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16-24 January 2006, Mumbai, India
Draft Programme v.1.8 (updated 18 January, 2006)

All events start at 9:30 in the morning.

Slides are now available.

16-20 January 2006 : Workshops
21-22 January 2006 : Tutorials
23-24 January 2006 : Conference and APNIC Meetings

Workshops 16-20 January, 2006

Track 1: Routing, Advanced Routing and BGP Multihoming Workshop,
Instructors: Philip Smith, Srinath Beldona, Yogesh Jiandani, Amante Alvaran

Track 2: NSRC Multicast Workshop - enabling Multicast Routing and using apps.
Instructors: Greg Shepard, Marshall Eubanks, Amit Patel

Track 3: IPv6 Workshop - Using and migrating to IPv6
Instructors: Kurt Erik Lindqvist, Khalid Raza, Miwa Fuji, Gaurab Raj Upadhaya

Workshop Details and side downloads are available .

Tutorials: 21 January 2006

First Session : 9:30 - 11:30 AM
Tea Break : 11:30 AM- 12:00PM
Second Session 12:00 - 1:30 PM
Lunch : 1:30 - 2:30 PM
Post Lunch First Session : 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Tea Break 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Post Lunch Second Session : 4:30 PM - 6 PM
BoF Evening Session : 6 PM - 7:30PM
Dinner - 7:30 PM onwards

Track 1: Routing :
T1A1: Full Day 9:30 AM : BGP and High Availability Routing I, Prasad Babu,(Juniper)

Track 2: Operations: DNS
T2A1: Full Day 9:30 AM : DNS / DNSSec Deployment Tutorial, Champika Wijayatunga, APNIC

Track 3: Multicast, QoS
T3A1:Half Day 9:30 AM : The Basics of Multicast - Marshall Eubanks, (MutlicastTech)
T3P2:1/4 Day 2:30 PM : QoS and Multicast on MPLS Networks , Rajesh Shinde (Reliance)
T3P2:1/4 Day 4:30 PM: QoS on Low Bandwidth & High Delay Links, Prakash Shende (Reliance)

Evening Sessions (BoF or Birds-of-a-Feathers) 6PM - 7 PM
BoF 1: Managed Services BoF- P Mahajan, (Cisco)

Tutorials : 22 January, 2006

Track 1: Routing :
T1A1: Full Day 9:30 AM : BGP and High Availability Routing II, Prasad Babu,(Juniper)

Track 2 : Operations : IX, BGP, MPLS
T1A2: Half Day 9:30 AM: Internet Exchange Points and BGP Multihoming : Philip Smith (Cisco), Gaurab Raj Upadhaya (PCH)
T1P2: 1/4 Day 2:30 PM: MPLS Basics
T1P3: 1/4 Day 4:30 PM: L2VPN - Changing and Consolidating Networks - Paresh Shah, Md. Waris.

Track 3: Security :
T2A2: Half Day 9:30 AM: Layer2 Attacks and Mitigation techniques, S Beldona
T2P2: Half Day 2:30 AM: DDoS prevention in Service Provider Networks, Wireless Security, Pravin Mahajan, (Cisco)

Evening Sessions (BoF or Birds-of-a-Feathers) 6PM - 7:30PM
BoF 2: BoF - Anti-Spam BoF, Devdas Bhagat, OutBlaze

8:00 PM Opening Dinner / Reception

Other Activities

  • APNIC Helpdesk sessions at SANOG VII

    APNIC staff will be available during SANOG VII to answer your questions about APNIC membership, Internet resource requests, and registration issues.

    For simple questions, just visit the Helpdesk at your convenience. But if you would prefer to have a confidential discussion with the APNIC staff, or if you need more complex advice, then you should book a Helpdesk session in advance (preferably by at least half a day). Anyone can attend Helpdesk sessions, but preference will be given to APNIC account holders. You can make a booking using the online booking form or by visiting the Helpdesk on-site at SANOG.

    If you have any questions about the APNIC Helpdesk sessions, please contact <>

Conference : 23-24 January, 2006

23 January, 2006

Plenary Sesssion
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
- Keynote Address by Daniel Karrenberg, Chief Scientist, RIPE NCC
- Special Address on "Internet Evolution and IPv6" by Paul Wilson, DG, APNIC

Distribution, Convergence and Content
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

- Alternative architectures for Broadcast Video Distribution - Srinath Beldona, Cisco
- Security in Applications - Jari Heinonen (F-Secure)
- Network Infrastructure for IPTV - Saisree Subramanian, Wipro
|- Efficient Resource Broker Architecture to Provide Guaranteed QoS - Praveen Kumar, Lakshmi Priya T.K.S. Anna University
- A business case for Mulitcast - Marshall Eubanks

Lunch Break - 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Routing and Operations
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
- RA-MPLS services - Kapil Kumar, Reliance
- Graceful Restart of Routing Protocols - Prasad Babu, Juniper
- Backbone Architectures for NLD/ILD: Design; Optmization & Services - Chandan Mendiratta (Cisco)
- Network Infrastructure Security in Cellular Data Networks: An Initial Investigation - Ms. Ms. Kavita Barapatre, Vishal Sharma (IIT-Bombay) and Dr. Fabio Ricciato (FTW, Austria)

Peering Track
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
- Internet in India - Deepak Maheshwari
- NIXI Presentation - Sanjaya Diwdei
-Introduction to Peering - Maurice Dean

Peering Panel
- Nigel Titley, Peering Manager, FLAG Telecom
- Sylvie Laperriere, Director- Peering, Teleglobe
- Sharad Shangi, NetMagic Solutions
- Gaurab Raj Upadhaya, PCH, (moderator)

BoF 3: Internet Society (ISOC) BoF - ISOC
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
- Presentation on IETF/IAB and Internet Standards Process - Daniel Karrenberg
- IETF / IAB / ISOC activities updates- Kurtis Lindquvist
-Discussion and Q&A about ISOC / IANA / IETF / RIRs etc.

8:00 PM: Demo@ Dinner, vendor showcase with drinks and dinner, and Social Event

24 January 2006

Measurements and Analysis
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

- Traffic Engineering and Network Planning Tools for MPLS Networks - Dr. Girish P. Saraph (IIT-Bombay)
-pmacct; a new player in the network management arena - Paolo Lucente (CNR-Italy)
- Flow measurements from the packet-switched NREN PIONIER: technology and experience - A. Binczewski, W. Procyk, M. Stroinski, S. Trocha (Poznan S&N Center)
- Mining Anomalies using Network-Wide NetFlow Data - Anukool Lakhina, BU

Regional Updates Session
12:00 - 1:30PM

- Routing Table Update - Philip Smith (Cisco)
- INOC - DBA Update - Gaurab Raj Upadhaya ( PCH)
- Euro-IX Update - Serge Radovic
-BDIX Update - Sumon Ahmed Sabir

Lunch Break 1:30 - 2:30PM

APNIC Open Policy Meeting Showcase
APNIC in collaboration with SANOG presents for the first time in South Asia, a “Showcase” of the APNIC Open Policy Meeting. The showcase brings the APNIC Open Policy Meeting to those that have never participated in the meeting before. It will highlight important educational and business benefits of the attending the Open Policy Meeting and show you how easy it is to participate, whether remotely or in person.

First Session 2:30 - 4:00PM
– Opening by Paul Wilson, DG, APNIC
– Special presentation state of Internet in South Asia.
– Introduction to APNIC and it's activities, Sriniwas Chendi & Amante
– APNIC Meeting Showcase - Kapil Chawla
– APNIC Meeting Overview- Kapil Chawla

Second Sessions 4:30 - 6:00PM
– APNIC Open Policy Process - Kapil Chawla,
– Policy Examples (e.g, Minimum allocation size) -Kapil Chawla
– How to influence APNIC Policy – Champika
– Participating at APNIC meetings remotely – Champika
– Sponsorship opportunities of APNIC meetings – Miwa
– Hosting APNIC meetings - Miwa

Evening BoF: 6:00 - 7:00PM
SANOG Closing

7:30 PM : Closing Dinner


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