Important Dates for 2018

This page provides a list of important dates and deadlines related to upcoming IETF meetings.

Please note that these dates are subject to change. Times are listed in UTC. Dates are listed as YYYY-MM-DD. They may also be found on the IETF Datatracker's important dates page.

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https://ietf.org/calendars/meetings/MeetingImportantDates.ics

IETF 101 London
  • 2017-12-18 (Monday): Working Group and BOF scheduling begins. To request a Working Group session, use the IETF Meeting Session Request Tool.
  • 2018-01-08 (Week of): IETF Online Registration Opens. 
  • 2018-02-02 (Friday): Cut-off date for BOF proposal requests to Area Directors at UTC 23:59. To request a BOF, please see instructions on Requesting a BOF.
  • 2018-02-02 (Friday): Cut-off date for requests to schedule Working Group Meetings at UTC 23:59. To request a Working Group session, use the IETF Meeting Session Request Tool.
  • 2018-02-09 (Friday): Cut-off date for Area Directors to approve BOFs at UTC 23:59. 
  • 2018-02-16 (Friday): Preliminary Agenda published for comment. 
  • 2018-02-21 (Wednesday): Cut-off date for requests to reschedule Working Group or BOF meetings UTC 23:59. 
  • 2018-02-23 (Friday): Final agenda to be published. 
  • 2018-03-05 (Monday): Internet Draft submission cut-off (for all drafts, including -00) by UTC 23:59. Upload using the ID Submission Tool
  • 2018-03-07 (Wednesday): Draft Working Group agendas due by UTC 23:59. Upload using the Meeting Materials Management Tool
  • 2018-03-09 (Friday): Early Bird registration and payment cut-off at UTC 23:59. 
  • 2018-03-12 (Monday): Revised Working Group agendas due by UTC 23:59. Upload using the Meeting Materials Management Tool
  • 2018-03-12 (Monday): Registration cancellation cut-off at UTC 23:59. 
  • 2018-03-16 (Friday): Final Pre-Registration and Pre-Payment cut-off at 17:00 local meeting time. 
  • 2018-04-13 (Friday): Proceedings submission cutoff date by UTC 23:59. Upload using the Meeting Materials Management Tool
  • 2018-05-07 (Monday): Proceedings submission corrections cutoff date by UTC 23:59.
IETF 102 Montreal
  • 2018-04-16 (Monday): Working Group and BOF scheduling begins. To request a Working Group session, use the IETF Meeting Session Request Tool.
  • 2018-05-07 (Week of): IETF Online Registration Opens. 
  • 2018-06-01 (Friday): Cut-off date for BOF proposal requests to Area Directors at UTC 23:59. To request a BOF, please see instructions on Requesting a BOF.
  • 2018-06-01 (Friday): Cut-off date for requests to schedule Working Group Meetings at UTC 23:59. To request a Working Group session, use the IETF Meeting Session Request Tool.
  • 2018-06-08 (Friday): Cut-off date for Area Directors to approve BOFs at UTC 23:59. 
  • 2018-06-15 (Friday): Preliminary Agenda published for comment. 
  • 2018-06-20 (Wednesday): Cut-off date for requests to reschedule Working Group or BOF meetings UTC 23:59. 
  • 2018-06-22 (Friday): Final agenda to be published. 
  • 2018-07-02 (Monday): Internet Draft submission cut-off (for all drafts, including -00) by UTC 23:59. Upload using the ID Submission Tool
  • 2018-07-04 (Wednesday): Draft Working Group agendas due by UTC 23:59. Upload using the Meeting Materials Management Tool
  • 2018-07-06 (Friday): Early Bird registration and payment cut-off at UTC 23:59. 
  • 2018-07-09 (Monday): Registration cancellation cut-off at UTC 23:59. 
  • 2018-07-09 (Monday): Revised Working Group agendas due by UTC 23:59. Upload using the Meeting Materials Management Tool
  • 2018-07-13 (Friday): Final Pre-Registration and Pre-Payment cut-off at 17:00 local meeting time. 
  • 2018-08-10 (Friday): Proceedings submission cutoff date by UTC 23:59. Upload using the Meeting Materials Management Tool
  • 2018-09-03 (Monday): Proceedings submission corrections cutoff date by UTC 23:59.
IETF 103 Bangkok

  • 2018-08-06 (Monday): Working Group and BOF scheduling begins. To request a Working Group session, use the IETF Meeting Session Request Tool. If you are working on a BoF request, it is highly recommended to tell the IESG now by sending an email to iesg@ietf.org to get advance help with the request.
  • 2018-08-13 (Week of): IETF Online Registration Opens. 
  • 2018-09-17 (Monday): Early Bird registration and payment cut-off at UTC 23:59. 
  • 2018-09-21 (Friday): Cut-off date for BOF proposal requests to Area Directors at UTC 23:59. To request a BOF, please see instructions on Requesting a BOF.
  • 2018-09-21 (Friday): Cut-off date for requests to schedule Working Group Meetings at UTC 23:59. To request a Working Group session, use the IETF Meeting Session Request Tool.
  • 2018-09-28 (Friday): Cut-off date for Area Directors to approve BOFs at UTC 23:59. 
  • 2018-10-05 (Friday): Preliminary Agenda published for comment. 
  • 2018-10-10 (Wednesday): Cut-off date for requests to reschedule Working Group or BOF meetings UTC 23:59. 
  • 2018-10-12 (Friday): Final agenda to be published. 
  • 2018-10-22 (Monday): Internet Draft submission cut-off (for all drafts, including -00) by UTC 23:59. Upload using the ID Submission Tool
  • 2018-10-22 (Monday): Standard rate registration and payment cut-off at UTC 23:59.. 
  • 2018-10-24 (Wednesday): Draft Working Group agendas due by UTC 23:59. Upload using the Meeting Materials Management Tool
  • 2018-10-29 (Monday): Registration cancellation cut-off at UTC 23:59. 
  • 2018-10-29 (Monday): Revised Working Group agendas due by UTC 23:59. Upload using the Meeting Materials Management Tool
  • 2018-11-30 (Friday): Proceedings submission cutoff date by UTC 23:59. Upload using the Meeting Materials Management Tool
  • 2018-12-24 (Monday): Proceedings submission corrections cutoff date by UTC 23:59.