Register for IETF 107 Vancouver

Join more than 1000 leading Internet technologists at IETF 107. Be sure to plan for the IETF Hackathon and IETF Code Sprint which start Saturday, 21 March. The IETF meeting week runs through Friday afternoon, 27 March.

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Upcoming events

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    IETF 107 Vancouver

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

  • IETF 108 Madrid

    IETF 108 Madrid

    IETF 108 starts Saturday 25 July and runs through Friday afternoon, 31 July.

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What's new?

  • Recap of January 2020 IETF LLC Board Retreat

    The IETF LLC Board met for a two-day face-to-face retreat on 29-30 January 2020 in Washington, D.C. I wanted to take this opportunity to give a quick update to the IETF community.

    14 Feb 2020
  • IETF Administration LLC staffing update

    I am pleased to announce that Greg Wood will be joining the IETF LLC as Director of Communications and Operations beginning February 1, 2020.

    27 Jan 2020
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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 107 Vancouver

Get ready to Join the IETF community on 21-27 March 2020 in Vancouver as it creates the technologies that power the Internet.

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