btNOG was established as a mailing list for Internet operations engineers in Bhutan.
The fifth btNOG meeting will be held in
Simtokha, and will run from 4th to 8th June 2018. The call for
papers is now open. Please submit presentation proposals for the Monday
4th June plenary conference via the paper submission
The dates for future btNOG meetings have been set as follows:
Future btNOGs will be held on the first full week of June each
year. They will generally be held in either Thimphu, Paro, or
- btNOG 5.5 - with SANOG 33 in January 2019
- btNOG 6 - 3rd to 7th June, 2019
- btNOG 7 - 1st to 5th June, 2020
- btNOG 8 - 7th to 11th June, 2021
Hosting btNOG Conferences
The btNOG Coordination Team would like to invite proposals to host
future btNOG events in 2018 and future years.
The btNOG Coordination Team welcomes proposals to host future
btNOG conferences. Please use the general enquiry form to contact the
Abha Ahuja Bursary Award
Since 2008, the generosity of an anonymous donor and Verisign
with the administration of the Internet Society, have created and
agreed to administer a bursary for persons from developing economies
to participate in a regional operators meeting.
The Abha Ahuja Bursary targets individuals from Africa, Asia,
and Oceania who are actively involved in Internet development, in
any of the following roles:
- Engineers (Network Builders)
- Operational and Infrastructure Support Personnel
- Educators, Teachers, and Trainers
For more information about the Abha Ahuja Bursary Award and about
how to apply, please consult the Abha Ahuja Bursary
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Bhutan Network Operators Group (btNOG) is an informal
group set up to provide an educational and operational forum for
Internet network operators and interested professionals/engineers
related to the Internet's technologies and operational practices
to discuss matters of mutual interest, exchange technical
information and learning, and discuss specific implementation
issues, usually through a combination of mailing list and annual
meetings. btNOG is open to all ISPs and Internet related
organizations in Bhutan and also from around the world. As such
it has no owners, just a small group of dedicated individuals
who look after the mailing list and organise the regular
meetings. More on the btNOG organisation.
For more information about btNOG or to contact btNOG, please
complete the general enquiry
btNOG would like to acknowledge and thank APNIC for their
support of btNOG, and for kindly agreeing to host this website.