This Workshop on Network Technology is held from 9 to 14 June 2019,
in conjunction with the
Africa Internet Summit,
from 15 to 21 June 2019.
The venue for the workshop is the
in Kampala, Uganda.
The workshop aims to offer advanced training to operators of existing
African Internet Service Providers (ISPs) who are participants in
the process of developing and enhancing a national Internet with
regional and international connectivity.
This workshop builds upon the experiences of the previous AfNOG
workshops held in:
- Cape Town (South Africa) in 2000,
- Accra (Ghana) in 2001,
- Lomé (Togo) in 2002,
- Kampala (Uganda) in 2003,
- Dakar (Sénégal) in 2004,
- Maputo (Moçambique) in 2005,
- Nairobi (Kenya) in 2006,
- Abuja (Nigeria) in 2007,
- Rabat (Morocco) in 2008,
- Cairo (Egypt) in 2009,
- Kigali (Rwanda) in 2010,
- Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) in 2011,
- Serrekunda (Gambia) in 2012,
- Lusaka (Zambia) in 2013,
- Djibouti (Djibouti) in 2014,
- Tunis (Tunisia) in 2015,
- Gaborone (Botswana) in 2016,
- Nairobi (Kenya) in 2017,
- Dakar (Sénégal) in 2018,
and the Internet Society's
INET workshops held from
1993 to 2000 at eight locations around the world.
AfNOG 2019 was made possible by generous contributions from several
The goals of the Workshop are:
- To train a critical mass of trainers and professionals in network
infrastructure and services to be able to support an extension
of Internet-related activities within the African countries
- To identify and share individual and institutional contacts
as well as information sources that will assist the process
of national development, using international Internet
- To build robust professional linkages between all participants in
the programs so that the mentor-student and colleague-colleague
relationships formed during the workshop and conferences will
remain strong and of continuing usefulness well beyond the
workshop and conference.
- To increase the level of co-operation among existing projects and
activities for establishing public data networks in Africa.
- To train people and groups of people who will return to their
country and region and who will teach others what they have
learned at the workshop.
Workshop tracks / Thèmes des ateliers
An intensive program of instruction is planned for the workshop,
composed of instructional tracks in English and in French.
Participants attend only one of the tracks, since the tracks run
concurrently. All participants will engage in extensive hands-on
training, setting up and managing prototype infrastructure and
Detailed information for each track appears below.