[Ecn-sane] travel funds for ietf for the next SCE talk?

Eric Rescorla ekr at rtfm.com
Fri May 10 10:23:53 EDT 2019

On Fri, May 10, 2019 at 6:47 AM Joe Touch <touch at strayalpha.com> wrote:

> Although this is a side issue....
> > On May 10, 2019, at 2:17 AM, Dave Taht <dave.taht at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Unlike all the other conferences we attend, speakers are not
> > recompensed for their costs in the IETF, either.
> Speakers at conferences are not compensated. They register like everyone
> else - that has been ACM, IEEE, IFiP, and OSA policy - I know because in
> some cases, I *wrote* the policy. Students are typically required to
> register at the full rate if they present. In the majority of cases, even
> the chairs pay their own way or at best are comp’d registration.

It actually varies. I have been comped where I was asked to give an Invited

That said, the IETF is very different from an academic conference, and i
think it would clearly be impractical for the IETF to comp registration for
everyone who presented.


> Speakers at trade shows are paid, as are some (but not all) keynotes and
> tutorial presenters.  The latter often get only honoraria and a comp’d reg,
> not enough for travel/lodging in most cases.
> The only  people who get a fully free ride that I know of are the IEEE
> Comsoc Board.
> Joe
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