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15-23 July, 2010 Paro, Bhutan

The venue for SANOG XVI is Paro, Bhutan. The event will be hosted by Bhutan Telecom. SANOG 16 will consists of Workshops, Tutorials and Conferences spread over 9 Days.

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Program starts at 9:30 every day.


15-19 July 2010 : Hands on Workshops
20-21 July 2010 : Tutorials and Side Events
22-23 July 2010 : SANOG 14 Conference

15-19 July 2010 : Workshops

SANOG workshops are hands-on five day long course meant for network builders and engineers. The workshop cover intermediate to advanced materials. All workshop participants are required to bring their own laptops. SANOG 14 will have the following Workshops

Workshop 1: IPv4 and IPv6 ISP Routing, BGP Multihoming, Peering, IXPs - by Philip Smith, Randy Bush, Rashid Amin. - Slides (15 MB)

Workshop 2: Network Security workshops - securing and managing your network. - Gaurab Raj Upadhaya, Jonny Martin. Slides ( 16MB)

Workshop 3:ISP and IP Services - Network Services in an IP network - mail, web, dns, proxy etc.. - Phil Regnauld, Steve Gibbard and GZ Kabir, Slides (18MB)

20-21 July 2010 : Tutorials and Side Events

20th July : Tutorials
Tutorial 1 : AM/PM IPv6 Deployment Workshop by APNIC (23 MB)

Tutorial 2 : Transport and Applications
AM: Application-level Performance metrics - Vinayak Hegde
PM: Basic Introduction to MPLS and related techologies - Santanu Dasgupta (8MB)

Tutorial 3: Access network and Wireless Operations
AM : Network Operations Best Practices : Steve Gibbard
PM1: Wireless Network Management : Matt Peterson, Slides (23MB)

APNIC Helpdesk and Hostmaster Consultation

Demo @ Dinner

21st July :Tutorials

Tutorial 1 : Routing
AM/PM IPv6 Deployment Workshop by APNIC (Slides: 23 MB)

Tutorial 2 : Network Operations
AM : DNSSec Tutorial : Peter Losher, ISC
PM : BGP Troubleshooting - Philip Smith

Tutorial 3 : APNIC
AM : Internet Routing Registry Training - APNIC
PM : Internet Resource Management Essential IRME - APNIC

APNIC Helpdesk and Hostmaster Consultation

APNIC Hostmaster consultancy is open for current APNIC members from
20 July to 22 July. A 30-45minutes session can be
booked in advance during these dates by writing to or using the form at

Avail this opportunity to request your IPv6 address from APNIC. APNIC
Hostmaster will guide you through the IPv6 application process and help
receive your IPv6 allocation/assignment within one business day.

22-23 July 2010 : Conference

22 July 2010 : Conference

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM : Opening Plenary

Keynote Speaker : 'Internet Operations" - Yoshinobu Matsuzaki, IIJ
Plenary Speaker : "NOGs around the World" - Philip Smith, Cisco

10:30-11:00 AM - Break

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM - Network Operations
Addressing Prefix Reachibility Issue : Sunny Chendi, APNIC
Long Distance Wireless Network Deployment for Support on the Farallon Islands - Matt Peterson
Anti SPAM Operations - Devdas Bhagat
Signing of the DNS Root Zone : Gaurab Raj Upadhaya

12:30 - 2:00 PM - Lunch

2:00 - 3:30 PM - Regional Networking and Updates

Internet Routing Table Growth and Update : Philip Smith
APNIC Update: Supporting Internet Growth and Evolution : George Kuo, APNIC
BIND-10, F-Root Update - Peter Losher
IETF Fellowship and Experience : Vinayak Hegde

3:30 - 4:00 PM Break

4:00 - 5:00 PM - Internet Exchanges and Peering Panel

IXPs Around the World and Peering - Gaurab Raj Upadhaya, PCH
NPIX Update - Binay Bohra
Overseas Peering Experiences of Bhutan Telecom (AS17660): Tshering Gyeltshen
Overseas Peering Experiences for NIIG (AS 45845): Deepak Shrestha

SANOG Closing Social

23 July 2010 : Conference

Visit to Bhutan Telecom in Thimphu and discussions about network Operations.

APNIC Helpdesk and Hostmaster Consultation will be available both the days.



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