[AfrICANN-discuss] FW: Reminder : AfNOG 2013 ANNOUNCEMENT - English
Marcus K. G. Adomey
madomey at hotmail.com
Mon Jan 7 18:22:23 SAST 2013
find below Announcement for AfNOG 2013. Kindly send to various lists.
note Deadline for receipt of Applications is 25 January,
2013 (AfNOG-14 and AfriNIC-18 Workshop & Meeting,s 9 - 21 June, 2013)
Internet Summit (AIS) 2013, (formerly African Network Operators' Group(AfNOG)
and the African Network Information Centre (AfriNIC)
& Meetings) is pleased to announce that the 14th AfNOG Workshop &
Meeting and the AfriNIC-18 Meeting would be held in Lusaka, Zambia from 9th
June 2013. Every year, hundreds of Network Engineers from across the IT
industry in the Africa Continent and the world attend the AIS Event.
AIS fuels the rapid growth of Internet in Africa with trained technical
capacity, our content has been
by the needs of the community. In so doing AIS's output training capacity has
multiplied in the past decade
the community flourished" Nii Quaynor.
the Entire Event
is organizing a two-week event that includes the AfNOG Workshop on Network
Technology (offering advanced training in a week-long hands-on
several full-day Advanced Tutorials, a one-day AfNOG Meeting, and a three-day
addition, several side meetings and workshops will be hosted in collaboration
with other organizations.
engineers in the Africa region who wish to acquire the necessary skills in IT
must attend this Workshop.
Local Hosts for the Event are Internet Service Providers Association of Zambia
(ISPAZ) and Zambia Information & Communications Authority (ZICTA)
9 June 2013 (Sunday)
- 10 - 14 June 2013
(Monday – Friday)
15 June 2013 (Saturday)
Internet Standards Wkshop
15 June 2013 (Saturday)
- 15 - 17 June 2013 (Saturday -
15 June 2013 (Saturday)
15 June 2013 (Saturday)
- 16 - 17 June 2013
(Sunday - Monday)
17 June 2013 (Monday)
18 June 2013 (Tuesday)
19 June 2013 (Wednesday)
June, 2013 (Wednesday)
- 20 - 21 June 2013 (Thursday
& hotel for the event will be announced shortly.
(See http://www.afnog.org/ ) is a
forum for cooperation and the exchange of technical information between
networks in Africa. AfNOG has organized an event like this one every year since
(See http://www.afrinic.net/ ) is a
Regional Internet Registry (RIR), responsible for Internet Number resources
in the Africa region. AfriNIC organizes two Public Policy meetings twice every
Workshop on Network Technology
AfNOG Workshop on Network Technology aims to offer advanced training to people
who are in the process of developing and enhancing an
network with regional and international connectivity. The target audience
includes senior and mid-level technical staff of
Internet Service providers (ISPs), academic networks, government networks, or
workshop builds on the experience of previous AfNOG workshops held annually
from 2000 to 2012 in thirteen different African countries, and
the Internet Society's INET workshops, held annually from 1993 to 2000 at eight
locations around the world. The workshop's instructors are an
team with many years of experience operating large networks and teaching about
workshop is divided into Six parallel tracks as below:
- Scalable Internet Services (in English), focused on the design and operation
of email, web, and other Internet services, in ways
that can scale to handle large numbers of end users.
- Scalable Network Infrastructure (in English), focused on the design and
operation of networks using routers and switches,
in ways that can scale to handle large numbers of interconnected sites.
- Network Monitoring & Management (English)
- Advanced Routing Techniques (English)
- CERT Training (English)
- Suivi et Gestion de Reseau (en francais), similar to track NM-E, but
given in French.
Workshop application information is at :
**Workshop Deadline - 25 January, 2013
/ Africa Asia Forum
Africa Research and Education Networking (AfREN) and Africa Asia Forum
community (AAF) will be holding a one day meeting on 17 June 2013. The
will discuss issues of interest to the NREN community such as coordination on
activites in the region, advocacy, bandwidth consortia,regional RENs etc.
information on AfREN /AAF 2013 will be provided shortly.
will offer 1 to 2 full-day(s) tutorials on advanced topics. Tutorials take
place in a classroom-style environment, and may include a hands-on
component. Tutorials are non-commercial in nature, and most are technically
oriented. They are intended to offer advanced training on technology already
or soon to be deployed on networking and related services provisioning for ISP
information about AfNOG 2013 Tutorials will be available here shortly: <
Cybersecurity : what solution for the African Continent >
is the African Computer Emergency Response Team. AfricaCERT organizes training
on CERT operations, advanced technical training and conference.
meetings provide a forum for collaboration and exchange for Computer Emergency
response Teams and interested parties to share best practices,
tools, techniques, and strategies that address problems related to
cyber-security. Further information is available
14th AfNOG meeting will be held in Lusaka, Zambia 18 June 2013. AfNOG
conferences provide a forum for the coordination and dissemination of
information related to backbone/enterprise networking technologies and
operational practices. The meetings are informal, with an emphasis on
to current and future African backbone engineering practices. The AfNOG 2012
conference in Serekunda, Gambia drew over 206 participants,
consisting of network engineering staff from national service providers, and
members of the research and education community.
information on the Conference schedule will be available here
shortly: < http://www.afnog.org/afnog2013conference/
AfriNIC-18 meeting will be held in Lusaka, Zambia for three days from 19
- 21 June, 2013. AfriNIC Meetings are open to everyone and provide an
opportunity to take part in Internet policy discussions. These policies, which
describe how Internet Number Resources should be managed
distributed, are developed by the community. The Event will include tutorials,
presentations, update on the various working groups and the
Public Policy Meeting. The three day meeting will be preceeded by a two-day
IPv6 training and IRM.
meeting will focus on the IPv6 protocol and its deployment, especially in
Africa and the issue of the exhaustion of the IPv4 pool of address space. There
an opportunity to discuss the challenges which our region faces with IPv4
address space exhaustion among others.
information will be available at http://www.afrinic.net/meeting/
Internet Standard Workshop and Africa Internet Interconnection & Traffic
Internet Society will be organizing an Africa Internet Standards workshop &
Africa Internet Interconnection & Traffic Exchange Workshop on
June 2013 and 19th June respectively in conjunction with the AfNOG
14 and AfriNIC 18 meetings in Lusaka, Zambia. The conference will discuss
the situation of Internet
in Africa, the challenges as well as the solutions, including Internet Exchange
meeting agenda will be available in due course.
of certain countries require a visa to enter Zambia. Please visit
this link to understand Visa requirements for nationals
travelling to Zambia. http://www.zambiaimmigration.gov.zm/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=92&Itemid=117
may also wish to check with the Zambian
Embassy or Consulate in your country for details.
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