AfPIF 2016 Agenda & Presentations

30 August 2016

08:00 to 09:00Registration
09:00 to 10:30Session 1: General data and Interconnection Landscape


Welcome and Introduction
International Bandwidth and Pricing Trends in Sub-Sahara Africa Patrick Christian (Telegeography)
Africa Regional Insights Andrew Owens (Teraco)

Moderator: Michuki Mwangi
10:30 to 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 to 12:15 Session 2: Disruptive technologies

Netflix Open Connect: Delivering Internet TV to the worldNina Bargisen (Netflix)
Bringing Merchant Silicon to the WAN EdgeMarius Keown (ARISTA)

Moderator: Hisham Ibrahim
12:15 to 12:30Overview of Peering Bilaterals

Introduction to peering Bilaterals and Negotiations – What you need to knowThomas Volmer (Google)
12:30 to 14:00Networking & Lunch
14:00 to 16:00Peering and Transit Tutorials

Path to IPv4 Exhaustion – Madvhi Gookol (AfriNIC)
PeeringDB – Arnold Nipper (DE-CIX)
Open-IXSDN Umbrella IXP Fabric – Marc Bruyere (LAAS CNRS)
Practical Every Day BGP Filtering – Job Snijders (NTT Communications)

Moderator: Mathew Chigwende
16:00 to 16:30Coffee break
16:30 to 17:30Session 4: Measurements Panel

Africa Route Collectors Data Analyzer: A compass to support peering growth in the region – Roderick Fanou (IMDEA) and Victor S. Agero (UC3M)
Internet Measurements Infrastructure at KENET – Prof. Meoli Kashorda and Kennedy Aseda (KENET)
Pushing the Frontier: Exploring the African Web Ecosystem - Roderick Fanou (IMDEA)
AIMO: An African Internet Measurements Observatory – Gareth Tyson (Queen Mary University of London)

Moderator: Frank Habicht
IXP Jedi - finding routing issues
17:30 to 17:45Peering Personals #1

Michuki Mwangi (ISOC)
18:30 to 20:00Opening Peering Social – Sponsored by TERACO
Venue: The George & Dragon

31 August 2016

08:00 to 08:45 Registration
09:00 to 10:30 Opening Session: Opening Remarks

Internet Society Tanzania Chapter Representative
Internet Society Representative
TISPA Representative
Government Representative

Moderator: Ismail Settenda
10:30 to 11:00Coffee Break
11:00 to 12:00Keynote Speech 1: “Promoting Content in Africa”

Bastiaan Quast (ISOC)

Moderator: Ghislain Nkeramugaba
Rwanda and East Africa Internet Ecosystem
12:00 to 12:30Peering Personals #2

Michuki Mwangi (ISOC)
12:30 to 14:00Networking & Lunch
14:00 to 15:30Panel Session I: “Policy and Regulatory Panel”

Caroline Koech (EACO)
Hytham El Nakhal (TRA)
Laminou Elhadji Maman (WATRA)
Ben Roberts (Liquid)

Moderator: Dawit Bekele (ISOC)
15:30 to 16:00Coffee break
6:00 to 17:30Peering Bilateral Meetings Session 1

Room: Zanzibar
18:30 to 21:30Gala Dinner Sponsored by TISPA, SEACOM and Spicenet

Venue: Akemi Restaurant

1 September 2016

08:00 to 08:45Registration
09:00 to 09:30Peering Bilateral Meetings Session 2

Room: Zanzibar
09:30 to 10:30Keynote Speech II: “New Market Evaluation Strategy Guide”, Walt Wollny (HE)

Moderator: Nishal Goburdhan
10:30 to 11:00Coffee Break & Group Photo
11:00 to 12:30Panel Session II: Expanding African Networks to the world
Back to Basics: Day two summary

Ben Roberts (Liquid)
Chidinma Iwe (MainOne)
Ben Maddison (WorkOnline)
Darwin Costa (Angola Cables)

Moderator: Mathieu Paonessa
12:30 to 14:00Networking & Lunch
14:00 to 15:30IXP Panel
"IXP Discussions Panel – The different business models of IXPs”

Emmanuel Kwarteng (GIXP)
Kyle Spencer (UIXP)
Andrew Owens (NAPAfrica)
Andreas Sturm (DECIX) - Presentation
Mark Tinka (SEACOM)
Riyaz Bachani (Angani)

Moderator: Thomas Volmer
15:30 to 16:00Coffee break
16:00 to 17:30Lightning Talks

Middle East Survey – Hisham Ibrahim (Ripe NCC)
Liquid IPv6 Implementation – Andrew Alston (Liquid)
Open-IX: Improving interconnection through industry standards, Wouter van Renterghem (Open-IX)
IETF for Africa – Kevin Chege (ISOC)
Africa Datacenter Association - Wouter van Houlten (Interaxion)

Closing Remarks: Dawit Bekele (ISOC)

Moderator: Andrew Owens