Islamabad: Ministry of IT and Telecom (MoIT) and Pakistan Telecom Authority (PTA) is working for the proliferation of modern technologies in Pakistan and emphasize for the capacity building of Pakistani IT & Telecom community on modern Technologies. PTA has taken several steps toward awareness of modern technologies and capacity building of IT and Telecom sector of Pakistan. PTA has arranged several training programs on IXP operations, IPv6 routing, Big Data, DNSSEC and Internet Resource Management (IRM), in collaboration with international organizations like ICANN, ISOC, APNIC, and NSRC, at Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi.
Higher Education Commission (HEC) has also taken several steps towards the capacity building of Pakistani Network Community and arranged Pakistan School on Internet Governance (PKISG). PTA and HEC are working together for the awareness of Pakistani Community and capacity building of Academia, IT & Telecom and Network Operators.
PTA, HEC and Pakistan Network Operators Group (PKNOG) have joined hands together to conduct South Asian Network Operators Group (SANOG) at HEC, Islamabad on 23-30 January 2017. SANOG is a capacity building activity, where renowned international trainers train local community on modern network technologies. First three days of the event have been dedicated for Conference on modern Network technologies, followed by three parallel, five days workshops on “Campus Network Design and Security”, “IPv4/ IPv6 Routing” and “DNS and DNSSEC”. SANOG is also backed by several international organizations, working for the development of Internet, like ICANN, ISOC, APNIC and NSRC.
This is very unique opportunity for Pakistani network professional to learn from renowned international experts, having vast experience in their respective fields. Networking professionals from IT & Telecom sector, academia and students with relevant background can register directly at SANOG website http://www.sanog.org/sanog29/index.html.
Khurram Ali Mehran