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AfPIF 2012 - Programme

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Day 1: AfPIF Peering Coordinators Day

22 August 2012

08:00 - 09:00 Registration
09:00 - 10:30
The Peering and Transit Economics
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30

How to Peer and What's In It For You

12:30 - 14:00 Networking & Lunch
14:00 - 16:00

Peering Negotiations and Strategies for Operators

16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break
16:30 - 17:30

Tools and Tricks of the Trade

  Take our survey - Let us know what you thought of today's events
  Question & Answer Session
19:00 Peering Social - Sponsored by Hurricane Electric

 

Day 2: AfPIF 2012 - Addressing Africa's Internet Transit Deficit

23 August 2012

08:00 - 08:45 Registration
09:00 - 10:30

Opening Session: Addressing Africa's Internet Transit Deficit

FacilitatorDawit Bekele, Internet Society

Speakers

  • Moctar Yedaly, Head of Posts and Telecommunications Division
    African Union
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:00

Keynote 1: The Role Submarine Cables Could Play in the Interconnection of Africa's Internet (Download)

12:30 - 14:00 Networking & Lunch
14.00 - 16.00

Terrestrial Capacity: From Cape Town to Cairo - Reality or Illusion

Panel Discussion 1: Landlocked Countries & Cross-Border Regulatory Reality

ModeratorMichuki Mwangi, Internet Society

Panelists

16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break
16:30 - 17:30

Peering Reports

  Closing Remarks - Dawit Bekele, Internet Society
18:30 AfPIF 2012 Gala Dinner


Day 3: AfPIF 2012 - Addressing Africa's Internet Transit Deficit

24 August 2012

08:00 - 08:45 Registration and Morning Coffee
09:00 - 10:30

Terrestrial Capacity: From Cape Town to Cairo - Reality or Illusion

Panel Session 2: Regional Terrestrial Carrier Opportunities

Moderator: Nishal Goburdhan

Panelists

10.30 - 11.00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:00

Keynote Presentation: Bridging the Africa Internet (Download)

  Networking & Lunch
14:00 - 16:00

Transition of National IXPs to Regional IXPs and the Local Content Formula

Panel Session 1: Attracting Global Content via Regional IXPs

ModeratorMichael Kende, Analysys Mason

Panelists

16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break
16:30 - 17:30

Transition of National IXPs to Regional IXPs and The Local Content Formula

Panel Session 2: Exploring the Content Business in Africa

Moderator: TBC

Panelists

  Tell us what you thought of AfPIF 3. Take our survey
  Closing Remarks - Dawit Bekele, Internet Society
  Closing Reception