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13-21 January 2014, Thimphu, Bhutan

The venue for SANOG XXIII is Thimphu, Bhutan. The event will be hosted by Bhutan Telecom. SANOG 23 will consists of Workshops, Tutorials and Conferences spread over 9 Days.

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Draft Program schedule

Conference:  13-14 January 2014
Conference: 13th January, 2014 (Day 1)  
14:00 - 16:00 Opening Session and Keynote Address Chair: Jichen Thinley
Opening Address by SANOG Chair Tshering NORBU, SANOG Chair & Bhutan Telecom
Address by SANOG Founding Chair Gaurab Raj Upadhay, Limelight Networks
Address by SANOG 23 Chief Guest Dasho Kinley Dorji - Secretary, Ministry of Information and Communications
SANOG 23 Keynote Address Raphael Ho, Equinix
16:00 - 16:30 Break
16:30 - 18:00 Network Operations I Chair: Santanu Dasgupta
Routing table and deaggregation report Philip Smith, APNIC
ISP Cache Nameservers and BCP140 Yoshinobu Matsuzaki, IIJ
Distributed Network Fuction Virtualiaztion (D-NFV) Yacov Cazes, RAD
Conference: 14th January, 2014 (Day 2)  
09:30 - 11:00 Network Operations II Chair: Srinath Beldona
T-Mobile USA and IPv6: Why and how we deployed 464xlat Cameron Bryne, T-Mobile USA
Do and you - an introduction to the internet society deployment & operationalization (do) team Chris Grundemann, ISOC
Scaling out a monitoring/graphing infrastructure Devdas Bhagat,
11:00 - 11:30 Break
11:30 - 13:00 Network Operations III Chair: Devdas Bhagat
Security in an IPv6 world - myth and reality Chris Grundemann, ISOC
SDN and MPLS in the Data Center Sam Aldrin, Huawei
Prospects and problems of fttx deployment in bangladesh by GPON technology Md. Hayder Ali, Fiber@Home Limited
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 - 15:30 Regional Updates Chair: Gaurab Raj Upadhaya
APNIC update (20 min) Philip Smith, APNIC
BDNOG update (10 min) Fakrul Alam
JANOG Update (10 min) Yoshinobu Matsuzaki, IIJ
BDIX Updates (10 min) GZ Kabir
Peering Discussions (40 min) Open
15:30 - 16:00 Break
16:30 - 18:00 Closing Session Chair: Philip Smith
Week of a "Network Engineer" Gaurab Raj Upadhaya, Limelight Networks
SDH vs Carrier Ethernet R Subramanian, Cisco Systems
Closing Address Tsering NORBU / Govt Delegates
SANOG 24 Host Address ISPAI Representative

 15-16 January 2014
  Track: Network Transport Track: APNIC, IPv6 & DNS
15th Jan 9:30 - 11:00 IPv4 and IPv6 Routing Tutorial (Srinath Beldona) Application layer ddos: a practical approach & mitigation techniques (Fakrul Alam Pappu)
11:30 - 13:00
Lunch Break    
14:30 - 16:00 BGP Techniques Tutorial (Philip Smith, APNIC) Internet Resource Management (Sunny Chendi, APNIC)
16:30 - 18:00
16th Jan 9:30 - 11:00 Introduction to MPLS and MPLS based Metro Ethernet (Paresh Khatri, Alcatel-Lucent) IPv6 Essentials (Philip Smith, APNIC)
11:30 - 13:00
Lunch Break    
14:30 - 16:00 MPLS Troubleshooting Tutorial (Sam Aldrin) IPv6 Deployment Planning Tutorial (Philip Smith)
16:30 - 18:00 Know your Backbone - DWDM (Simon Sohel Baroi)

Workshops:  17-21 January 2014

      Track 1: Routing (IPv4/IPv6) -
                                Srinath Beldona (Yashavi) , Philip Smith (APNIC)
                                Ram Krishna (Subisu), Kuenzang Dorji (BT)

synopsis : This technical workshop is made up of lectures and hands-on lab exercise to teach basic routing concepts, classifications of different routing protocols, Internet routing architecture, Internet Exchange Point (IXP) design, basic network infrastructure design principles, OSPF, BGP etc. Presentations also cover industry best practices. The course also includes considerable practical lab work based using both IPv4 and IPv6.

      Track 2: Virtualization and Cloud - 
                                Phil Regnauld (NSRC), Brian Candler (NSRC), GZ Kabir (BDCOM)

synopsis : This track will provide an overview of virtualization technology with a series of hands-on practical exercises, so that participants will be able to:

* Build desktop virtualization with VirtualBox
* Build server virtualization with KVM and libvirt
* Use file and block shared storage and live VM migration
* Build redundant VM clusters with Ganeti

There will also be a coverage on "cloud" infrastructure from the users' and service providers' perspective, with reference to the Synnefo platform. All the software used is open source and free to use and distribute.

     Track 3: Security Workshop -
                                Randy Bush (IIJ), Steven Bellovin (Univ of Columbia),
                                Matsuzaki Yoshinobu (IIJ), Sheril Hermoso (APNIC),
                                Patrick Okui (NSRC), Fakrul Alam (bdHUB)

synopsis : This Internet Security Workshop will combine wide-ranging high-level tutorials on theory and mechanisms combined with some hands-on labs. It will cover

* Assets & Threat Models
* Threat Pragmatics
* Cryptography Theory and Mechanisms
* Cryptography Applications such as ssh, VPNs, TLS, pgp, ...
* Protecting Network Infrastructure such as routers, switches
* Infrastructure Services
* Protecting Servers
* Protecting End User Computers
* Inter-Host Protocols
* Planning
* NOGs, CERTs, ...
* Law Enforcement




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