African Internet Standards Forum 5/12 – remote participation details #ietf #afnog @InternetSociety

Internet SocietyThe Internet Society Africa Regional Bureau is organizing the first ever Africa wide Internet Standards Forum that will take place during AfNOG-13 and AfriNIC-16 in Serekunda, Gambia on May 12th 2012 from 0900-1300UTC (0500-0900). The forum will also be streamed live on the online conferencing tool Webex.

The forum will discuss Internet standards and the role the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) plays in setting open Internet standards. African participation in IETF activities has been limited and this forum is an effort to encourage African participation in the IETF, especially for graduating class, Masters and Ph.D. level University students and instructors in order for Africa to play a role in the development of the Internet.

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