Agenda

Tutorials: Tuesday 5 March 2013

Time Track 1
(Meeting Plus 1)
Track 2
(Meeting Plus 2)
09:00 – 10:30 Building Internet Exchange Points
Bill Woodcock, PCH
IPv6 for Managers
Hisham Ibrahim, AFRINIC
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30 Building Internet Exchange Points [Cont’d]
Bill Woodcock, PCH
IPv6 Essentials
Osama I. Al-Dosary, Solyton
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch — Celsius Room
14:00 – 15:30 Converged IP+Optical Trends
Moustafa Kattan, Cisco
Wireless LAN 101
Osama I. Al-Dosary, Solyton
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break Coffee Break
16:00 – 17:30 The IETF Trill Protocol
Donald Eastlake, 3rd, Hauwei
Cryptography and the Internet
Nadhem Al-Fardan, Cisco

MENOG 12 Programme, Dubai

Wednesday 6 March 2013
Meeting room: Origami

08:30 – 09:00 Registration and Welcome Coffee
Access to Meeting Room and Internet
09:00 – 10:30
Opening Plenary and Keynote

Session Chair: Osama I. Al-Dosary

Welcome – Osama I. Al-Dosary, MENOG Chair

Technical Keynote – Clouds, Overlays and SDN: What really matters, Ivan Pepelnjak, NIL Data Communications

The IETF Needs You – Moustafa Kattan, Cisco

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30
Regional Connectivity

Regional Connectivity UpdateJames Cowie, Renesys

Challenges of IPV6 for a WiMAX Operator: A Motivation for Migration to LTE - G.Reza Mahmoudi, MobinNet

African Internet Ecosystem, Lessons Learned Along the Way - Hisham Ibrahim, AFRINIC

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch – Celsius Room
14:00 – 15:30
Security

The Challenge in IPv6 SecurityMarco Hogewoning, RIPE NCC

Regional Threat Profile: Middle EastDave Monnier, Team Cymru

Arbor 8th Annual World-Wide Infrastructure Security Report and ATLAS Update - Darren Anstee, Arbor Networks

15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break – Foyer
16:00 – 17:30
Closing Session

OpenFlow and SDN: Hype or Useful Tools?Ivan Pepelnjak, NIL Data Communications

Building Reliable Wireless Networks – Jamie Horrell, NZNOG

IPv4 Transfers, RIPE NCC UpdateIngrid Wijte, RIPE NCC

20:00 – 23:00 Dinner – Reem Al Bawadi Restaurant & Café, Jumeirah Road

Middle East Peering Forum 1 Programme, Dubai

Thursday, 7 March 2013
Meeting room: Origami

08:30 – 09:00 Registration and Welcome Coffee
Access to Meeting Room and Internet
09:00 – 10:30
Opening session

Welcome – Saleh Mansour, MENOG Coordination Team

CAIX, an NTRA Operated IX – Hisham Aboulyazed, NTRA Egypt

Euro-IX Update – Bijal Sanghani, Euro-IX

Panel: “Peering with Content Providers – Ratio vs Performance” – Zaid Ali Kahn, LinkedIn

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30 The Challenges of Setting Up a New IXP: Feedback from France-IX – Franck Simon, France-IX ServicesCould IXPs Use SDN/OpenFlow to Scale – Ivan Pepelnjak, NIL Data Communications

Traffic Engineering DemoAndy Davidson, 2Connect/LONAP

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch – Celsius Room
14:00 – 15:00 Peering Panel - Marco Brandstaetter, DE-CIX Management GmbH
15:00 – 16:30 Meet-a-Peer Sessions and Coffee Break – Dedicated session for pre-scheduled meetings
16:30 – 17:30
Closing Session

Closing the Content Gap – the Internet challenge for the Middle East – Lars-Erik Odman, Datamena

EMIX Peering Experiences – Mohammed Nematullah Khan, Etisalat

Closing Remarks – Osama I. Al-Dosary MENOG Chair and Saleh Mansour, MENOG Coordination Team

17:30 – 18:30 Closing Social Coffee
20:00 – 23:00 20:00 – 23:00 MPF Dinner at the Icho Restaurant, Radisson Royal Hotel, 50th floor