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SANOG V- (South Asia Network Operators Group) - 6 Feb - 13 Feb, 2005, Dhaka, Bangladesh
The South Asia Network Operators Group (SANOG) was set up in January 2003 to promote awareness of networking technologies and to establish a forum for discussion on operational issues and challenges in the South Asia region comprising of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. More information on SANOG can be found at http://www.sanog.org
SANOG 1 was held in Kathmandu, Nepal, SANOG 2 in Colombo, Sri Lanka, SANOG 3 in Bangalore, India and SANOG 4 back in Kathmandu, Nepal. All four previous meetings were greatly successful. The last meeting (SANOG 4) held in Kathmandu in July 2004 had over 250 participants and very relevant topics being discussed. Clearly, the interest in networking technologies has rapidly grown in the region.
SANOG 5 will comprise of workshops (Feb 6-10), tutorials (Feb 11-12) and a one-day conference (Feb 13). The following is an open call for papers/presentations for the one-day conference. Presentations are expected to be 20-30 minutes long with technical content. Marketing and sales content in presentations is against the spirit of the SANOG and is strictly prohibited. Please respond to this call for papers/presentations to email@example.com, with a title and brief abstract of the talk and a short bio of yourself.
The conference will be comprised of 3 sessions (morning, post-lunch, afternoon).
Session 1: Network operations
In this session we invite papers, reports and presentations from network operators, equipment vendors and academic institutions conducting network research on operational issues. Possible topics for this track are:
- Prevention and mitigation of Denial of Service attacks including intrusion, spam etc.
- Routing policies and architecture for scalable IP and broadband networks
- Technology updates and trends in security and routing
- Traffic management
- Network migration issues (IPv4 to v6, Layer 2 to IP etc.)
Session 2: Applications and Services This track will discuss various services that can be enabled on packet networks. Papers and presentations are invited from developers, operators, equipment vendors and research organizations on the following and related topics
- Voice and Multimedia over IP
- Applications using IP Multicast
- Managed network services including Security and VPNs
- Mail servers
Session 3: Regional updates This track is by invitation only, and will include updates from ISPs, regional Internet exchanges, APNIC, routing table updates and such information that would be useful to the SANOG community.
Thanks and regards, Ananth Nagarajan firstname.lastname@example.org