PacNOG: Thirtieth PacNOG Meeting, Conference and Educational Workshop: Agenda

PacNOG 30 Agenda

8th to 12th August 2022, Suva. Fiji


Unless otherwise stated, the daily schedule is:

  • Start: 09:00
  • End: 17:30
  • Morning Break: 10:30 - 11:00
  • Lunch Break: 13:00 - 14:00
  • Afternoon Break: 15:30 - 16:00

Conference Plenary

DAY 1 - MONDAY - 8th August 2022
Venue: Room ITS14, Building Block A, Pacific-Japan ICT Centre; USP, Suva

08:00-08:55: Registration

09:00: Welcome and Opening Remarks

  • Mr Fred Christopher, Manager, Pacific Islands Telecommunications Association & PacNOG

09:15: RPKI, what we've learned and what we've been doing

  • Elly Tawhai, Senior Internet Resource Analyst, APNIC
  • Abstract: This presentation describes APNIC's experiences with RPKI deployment in the Asia Pacific region, and improvements that APNIC have been making in the administrative process for members to manage their ROAs.
  • Presentation Slides

09:35: ICANN Update

  • Savenaca Vocea, Vice President Engagement Oceania, ICANN
  • Abstract: A presentation to share some of the high interest topics currently discussed in ICANN. Hear how to participate and engage in ICANN processes.
  • Presentation Slides

09:50: Network Automation - Future WAN Services

  • Edwin Sandys, Manager Ent. Systems & Network Infrastructure, IT Services, University of the South Pacific
  • Abstract: USP is attempting to automate as much of its services given the shortage of staff versus the need to continuously maintain operations. What the future for WAN Services and what should we consider to bring this into reality.
  • Presentation Slides

10:20: Photo & Morning Break

  • Group Photograph
  • Refreshments

11:00: Recovering from an internet Disaster

  • Siumafua Moala, Tonga Cable
  • Abstract:The presentation shares Tonga Cable's experience recovering from cable outages in 2018/2019 and in January 2022 that cut Tonga off from the Internet.
  • Presentation Slides

11:30: IPv6 in the Pacific

  • Dave Phelan, Senior Network Analyst/Technical Trainer, APNIC
  • Abstract: Presentation provides an update on IPv6 deployment across the Pacific.
  • Presentation Slides

12:00: How A Content Provider 'might' make Strategic Decisions when evaluating the Pacific Islands

  • Jocelyn Bateman, Amazon Web Services
  • Abstract: Presentation provides guidance to network operators on how content providers assess connectivity decisions.
  • Presentation Slides

12:35: KINDNS - Promoting DNS Operations Best Practices

  • Champika Wijayatunga, Senior Technical Manager, ICANN
  • Abstract: Presentation covers a new initiative promoting DNS best practices.
  • Presentation Slides

13:00: Lunch Break

14:00: Panel Discussion - Content Access in the Pacific

  • Panel Members:
    • Edwin Sandys - University of the South Pacific
    • Ivan Fong
    • Jocelyn Bateman - Amazon Web Services
    • Jose Dante Santiago - University of Guam
    • Matt Jansen - Meta
    • Ruveni Waqanitoga - Telecom Fiji
  • Panel Chair:Philip Smith - NSRC

15:30: Tea Break

16:00: Tutorial: Linux Refresher

  • Dave Phelan, Senior Network Analyst/Technical Trainer, APNIC
  • Abstract: This tutorial provides a refresh on key aspects of using Linux.

16:45: Closing Discussions

  • Track 1 Workshop Briefing - Philip Smith
  • Track 2 Workshop Briefing - Adli Wahid

17:00: End of Conference


DAY 2 to 5 - TUESDAY 9th to FRIDAY 12th August
  • Track 1: Routing Infrastructure and Security Operations Workshop
  • Venue:Video Conference Room 1, Building Block B, Pacific-Japan ICT Centre, USP, Suva
  • Instructors: Philip Smith (NSRC) and Edwin Sandys (USP)
  • Class size: 32
  • Workshop Website and Curriculum
  • Track 2: Practical Cyber Security Workshop
  • Venue:ITS14, Building Block A, Pacific-Japan ICT Centre, USP, Suva
  • Instructors: Adli Wahid and Dave Phelan (APNIC)
  • Class size: 40
  • Workshop Website and Curriculum

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