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Topics and Submissions

Call for Tutorials

The conference will be preceded by a set of half-day tutorials that will cover theoretical and practical aspects of networking. The tutorials will present recent advances in the field of networking and will be targeted towards practitioners and researchers in the field of computer communications and telecommunications. Every effort will be made to ensure tutorials complement the technical program.

Proposals for tutorials are solicited. Evaluation of proposals will be based on the expertise and experience of the instructors, the relevance of the subject matter, the objectives outlined above and the general conference objectives. Potential instructors are invited to submit a tutorial proposal of at most 3 pages, including a biographical sketch, by December 1, 2004.

What to Send

  1. Title and contact information
  2. Outline of material to be presented
  3. Description of the potential audience and of any prerequisite background knowledge expected from the target audience
  4. Why the proposed topic is interesting and timely
  5. Biographical sketch of the presenter(s)
  6. List of prior tutorials presented
  7. List of handouts or books to be distributed to the participants

Important Dates

Tutorial submissions due: December 1, 2004
Notification of acceptance: December 21, 2004
Tutorial Notes Due: March 1, 2005
Tutorial Dates: May 2, 2005 (possibly May 1 if necessary)


Technical Program Chair

Raouf Boutaba, University of Waterloo, Canada;
rboutaba at

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