Call for Papers




Call for Papers Opens: (24th June, 2017)

Draft Programme Published (21st July, 2017)

Final Deadline for Submissions (11th August, 2017)

Final Programme Published (28th August, 2017)

Final Slides Received (30th August, 2017)


Note that regardless of deadlines, slots are filled on a first-come, first-served basis


The SAFNOG-3 conference programme consists of three parts, these being the Peering Forum, Tutorials, and Conference Tracks.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • IPv4/IPv6 Routing and operations
  • IPv6 deployment and transition technologies
  • Internet backbone operations
  • ISP and Carrier services
  • IXPs and Peering
  • Research on Internet Operations and Deployment
  • Network security issues (2G/3G/LTE/eNodeB, NSP-SEC, Cloud, DDoS, Anti-Spam, Anti-Malware, IoT)
  • Internet policy (Security, Regulation, Content Management, Addressing, etc)
  • Access and Transport Technologies, including Cable/DSL, 3G/4G/LTE/5G, Wireless, Metro-E, Fibre, MPLS
  • IPv6 in the Mobile space
  • Content & Service Delivery (Multicast, Voice, Video, Telepresence, Gaming) and Cloud Computing
  • SDN/NFV/Openstack
  • SD-WAN
  • Data Centre technologies and networking
  • Big Data, Internet Of Things (IoT) and Industry 4.0
  • Disruptive Technology/Industry


Draft slides for both tutorials and conference sessions MUST be provided with CfP submissions, otherwise the Programme Committee will be unable to review the submission. For the avoidance of doubt, this means that submissions which do not include slides will be rejected immediately. For work-in-progress submissions, the most current information available at the 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 SAFNOG website.

Prospective presenters should note that the majority of speaking slots will be filled well before the final submission deadline. The PC may, at their discretion, retain a limited number of slots up to the final submission deadline for presentations that are exceptionally timely, important, or of critical operational importance. Every year we turn away submissions due to filling up all available programme slots before the deadline. Presenters should endeavour to get material into the PC sooner rather than later.

Any questions or concerns should be addressed to the Programme Committee by e-mail at:

safnog-pc at safnog dot org

We look forward to receiving your presentation proposals.

SAFNOG-3 Program Committee