Birds of a Feather sessions set for IETF 106

Birds of a Feather (BOF) sessions help determine the path for new work in the IETF or to generate discussion about a topic.

Read about the different kinds of BOF sessions taking place at IETF 106.

Upcoming events

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    IETF 106 Singapore

    IETF 106 starts Saturday 16 November and runs through Friday afternoon, 22 November.

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    IETF 107 Vancouver

    IETF 107 starts Saturday 21 March and runs through Friday afternoon, 27 March.

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What's new?

  • Birds of a Feather at IETF 106

    All proposed sessions focused on new work will see time on the IETF 106 agenda.

    16 Oct 2019
  • IETF 105: Internet of Things Wrapup

    Continuing the tradition of activity around the IETF on the Internet of Things, there was a great deal of work on topics related to or affecting IoT in Montreal at the latest IETF Hackathon and IETF 105 meeting.

    9 Sep 2019
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Understanding the Internet Engineering Task Force

  • Working Groups
  • Request for Comments (RFCs)

Working groups

Working Groups are the primary mechanism for development of IETF specifications and guidelines. Working Groups are typically created to address a specific problem or to produce one or more specific deliverables (a guideline, standards specification, etc.).

Request for Comments (RFCs)

The IETF publishes RFCs authored by network operators, engineers, and computer scientists to document methods, behaviors, research, or innovations applicable to the Internet.

  • Featured Working Group

    Secure Telephone Identity Revisited

    The STIR working group will specify Internet-based mechanisms that allow verification of the calling party's authorization to use a particular telephone number for an incoming call. Since it has...

IETF 106 Singapore: Registration Open

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