AfPIF 2022 Call for Papers

The AfPIF-2022 Program Committee is now seeking contributions for presentations and panels for the AfPIF 2022 event.

We are looking for individuals who can:

  • Participate in the conference sessions as a speaker
  • Deliver commercial and technical tutorials
  • Convene and chair panel sessions

Event Overview

The AfPIF 2022 event will be held over a 3-day period. The event will focus on Internet interconnection dynamics, content issues, and other critical components of transit deficits at the domestic and regional level.

The conference format consists of keynote presentations, tutorials, lightning talks, and panel sessions. The audience includes infrastructure providers, Internet service providers (ISPs), Internet exchange points (IXPs), mobile network operators (MNOs), content providers, large enterprise networks, policy-makers, and regulators

Content Themes

Presentation, tutorial, and panel proposals should consider the following

  • Peering and transit strategies
  • Interconnection policy and regulation
  • Datacenters and content development
  • New technologies and innovations related to peering and interconnection
  • Research on routing and network interconnection
  • Experiences and lessons learnt from deploying Internet infrastructure
  • Other matters that relate to peering and interconnection

Additional background information is available on this site.

Submission Requirements

Submissions must be made on-line.

  • Slides must be provided with all submissions
  • Abstracts or draft slides are acceptable for works-in-progress
  • Final slides must be provided by the Final Paper Deadline (see below)
  • Slides must be submitted in PDF format only
  • Presentations should be technical and non-commercial. Product marketing talks will not be accepted.
  • Preference for onsite presentations
  • Presentation slots will be allocated based on acceptance

Submission Schedule

Call for Papers Opens25 April 2022
Submissions Deadline4 August 2022
Acceptance Notification5 August 2022
Final Paper Deadline8 August 2022

Questions and Feedback

All questions and comments should be addressed to the secretariat by e-mail at

We look forward to receiving your proposals.

The AfPIF-2022 Program Committee