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For all meeting sessions, there will be live audio translation from English to Russian and vice-versa. Headphones will be provided to attendees so that they can listen to the live audio translations.

Tuesday, 25 September 2018

Meeting room: Ballroom

09:00 - 09:30

Registration and Welcome Coffee

09:30 - 11:00

Opening and Welcome

  • Paul Rendek, Director of External Relations, RIPE NCC
  • Nurlan Meirmanov, Managing Director on Innovations, Kazakhtelecom
  • Shavkat Sabirov, President of Internet Association of Kazakhstan

Introduction to the RIPE NCC
- Paul Rendek, Director of External Relations RIPE NCC

Country Analysis of Central Asian Region
- Christian Teuschel, Senior Technical Analyst, RIPE NCC

11:00 - 11:20

Coffee Break

11:20 - 12:30

5G, Deployment of Next Generation Networks, IPv6 and IoT in Telecom Ecosystems

Moderator: Alex Semenyaka, External Relations Officer - Technical Advisor (Eastern Europe and Central Asia), RIPE NCC


  • Falk Schröder, Head of Cluster Networked Infrastructures, member of Management Board, Detecon International GmbH
  • Hisham Ibrahim, External Relations Officer - Technical Advisor (Middle East Regional Program Manager), RIPE NCC
  • Yuriy Kargapolov, Chair, ISOC IoT SIG
  • Olzhas Ayazbekov, Lead Manager, Kazakhtelecom
  • Bakhrom Nasirjanov, Lead Engineer, operation of packet network and Internet, Megafon Tajikistan

Policy Development Process (PDP) and Engagement of Law Enforcement Bodies
- Maxim Burtikov, External Relations Officer (Eastern Europe and Central Asia), RIPE NCC

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch: Asian Cafe

13:30 - 15:30

Building Communities, Network Operators' Groups: Challenges and Opportunities
- Hisham Ibrahim, External Relations Officer - Technical Advisor (Middle East Regional Program Manager), RIPE NCC

Academic Engagement, RACI
- Vahan Hovsepyan, External Relations Officer (Caucasus and Central Asia), RIPE NCC

RIPE Atlas Usage Case by National Telecom Operator - Creation of Network Monitoring System Inspired by RIPE Atlas 
Alexander Nikitin, Director of Global Network Operational Center (GNOC), Deputy General Manager of Kazakhtelecom JSC

Measuring Global DNS Propagation Times Using RIPE Atlas (RACI)
Tim Wattenberg, University of Düsseldorf, Germany

ccTLD and IPv6 - Pavel Gussev, Kazakhstan Network Information Centre

Methods to Improve the Effectiveness of the Information Security Management System (RACI)
- Jibek Sharsheeva, Financial University Under Government of Russian Federation, Russia

Analysing Financial Sector Data Network and Security (RACI)
- Karen Tadevosyan, ANAU/Center of Information Technologies and Innovation Programs, Armenia

15:30 - 15:50

Coffee Break

15:50 - 17:20

Increasing Internet Security through the Application of Global Open Internet Standards (panel discussion)

Moderator: Maarten Botterman, Global Forum on Cyber Expertise (GFCE), participants-based on fellowship

This is a GFCE Triple-I event aimed at promoting trusted use of Internet and email in different regions.

  • Better Use of Today's Open Internet Standards

    Hisham Ibrahim, External Relations Officer - Technical Advisor (Middle East Regional Program Manager), RIPE NCC

    A discussion on best current operational practices and deployment of open standards.

  • A Proactive and Collaborative DDoS Mitigation StrategyAiko Pras, Professor Internet Security, University of Twente, the Netherlands

    An explanation of what is being done in the Netherlands by a consortium of Dutch critical infrastructure operators to better fight DDoS attacks on a national scale. The speaker will introduce the core of their strategy - a system called the “DDoS radar”, which enables operators to continually and automatically share information on current and potential DDoS sources in the form of so-called “DDoS fingerprints”.

Other panelists:

17:20 - 18:00

Factors Affecting Performance of Web Flows in Cellular Networks (RACI)
- Ermias Walelgne, Aalto University, Finland

Internet Hosting in Kazakhstan: New Challenges
Denis Sukhachev, General Manager, LTD

19:00 - 22:30

Social Dinner