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IETF 105 Hackathon Montreal

At IETF Hackathons developers and implementers discuss, collaborate, and develop utilities, ideas, sample code and solutions that show practical implementations of IETF standards.

When: July 20 and 21, 2019
Where: Fairmont Queen Elizabeth
Room: Centre Ville, Ground Floor

The Hackathon is free to attend and open to everyone. It is a collaborative event, not a competition. Any competitiveness among participants is friendly, and in the spirit of advancing the pace and relevance of new and evolving internet standards.

Hackathon Co-Chairs:

Charles Eckel, Cisco & Barry Leiba, Huawei

Watch the project presentations from the IETF 105 Hackathon in Montreal!

This IETF Hackathon was sponsored by:

Support provided by:
Cisco Devnet
Additional support provided by:

Technologies and Champions

Champions are individuals familiar with a given technology who have volunteered to help get others get up and running with that technology.

    Champions should:

    • Before the Hackathon:
      • Update wiki with details about their project
      • Share ideas and any preparation materials or requirements with potential attendees via the hackathon list
      • Recruit participants from associated working groups, open source projects, etc.
    • At the Hackathon: 
      • Make themselves available to answer questions and help others
      • Hack on things themselves in their copious free time
      • Champions will have table signs on their table identifying their project (paper and pens are provided with plastic table top signs). Optionally, champions may create and display posters on flip charts with additional information on their project.

    Additional champions for new or existing technologies are welcome at any time, send to

Technologies from past hackathon include DNS, HTTP 2.0, NETVC, OpenDaylight, ONAP, VPP/, RIOT, SFC, TLS 1.3, WebRTC, YANG/NETCONF/RESTCONF. Details on all planned technologies will be listed on the IETF 105 Meeting Wiki.

Don’t see anything that interests you? Then add your preferred technology to the list, sign up as its champion and show up to work on it. Note: you must login to the wiki to add content. If you do add a new technology, we strongly suggest that you send email to the to let others know. You may generate interest in your technology, and find other people who want to contribute to it.

To request a wiki account, please click on the “login” button on the bottom right corner of the page, and choose “register.” If you need a new password please click on the “login” button on the bottom right corner of the page and choose “Send new password.”

Read what happened at the IETF Hackathon in Bangkok.

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