PacNOG: Twenty First PacNOG Meeting, Conference and Educational Workshop
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Twenty First PacNOG Meeting, Conference and Educational Workshop

(Pacific Network Operators Group)

Date and Location

4th to 8th December 2017, Nuku'alofa, Tonga



The Pacific Network Operators Group (PacNOG) would like to thank Tonga Communications Corporation for hosting this event.


PacNOG 21 Educational workshop and training is a continuation of capacity development program for the IP-ISP network operators from the Pacific Islands.


Registration for PacNOG 21 is now open. Please register asap as places for the workshops fill first and we accept registrations on a first come first served basis.

The participant information regarding hotel rooms, arrival information, conference and workshop venue, transportation, visa information, currency, local information, contacts, is now available.

Accommodation options included Villa McKenzie, Emerald Hotel, Loumaile Lodge, and Little Italy.


PacNOG 21 will be held at the Fa'onelua Convention Centre Building, along Vuna Road, Nuku'alofa, Tonga


The draft detailed agenda for PacNOG 21 is now available.

Day 1 (Monday, 4th December)

  • Morning: Plenary Conference
  • Afternoon: Track 1 and Track 2 Tutorials - see Track 1 & Track 2 below for more information

Day 2 (Tuesday) - Day 5 (Friday): Technical Workshops

  • Track 1: Internet and IPv6 Infrastructure Security Workshop
  • Instructors: Philip Smith (APNIC), Jessica Wei (APNIC)
  • Class size: 28
  • Full Agenda
  • Workshop website
  • Track 2: Virtualisation and Cloud Computing Workshop
  • Instructors: Hervey Allen (NSRC), Phil Regnauld (NSRC), Eugene Adanzo (Uni of Guam)
  • Class size: 28
  • Workshop website


The presentations will be published at the end of the conference


How to get to Tonga

Air New Zealand, Fiji Airways and Virgin Australia have direct flights to Nuku'alofa from Auckland, Sydney, Suva and Nadi. Talofa Airways offers flights between Samoa, American Samoa and Tonga. For more schedule information, see the Tonga Airports website. Note that there are no flights on Sundays.

  • Fiji Airways flies on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday (2 flights) from Nadi
  • Air New Zealand flies daily from Auckland
  • Virgin Australia flies on Tuesday and Thursday from both Sydney and Auckland.
  • Talofa Airways flies on Tuesday from Samoa, and on Thursday from American Samoa.

More Information

For further information please contact the PITA Manager.



PacNOG is made possible with the ongoing support of many organisations with common interests in the development and stability of the Internet network infrastructure, operations, services and performance. We are always interested in expressions of interest of support from other organisations who share our desire to improve the Internet in the Pacific.

Organisations who wish to support this or future PacNOG meetings should please contact the PITA Manager.

We'd like to acknowledge the generous support of APNIC, Network Startup Resource Center, ICANN, National Science Foundation, O'Reilly Media and University of Oregon.

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