Feb 16 – 17, 2023 Workshop
Atlanta Marriott Marquis
US/Eastern timezone

Call for Presentations

  • Opening day
  • Submission deadline

UPDATE: We are now accepting 5 or 10 minutes lightning presentation from in-person presenters for OARC-40 (Day 2, Session 4). The CFP is now open and will close on February 17 at 11 am (Local time - EST (UTC-05:00)).

Times listed above and other parts related to OARC 40 are in UTC

OARC 40 will be a two-day hybrid meeting held on 16 & 17 February in Atlanta (GA), USA at 10:00 AM (Local time - EST (UTC-05:00)). The onsite part of the meeting will be colocated with NANOG 87.

The Programme Committee is seeking contributions from the community.

All DNS-related subjects and suggestions for discussion topics are welcome. For inspiration, we provide a non-exhaustive list of ideas:

Operations: Any operational gotchas, lessons learned from an outage, details/reasons for a recent outage (how to improve TTR, tooling).
Deployment: DNS config management and release process.
Monitoring: Log ingestion pipeline, analytics infrastructure, anomaly detection.
Scaling: DNS performance management and metrics. Increasing DNS Server Efficiency
Security/Privacy: DNSSEC signing and validation, key storage, rollovers, qname minimization, DoH/DoT

The presentations can be either full-length presentation - 20 mins (+5 mins Q/A) or lightning presentation - 10 mins (+5 mins for Q/A)

Workshop Milestones:

2022-10-23 Submissions open via Indico
2023-01-05 Deadline for submission (23:59 UTC)
2023-01-10 Preliminary list of contributions published
2023-01-17 Full agenda published
2023-01-30 Deadline for slideset submission and Rehearsal
2023-02-16 OARC 40 Workshop - Day1
2023-02-17 OARC 40 Workshop - Day2

The Registration page and details for presentation submission are published at:

To allow the Programme Committee to make objective assessments of submissions, so as to ensure the quality of the workshop, submissions SHOULD include slides. Draft slides are acceptable on submission.

Additional information for speakers of OARC 40
your talk will be broadcast live and recorded for future reference
your presentation slides will be available for delegates and others to download and refer to, before, during and after the meeting
Remote speakers have mandatory rehearsal on 2023-01-31 at 14:00 UTC. It would be very useful to have your slides (even if draft) ready for this.

Note: DNS-OARC provides registration fee waivers for the workshop to support those who are part of underrepresented groups to speak at and/or attend DNS-OARC. More details will be provided when registration opens.

If you have questions or concerns you can contact the Programme Committee:
via submissions@dns-oarc.net

OARC depends on sponsorship to fund its workshops and associated social events. Please contact sponsor@dns-oarc.net if your organization is interested in becoming a sponsor.

(Please note that OARC is run on a non-profit basis, and is not in a position to reimburse expenses or time for speakers at its meetings.)

The call for abstracts is closed.