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IETF 111 Online Registration Now Open
Registration is now open for IETF 111, which starts Monday, 26 July and runs through Friday, 30 July
IETF 111 starts Monday, 26 July and runs through Friday afternoon, 30 July. Sessions will run from 12:00-18:00 PDT (19:00-01:00 UTC) each day.Online
IETF 112 starts Saturday 06 November and runs through Friday afternoon, 12 November.Madrid
The IETF is launching its first annual IETF community survey.6 May 2021
The deadline for submitting papers for consideration for the ACM/IRTF Applied Networking Research Workshop 2021 (ANRW’21) has been extended to 5 May 2021.20 Apr 2021
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Understanding the Internet Engineering Task Force
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.
This document specifies a protocol for clients to efficiently query, fetch, and modify JSON-based data objects, with support for push notification of changes and fast resynchronisation and for out-of…
Topics of interest
The IETF is working on standards for automated network management which, as the name implies, aims to improve and make more efficient management of networks as they continue to increase in size and complexity.
The Internet of Things is the network of physical objects or "things" embedded with electronics, software, sensors, actuators, and connectivity to enable objects to exchange data with the manufacturer, operator and/or other connected devices.
The development of new transport technologies in the IETF provides capabilities that improve the ability of Internet applications to send data over the Internet.
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