFs
(Birds of a Feather sessions) and lightning talks. See the full
descriptions of these formats at
Presenters who are proposing a panel or BoF are encouraged to include
speakers from several (perhaps even competing) companies and/or a
In addition to presentations selected in advance for the plenary, the
RIPE PC also offers several time slots for "lightning talks", which are
selected immediately before or during the conference.
The following general requirements apply:
- Proposals for plenary session presentations, BoFs, panels, workshops
and tutorials must be submitted for full consideration no later than
31 August 2014, using the meeting submission system at
submitted after this date will be considered on a space-available
- Lightning talks should also be submitted using the meeting submission
system (https://ripe69.ripe.net/submit-topic/submission-form/) and
can be submitted just days before the RIPE Meeting starts or even
during the meeting week. The allocation of lightning talk slots will
be announced in short notice – in some cases on the same day but
often one day prior to the relevant session.
- Presenters should indicate how much time they will require. See more
information on time slot allocations per presentation format at
- Proposals for talks will only be considered by the PC if they contain
at least draft presentation slides (slides may be updated later on).
For panels, proposals must contain a clear description, as well as
the names of invited panellists, presenters and moderators.
- Due to potential technical issues, it is expected that most, if not
all, presenters/panellists will be physically present at the RIPE
If you have any questions or requests concerning content submissions,
please email pc [at] ripe [dot] net.