[Sipnoc] SIP Forum Opens Call for Presentations and Early-Bird Registration for SIPNOC 2014

Marc Robins marc.robins at sipforum.org
Thu Nov 7 21:24:45 UTC 2013

The SIP Forum Opens Call for Presentations and Early-Bird Registration for
SIPNOC 2014, June 9 - 12, 2014

Proposals are now being accepted for workshops, panels, speaker
presentations and “Birds of a Feather” sessions addressing the deployment
of SIP in service provider environments

The SIP Forum announced today that it has opened registration and the
official Call for Presentations for the fourth annual SIP Network Operators
Conference (SIPNOC 2014) <http://www.sipnoc.org> , being held at the Hyatt
Dulles Hotel in Herndon, VA, June 9 -12, 2014.

A three-day educational conference focusing on the challenges and
opportunities related to the deployment of SIP-based carrier services
globally, SIPNOC 2014 is a unique, network operator-centric event.
Organizers invite companies, executives and industry insiders to propose
presentations highlighting the use of session initiation protocol (SIP) in
service provider environments. Operators are encouraged to present
SIP-related success stories, deployment issues and concerns in their
networks, while equipment vendors and other industry stakeholders are
invited to work with operators to present real-world deployment experiences.

The SIPNOC conferences attract leading technical and operations personnel
from the global carrier community and have earned high praise from attendees
for their educational, non-commercial and technical content that focuses on
the real-world challenges operators face when deploying SIP services in
global IP networks. SIPNOC 2014 attendees will include telecommunications
providers, major backbone operators, interconnect and wholesale solution
providers, ISPs, cable operators, wireless network operators as well as
large enterprises deploying major SIP initiatives.

SIPNOC 2014 Call for Presentations proposals can be submitted by visiting
the SIP Forum SIPNOC 2014 Call for Presentations site
<http://www.sipforum.org/content/view/374/275/> . Possible topics can
include SIP peering, SIP trunking, Emergency Services, Congestion Control,
Scaling and Capacity Issues, SIP-based applications, Routing, Security,
SIP-Network Operations Center Best Practices, IPv6 deployment challenges,
User-agent Configuration, Standardization Issues and Progress, HD voice
deployments, Video Interoperability, WebRTC and SIP, FoIP/T.38 Deployment,
Testing or other issues facing SIP network operations.

SIPNOC 2014 offers several different types of speaking opportunities

*	General Session Talks: A General Session presentation should be on a
topic of interest to the general SIPNOC audience, and may be up to 30
minutes long (including time for Q&A).
*	General Session Panels: Panels are sessions with a moderator and a
team of panelists. The panel moderator should submit an abstract on the
panel topic, a list of panelists, and how the panel will be organized. Panel
selection is based on the importance, originality, focus and timeliness of
the topic, expertise of proposed panelists, as well as the potential for
informative and controversial discussion.
*	Special Workshops: The SIPNOC 2014 program has been expanded to
include special workshops that run for 2-3 hours, providing time to focus
in-depth on a variety of issues important to the SIPNOC community. Topics
can include a review of SIP RFCs and standards development, the regulatory
environment, etc.
*	Research Topics: Researchers are invited to present short summaries
of their work for operator feedback. Topics may include call routing,
network performance, statistical measurement and analysis and protocol
development and implementation. Studies presented may be works in progress.
Researchers from academia, government, and industry are encouraged to
*	BOFs: BOFs (Birds of a Feather sessions) are informal sessions on
topics which are of interest to a portion of the SIPNOC community. BOFs may
be held in break‐out areas or in an unscheduled room. Requests for
scheduled BOFs can be made at any time, including on site at the conference.

The following is a complete list of key dates for the SIPNOC 2014 speaking

*	Presentation Abstracts Due -- December 1, 2013
*	Draft Presentations Due -- January 15, 2014
*	Acceptance Decision and Notifications -- February 1, 2014
*	Draft Program Published -- February 15, 2014
*	Final Presentations Due -- April 1, 2014
*	Final Agenda Published -- April 15, 2014
*	Conference Begins -- June 9, 2014


SIPNOC 2014 General Info

The SIPNOC 2014 event website is located at www.sipnoc.org.

To view the official call for presentations, which includes instructions on
submitting material and specific SIPNOC policies, please visit www.sipforum.
org/content/view/374/275/. To submit, visit

Registration for SIPNOC 2014 is officially open!

Special pricing for SIPNOC 2014 is now in effect! Take advantage of special
early-bird pricing now through December 31, 2013. The regular SIPNOC 2014
conference registration fee is $995, but for a limited time regular
attendees can save $145 and pay only $850 for three days of conference
proceedings. This fee includes a special welcome reception the evening
before the event with food and drink; breakfast, lunch and break
refreshments and snacks; and special networking receptions the first and
second night of the event.

Individuals from SIP Forum Full Member companies save even more ($295 off
the regular price to be exact with special early-bird pricing)! Please
contact Marc Robins, SIP Forum President and Managing Director, at
marc.robins at sipforum.org to obtain the exclusive Full Member discount code.

Register today at www.regonline.com/sipnoc2014.


SIPNOC 2014 Sponsorship Information

For information about corporate sponsorship opportunities at SIPNOC 2014,
please contact Marc Robins, SIP Forum President and Managing Director, at
203-829-6307 or marc.robins at sipforum.org.



Marc Robins

President and Managing Director

SIP Forum

 <http://www.sipforum.org/> http://www.sipforum.org

Mobile: 203-829-6307

SkypeMe! marcrobins


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