Call for Presentations & Registration

The postponed (from May 2020) OARC 33 will be an online workshop and is scheduled to take place over the course of two days:

September 28th (13:00–18:00 UTC)
September 29th (13:00–15:00 UTC)

This will be around 4–6 hours of content / at least 8–12 presentations.

The OARC AGM (which will require separate registration) will take place on September 29th (16:00–18:00 UTC). Further details are on the AGM 2020 page and registration details will be emailed to Members and posted online in due course.

OARC 33 Call for Presentations

The Workshop’s Program Committee is seeking contributions from the community.

All DNS-related subjects are welcome, and we remain interested in content which is timely and operationally relevant in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Suggestions for discussion topics are also very welcome.

As it is an online workshop we’d like to encourage brevity; presentations ought to be no longer than 20 minutes (with additional time for questions)

Workshop Milestones

11 Aug 2020  : Submissions open via Indico
02 Sep 2020 : Deadline for submissions (23:59 UTC)
08 Sep 2020 : Initial contribution list published
15 Sep 2020 : Full agenda published
22 Sep 2020 : Deadline for slideset submissions
28 Sep 2020 : Workshop Day 1
29 Sep 2020 : Workshop Day 2

Details for presentation submission are published here:

OARC 33 Abstract Submissions Page

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 33:

- 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
- you will be expected to attend a rehearsal some time in the two weeks running up to the workshop. We will work with all accepted speakers on a convenient time for all. It would be very useful to have your slides (even if draft) ready for this.

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

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.

Additionally, if your submission is accepted as a presentation for OARC 33, your name and affiliation will be published and available publicly on the workshop website.

Attending OARC 33

Attending DNS-OARC Workshops is open to all OARC members and other parties interested in DNS operations and research.

Attending OARC 33 is on a paid registration basis (except in some circumstances). OARC Members and OARC Supporter Participants may register at a 50% discount (up to their Member / Supporter level allocation limit) at only US$50 per registration. The fee is US$100 for everyone else.

The active points of contact in the OARC Member organization will be receiving the code for discounted registration who will be able to use these themselves and distribute the code to their colleagues.

Registration is via:

OARC 33 Registration Page

Funding for OARC 33

As a non-profit organization, OARC relies on registration fees, sponsorship, patronage and donations to help with the costs for its programme of workshops.


DNS-OARC workshops represent a unique opportunity to increase the visibility of your organization, products and services to the key influencers who operate the Internet’s DNS and other key players in the global Internet community.

We have come up with a sponsorship package specifically for online workshops — at US$2000 (plus optional extras)

Further details are available on the OARC 33 Call for Sponsors page.


Patronage shows your support of the workshops with up-front annual base funding, enabling OARC to be more effective in future planning, developing and organizing workshops. We would like to thank our patron so far in 2020: Verisign (Promoter level).

Further details are available on the OARC Patronage Opportunities page.

Please contact sponsor@dns-oarc.net if your organization is interested in becoming a sponsor or patron.


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Looking forward to seeing you all soon!

Domain Name System Operations Analysis and Research Center

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