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IETF 113 meeting registration open
Register now for the IETF 113 meeting and the upcoming IETF Hackathon on 19-25 March.
IETF 113 starts Saturday 19 March and runs through Friday afternoon, 25 March in Vienna.Vienna, Austria
IETF 114 starts Saturday 23 July and runs through Friday afternoon, 29 July.Philadelphia
IETF Executive Director Jay Daley announces registration for IETF 113 and the preceding IETF Hackathon is open.27 Jan 2022
New Internet Architecture Board, IETF Trust, IETF LLC and Internet Engineering Task Force Leadership Announced
Members of the incoming Internet Architecture Board (IAB), the IETF Trust, the IETF Administration LLC (IETF LLC) Board of Directors, and the Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG)—which provides leadership for the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)—have been officially announced, with new members selected by the 2021-2022 IETF Nominating Committee.24 Jan 2022
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Understanding the Internet Engineering Task Force
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This document defines the core of the QUIC transport protocol. QUIC provides applications with flow-controlled streams for structured communication, low-latency connection establishment, and network…
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 (IoT) 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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