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OARC 41 Call for Presentations

6th and 7th September co-located with ICANN DNS Symposium in Asia.

3 min readMay 2, 2023


Venue in Asia to be confirmed by end of May 2023

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
Scaling: DNS performance management and metrics. Increasing DNS Server
Security/Privacy: DNSSEC signing and validation, key storage, rollovers,
qname minimization, DoH/DoT

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

Workshop Milestones

2023-04-16 Submissions open via Indico
2023-06-10 Deadline for submission (23:59 UTC)
2023-06-27 Preliminary list of contributions published
2023-07-11 Full agenda published
2023-08-08 Deadline for slideset submission and Rehearsal
2023-09-06 OARC 41 Workshop - Day1
2023-09-07 OARC 41 Workshop - Day2

The details for presentation submission are published at:

OARC 41 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. Example guidelines for presentation slides:

Additional information for speakers of OARC 41:

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 2023-08-08 at 14:00 UTC.
It would be very useful to have your slides (even if draft) ready for

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

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(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.)


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