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9 Sessions was Successfully Organized at APAN55

The 55th Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Advanced Network (APAN55) took place in Kathmandu, Nepal from March 13rd – 17th, 2023. The event organized by APAN and hosted by the Nepal Research and Education Network (NREN) encompasses workshops, tutorials, presentations, and lightning talks on the advanced network technologies and applications. This meeting brought together researchers, scientists, policymakers, network specialists, telehealth practitioners, and experts from diverse domains in the Asia-Pacific region and beyond. Meanwhile, the APNIC ISIF Project conducted a total of eight sessions. These sessions included four on RPKI Basic Knowledge Training and Hands-on Training, one on RPKI User Case and Experience Sharing, one on MANRS Basic Knowledge Training, one on MANRS User Case and Experience Sharing, and one on the Progress of the APNIC ISIF Project and the Demonstration of the BGPWatch Platform. A collective of 169 experts and trainees from over 20 countries participated in these sessions. 


Tentative Timeline Activity Plan Chair Speaker
13th March (Monday)
09:00 - 10:30 RPKI - Theory Changqing An Dibya Khatiwada (Assistant: Binita Kusum Dhamala, Milan Adhikari)
11:00 - 12:30 RPKI - Theory & Hands-on Dibya Khatiwada (Assistant: Binita Kusum Dhamala, Milan Adhikari)
13:30 - 15:00 RPKI - Hands-on Dibya Khatiwada (Assistant: Binita Kusum Dhamala, Milan Adhikari)
15:00 - 17:00 RPKI - Hands-on Dibya Khatiwada (Assistant: Binita Kusum Dhamala, Milan Adhikari)
14th March (Tuesday)
The IPv4/IPv6 Joint Research Project Updates
Han Zhang -
15:30 - 17:00 The Updates of the Joint IPv6 Project Changqing An
Global CyberSpace Surveying and Mapping Report Qianli Zhang
Sharing of feelings of being a part of "BGP Watch" portal and few recommendations Mohammad Tawrit
User Experience and Suggestions to Improve - LEARN on BGPWatch Platform Dhammika Lalantha
15th March (Wednesday)
Panel: RPKI-Use Cases & Experience Sharing
Jamie Gillespie -
13:30 - 15:00 Enabling RPKI ROV – The REANNZ Experience Aaron Murrihy
On the Operational Granularity of Route Origin Authorizations Yanbiao Li
CENIC's RPKI Journey Christopher Bruton
APNIC ISIF Project Progress and BGPWatch Platform Demonstration
Bo Wang -
15:30 - 17:00 APNIC ISIF Project: Developing a Collaborative BGP Routing Analyzing and Diagnosing Platform Changqing An
APNIC ISIF Project – BGPWatch Platform Demonstration Md Ariful Islam
16th March (Thursday)
MANRS - What, Why & How
Yahui Li -
9:00 - 10:30 Why MANRS matters! Warrick Mitchell, Yahui Li
Panel: MANRS – Use Cases & Experience Sharing
Warrick Mitchell,Changqing An -
15:30 - 17:00 Implementation of the MANRS Framework at REANNZ Aaron Murrihy
Tools and Techniques for MANRS Conformance Christopher Bruton
Implementation of MANRS actions at China Telecom Jiang Zhu
MANRS implementation in CERNET Zhonghui Li




Dibya Khatiwada
Changqing An
Qianli Zhang
Mohammad Tawrit
Dhammika Lalantha
Aaron Murrihy
Yanbiao Li
Christopher Bruton
Md Ariful Islam
Warrick Mitchell
Yahui Li
Jiang Zhu
Zhonghui Li
Han Zhang
Jamie Gillespie
Bo Wang