APNIC Training

First quarter of face-to-face training


Welcome to 2013! The APNIC Training Team started off January activities by participating in the New Zealand Network Operators Group Conference (NZNOG 2013) in Wellington, New Zealand. Dr Philip Smith, APNIC Learning and Development Director, together with Daniel Griggs, conducted a three-day IPv6 BGP Routing Workshop from 21 to 23 January, and Champika Wijayatunga, APNIC Training Manager, conducted tutorial sessions on Internet Resource Management (IRM) and DNSSEC on 23 January in conjunction with NZNOG 2013.

APNIC Training also contributed to the South Asia Network Operators Group (SANOG) 10-year anniversary celebrations at the SANOG 21 Conference in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh from 27 January to 4 February. Nurul Islam (Roman), Technical Training Officer, delivered three tutorial sessions from 29 to 30 January:

Nurul was also the co-instructor for five-day IPv4 and IPv6 Routing and Deployment workshop held in conjunction with SANOG 21. All these tutorials and workshops were well received and attended by a large number of network engineers and operators.

APNIC also entered into an MoU with the ITI PNG Centre for Advancement of Internet Technology Inc. (ICIT) in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea during the Pacific Network Operators Group Conference (PacNOG12) and the ICIT will also host APNIC IPv6 Workshop during 19 – 21 June 2013 in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. This MoU will enable APNIC to conduct more training courses and support the Internet community in Papua New Guinea, in collaboration with the ICIT.

In January, Champika and Shane organized knowledge-sharing sessions for APNIC staff.

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Upcoming training activities

In February, APNIC Training will conduct a number of courses in conjunction with the APRICOT 2013 and APNIC 35 Conference in Singapore from 19 February to 1 March. Philip, Nurul, and other external subject matter experts are involved in these training activities. For more information please visit the APNIC 35 Conference home.

Also in February, Champika and Shane will be in Baguio, Philippines to conduct a three-day Network Security Workshop from 20 to 22 February. The University of the Cordilleras and the BNS Hosting will jointly support the workshop. After the Philippines training, they will deliver a DNS/DNSSEC Workshop hosted by the Malaysian Research and Educational Network (MYREN) in Cyberjaya, Malaysia. Registration for these events are available from the course pages. Please take an effort to register soon as the seats are limited.

APNIC Training will hold a three-day IPv6 Workshop at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre (BCEC) in Brisbane, Australia from 13 to 15 March. Reserve your seat as early as possible!

Shane and Xiaohong will be in Phnom Penh, Cambodia to conduct a three-day Network Security Workshop, hosted by MekongNet, from 20 to 22 March. They will then travel to Palembang, Indonesia for a three-day IPv6 Workshop, held in collaboration with APJII, from 25 to 27 March.

Champika will run a DNS/DNSSEC workshop hosted by Datacom Mongolia and the .MN Registry from 1 – 3 April in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Registration is now open.

Please keep an eye on our training events calendar and check out for future training activities in your area or eLearning sessions in your time zone. If you have any questions please feel free to contact us at training@apnic.net.