Event Wrap: APAN 48

By on 8 Aug 2019

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Tashi Phuntsho conducting the Hands-on Tutorial on ROA/ROV for Secure Routing.

APNIC proudly supported and participated at the 48th Asia Pacific Advanced Network Meeting (APAN 48) in Putrajaya, Malaysia, from 22 to 26 July 2019.

APAN meetings provide a space for the research and education community to share their network-enabled activities during five days of tutorials, workshops, presentations and demonstrations. The theme for APAN 48 was ‘Towards a Sustainable Societal Well-Being’.

APNIC activities:

  • Tashi Phuntsho conducted an SDN Tutorial which had 27 participants.
  • Tashi also conducted a tutorial on ROA/ROV for secure routing, which examined the difficulties in securing routing, and the tools and initiatives to reduce injecting false information into the routing system. The tutorial had 26 participants, with ASNET, MyREN and SingREN indicating they would assist their downstream customers with ROAs and deploy route origin validation (ROV).
  • Jamie Gillespie conducted TRANSITS-I training at the CSIRT in Asia Meeting. Jamie is also the APAN Security Working Group Co-Chair.
  • Peter Blee participated at the Identity and Access Management (IAM) Taskforce meetings with the national research and education network providers in the Asia Pacific. Peter also gave a lightning talk on APNIC Academy and received a certificate of appreciation.

  • Che-Hoo spoke at the General Assembly about various collaboration activities between APNIC and the APAN community.
  • Che-Hoo, Jamie, Peter and Tashi also took the opportunity to meet with various APNIC Members and community members at APAN 48 and in Putrajaya.
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