AfPIF-10 Agenda

10th Africa Peering and Interconnection Forum (AfPIF)

20 – 22 August 2019
Intercontinental Hotel, Balaclava, Mauritius

DAY 1: 20 August 2019“AfPIF Plenary Day #1”
08:00 – 09:00

Registration

09:00 – 10:30Pre-Session 1a: New Comers Session

Plenary Room
Pre-Session 1b: Peering Bilateral #0

Peering Bilateral Room: TBC
10:30 – 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 – 11:45Session 2a: Opening Session

- Internet Society
- AF-IX
- Rogers Capital
- Minister of ICT Mauritius
Moderator: TBC
11:45 – 12:30Keynote Presentation:

The Road to AfPIF-10 – Karen Rose and Michuki Mwangi
12:30 – 14:00

Networking & Lunch

14:00 – 15:30Session 3: Interconnection Landscape in Mauritius

- Local content & Peering in Mauritius – Ish Sookun (La Sentinelle)
- MIXP 2.0 – TBC
- METISS - Unlocking the Potential of the Indian Ocean – Kamal Gokool (Emtel Ltd)
Moderator: TBC
Peering Personals #2
max 10 minutes
Frank Habicht
15:30 – 16:00

Coffee break

16:00 – 17:15Session 4: Policy Panel

Panelists: TBC
Moderators: Matthew Chigwende and Kyle Spencer
17:15 – 17:30Peering Personals #3Frank Habicht
18:00 – 20:00

Opening Peering Social – Sponsored by TERACO

Beers for Peers


Venue: Segala Beach, Intercontinental Hotel, Balaclava, Mauritius

DAY 2: 21 August 2019“AfPIF Plenary Day #2”
08:00 – 08:30

Registration

09:00 – 10:30Session 1a: Tutorials Session

Plenary Room
Session 1b: Peering Bilateral #1

Peering Bilateral Room: TBC
10:30 – 11:00

Group Photo & Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:20Session 2: Infrastructure

- The Shifting Connectivity Landscape in Africa and its effect on interconnection hubs – Patrick Christian (TeleGeography)
- The African Internet in 2030 – Andrew Alston (Liquid Telecommunications)
- Re-examining Congestion Control notification deployment – Loganaden Velvindron (AFRINIC)
Moderator: TBC
12:20 – 12:30Peering Personals #4Frank Habicht
12:30 – 14:00

Networking & Lunch

14:00 – 15:30 Session 3: Plenary Discussion: “The Centralized Internet”Moderators: Hisham Ibrahim and Mathieu Paonessa
Peering Personals #5Frank Habicht
15:30 – 16:00

Coffee break

16:00 – 17:30Session 4a: Tutorials Session

Plenary Room
Session 4b: Peering Bilateral Meetings Session #2

Bilateral Rooms: TBC
18:00 - 22:00

Gala Dinner Sponsored by Liquid Telecom & Rogers Capital

Venue: Westin Resort

DAY 3: 22 August 2019“AfPIF Plenary Day #3”
08:00 – 09:00

Registration

09:00 – 10:30Session 1a: Tutorials Session

Plenary Room
Session 1b: Peering Bilateral #3

Peering Bilateral Room: TBC
10:30 – 11:00

Coffee break

11:00 – 12:30Session 2: Content Panel

Panelists: TBC
Moderators: Andrew Owens and Caglar Dabanoglu
12:30 – 14:00

Networking & Lunch

14:00 – 15:30Session 3: Security

- Peering Security - Walt Wollny (Hurricane Electric)
- Route Filtering at the Edge AS15169 – Arturo L. Servin (Google)
- RPKI at IXPs – Nick Hilliard (INEX)
Moderator: TBC
15:30 – 16:00

Coffee break

16:00 – 17:30Lightning Talks and UpdatesModerator: TBC
Closing Remarks/Open Mic

AfPIF-2020 Host Announcement
Nishal Goburdhan and Kyle Spencer