Session Plan


Social Events

  • 26/11/2012 - Welcome Cocktail as from 18:30
  • 27/11/2012 - NTC Cocktail as from 19:00
  • 28/11/2012 - AFRINIC-17 Social Event as from 18:30


African Operators Day
Sessions Speakers Slides 
Session 1 - VoIP Regulation (09:00-10:30)
(1.1) Ecological
  • Future of Internet Research
  • Concept of Ecological Internet
Prof. K. Chon,
Keio University

(1.2) VoIP
  • Historical Background
  • Technology Development
  • QoS Issues
  • Usage and Traffic

Eng. Abd El-Latif
Core Network - Sudatel

(1.3) International
The big picture - Interconnection Rates

Eng. Hiba Abass
Internet Services - Sudatel

(1.4) Sudanese
  • ICT Market Development
  • Impact of lack of Regulations

Nadir Gylani

(1.5) Successful
Case Study
  • VoIP Regulation Framework
  • Global View of VoIP Regulations




Session 2 - Deployment of IPv6 (11:00 -13:00)
(2.1) IPv6 in Africa Overview of the IPv6 deployment scenarios in Africa

Hisham Ibrahim

(2.2) University experience with IPv6

Deploying IPv6 in a university campus

Andrew Alston
(2.3) Sudanese Case The National Migration Plan - SDv6TF Achievements

Sami H. O. Salih

Session 3 - Internet Exchange Point (14:30-16:00)
(3.1) What is an IXP, Do we "Really" Need it?
  • Historical Background
  • Internetworking and Contents
  • Benefits to the National Welfare .
Sami H. O. Salih

(3.2) Implementation Scenario:
Technical, Management and Administration
  • Implementation Scenario
  • Layer 2 v.s. Layer 3
  • Management and Administration
  • Regional IXP
Michuki Mwangi ISOC
(3.3) African IXP: Existence & Benefits SIXP, and Others (Cancelled) Murtada Makki
VisionValley - SUDAN
(3.4) Experiences from the IXPs in ZA Best practices in IXPs in South Africa Nishal Goburdhan

Session 4 - Content and the case of Dot Africa (16:00-17:30)
(4.1) ISPCP Invitation to ICANN GNSO ISPCP Mark Elkins

(4.2) Case of Dot Africa Case of Dot Africa Kofi
Dot Africa

Session 5 - BoF: Discrimination in accessing Internet sites and ICT services
(5.1) Discriminatory Access
  • Blocked Internet Services
  • Way Forward
Altyeb Altaher

Newcomers session



AFRINIC Plenary Sessions
Day 1 - 28/11/2012
Sessions Speakers Slides

Internet Governance session



Introduction to ICANN - Africa Strategy Working Group

Adiel Akplogan


Update on WCIT/WTSA Activities

Mohamed Ali

Outcome of BoF on Discrimination
in Accessing Internet Sites and ICT Services (Cancelled)

Altyeb Altaher


ICANN's New gTLD Strategy Programme:
Could Africa Have Participated More

Dr Katim S. Touray

10:30-11:00 || Coffee break
11:00-12:00 Opening ceremony    
12:00-13:00 Corporate Update

Adiel Akplogan

Operations Update

Anne-Rachel Inne

Board Update

Janvier Ngoulaye

Financial Update

Patrisse Deesse

Community Survey Results

Adiel Akplogan

13:00-14:30 || Lunch break
14:30-14:45 Presentation on AFRINIC e-Voting

Amin Tazifor


The Policy Development Process

  • Summary of policies under discussion in AFRINIC.
  • Summary of policies under discussion in other regions.


16:00-16:30 || Coffee break

Policy Discussions

  • Policy proposal: Redefine "core DNS service provider".
  • Policy proposal: Anycast Assignments in the AfriNIC region.






AFRINIC Plenary Sessions
Day 2 - 29/11/2012
Sessions Speakers Slides

Policy Discussions

  • Policy Proposal: No Reverse Unless Assigned
  • Policy Proposal: AFRINIC WHOIS Database Clean-up

10:30-11:00 || Coffee break

Policy Discussions

  • Policy Proposal: Regional Internet Registry Privacy AFPUB-2012-GEN-002-DRAFT-01
  • Policy Development Open Microphone
13:00-14:30 || Lunch break
14:30-14:45 Security Opportunities Mark Elkins
  RIPE Atlas Alex Le Heux

AFRINIC Member Services Update

IPv6 Programme Hisham Ibrahim
Registration Services Madhvi Gokool
Training Activities Mukom Tamon
Filtering MD5 password hashes from the WHOIS database Amreesh Phokeer
FIRE Programme Vymala Thuron  
2013 Budget Presentation Patrisse Deesse
AFRINIC DNS Programme Nishal Goburdhun  
16:00-16:30 || Coffee break
16:30-18:00 Global Community Update 

Leo Vegoda

Alan Barrett
Paul Wilson  
Alex le Heux
Juan Peirano
18:00-18:30 Open Mic    
18:00-18:10 NOC Report Danny Afahounko  
18:10-18:20 Site visit planning to Zambia George Nyabuga  
18:20-18:30 Closing ceremony    


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