Conference

npNOG-5 Conference Program, 13th December 2019

Date/Time Program Details
9:00 – 09:30 am Onsite Registration
09:30 – 11:00 Technical Operation I Moderator : Uttam Shrestha Rana

  • A Brief Cybersecurity Survey of the DNS – David Huberman (ICANN)        
  • Securing Internet Routing – Tashi Phuntsho (APNIC)  
  • Taking ICT to Rural areas – Gyanendra Maharjan (ICT4D) 
  • IPv6 Deployment Update – Stories and Stats ! – Pubudu Jayasinghe (APNIC)
  • Network Automation – Rohit Sawhney (Juniper Networks)
11:00 – 11:30 Tea Break
11:30 – 13:00 Opening Ceremony Moderator: Samit Jana

  • Welcome –  Samit Jana, npNOG president
  • Welcome – Rupesh Bhakta Shrestha, NPIX
  • Chief Guest Speech – Purushottam Khanal, Chairman , NTA
  • Guest Speaker – Barriers to Connectivity- Ashwani Rana, Director, Public Policy, Facebook
  • Guest Speaker – Cyberthreats and National Security: Understanding and Managing Information Risk in the APAC/IndoPAC region – Dr. Rajib Subba, DIG Nepal Police
13:00 – 13:45 Lunch Break
13:45 – 15:15 Technical Operation II Moderator : Tashi Phuntso

  • Bridging the Digital Access Deficit through Wi-Fi  – Satya N. Gupta (Blue Town)
  • A Journey of Cyber Threat Hunter – Bijay Limbu Senihang (Vairav Technologies)
  • The Segment Routing Forwarding Plane – Melchior Aelmans (Juniper Networks) 
  • Scaling Metro/Long Haul Optical Network – Ashish Batajoo (Nepal Telecom)
  • The impact of an RPKI validator in Bangladesh – Md. Abdul Awal (Mozilla NSRC Fellow)
15:15 – 16:15 Technical Operation III Moderator : Rupesh Basnet

  • Wireless Backhaul for Rural Broadband in Nepal: Challenges and Opportunities – Sujan Shrestha (Nepal Telecom)
  • Journey to IPv6 in Worldlink  – Rabindra Maharjan (Worldlink Communication)
  • Rural Telecommunication Development Projects & Its Challenges – Sunil Khatiwada (Nepal Telecommunication Authority (NTA))
  • Rural Wireless Broadband Experience in Karnali – An update ! –  Rajendra Bista ( World Link Communications )
16:15 – 16:30 Tea Break
16:30 – 18:00 NOG Updates and Closing Session Moderator: Rabindra Maharjan

  • NPIX Update, Rupesh Bhakta Shrestha , MD NPIX
  • npNOG Update, Kijush Maharjan, Secretary, npNOG
  • SANOG update, Rupesh Bhakta Shrestha, Chairman, SANOG
  • bdNOG update, Md. Abdul Awal, bdNOG
  • Closing Keynote. Binay Bohara, MD, Vianet Communications
  • Closing Remarks. Uttam Shrestha Rana , Treasurer npNOG
18:30 onwards Closing Social Event –  Cocktails followed by Dinner. (Invitation Only)