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16-23 July, 2005, Thimphu Bhutan
Venue : Royal Banquet Hall, Thimphu, Bhutan

Workshops 16-20 July, 2005
Workshop Opening and Social Even on the 16th July, 2005

Track 1: Routing, Cisco ISP Routing and BGP Multihoming Workshop,
Instructors: Philip Smith, Cisco Systems assisted by Amante Alvran, APNIC

Track 2: NSRC IP Services Workshop
Instructors: Hervey Allen, Philip Hazel, Sufi Ibne Abubaker

Track 3: IP/NSP Security Workshop
Instructors: Vicky Shrestha (World Link), Gaurab Raj Upadhaya, Merike Kaeo

Workshop Details available now .

Tutorials: 21 July, 2005 Thursday- 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Track 1: Routing :
T1A1: Full Day BGP and High Availability Routing Workshop Part I - Ananth Nagrajan, Juniper Networks

Track 2: Applications :
T2A1: Full Day : Advanced ISP Network Security Practices -Merike Kaeo, Doubleshot Security; Ritesh Raj Joshi, Netfinity

Track 3: Network Design and Architecture
T3A1: ½ Day AM - IP Network Architecture - Kurtis Lindqvist, Netnnod; Bill Woodcock, PCH
T3A2 :½ Day PM - Wireless Network Design and Architecture - Rajendra Poudel, ; Matt Peterson, BAWUG

Evening Sessions (BoF or Birds-of-a-Feathers) 6PM - 7PM

BoF 1: Wireless BoF - General Discussion on Wireless Technologies lead by Matt Peterson

BoF 2: MPLS Primer - Quick Introduction to MPLS - Damien Holloway.

Tutorials : 22 July, 2005 Friday - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Track 1 : Routing
T1A2: Full Day: BGP and High Availability Routing Workshop Part II, Ananth Nagrajan, Damien Holloway, Juniper Networks

Track 2: Security :
T2A2: Full Day AM. DNS / DNSSec Deployment, Champika Wijayatunga, APNIC

Track 3: Track: Network Issues
T3A2: ½ Day AM Net-flow and Flow-tools - Gaurab Raj Upadhaya
T3P2: ½ Day PM VOIP and SIP Deployment - Aarati Iyenger

Evening Sessions (BoF or Birds-of-a-Feathers) 6PM - 7PM

BoF 1: Scripting BoF
How to write simple scripts to automate your network - Vijay Adhikari, KCM

General Discussion about APNIC and it's function and process. Kapil Chawla, APNIC

Other Activities

  • Host Master Consultation (APNIC) : .

Conference : 23 July, 2005, 9:00AM to 5:00 PM

9 AM - 10 AM - Opening Session

Opening by Mr. Thinley Dorji, MD Bhutan Telecom
Welcome by Mr. Gaurab, SANOG Chair
Keynote Address - "Internet Architecture" John Crain, IANA
Thanks Giving by Mr. Jichen Thinley, Bhutan Telecom

10 AM 10:30 AM Break

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM - First Session

Service Control and Deep packet inspection" Lim Wong - Cisco Systems
Multicast RP deployment techniques - Damien Holloway - Juniper Networks
SIP for Developing Economies - Mr. Md. Wahid Ullah /Mr. Syed Faruque Ahmed , Stitel, Bangladesh
Modern SysAdmin/Netops strategies - Matt Peterson, BAWUG

12.30 - 1:45 PM - LUNCH

1:45 - 3:15 PM - Second Session

CoCCA Registry system for ccTLDs - Muhammad Aslam, afTLD, Afghanistan
Latest new features in BGP - Robert Raszuk - Cisco
Wireless VoIP networks - Aarti Iyengar, Nortel
Himalayan Wireless Project- Rajendra Poudel,

3.15 pm - 3.30 pm - BREAK

3:30 - 5:00 - Third Session

Effect of Business Practices on the Internet Routing Table - Philip Smith, Cisco
Update on APNIC activities and APNIC Policy Development Process Demonstration - Kapil Chawla, APNIC
Effect of Fiber Cut in Pakistan Md. Idrees, Telenor Pakistan
Determining Tier 1 through AS Path - Gaurab Raj Upadhaya/ Vijay Adhikari

5:00 - 5:30 Closing Sesssions

Closing by Program Chair

6:00 PM onwards - Closing Social Event


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