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October 2, 2008, NANOG44 and NANOG45 PC Meeting Minutes


  • Merit attendees: Gayle Terkeurst 


  • SC attendees: Chris Morrow 


  • PC attendees: Larry Blunk, Brian Deardorff, Joel Jaeggli, Rodney Joffe, Kevin Oberman, Lane Patterson, Ren Provo, Josh Snowhorn, Richard Steenbergen and Todd Underwood 


  • Known conflicts: Mike Hughes and Keith Mitchell 


The goal of the fourth call was to make necessary adjustments for NANOG44 and to draft the program for NANOG45. 



The IPv6 Debate will be postponed until NANOG45 and may be restructured as a panel. 

The topical 'IP Hijack' presentation will take its place, modified post-review in Wired Magazine.

  • Lightning talks - Requests to present 5-10 minutes of material, including brief Q&A, can now be made at http://www.nanogpc.org for NANOG44. NANOG45 lightning talk submission dates will be announced in January 2009. 


  • Newcomer's Breakfast - Newcomer's Breakfast invitations will be distributed approximately one week prior to NANOG44. We look forward to many new and familiar faces Monday morning the 13th of October at 8:30am in the Crystal Room. 


NANOG45 planning is well underway. The submission tool will be available for presentations mid-October 2008 at http://www.nanogpc.org

A reminder to confirm visa requirements should be included in the CFP. 

Regional operators are highly encouraged to submit presentations for NANOG45.

  • BOFs - Please engage the following leaders directly, or email[email protected] if you need their contact data, to present material during any of the following BOFs:
        • Security - Warren Kumari, Google and Danny McPherson, Arbor
        • Tools - Joel Jaeggli, Nokia 
        • Peering - Aaron Hughes, Cariden Technologies


  • Tutorials - NANOG45 will include a blend of refreshed prior material and new material. Ticketing system basics, MPLS, VPNs, BFD, etc. are of interest. Materials, including question and answer time, should be geared towards a 90 minute session. 


  • Panels - Three panels of regional interest are under development. Please engage the NANOG Program Committee at [email protected] and include which panel is of interest so we may relay your request to the appropriate moderator.
    • Undersea cable expansion and impact on regional traffic distribution. 
    • Collocation challenges - HVAC and other regional considerations. 
    • Recently established Internet Exchange Points - non-profit and commercial options. 


Submitted on 7-Oct-08 by Ren Provo, Vice-Chair, NANOG Program Committee.

The Program Committee welcomes your comments and suggestions at [email protected]