Advanced Routing Workshop

NREN Design and Peering

Dates: April 8-11, 2013
Location: Kampala, Uganda
Host: UbuntuNet Alliance
Venue: Metropole Hotel

Four-day hands-on technical workshop focused on peering design and routing techniques for Research Education Networks (RENs).

Workshop Goals

  • Train network engineering staff from universities and research institutes in eastern and southern Africa on how to build a scalable routing infrastructure to strengthen and expand the regional REN of the UbuntuNet Alliance, in partnership with the AfricaConnect project.
  • Learn how to design robust campus networks, understand different REN models and gain hands-on experience with internal routing, inter-domain peering and traffic policies.
  • Strengthen the human network of the research and education community in developing national and regional cyberinfrastructure in Africa.


  • Knowledge of TCP/IP protocols and layer 2 and layer 3 network basics

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