NOG.BT: Third Bhutan Network Operators Group Meeting

Date and Location

14 - 18 November 2016, Thimphu.



The Bhutan Network Operators Group (BTNOG) would like to thank Bhutan Telecom for hosting this event.


The BTNOG Conference and Workshop is an opportunity for capacity development for the professionals of IT/ICT involved in the operation of networks and network services in Bhutan.


We encourage you to register as soon as possible. Due to the popular demand for the courses, the limited seats could run out fast.

BTNOG's Third Meeting consists of 4 days of training by hands-on-workshops and 1 day conference.

  • The registration fee for the training/workshops is Nu 15000.
  • The registration fee for the conference is Nu 3000.
  • The registration fee for both training and conference is Nu 18000.

Registration for BTNOG 3 can be done in cash or cheque to Bhutan Telecom. The registration fee goes towards covering the costs of holding the event.

Please contact secretariat at by email more information and to register for the third BTNOG meeting.


BTNOG 3 will be held at the Vice-Chancellor's Office, Royal University of Bhutan, Thimphu.


The conference outline is below.

Day 1 (Monday, November 14th) - Day 4 (Thursday, November 17th): Technical Workshops

  • Track 1: Introduction to Routing
  • Philip Smith (NSRC), Daw (Bhutan Telecom)
  • Workshop Agenda
  • Track 2: Network and Systems Security
  • Matsuzaki Yoshinobu (IIJ), Sumon Ahmed Sabir (Fiber@Home), Champika Wijayatunga (ICANN)
  • Track 3: Virtualisation
  • Tshering Dhendup (Bhutan Telecom), Sonam Penjor (RUB) & Tshetum Dorji (Bhutan Telecom)
  • Workshop Agenda

Day 5 (Friday, November 18th)


The presentations are available by following the agenda links above.

How to get to Thimphu

International participants have a choice of airlines, DrukAir and TashiAir, flying from Singapore, Bangkok, Dhaka, Kathmandu, and 6 ports in India.

More Information

For further information please contact the organising committee.



BTNOG is made possible with the support of many organisations with common interests in the development and stability of the Internet network infrastructure, operations, services and performance. We are always interested in expressions of interest of support from other organisations who share our desire to improve the Internet in the Bhutan.

Organisations who wish to support this or future BTNOG meetings should please contact the organising committee by sending email to btnog-coord at

We'd like to acknowledge the generous support of NSRC, ICANN, APNIC, ISOC, HP Enterprise, Wizertech and IIJ.

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