Call for Papers

The APNIC Program Committee is seeking presentations for the APNIC 46 Conference in Noumea, New Caledonia. We are looking for content that would suit technical sessions.

Please note, the program committee is working to early deadlines so the APNIC conference program can be announced early.

Key Dates

Call for Presentations Opens 09 April 2018
First Round Acceptance 15 June 2018
Final Deadline for Submissions 13 July 2018
Final Round Acceptance 27 July 2018

Program Material

The APNIC Program is organized in two parts, workshops week and conference week. Conference week includes technical sessions, panel discussions, tutorials and Birds of Feather (BoFs).

Topics for 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
  • Satellite broadband and connectivity
  • Access and transport networks including LTE, FTTx/GPON, WiMAX, Microwave/Optical SDH, MPLS etc
  • Network security issues (NSP-SEC, DDoS, Anti-Spam, Anti-Malware) and BCPs
  • Software defined networking, network function virtualization and network automation
  • Wi-Fi and SP Wi-Fi technologies
  • Content & service delivery (Multicast, Voice, Video, Telepresence, Gaming) and cloud computing
  • DNS / DNSSEC, Mail, WWW etc
  • 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 slides submitted for PC review must be in PDF or PPT format only.

Final slides are to be provided a week before the conference starts for publication on the APNIC 46 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

We look forward to receiving your presentation proposals.

Paper submissions are closed.