Agenda

MENOG 17 Draft Programme

(The time slots on the agenda are still not finalised and are subject to change by the PC)

Day Zero (18 April 2017)
Crowne Plaza Muscat
Al Maha Room

08:00 – 09:00 Registration and Welcome Coffee
09:00 – 10:30  
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee
11:00 – 12:30
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch Tropicana restaurant
14:00 – 15:30 Midde East IXPs meeting (open)
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee
16:00 – 17:30 Midde East IXPs meeting (By invitation only)

 

Plenary Day 1 (19 April 2017)
Crowne Plaza Muscat
Al Sinbad A&B Room

08:00 – 09:00 Registration and Welcome Coffee
09:00 – 10:30 Plenary Session 1

  • Opening Talk #1
  • Opening Talk #2
  • Introduction to peering Bilaterals and Negotiations – What you need to know, Thomas Volmer, Google.
  • Peering Introductions
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee
11:00 – 12:30 Plenary Session 2

  • Isolario – the real-time Internet routing observatory, Alessandro Improta, Isolario project (IIT-CNR)
  • PCH 2016 Survey of Interconnection Agreements, Nishal Goburdhan, Packet Clearing House (PCH)
  • Missed peering opportunities in the Middle East, Johan ter Beest, RIPE NCC.
  • Peering Introductions
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch Al Mandaloon Room
14:00 – 15:30 Plenary Session 3

  • Talk #1
  • Content and Peering in the Middle East (Panel)
    Marco Brandstaetter, UAE-IX
    Seth Bennett, Facebook
    Thomas Volmer, Google
    Salim Bhatti, Starzplay
    Miraj Rajan, Zain Group
    Bassam Al-Drewesh, ITC
  • Peering Instructions
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee
16:00 – 17:30 Plenary Session 4

  • Talk #1
  • Talk #2
  • Talk #3
20:00 – 23:00 Social Event MENOG 10th Anniversary at the pool area of Crowne Plaza Muscat

Plenary Day 2 (20 April 2017)
Crowne Plaza Muscat
Al Sinbad B Room

08:00 – 09:00 Registration and Welcome Coffee
09:00 – 11:00 Plenary Session 1

  • NAT64/DNS64 real life experiments; warnings and one useful tool, Jan Zorz, Internet Society (ISOC)
  • Du – IPv6 Deployment Plans, Tarek Fouad, Du
  • A CDN’s perspective on IPv6 adoption in the Middle East, Marty Strong, CloudFlare.
  • Talk #4
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee
11:30 – 12:00 Plenary Session 2

  • DNSSEC KSK Rollover, Champika Wijayatunga, ICANN
  • Talk #2
12:30 – 13:30 Plenary Session 3

  • Talk #1
  • Lightning Talks
  • MENOG New Logo and Website Unveil
13:30 – 15:00  Lunch at Mandaloon room