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IETF Hackathon Seoul

IETF 97 takes place November 13-19, in Seoul, South Korea

The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) is holding a Hackathon to encourage developers to discuss, collaborate and develop utilities, ideas, sample code and solutions that show practical implementations of IETF standards.

Sponsorship, Co-Chair and Prizes provided by: 

Infrastructure and Co-Chair provided by:
Cisco Devnet Logo

Additional infrastructure and support provided by:

When: Saturday November 12 and Sunday November 13
Where: Conrad Seoul, room TBD                                                       
Signup for the Hackathon - HERE!
View the list of Hackathon Attendees - HERE!

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The Hackathon is free to attend and open to the public.

Hackathon Co-Chairs:
Barry Leiba, Huawei
Charles Eckel, Cisco 

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:
      • Create and display a poster that introduces their technology and makes them easy to find
      • Make themselves available to answer questions and help others
      • Hack on things themselves in their copious free time

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

Technologies from past hackathon include DNS, HTTP 2.0, NETVC, OpenDaylight, ONOS, VPP/, RiOT, SFC, TLS 1.3, WebRTC, YANG/NETCONF/RESTCONF. Details on all planned technologies will be listed on the IETF 97 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 Hackathon in Berlin