INET93 Call for Participation

From: (Elizabeth Barnhart) Subject: Revised Call for Participation: INET93 To:,,,,,,,, Date: Mon, 16 Nov 92 9:42:38 EST X-Mailer: ELM [version 2.3 PL0] Following is an updated Call for Participation for INET 93. Note that it asks those planning to submit a paper or who are proposing a session to submit an abstract by January 10, 1993. This will help the program committee with their planning. Note that George Sadowsky and Enzo Puliatti are planning a special program, including a hands-on workshop, for people from developing countries. Information on this workshop will be available at a later date. It will be sent on this list as well as to the official conference mailing list. ------------ CALL FOR PARTICIPATION/ABSTRACTS INET'93 - Towards a Global Community International Networking Conference Internet Society San Francisco, CA 17-20 August 1993 The International Networking Conference is the annual conference of the Internet Society, a new professional society serving the Internet community. Following the very successful INET'92, INET'93 will be held on 17-20 August 1993 in San Francisco. Focusing on worldwide issues of research and academic networking, the goal of INET'93 is to bring together individuals from university, industry and government who are involved with planning, developing, implementing, managing and funding national, regional and international research, academic, and commercial networks. To assist in formulating the program for INET'93, the Program Committee is soliciting abstracts for proposed papers, presentations, and sessions. These abstracts should be sent to the paper submission address below no later than January 10, 1993. The official language of the conference is English. The conference agenda will include plans and status reports on research and academic networks throughout the world. In addition, possible topics for conference sessions include but are not limited to the following: Network Technology: Advances in the Network Technology Base - -- Progress toward international open network protocols - -- Security, management and authentication in managing networks - -- Transmission, routing, and transport technologies - -- Technologies of the '90s and 21st century - -- Very high speed networks Network Engineering: Building the Global Infrastructure - -- Application of network technology to provide networking services - -- Interoperability among existing national and international networks - -- Network management systems and methods - -- Reliability and performance engineering - -- Issues related to scaling Application Technology: Enabling Technologies for Distributed Applications - -- Collaboration technologies - -- Multimedia issues - -- Networked information retrieval - -- Mail and directory services - -- Workstation teleconferencing - -- Computer supported collaborated work - -- Interoperability of application services User Applications: Support for International Communities of Interest - -- Support of international collaboration - -- Access to scientific papers and data across national boundaries - -- Supercomputing - -- High energy physics, atmospheric modeling, and other scientific applications - -- Education/distance learning - -- Medical research and clinical applications - -- Libraries - -- Work and play in Cyberspace: How networks are changing the social nature of work and play - -- Networking and the arts - -- High payoff application areas to support national and international development Regional Issues: Networking Around the Globe - -- Unique regional issues and approaches such as multilingual and national character set accommodation - -- Asia-Pacific Rim -- Latin America - -- Eastern Europe -- North America - -- Europe -- Africa - -- Former Soviet Republics -- Special Issues for the Third World Policy Issues: Governance, Management, and Financing of International Networks - -- Globalization of services - -- Commercialization, privatization and public access - -- Coordination of international resources - -- Copyright and intellectual property rights - -- Appropriate use and speech restrictions - -- International security policy - -- Privacy and data protection - -- Telecommunications policy The conference will be held immediately preceding INTEROP 93 Fall, the leading trade show for Internet technologies. This will make possible attending both events as well as tutorials given as part of INTEROP '93. The conference will be held in one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Social events will be arranged during the conference to take advantage of the unique environment San Francisco provides. In addition, assistance will be provided to attendees wishing to see more of this unique area. Information for Paper Submission Please submit 6 copies (in English) of double-spaced typed manuscript (maximum of 20 pages) with an abstract to: USRA ATTN: INET'93 625 Ellis Street, Suite 205 Mountain View, CA 94043 You may also submit an electronic (ASCII, please) version of your paper by e-mail to: Important dates: - -- January 10, 1993 Abstracts due - -- March 1, 1993 Manuscript due - -- May 1, 1993 Notification of acceptance to authors - -- June 10, 1993 Camera-ready papers due Workshop for Developing Countries A workshop designed to assist developing countries in their installation and use of networking technology and services is being organized and will take place during the week before the conference in the San Francisco Bay Area. INET'93 Points of Contact: Conference Chair: Eric Benhamou Regional Coordinators: Dennis Tsichritzis (Western Europe) John Demco (North America) Haruhisa Ishida (Asia Pacific) Ahmed Bassitt (Africa) Other regions to be announced Program Co-Chairs: Barry Leiner & William Yundt Program Area Organizers: Christian Huitema & Phill Gross (Network Technology) Elise Gerich & Francois Fluckiger (Network Engineering) Eric Hood (Application Technology) Laura Breeden & Rolf Nordhagen (User Applications) Haruhisa Ishida & Steve Goldstein (Policy Issues) Richard Mandelbaum & Tomaz Kalin (Regional Issues) George Sadowsky & Enzo Puliatti (Workshop) David Farber (Tutorial Coordination) Internet Society Liaison: Larry Landweber General Inquiries To be added to the conference mailing list or for other requests, send mail, fax or E-mail to: USRA ATTN: INET'93 625 Ellis Street, Suite 205 Mountain View, CA 94043 tel: +1 415 390-0317 fax: +1 415 390-0318 - --------------------- INET'93 Interest Form International Networking Conference Internet Society San Francisco, CA 17-20 August 1993 To assist us in planning for the upcoming INET'93 Conference, we would appreciate your filling in the following. I plan on attending the conference (yes/no): I plan on submitting a paper on the following topic: Last Name: First Name: Preferred Title (e.g. Prof., Ms.): Organization: Street Address: City: State/Zip/Zone/Region: Country: Email address: Telephone: Fax: Please return to: Thank you for your assistance.