7 - 14 September 2017

Call for Papers

The APNIC 44 Call for Papers is now CLOSED.

The APNIC Program Committee is now seeking presentations for the APNIC 44 Conference in Taichung, Taiwan. We are looking for content that would suit technical and Birds of Feather (BoF) sessions.

Please notethe dates have been shortened this year as the program committee is working to earlier deadlines so the APNIC conference programme can be announced earlier in future.

Key Dates

Call for Presentations Opens 03 April 2017
First Round Acceptance 14 June 2017
Final Deadline for Submissions 14 July 2017
Final Round Acceptance 21 July 2017
Final Slides Received 10 September 2017

Program Material

The APNIC Program is organized in three parts, including workshops, tutorials and the conference.

Topics for technical and BoFs conference sessions must be relevant to Internet operations and technologies. The following topics are examples of possible areas of interest.

  • IP core network routing, switching and operations
  • IPv6 deployment and transition technologies
  • Access and transport networks including LTE, WiMax, FTTx/GPON, STM, MPLS etc
  • Wi-Fi and SP Wi-Fi technologies
  • Software defined networking, network function virtualization and network automation
  • Content & service delivery (Multicast, Voice, Video, Telepresence, Gaming) and cloud computing
  • DNS / DNSSEC, Mail, WWW etc
  • Network security issues (NSP-SEC, DDoS, Anti-Spam, Anti-Malware) and BCPs
  • IXPs and Peering
  • Research on Internet operations and deployment
  • Academic research on Internet technologies
  • Internet of Things (IoT) architectures, standards, services, security, addressability, and manageability
  • Smart Cities architecture, security, and addressing


Draft slides MUST be provided with submissions otherwise the Program Committee will be unable to review the submission. For work in progress, the most current information available at time of submission is acceptable.

All draft and complete slides must be submitted in PDF format only.

Final slides are to be provided by the specified deadline for publication on the APNIC 44 conference website.

Prospective presenters should note that the majority of speaking slots will be filled well before the final submission deadline. The PC will retain a limited number of slots up to the final submission deadline for presentations that are exceptionally timely, important, or of critical operational importance.

Any questions or concerns should be addressed to the Program Committee by email at conference@apnic.net.

We look forward to receiving your presentation proposals.