South Asian Network Operators Group (SANOG) I 22-28 January, 2003Kathmandu, Nepal Gaurab Raj Upadhaya CEO/Tech Chair email@example.com Nepal Internet Exchange
SANOG… As data networks has grown around the world, we are taking the initiative for a South Asian Network Operators Group (SANOG). This is in line with established practices like NANOG in North America, RIPE NCC Meetings in Europe and APRICOT in Asia. The meeting will provide a regional forum to discuss operational issues and technologies closer home for data operators in the South Asian Region. (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka… + Mauritius, Myanmar?)
SANOG I • SANOG I held in Kathmandu, Nepal on 22-28 January, 2003 in conjunction with CAN IT Conference 2003. • SANOG I included pre and post conference tutorials, conference and meeting. • The agenda for the first meeting of SANOG was to establish the procedure for future meetings and gathering a consensus for such a group. • There was consensus on continuing the effort and the next meeting was decided to be held in Sri Lanka.
SANOG I • Program • Tutorials on BGP Multi homing, IPv6, DNS, Network Security, MPLS, QoS • Talks on Operational ability of Internet, Future of Internet Addressing, SPAM, F-Root Server anycast, Wireless deployment, Web Caching etc… • APNIC training for ISPs
SANOG I • Participants • 150+ local participants • 25+ International Participants • Fellowship to 16 people (10 local) to participate. Accommodation provided to International Fellows. • Sponsorship • Computer Association of Nepal (CAN) hosting and logistics, dinner, fellowship program. • ISC, Cisco, NetNOD, APNIC, PCH sent instructors, speakers or helped with identifying. • ISP Association of Nepal, social event
SANOG I • Very productive for Nepali ISPs and corporate • Indian Participants got together to form an IX working group. • Agreed to have Kathmandu as the base for SANOG (i,e. every year one meeting is in Kathmandu, otherwise it'll go around in the region every six month) • The meeting will seek larger collaboration with other communities. • All operators in the region to be made aware of it and welcomed into the group and future meetings.
Post SANOG I • website and mailing list up and running • visit www.sanog.org • send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with 'subscribe' in subject to subscribe to the list • The Dates for the next SANOG decided
SANOG II • SANOG II • 20-26 July, 2003 • Colombo, Sri Lanka • hosted by LEARN Foundation • Program • 20-24 : Workshops • 24-25: Tutorials • 26 : Meeting and Conference • APAN Meeting to be held in parallel (??)
SANOG II • Topics • ISP Routing Workshop, APNIC Training, Security, DNS & BIND, ccTLD, Internet Exchange Points, Policy Based Management etc.. • We are open for it.., send me an e-mail. • In fact, I am quite impressed that I've already started getting e-mails from volunteers..and the program is kind of already set..
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