IETF 105 Live

More than 1400 participants are gathering from Saturday, 20 July to Friday, 26 July to advance open Internet standards through rough consensus and running code.

Learn more about how to join in.

Upcoming events

  • Montreal harbor

    IETF 105 Montreal

    IETF 105 starts Saturday 20 July and runs through Friday afternoon, 26 July.

    Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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    IETF 106 Singapore

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

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What's new?

  • IETF 105 Preview

    The IETF community will gather in Montréal for its 105th meeting from July 20 to July 26, 2019.

    17 Jul 2019
  • Closing a critical gap in email authentication

    The Authenticated Received Chain (ARC) Protocol published as RFC 8617 addresses authentication failures in complex mail flows.

    11 Jul 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.

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