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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)  
  Opening Session and Keynote Address Modertor: Sunny Chendi
14:00 - 16:00 Opening Address by SANOG Chair Tsering NORBU
  Address by SANOG 23 Chief Guest  
  Address by SANOG Founding Chair Gaurab Raj Upadhay
  Keynote Address Raphael Ho
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
  Do and you - an Introduction to the Internet Society Deployment & Operationalization (do) Team Chris Grundemann, ISOC
Conference: 14th January, 2014 (Day 2)  
09:30 - 11:00 Network Operations II Chair: Aftab Siddiqui
  T-Mobile USA and IPv6: Why and how we deployed 464xlat Cameron Bryne
  Scaling out a monitoring/graphing infrastructure Devdas Bhagat
  SDN and MPLS in the Data Center Sam Aldrin
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
  T-Mobile USA and IPv6: Why and how we deployed 464xlat Cameron Bryne
  Prospects and problems of fttx deployment in bangladesh by gpon technology Md. Hayder Ali
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break  
14:00 - 15:30 Regional Updates Chair: Sumon Ahmed Sabir
  APNIC update Sunny Chendi
  BDNOG update Fakrul Alam
  Regional IX Updates  
15:30 - 16:00 Break  
16:30 - 18:00 Closing Session Chair: Philip Smith
  Internet Measurement Tools Gaurab Raj Upadhaya
  SANOG 24 Host Address  

 15-16 January 2014

  Track: Network Transport Track: APNIC, IPv6 & DNS
15th Jan
9:30 - 11:00
IPv4 and IPv6 Routing Tutorial (Srinath)
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)
Internet Resource Management (Sunny)
16:30 - 18:00
16th Jan
9:30 - 11:00
Introduction to MPLS and MPLS based Metro Ethernet (Paresh)
IPv6 Essentials (Philip)
11:30 - 13:00
Lunch Break    
14:30 - 16:00
Know your Backbone - DWDM (Simon)
IPv6 Deployment Planning Tutorial (Philip)
16:30 - 18:00

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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