14 November 2017, Tirana

First Albanian Network Operators Forum

RASH and NaMeX are organizing the “First Albanian Network Operators Forum (ALNOF)”, with the goal of bringing Albanian Internet operators (technical managers and network engineers) together and discussing about Internet infrastructure and interconnection in the region.

The event is free for everyone and will be held between 9:30 and 17:00 on the 14th of November 2017 in Tirana International Hotel.


  • 09.30-10.00  Registration
  • 10.00-10.10 Welcome and objectives of the Forum (Arjan Xhelaj, Director – RASH, Maurizio Goretti, CEO – NAMEX)

Part I: Interconnection

  • 10.10-10.30  Interconnection in Albania and the Albanian Neutral IXP (Daniele Arena, NAMEX)
  • 10.30-10.50  The experience of a regional IXP: MIXP (Božo Krstajić, MIXP)
  • 10.50-11.00  PeeringDB (Bijal Sanghani, Euro-IX)
  • 11.00-11.20  Facebook: network infrastructure and interconnection (Lee Hetherington, Facebook)
  • 11.20-11.30  The transition to IPv6 (Marco d’Itri, Seeweb)
  • 11.30-12.00  Coffee break

Part II: Networking Community

  • 12.00-12.20  RIPE NCC Services and Activities (Mirjam Kühne, RIPE NCC)
  • 12.20-12.40  Network Operator Groups: What, Why and How – the example of SINOG (Jan Zorz, ISOC)
  • 12.40-13.30  Panel: Interconnection and Networking Community in Albania
  • 13.30-14.30  Lunch
  • 14.30-17.00  BGP Workshop

Language: English

Registrations are open! Click here to register or contact us for further information!  You can also browse the list of registered attendees.

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Tirana International Hotel
8 Sheshi Skënderbej
Tirana, Albania