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     3= Call for Sessions =
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     5For the upcoming GENI Engineering Conference 23 (GEC23), proposals are solicited for sessions and tutorials.
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     7 * '''Sessions''' can be presentation, discussion, or a community working meeting.
     8 * '''Tutorials''' should have an interactive, hands-on component but they can be a combination of presentation, interactive workshop, and hands-on training.
     9    * In addition, we are looking for '''[#CallforTutorialHelpers volunteer helpers]''' for all tutorials from Mon-Wed (June 15-17) and a small number of instructors for the introductory sequence on Monday (June 15).
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     11Session leaders, tutorial instructors, and helpers from US institutions who need assistance with travel costs will receive priority for Travel Grants.
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     13=== Questions ===
     14For questions please contact gec-tutorials@googlegroups.com
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     16== Submitting a Proposal for Sessions (including Tutorials) ==
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     18Sessions can have a duration ranging from 1 to 4 hours. Please see [wiki:OtherMeetings agendas from previous GECs] for examples of past sessions.
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     20Preference will be given to session concerning or using GENI federated resources. They should cover topics of interest to the GENI community including but not limited to:
     21 * Sessions for experimenters, educators, operators, developers
     22 * Discussion of federation or use of GENI Federated Aggregates, including international testbeds
     23 * Development or use of experimenter tools
     24 * Tools for managing experiments (including standard software or system administration tools)
     25 * Experiment methodology or research in progress
     26 * Session or tutorials on networking, distributed systems, SDNs, cloud computing, SDX, 4G
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     28 * Covering multiple topics is encouraged.
     29
     30=== Submission information ===
     31Proposals should contain the following information:
     32 * Title, Presenter(s) and a full list of instructors
     33 * Session Type: presentation, hands-on tutorial, or discussion/community working meeting
     34 * Abstract
     35 * Intended audience: experimenter, developer, operations (or a combination)
     36 * Level: beginner, intermediate, advanced
     37 * Duration - Detailed description and outline (1 page maximum)
     38 * Has this session been given before and if so how will this session be different.
     39 * In addition, hands-on tutorials MUST include:
     40   * Prerequisites
     41   * The [attachment:tutorials-form.rtf attached form] completed.
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     43Proposals should be submitted in PDF format, should not exceed two (2) pages (not including the attached form), and be sent to gec-tutorials@googlegroups.com
     44
     45=== Important dates ===
     46 * Session proposals due: Wednesday, April 15, 2015
     47 * Notifications to proposers: Monday, April 27, 2015
     48 * Agenda posted: Monday, May 4, 2015
     49 * Hands-On Tutorial Material posted: Friday, June 5, 2015
     50   * This includes step-by-step instructions. Sample instructions: http://tinyurl.com/geniprouting
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     52
     53
     54= Call for Tutorial Helpers =
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     56As at previous GECs, we will have a large number of hands-on tutorials.
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     58We are seeking helpers to assist with tutorials as well as looking for one or two instructors to lead sections of the [http://groups.geni.net/geni/wiki/GEC22Agenda/GettingStartedWithGENI Getting Started with GENI introductory tutorial sequence].  This is a great opportunity to share your knowledge about GENI with the wider community. 
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     60Tutorial helpers and instructors from US institutions who need assistance with travel costs will receive priority for Travel Grants.
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     62Preference will be given to applicants who can support multiple tutorials. We will accommodate conflicts with other GEC sessions and demos.
     63
     64We are seeking:
     65 * 1-2 instructors for the Getting Started sequence, and
     66 * 3 helpers to assist on Mon-Wed (June 15-17) of the conference.
     67
     68=== Submission information ===
     69If you are interested in helping in this capacity, please send an email to gec-tutorials@googlegroups.com by WED, April 22, with the following information:
     70  1. Your contact information including:
     71        - Name
     72        - e-mail
     73        - School or Institution
     74        - Role (Professor, PhD/Masters/undergraduate student, Staff, etc)
     75        - Advisor (if applicable)
     76  2. Have you attended GENI tutorials before (at GEC or anywhere else)?  If so, which ones.
     77  3. How have you used GENI outside a tutorial (e.g. classroom exercises, classroom projects, thesis/dissertation, instructor/TA of a class, developer, admin/operations)?
     78  4. Any additional comments (e.g. special areas of expertise)?
     79  5. Are you interested in leading a section of the [http://groups.geni.net/geni/wiki/GEC22Agenda/GettingStartedWithGENI Getting Started with GENI] tutorials on Monday, June 15?
     80
     81=== Important dates ===
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     83 * Tutorial helper applications due: WED, April 22
     84 * Notification: Tues, April 28