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Royal Government of Bhutan

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Internet Society

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16-23 July, 2005, Thimphu Bhutan

Call for Papers

Deadline for proposals : 15 May, 2005

The following is an open call for papers/presentations for the one-day conference. Presentations are expected to be 20-30 minutes long with technical content. 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 to submissions @ with a title and brief abstract of the talk and a short bio of yourself.

The conference will be comprised of 3 sessions (morning, post-lunch, afternoon).

Session 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, spam etc.

- Routing policies and architecture for scalable IP and broadband networks

- Technology updates and trends in security and routing

- Traffic management

- Network migration issues (IPv4 to v6, Layer 2 to IP etc.)

Session 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 topics

- Voice and Multimedia over IP

- Managed network services including Security and VPNs

- Mail servers

- Wireless Technology and Applications

Session 3: Regional updates

This track is by invitation only, 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.

Ananth Nagarajan, Program Chair - SANOG
Sumon Ahmed Sabir,
Program Co-Chair - SANOG and

Proposals to be sent to :



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