The following general requirements apply:
- Proposals must be submitted using the meeting submission system
- Your proposal must be submitted in English or Russian. Presentations can be given in either language as we use simultaneous translation. Please note that marketing or commercial content will not be accepted.
- All presentation proposals will only be considered by the ENOG PC if they contain at least draft presentation slides (slides may be updated later on). For panels, proposals must contain a clear description, as well as the names of invited panelists, presenters and moderators.
- Presenters should indicate how much time they will require. In general, the time allocated for the different presentation formats is as follows:
- Plenary presentations: 20-25 minute presentation with 5-10 minute discussion
- Lightning talks: 10 minutes total for both presentation and discussion
- BoFs: Approximately one hour
- Tutorials and Workshops: Up to two hours
1. Plenary Session Presentation
- Stand-alone presentation: This is a presentation followed by audience questions. The presentations are typically 30 minutes long. The ENOG Programme Committee (PC) recommends using 20-25 minutes for presenting and 5-10 minutes for questions. If the presenter feels that more or less presentation time is needed for their topic, they must make this clear in their proposal that they submit to the ENOG PC using the submission system. Presenters are welcome to propose other styles of presentations to the PC if needed.
- Panel discussion: This is a presentation and discussion among several people on one topic. Typically, a panel discussion includes a moderator who introduces the topic and the panelists. The moderator leads the discussion between the panelists and the audience. Panel discussions are typically one hour long. If the proposer of a panel discussion feels that more or less time is needed for their topic, they must make this clear in their proposal that they submit to the ENOG PC using the submission system.
Tutorials are a method of knowledge transfer on a specific topic and usually involve an expert on the subject providing intensive instruction to a group of interested people.
Tutorials at ENOG Meetings are allocated up to two hours and are usually scheduled in the morning before the start of the plenary sessions
Workshops are run by knowledge experts and consist of groups of people who actively participate individually or in small teams, give presentations, or work on a particular project with the aim of achieving a higher level of understanding or increasing their skill set through hands-on experience.
Workshops at ENOG Meetings last up to two hours and are usually scheduled in the morning before the start of the plenary sessions.
A Birds-of-a-Feather (BoF) meeting is a simple gathering of any number of people who are interested in an ENOG community-related topic. Typically, the BoF organiser introduces the topic to the participants without a microphone or other technical support and the participants take part in an interactive discussion moderated by the organiser or appointed moderator(s).
BoFs at ENOG Meetings are allocated up to one hour and are usually scheduled in the evening after the plenary sessions.
5. Lightning Talk
Lightning talks are short (5-10 minutes) presentations covering any topic that may or may not include slides. The presenter can choose how much of their presentation slot is allocated to audience Q&A.
Lightning talk proposals can be made in advance of an ENOG Meeting or during the meeting. The ENOG PC decides which lightning talks to allow on short notice – in some cases, on the same day the lightning talk is proposed.
If you have any questions and/or you are aware of a good presentation and would like to recommend a speaker, please contact the ENOG Programme Committee at pc [at] enog [dot] org.