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Fifth PacNOG Meeting, Conference and Educational Workshop

(Pacific Network Operators Group)

Date and Location

  • June 14-20 (Sunday-Saturday), 2009 at the Hilton Hotel Tahiti, Papeete, French Polynesia.
  • Flight information to Papeete is available here.

Hosted by

  The Pacific Network Operators Group (PacNOG) would like to thank the Office des Postes et Télécommunications de Polynésie Française for their assistance and support to help make this event happen.

About

PacNOG 5 is a continuation of the Pacific Islands Network Operators and Service Providers meeting and education workshop to discuss key IP Network operational issues and requirements and receive training.

Participant and Fellowship information is available here:

http://www.pita.org.fj/pacnog5/info.html

Register

If you plan on attending the PacNOG5 meeting please be sure to fill in the Online Registration Form.

Objectives

  • To provide a forum and venue for service providers in the Pacific Network community to meet and discuss current issues as well as receive technical training.
  • To build relationships among individual and institutional contacts in the Pacific region. A key outcome of the workshop will be the building of relationships with peers/colleagues in the region and among the instructors.
  • To develop a critical mass of professionals and trainers in network infrastructure and services to advance Internet propagation and enable greater access in the Pacific Islands.
  • To strengthen the technical expertise of network operators who need to design and manage larger networks as the demand for connectivity in the region increases.
  • To train people and organizations who will return home and teach others in their countries what they have learned at the PacNOG workshops.

Meeting Outline

Sunday 14th June

  • Afternoon:
    • Welcome and orientation for particpants

Monday 15th June

PacNOG Conference Day
  • 0900-1030
      Opening
    • Welcome by Office des Postes et Télécommunications de Polynésie Française & PITA
    • Keynote Address
    • "Risk as part of everyday life": John Crain, Chief Technical Officer ICANN:
      Everyday more than a Billion people rely on the Internet to conduct aspects of their daily life. Those who use the Internet and those of us who operate the networks need to be more aware of the risks. Mr. Crain will talk about some of the these risks.
    • Internet Development in French Polynesia, Ms Diana Carlson, Project Manager, MANA
      An overview of the growth of Internet, challenges, issues, observations and how it has or will impact the everyday lifeof everyone in French Polynesia.
  • 1030-1100
    • Morning Break
  • 1100-1230
      Issues and Significant Developments with IP Networks
    • "IP Addressing IPv4 Running Out", Elly Tawhai, Resources Analyst, APNIC
      Overview of the current status of IPv4 addresses, impact and forecast, what are the options and going forwrad to IPv6
    • "IPv6 Benefits; The Technical & Services Consideration", Dr. Philip Smith, Senior Consulting Engineer, CISCO Systems
    • "Current Best Practices in Securing Network Infrastructure", Merike Kaeo, Double Shot Security
    • Panel Discussions
    • "Where are we and Facing the New Internet Demands and Security Issues", Vanuatu, Fiji, Marshall Islands and Samoa
  • 1230-1330
    • Lunch Break
  • 1330-1500
    • Tutorial on DNSSEC
      While DNS is, perhaps, one of the most fundamental components of a healthy and safe Internet it is, also, vulnerable to a number of different types of attacks. DNSSEC is an update to the traditional DNS system. DNSSEC uses public-key cryptography to update the DNS trust model to ensure DNS responses to requests from clients.
      Phil Regnauld and Hervey Allen, the Network Startup Resource Center
  • 1500-1520
    • Afternoon Break
  • 1520-1630
      Round Table Discussions - Recurring and Emerging Operational Issues (All)
  • 1630
      End Day 1 Conference and Tutorial
  • 1700-1900
      Welcome Social Reception by OPT French Polynesia

Workshops

Tuesday through Friday

Tuesday 16th June

  • 0900-1900: Workshop
    • Track 1: Linux Introduction and Network Management  Hervey Allen, Phil Regnauld, Network Startup Resource Center
    • Track 2: Routing and IPv6  Philip Smith, Cisco

Wednesday 17th June

  • 0900-1900: Workshop
    • Track 1: Linux Introduction and Network Management  Hervey Allen, Phil Regnauld, Network Startup Resource Center
    • Track 2: Routing and IPv6  Philip Smith, Cisco

Thursday 18th June

  • 0900-1100: Workshop
    • Track 1: Linux Introduction and Network Management  Hervey Allen, Phil Regnauld, Network Startup Resource Center
    • Track 2: Routing and IPv6  Philip Smith, Cisco
  • 1130-1900: Workshop
    • Track 3: Network Security  Merike Kaeo, Double Shot Security, Hervey Allen, Network Startup Resource Center
    • Track 4: VoIP  Jonny Martin, Packet Clearing House

Friday 19th June

  • 0900-1800: Workshop
    • Track 3: Network Security  Merike Kaeo, Double Shot Security, Hervey Allen, Network Startup Resource Center
    • Track 4: VoIP  Jonny Martin, Packet Clearing House
  • 1800-Evening
    • Closing Social Reception

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More Information

For registrations and further information contact the PITA Training Coordinator (coordinator@pita.org.fj), or the PITA Manager (pita@connect.com.fj).

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