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IETF Hackathon Chicago

Information about the Hackathon at IETF 98

97 Hackathon

The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), the Internet’s premier technical standards body, is holding a Hackathon to encourage developers to discuss, collaborate and develop utilities, ideas, sample code and solutions that show practical implementations of IETF standards.

When: Saturday March 25 and Sunday March 26
Where: Swissotel Chicago, Vevey 1 and 2                                                     
View the list of Hackathon Attendees - HERE!

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The Hackathon is free to attend and open to the public.

Hackathon Co-Chairs:
Charles Eckel, Cisco & Barry Leiba, Huawei

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Technologies and Champions

Champions are individuals familiar with a given technology who have volunteered to help get others get up and running with that technology.

Champions should:

Additional champions for new or existing technologies are welcome at any time, send to

Technologies from past hackathon include DNS, HTTP 2.0, NETVC, OpenDaylight, ONOS, VPP/, RiOT, SFC, TLS 1.3, WebRTC, YANG/NETCONF/RESTCONF. Details on all planned technologies will be listed on the IETF 98 Meeting Wiki (

Don’t see anything that interests you? Then add your preferred technology to the list, sign up as its champion and show up to work on it. Note: you must login to the wiki to add content. If you do add a new technology, we strongly suggest that you send email to the to let others know. You may generate interest in your technology, and find other people who want to contribute to it.

To request a wiki account, please click on the “login” button on the bottom right corner of the page, and choose “register.” If you need a new password please click on the “login” button on the bottom right corner of the page and choose “Send new password.”

Read what happened at the Hackathon at IETF 97 in Seoul