Where was the NSRC in 2019

NSRC Staff and Volunteer Activities Around the World in 2019


NepalDecember 13: Abdul Awal, NSRC fellow presented about The impact of an RPKI validator in Bangladesh during npNOG5 that will take place in Lalitpur, Nepal.

United StatesDecember 9-13: Steve Song was an invited speaker for the CTU Workshop during IEEE Globecom 2019 that will be held in Waikoloa, Hawaii, United States.

United StatesDecember 9-12: NSRC staff Steve Huter, Dale Smith and Hervey Allen assisted to the Internet 2 2019 Tecnology Exchange Conference and will participate in the NDT and perfSONAR Developer Discussion to be held in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.

FijiDecember 2-6: Philip Smith of the NSRC, lead Campus Network Design Workshop during pacNOG25 that will be held in Suva, Fiji.

Saudi ArabiaDecember 2-4: Phil Regnauld and Joe Abley of NSRC taught NSRC-ICANN-PIR-SaudiNIC DNSSEC Workshop. The workshop will take place in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.


United KingdomNovember 18-20: NSRC taught a BGP Peering Workshop in Edingurgh, United Kingdom.

GuatemalaNovember 11-15: NSRC trainers Hervey Allen, Carlos Armas and Jose Dominguez taught the Network Managment and Monitoring Workshop during WALC 2019 that will take place in Guatemala City, Guatemala.

MozambiqueNovember 11-12: Patrick Okui of the NSRC attended and presented during MoreNET 2019 to be held in Mozambique.

United KingdomNovember 6-12: NSRC staff, Philip Smith will teach a 3-day BGP Peering Workshop at LINX-London Internet Exchange headquarters. He will also make a presentation about the IXPs in Asia during LINX 107 that will take place in London, United Kingdom.

CanadaNovember 2-7: Steve Huter of the NSRC attended ICANN 66 in Montreal, Canada.


MadagascarOctober 28- November 1: NSRC staff and contractors Philip Smith, Patrick Okui and Anne Saine will teach a 3-day NREN NOC Workshop during UbuntuNet Connect 2019 that will be held in Antananarivo, Madagascar.

United KingdomOctober 21-28: NSRC will participate in MozFest 2019 with Hervey Allen as a speaker during "Lighting Talks". The event will take place in London, United Kingdom.

RwandaOctober 21-25: NSRC's instructor Patrick Okui will teach the Network Monitoring and Management Workshop as well as the Advanced Routing Workshop during RwandaNOG 2019 that will take place in Kigali, Rwanda.

United StatesOctober 10-11: Philip Smith of the NSRC will teach the RPKI Workshop in California, United States.

American SamoaOctober 7-11: NSRC will provide direct engineering assistance to the American Samoa Community College in Pago Pago, American Samoa.


MongoliaSeptember 16-21: Hervey Allen and Hans Kuhn of the NSRC are the instructors of the Network Management and Monitoring Workshop and the Routing Infrastructure and Security Operations Workshop during the Mongolian Network Operators' Group Conference mnNOG 1 that will be held in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.


United StatesAugust 16: Hervey Allen and Hans Kuhn of the NSRC will attend the West Coast Utility Commissions - Wildfire Dialogue with Professor Doug Toomey, University of Oregon, in support of ongoing AlertWildfire initiatives in the State of Oregon. More information on Wildfires and the Public Utilities Commission is available here.


CanadaJuly 20-26: Hans Kuhn will attend the IETF 105 meeting in Montreal, Canada.


SamoaJune 25-28: Philip Smith of the NSRC will teach Campus Network Design Workshop during PacNOG 24 to be held in Apia, Samoa.

EstoniaJune 16-20: Steven Huter and other NSRC staff will attend TNC19 that will take place in Tallinn, Estonia.

UgandaJune 9-21: AfNOG will be celebrating it's 20th anniversary during the 2019 AfNOG / AIS workshops and meetings to be held in Kampala, Uganda. NSRC collaborators or staff may assist.

BhutanJune 8-9: NSRC staff will provide direct engineering assistance to the College of Natural Resources - CNR of the Royal University of Bhutan in Lobesa.

Unites StatesJune 4-6: NSRC staff Dale Smith will make a site visit to the Tohono O´odham Community College - TOCCin Sells, Arizona.

BhutanJune 3-7: NSRC instructors Hervey Allen and Philip Smith will teach Network Management and Monitioring Workshop and the Routing & Switching Workshop during btNOG 6.


ThailandMay 9-11: Philip Smith of the NSRC will lead a BGP Peering Workshop to follow the BKNIX Peering Forum. The workshop is to be held with the Asian Institute of Technology's intERLab and their training staff.

ThailandMay 7: Philip Smith of the NSRC will participate in the 2019 BKNIX Peering Forum to take place in Bangkok, Thailand.


United StatesApril 16-17: Steve Huter and David Teach will attend CAIDA hosts annual Active Internet Measurement Systems Workshop AIMS 2019. David Teach will give a presentation: Route Views Evolves: Modernizing the BGP Data Collectors for Today's Researcher during the meeting.

Costa RicaApril 8-10: Antonio Lobo of the NSRC will lead a DNSECC Workshop that will be held in San José, Costa Rica.


LiberiaMarch 25- April 2: Dale Smith and Patrick Okui will teach the Campus Network Design and Operations Workshop and provide Direct Engineering Assistance for Liberia Research and Education Network - LrREN after the workshop.

Czech RepublicMarch 18-29: Hans Kuhn will assist with the buildout and support of IETF 104 meeting to be held in Prague, Czech Republic. Hans will work in the IETF NOC during the event and attend some sessions as well.

NigeriaMarch 18-22: Joe Abley and Brian Candler will teach a DNSSEC Workshop in coordination with NiRA and ICANN in Lagos, Nigeria.

United StatesMarch 18-20: Hervey Allen and Steven Huter will attend the CENIC 2019 meeting to be held in San Diego, California. Hervey Allen will present (with John Hess of CENIC) on "FIONA Workshops Series: Results & Next Steps" during the meeting on Monday, March 18.

United StatesMarch 16-17: Hervey Allen and John Hess (CENIC) will teach a 2-day workshop prior to the 2019 CENIC meeting in San Diego, California on perfSONAR and use of MaDDash, GridFTP, Security, ScienceDMZs and more.

March 9-14: Steven Huter of the NSRC will attend the ICANN 64 meeting to be held in Kobe, Japan.

United StatesMarch 5-8: NSRC staff Steve Huter and Dale Smith will attend the Internet2 Global Summit to be held in Washington, D.C., USA as well as partake in the NSF NSF IRNC PI meeting. NSRC is sponsoring two NSRC-Internet2 Joint Fellows to attend this event. These are Khamphanh Sithavong from Laos and Rajan Parajuli from Nepal.


Republic of KoreaFebruary 18-28: NSRC will support Campus Network Design and Operations , Network Management and Monitioring , and the Network Security Workshops during APRICOT 2019 and Linux System Administration Workshops during APRICOT 2019 that will be held in Daejeon, Korea.


KenyaJan 31 - Feb 1 Phil Regnauld of the NSRC will work with ICANN staff Yaovi Atohoun to deliver a DNS Law Enforcement and Cybersecurity Workshop in Nairobi, Kenya at the African Advanced Level Telecommunications Institute (AFRALTI)

United StatesJanuary 18-20: Steven Huter attended and participated in the 4th Annual Trans-Pacific R&E Network (TPRE) meeting that took place before the 2019 PTC meeting in Honolulu, Hawaii.

BhutanJanuary 9-16: Hans Kuhn, Mike Jager, Dale Smith, Md. Abdul Awal, Nimal Ratnayake from NSRC taught workshops on Linux System Administration and Campus Network Design and Operations during SANOG 33 event. Dale Smith presented a talk on "Lighting Fiber at greater than 1Gbs." NSRC was assisted by Sonam Penjor of the Royal University of Bhutan (RUB) and Tshetum Dorji and Alisha Gurung from Bhutan Telecom.