APNIC participated at the fourth Bangladesh Network Operators Group (BdNOG 4) in Sreemangal, Bangladesh, from 10 to 15 November 2015.
BdNOG is a forum for Bangladeshi network operators and engineers to share operational experience with the aim of harnessing local ICT talent and building a better Internet in Bangladesh. It holds two conferences a year, including technical workshops, in various locations around Bangladesh.
The second of BdNOG’s 2015 meetings, BdNOG 4, welcomed 104 attendees and featured a range of local and regional experts, including keynote speaker, Dr. Khondkar Siddique-e-Rabbani from the University of Dhaka. Dr Rabbani presented on “Potential of indigenously developed IT enabled Medical Equipment and Telemedicine: in the light of Bangladesh experience“. He is also an ISIF Asia grant recipient for his creative work in the field of telemedicine technology.
APNIC activities included:
- Dinesh Bakthavatchalam presented on APNIC’s service improvements for 2015, including: new initiatives such as whois data quality improvements; new features in MyAPNIC; and VizAS, a tool created by APNIC Labs to visualize both IPv4 and IPv6 BGP peering relationships.
- Dinesh met with Members to answer IP address and membership queries, and help Members create ROAs to validate their BGP announcements.
- Nurul Islam helped deliver the MPLS workshop to 39 participants, from 11 to 14 November 2015.
BdNOG 5 will be held from 5 to 9 April 2016 in Gazipur, with BdNOG 6 being held with APNIC 42 from 29 September to 6 October 2016 in Dhaka.
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