Fifteenth Latin American IPv6 Forum (FLIP6) and from the Latin American and Caribbean IPv6 Task Force

22-26, May, 2017. Foz do Iguazu, Brazil

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LACNIC ( ) is the international organization based in Montevideo, Uruguay that responsible for administrating IP address space, Reverse Resolution, Autonomous System Numbers and other resources for the region of Latin America and the Caribbean on behalf of the Internet community.

The fifteenth Latin American IPv6 Forum (FLIP6) and Latin American and Caribbean IPv6 Task Force meeting will be held within the framework of the LACNIC 27 event. We are now calling for presentations to be included in the meetings' programs.


The topics of interest for the event revolve around IPv6 and include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Experiences in relevant deployments
  • Monitoring
  • Transitioning services to IPv6
  • Application programming (APIs, sockets)
  • IPv6 in residential networks
  • Service trials
  • Relevant measurements
  • Major IPv6 related studies
  • IP Control/Management/Addressing
  • IPv6 in the DNS
  • IPv6 in business / banking / electronic government
  • Deployment case studies
  • Financial and social aspects of IPv6
  • IPv6 & MPLS
  • IPv6 in access / last mile (DOCSIS / DSL / GPON / others)
  • IPv6 in satellite networks
  • IPv6 and geolocalization
  • IPv6 in OSS / BSS or similar systems (problems)
  • Privacy and security with IPv6
  • IPv6 security in enterprises
  • IPv6 and mobility
  • IPv6 in 5G and 4G networks
  • Routing protocols
  • IPv6 as it relates to "Technologies and Governance for a Secure and Open
  • Internet"
  • Other local experiences (universities, Government networks / Portals, ISOC chapters, among others)
  • IPv6 in SDN / NFV
  • IPv6 in the Cloud
  • IPv6 in Fog Networking
  • IPv6 in the IoT

Guidelines for submitting a proposal:

Those interested in submitting a proposal should send the following information to comiteipv6 at

Proposals for the XV Latin American and Caribbean IPv6 Forum (FLIP 2017) must take into account the following considerations:

  • The proposal must consist of a paper (article) or an extended abstract plus, where possible, a draft of the presentation slides
  • Proposals may be submitted in English, Portuguese or Spanish
  • Proposals must be submitted in Portable Document Format (PDF)
  • Submissions must be created directly using a word processing system (scanned articles will not be accepted)
  • Each presentation may not be longer than 20 minutes
  • The proposal must include the full name, email address and organization with which the author (or authors) of the submission is affiliated
  • Specify whether at least one of the authors can guarantee their attendance at the event or whether this depends on the possibility of obtaining financial assistance from the event's organizers (see "Speaker Benefits")

Proposal Evaluation:

The Evaluation Committee specifically created for this purpose shall assess each proposal based on the following basic criteria:

  • Originality
  • Real deployments will have more weight than just tests
  • Value of sharing the experience
  • Technical quality
  • Relevance
  • Possibility of generalized application
  • Presentation
  • Applicability (Proposal inclusion of continuity of what is presented)
  • Importance of the development

The Evaluation Committee is made up as follows:

  • Alejandro Acosta (VE)
  • Azael Fernández (MX)
  • Carlos M. Cargnazzo (UY)
  • Guillermo Cicileo (AR)
  • Jordi Palet (ES)
  • Jorge Villa (CU)
  • Mariela Rocha (AR)
  • Nicolás Antoniello (UY)

Speaker Benefits:

  • If required, the authors whose proposals for submission, in the first phase of acceptance, require having a Mentor to guide them in the process and deepening the submitted topic, will be contacted and must indicate acceptance.
  • The registration fee will be waived for those authors whose proposals are accepted and included in the program. However, speaker travel and accommodation expenses will not be covered.
  • Those requiring financial assistance (accommodation and/or transportation expenses) to attend the event must apply for such assistance when LACNIC opens the corresponding application period.
  • Please note that acceptance of a proposal to be presented at FLIP6 does NOT imply that the author(s) will be granted financial assistance, although the submission of a proposal may be considered a plus during the recipient selection process.


  • Deadline for proposal reception:
    Wednesday, March 01st, 2017
  • Notification of acceptance:
    March (2-6), 2017
  • Deadline for submitting the final version of the presentation:
    Friday, May 12th, 2017

For more information, please don't hesitate to contact the Evaluation Committee: comiteipv6 at