IETF 116 Birds of a Feather (BOF) proposals due by 27 January 2023

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This is a friendly reminder that preliminary proposals for Birds-of-a-Feather (BOF) sessions for the upcoming IETF 116 meeting are due by 27 January 2023.

If a proposal needs further work, the IESG and IAB will work with BOF proponents on revisions, but the initial proposal needs to be received by 27 January 2023.

IMPORTANT: BOF proposals are now made via the IETF Datatracker at

Additional instructions for submitting a BOF proposal are available at

Please also read, "Considerations for Having a Successful Birds-of-a-Feather Session", if you are not familiar with it.

BOFs are just one of a number of ways of bringing new work into the IETF. If you are considering a BOF request but you are unsure whether to submit it, please ask the IESG now by sending an email to, or speak to an individual Area Director ( about your idea.

Lars Eggert
IETF Chair