Draft Agenda for Montreal

Susan R. Harris srh at merit.edu
Thu Sep 23 18:00:33 UTC 1999

Bonjour - here's the draft agenda for NANOG17.
			  Draft Agenda:  NANOG 17
			   October 3-5, Montreal
          ** MC for NANOG17 - Return Performance by Bill Norton! **

Sunday, October 3 
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.	Routing Policy Specification Language/IRR Tutorial	
			  Cengiz Alaettinoglu, ISI

1:00 - 3:00 p.m.	Introduction to MPLS	
			  Peter Ashwood-Smith, Nortel

3:30 - 5:30 p.m.	Deploying Distributed Content Caching in Large IP
			  Andrew Khoo and Adrian Chadd, Versatel Telecom

3:30 - 5:30 p.m.	OSPF Goodies for ISPs	
			  Howard Berkowitz, Gett Communications

Monday, October 4		
9:00 a.m.	Welcome, Introductions, Future Meetings	
		   Susan R. Harris, Merit
		   Gregory Soo, Nortel
		   Pascal Gosselin, Mlink Internet

9:15 a.m.	Traffic Engineering Panel: Perspectives From Network
		   Ed Kern, Digex, moderator
		   Alan Hannan, GlobalCenter
		   Andrew Partan, Verio
		   Hank Kilmer, Intermedia Communications
                   Curtis Villamizar, Avici	

10:45 a.m.	BREAK	

11:00 a.m.	Building Network Monitoring Systems with RRDtool
		   Tobias Oetiker, CAIDA

11:45 a.m.	Using Remstats for Network and Server Monitoring
		   Thomas Erskine, Communications Research Centre

12:00 p.m.	LUNCH	

1:30 p.m.	Managing Multicast Services - A User's View	
	           John Robinson & John Stewart, Communications Research Centre

2:00 p.m.	Optical Networks for the Rest of Us:  Recent Developments
		in Canada's Research Networks	
		   Bill St. Arnaud, CANARIE

2:45 p.m.	The HOW-TO Guide to Building Your Own Fiber Network: An
		ISP Perspective	
		   Yves Le Borgne, RISQ
                   Robert Proulx, IMS Expert Conseils

3:30 p.m.	BREAK	

3:45 p.m.	News from the Exchange Points 
                  PAIX.Net      - Paul Vixie, Internet Software Consortium
	          6TAP          - Florent Parent, Viaginie
	          Ameritech NAP - Andrew Schmidt, Ameritech
                  The MAEs      - Steve Feldman, MCI WorldCom
                  Ames Exchange - Lance Tatman, NASA Ames Research Center

4:45-5:00 p.m.  Update on the RADB Internet Routing Registry
                   Craig Labovitz, Microsoft

5:30-7:30 p.m.  Beer n' Gear!		

Monday Evening BOFs		
7:30 - 9:00 p.m.  Peering BOF	
		     Bill Norton, Equinix

7:30 - 9:00 p.m.  How to Be a Local NANOG Host	
	             Lucy Lynch, University of Oregon

9:00 - 9:45 p.m.  Inter-Provider Cooperation for MEDs and Best-Exit
		     Patrick Gilmore, PGExpress
	             Avi Freedman, AboveNet

9:00 - 10:30 p.m. Conveying Clue: Educating New Staff and Customers
		     Howard Berkowitz, Gett Communications

Tuesday, October 5		
9:00 a.m.	Content-Friendly Caching:  A Content Hoster's Guide to the
		HTTP/1.x Specifications	
                   Solom Heddaya, InfoLibria

9:30 a.m.	Panel:  Current and Next-Generation Content  Distribution
	           Bill Norton, Equinix, moderator
		   Evan Baer, SkyCache
		   Jonathon Seelig, Akamai
		   Holly Pease, Digital Island

10:45 a.m.	BREAK	

11:00 a.m.	Spam Update	
                   Paul Vixie, Internet Software Consortium

11:15 a.m.	BIND and DNS: The Moving Targets	
                   Paul Vixie, Internet Software Consortium

11:30 a.m.	TBA

12:00 p.m.	LUNCH	

1:30 p.m.	Filling the Gap: Provisioning Bandwidth Between T1 and T3
	           Joshua Sakov, Tiara Networks

2:00 p.m.	CenterTrack - An IP Overlay Network to Facilitate Packet
		   Robert Stone, UUNET

2:30 p.m.	Closing Remarks	
		   Susan R. Harris, Merit

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