The IETF Guest Pass program allows university professors, students, and local Internet Society Chapter members to attend one day of an IETF meeting free of charge.
The IETF is a premiere open-standards community, responsible for many of the most important standards related to Internet security and privacy, the Internet of Things, automated network management, and new transport protocols such as QUIC. IETF meetings gather more than 1000 leading technologists from around the world to develop and improve these core Internet technologies. As a volunteer organization, lead by individuals rather than governments or corporations, IETF participation is open to all.
The Guest Pass program is intended to encourage participation in the IETF by those who are studying or interested in Internet technologies. To take advantage the Guest Pass program, you must be a university professor, a student, or a member of a local Internet Society chapter, and follow these steps:
Before registering and attending, you should review these resources to be sure you get the most out of the IETF meeting.