DENOG12 Workshops

DENOG12 Call for Workshops

The twelfth meeting of the German Network Operators Group (DENOG) will be held in virtually, on the 9th and 10th November 2020 in the CET timezone(UTC+1)! Additionally there will be a workshop day on November 8th.
We are pleased to hereby invite applications for workshops to be held at this event.

DENOG is a community for professionals in the D/A/CH region and beyond who are operating, designing, or researching the internet. It provides a technical forum where those working on, with, and for the internet can come together to solve problems with every aspect of their (net)work.

The meeting is designed to provide an opportunity for the exchange of information among network operators, engineers, researchers and other professionals close to the network community.


The purpose of workshops at DENOG12 is to provide the community with a hands-on experience with striving technologies under supervision of experts and the like. Workshops are held in smaller groups with 20-50 participants.
Workshops can take from 2 hours up to a whole day (6h30 total workshop time), length is at your discretion.

Should participants require any preparation (e.g. a Virtual Machine, a Compiler/Interpreter of sorts, etc.) please note so in the description of your workshop.
DENOG meetings are very network centric, therefore we are looking for workshops with a strong focus on network engineering and operation, e.g.(but not limited to):

  • RPKI Deployment
  • Network Automation
  • Segment Routing
  • Peering
  • Network and routing security
  • Hardware Teasers
  • Internet Governance

DENOG12 does also encourage foundation workshops, which cover the basics of any given technology.

Language of Slides and Talks

To appeal to a wide international audience we ask you to keep the spoken language of your presentation to English and also submit your slides in English. If you do not feel comfortable or able to present in English, please reach out to the program committee .

If a workshop’s audience permits switching to any other language it is at the presenter’s discretion to choose English or German.

Recordings and Publications

Workshops will not be recorded, however we will publish the slides and any other supporting material on our website, please ensure that you hold all copyrights to the material you're using.

Submission Guidelines

All submissions must have a strong technical bias and must not be solely promotional for your employer.

To submit a proposal for a workshop, we request that you submit your workshop at .

We will collect all submissions until the deadline for submissions and will collectively vote on all submissions. You will receive feedback once the final decision has been made.

We also welcome suggestions for specific workshops which you feel would be valuable to the DENOG community.

If you have any questions or requests concerning presentation submissions please send an email to

Who should submit

DENOG12 is open for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, religion (or lack thereof), or technology choices.

We judge your submissions solely upon the submission guidelines.
DENOG12 also welcomes first time speakers and can offer feedback and help with perfecting accepted talks.


Should you have any questions regarding the CfP or your submission do not hesitate to get in touch with us at .
Should you require a personal contact please get in touch with the program committee chair Moritz Frenzel (

This Call for Papers closed on 2020-10-31 23:59 (Europe/Berlin).