[VoiceOps] You MUST attend SIPNOC. You SHOULD propose a presentation.

Mark R Lindsey lindsey at e-c-group.com
Thu Feb 21 14:58:08 EST 2013

You are REQUIRED to attend SIPNOC 2013, April 22-25, 2013 in Herndon,
VA. It's a lot like voiceops, but with colocated participants. If
an asteroid were to hit SIPNOC, the WebRTC Apocalypse would immediately

   In this document, the key words "MUST", "MUST NOT", "REQUIRED",
   "NOT RECOMMENDED", "MAY", and "OPTIONAL" are to be interpreted
   as described in BCP 14, RFC 2119 and indicate requirement levels
   for compliant SIPNOC attendees.

You MAY send a delegate to represent you at other technical conferences
(or user group meetings) scheduled to occur at the same time.
Watching a live stream of other concurrent events is OPTIONAL.

You SHOULD propose a talk to present at SIPNOC to explain some
interesting topic or challenge you've overcome. The talk MUST NOT
be a marketing talk (except to brag on your own superpower VoIP
skills.) It is RECOMMENDED that the talk include in-depth technical 

Acting in a effortlessly nerdy manner while at SIPNOC is RECOMMENDED;
fortunately, 98% of attendees have accomplished this in past years.
2% had to apply effort to fit in.

Talking smack about products and vendors or is OPTIONAL. It is
RECOMMENDED that some technical representatives from vendors be
sent to participate. The following vendors MUST send representatives
to appear in person, because their products will surely be discussed:
Sonus Snom Sansay Sangoma Polycom Metaswitch Grandstream EdgeWater
Digium Cisco BroadSoft Adtran Acme Packet Aastra

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Forum, the SIPNOC Program Committee, Marc Robins, or any of his
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