South Asian Network Operators Group
A non-profit forum for Data Network Operators in South Asia

Program Schedule For SANOG 39

SANOG 39 - Conference Program Outline - Tuesday 09th May, 2023
Venue : Ball Room of Pan Pacific Sonargaon, Dhaka

Type Date Time Session
Conference 09 May 09:00 - 11:00 Opening Plenary >> Moderator: Sumon Ahmed Sabir
Welcome Note by SANOG Chair: Rupesh Shrestha
Welcome Note by bdNOG President: Rashed Amin Biddut
Welcome Note from the Host: Md. Emdadul Hoque, President ISPAB
Welcome Note from the Director General of APNIC - Mr. Paul Wilson
Welcome Address: Md. Abdur Rahim Khan,
Additional Secretary of Commerce Ministry and Co-Ordinator, IBPC
Welcome Address: Mr. Shyam Sunder Sikder, Hon'ble Chairman,
Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC)
Welcome Address: Mr. Abu Hena Morshed Zaman, Hon'ble Secretary of MoPTD
Welcome Address: Hon'ble Minister Mr. Mustafa Jabbar,
Ministry of Post and Telecommunication Division
Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh
Conference Keynote - "An outsider's view to bring South Asia into the digital century" - Raphael Ho
11:00 - 11:30 Short Break
11:30 - 13:00 Technical Session 1 >> Session Chair: Zobair Khan
Open source self-hosted mesh VPN with IPv6: Anurag Bhatia (Hurricane Electric)
Visualizing Telemetry with TIG - Deployment and Concepts:
Hasan Uz Zaman Ashik (Fiber@Home)
An alternative approach to view Mikrotik PPPoE interface
historical usage using Zabbix & Grafana
: Abu Sufian (ADN Telecom)
Integrating EVPN and Activating Proxy Agent Functionality:
Insights and Challenges from an IXP Network
- Jonathan Matauschek (DE-CIX)
13:00 - 14:30 Lunch Break
14:30 - 16:00 Technical Session 2 >> Session Chair: Dr. Philip Smith
Global Routing Report: Dr. Philip Smith (SANOG)
IX Updates - Tracking Indian IX Ecosystem: Rahul Makhija (Esto Media)
Detect and secure open UDP services - Tarek Sendi (Team Cymru)
APRICOT 2023 experiences as Fellow: Ismat Zerin (Fiber@Home)
Peering Personals: Akamai, AMS-IX, BDIX, DE-CIX Asia, EdgeNxT, ISPAB-NIX, NPIX, PCH, RouteViews
16:00 - 16:30 Short Break
16:30 - 17:40 Panel Discussion >> Moderator: Gaurab Raj Upadhaya (AWS)
IPv6 Insights - Subha Shamarukh (APNIC)
Panel: Priorities, Challenges and Action plans for Internet Landscape of Bangladesh and SouthAsia.
Panelists : Roopinder Singh Perhar (APNIC EC), Matt Jansen (Meta),
Faisal Mobarak (Grameenphone), Mostofa Al Mahmud (BTCL), Aftab Siddiqui (Internet Society)
17:40 - 18:40 Closing Plenary >> Moderator: Rupesh Sherstha
Keynote: Tackling Routing Security: One step at a time - Aftab Siddiqui (Internet Society)
bdNOG Update:
Speaker recognition: Rupesh Shrestha
SANOG Update and Closing Remarks by SANOG Chair: Rupesh Shrestha
Sponsor Recognition & Photo Ops
19:00 - Late Conference Closing Gala Dinner

SANOG 39 - Workshop Outline - 10-13 May, 2023
Venue : InterContinental, Shahbag, Dhaka

Track: 1 Track: 2 Track: 3
10-13 May 09:00 - 18:00
(with 3 usual breaks in between)
BGP & IPv6 Deployment:
Terry Sweetser (APNIC)
Md Abdullah Al Naser (APNIC)
Md. Zobair Khan (APNIC CT)
Network Security:
Warren Finch (APNIC)
Shamim Reza (APNIC CT)
Suman Saha (ADN Telecom)
Network Automation:
Anurag Bhatia (Hurricane Electric)
Rupesh Basnet (OM Networks)
Shaila Sharmin (Prime Bank)

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