APNIC staff were among 150 attendees at the recent Bangladesh Network Operators Group (bdNOG) meeting, held in Dhaka, Bangladesh, from 7 to 11 April 2016.
bdNOG 5 (the fifth meeting held by bdNOG) began with four days of training workshops, focusing on Linux system administration services and IPv4/IPv6 routing, and concluded with a one-day conference. The conference featured a range of Internet experts including Dr. Shanhjahan Mahmood, honourable chairman of the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission, and ISIF Asia grant recipient, Dr. Khondkar Siddique-e-Rabbani, from the University of Dhaka.
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.
bdNOG 6 will be held in conjunction with APNIC 42 in Dhaka, Bangladesh, from 29 September to 6 October 2016.
- Fakrul Alam was involved in a panel discussion about routing resilience in which he talked about the importance of updating whois
- Pubudu Jayasinghe presented the APNIC Update, and helped Members with various service queries including whois updates and resource and ROA questions
- Nurul Islam Roman participated in the final panel discussion on IPv6 deployment in Asia
- Both Nurul and Fakrul assisted with the training workshops.
Following the conference, Fakrul helped facilitate a two-day cyber and network security workshop, organized by the Internet Service Providers Association of Bangladesh.
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