APNIC staff participated at the second Myanmar Network Operators Group event, MMNOG 2017, held in Yangon from 4 to 5 March.
Around 180 people attended the one-day conference held on the first day, which included individual presentations and a panel discussion from international and local speakers, including APNIC’s Director General, Paul Wilson. The second day comprised a day-long workshop training on network security and BGP routing.
- Paul Wilson delivered the keynote presentation, discussing the importance of NOGs and providing an overview of APNIC’s services and activities in the region.
- Paul also participated in a Q&A panel discussion on IPv6 deployment, cybersecurity, Internet exchanges, future APNIC meetings, and Internet governance, among other topics
- George Kuo met with Members and others, answering questions about APNIC Membership, training opportunities, transfers and IP address requirements
- Jessica Wei presented the one-day network security workshop for 45 attendees
- Staff also visited local APNIC Members, Myanmar Post and Telecommunications (MPT) and Yatanarpon Teleport (YTP), in Yangon.
MMNOG was established in 2015 to provide a venue for ISPs, network operators, regulators, and content providers to share information and learn about Internet infrastructure and other emerging technologies.
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