PacNOG: Twentieth PacNOG Meeting, Conference and Educational Workshop: Agenda
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3rd - 7th July, Suva, Fiji


Unless otherwise stated, the daily schedule is:

  • Start: 08:30
  • End: 17:00
  • Morning Break: 10:15 - 10:45
  • Lunch Break: 12:30 - 13:30
  • Afternoon Break: 15:15 - 15:45

Conference Plenary

DAY 1 - MONDAY - 3rd July 2017
Venue: Conference Centre, Tanoa Plaza, Suva

08:30-09:00: Registration

09:00-09:10: Opening

  • Welcome Remarks - George Samisoni, PITA Executive Committee

09:10: ICANN Update and DNS Security information

  • Key update from ICANN59 meeting will be shared to the technical stakeholders attending PacNOG. How to engage and stay abreast with developments in ICANN. It is also critical for network operators in the region performing DNSSEC validation to be aware of the upcoming changes to the DNS Root zone KSK rollover.
  • Savenaca Vocea, Vice President Stakeholder Engagement Oceania, ICANN
  • Presentation Slides

09:35: APNIC Update and future planned initiatives

  • This presentation is designed to update the Pacific network operations industry on what is happening around the world with Internet resources. It also takes a closer look at the the upgrade of APNIC whois to version 4 including the implementation of an organization object and what this change will mean. Along with exploring the importance of building security incident response capabilities, and future planned future initiatives.
  • Elly Tawhai, Senior Internet Resource Analyst/Liaison Officer-Pacific, APNIC
  • Presentation Slides

10:00: Morning Break

  • Refreshments
  • Group Photograph

10:30: APNIC IPv6 deployment & ANYCAST Cloud Services

  • About fifteen years ago, APNIC received a /35 under minimum allocation size criteria. With the lack of IPv6 backbone provider at that time, we manage to deploy IPv6 gradually and learned from it. Fast forward to the present time and we are now deploying IPv6 from cloud service provider as anycast.
  • Arth Paulite, Lead Systems Architect, APNIC
  • Presentation Slides

11:00: Traffic Engineering with MPLS TE

  • Traffic Engineering (TE) is a technique that help network operators to manipulate packet flows to attain more uniform distribution of traffic across multiple path. Be able to force traffic onto specific path allows the operator to get the most out of the existing network capacity while making it easier to deliver consistent service levels to customers at the same time.
  • Jessica Wei, Training Officer, APNIC
  • Presentation Slides

11:30: Vanuatu Network Developments

  • This presentation will discuss the significant developments in Vanuatu networks with ICT and recent changes
  • Jethro Webston, Network Manager, Vanuatu Government
  • Presentation Slides

11:45: Upgrading to a Full IP HUB, experience and challenges

  • Telecom Fiji currently has implemented an upgrade for their VSAT Networks from the legacy HUB to a full IP HUB, bringing with it greater efficiencies, and new services such as VOIP, Broadband, IPVPN and IP Backhaul. This case presentation will cover the IP network scope, planning, choices and challenges during the implementation of the upgrade and migration of customers to the new platform, as well as benefits and lessons.
  • Prit Chand, Manager Planning, Telecom Fiji Ltd
  • Presentation Slides

12:00: Accessing international education networks

  • Introduction of education networks sector developments and discussing the technical design and project implementation of access to the international Research and Education Networks, and integration to the Fiji wide area network with FNU points of presence at its campuses.
  • Sanjay Singh, Manager ICT Infrastructure & Ashwani Kumar, Senior Network Admin, FIJI NATIONAL UNIVERSITY
  • Presentation Slides

12:15: Fiji Internet Exchange Point

  • This presentation describes work over the recent time to create Fiji's first open neutral Internet Exchange Point.
  • John Chand
  • Presentation Slides

12:30: Lunch Break


DAY 1 - MONDAY 3rd July (Afternoon)
Venue: Tanoa Plaza Hotel, Suva
  • 14:00-17:00
  • Introduction to Network Routing & IP Networking Fundamentals
  • Instructors: Jessica Wei & Elly Tawhai (APNIC)
  • Presentation Slides
DAY 2 to 5 - TUESDAY 4th to FRIDAY 7th July
Venue: Tanoa Plaza Hotel, Suva
  • Track 1: Routing Workshop
  • Instructors: Jessica Wei (APNIC), John Chand, Arth Paulite (APNIC)
  • Class size: 28
  • Syllabus
  • Track 2: Network Security Workshop
  • Instructors: Fakrul Alam (APNIC), Jethro Tambeana (OGCIO Vanuatu)
  • Class size: 36
  • Syllabus

Workshop Closing

  • Friday, 16:30-17:00 - to be held by each respective Workshop Track
    • Evaluation and Debriefing
    • Certificate Presentation
    • Acknowledgement and Closing Remarks

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