Feb 8 – 9, 2024 Workshop
Embassy Suites Charlotte Uptown
US/Eastern timezone

Call for Presentations

  • Opening day
  • Submission deadline

OARC 42 will be a two-day hybrid meeting and the dates are 8th and 9th February to be co-located with NANOG 90 in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.

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 10 or 20 minutes in length (plus 5 minutes for Q&A). Proposals for in-person lightning presentations will be opened closer to the Workshop dates.

Workshop Milestones:

2023-09-07 Submissions open via Indico
2023-11-28 Deadline for submission (extended) (23:59 UTC)
2023-12-05 Preliminary list of contributions published
2023-12-13 Full agenda published
2024-01-10 Deadline for slideset submission and Rehearsal
2024-02-08 OARC 42 Workshop - Day1
2024-02-09 OARC 42 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. Example guidelines for presentation slides: https://www.grammarly.com/blog/presentation-tips/

Additional information for speakers of OARC 42
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 (Date and Time TBD). 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.

NOTE about the Submission Form:

  • You are required to select a speaker on the submission form.
  • You select 1+ speakers by selecting the microphone icon next to the
    authors on the author's list.
  • Unfortunately, there is a bug. If you have more than one author and
    do not select a speaker, a contribution type, and a track you will
    have to re-fill out the submission form again.

(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.