IETF Fellowship (IETF 82 and 83) – Application Deadline is July 15

isoc next generation leadersThe Internet Society has announced that it is inviting applications for its latest Internet Society Fellowships to the IETF, part of its Next Generation Leaders (NGL) programme (www.InternetSociety.org/Leaders). The Fellowship programme allows engineers from developing countries to attend an Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) meeting.

The IETF is the Internet’s premier standards-making body, responsible for the development of protocols used in IP-based networks. IETF participants represent an international community of network designers, operators, vendors, and researchers involved in the technical operation of the Internet and the continuing evolution of Internet architecture.

Fellowships will be awarded through a competitive application process. The Internet Society is currently accepting fellowship applications for the next two IETF meetings:

* IETF 82, 13 – 18 Nov 2011, Taipei, TW
* IETF 83, 25 – 30 March, Paris, FR

Info: http://www.isoc.org/educpillar/fellowship/index.php

Fellowship applications for both IETF meetings are due by 15 July 2011.

We encourage you to pass on information about this program to individuals involved in your network that have a keen interest in the Internet standardisation activities of the IETF.
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ISOC Next Generation Leaders Programme – Call for Applicants

The Internet Society (ISOC) is happy to announce a new programme beginning in 2010: the ISOC Next Generation Leaders (NGL) programme.

The NGL was officially launched 6 October 2009 at a youth forum lunch during the ITU Telecom World week in Geneva. The programme is aimed at emerging talents across the globe, between the ages of 20 and 40, and is a unique blend of coursework and practical experience to help prepare young professionals from around the world to become the next generation of Internet technology, policy, and business leaders. More information on the programme, including an information brochure available in the six official UN languages, can be found at http://www.isoc.org/leaders .
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