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Lanka Network Operators Group (LKNOG) is a non-profit, community based initiative to bring the network operators and networking professionals in Sri Lanka together in terms of educational, knowledge sharing and collaborative aspects. The objective of this forum is to provide a local & regional platform to discuss operational issues and technologies that interests network operators in Sri Lanka and in South Asia. This initiative also aim to unearth local talent and resource personnel from Sri Lanka who will be keen to contribute towards capacity building and knowledge sharing activities at large.

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Annual ConferenceLKNOG 3

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Conference schedule

Conference program includes presentations covering latest tech updates and industry trends.

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October 02, 2019

LKNOG3 Conference

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Inauguration and Keynote

Welcome Formalities

Keynote: Operator's role for building up a digital nation

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K A Kiththi Perera

Chief Executive Officer
Sri Lanka Telecom PLC

Presentation 1: Tapping into the ISPs: LEARN's Perspective

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Prof. Roshan G. Ragel


Morning Refreshments

Keynote: Strengthening the Internet infrastructure in Sri Lanka

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Deputy Director General

Presentation 2: Quality of Experience

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Dr. Ajith Pasqual

Senior Lecturer, University of Moratuwa
CEO, Paraqum Technologies

Presentation 3: Using DNS as a Layer of Defense

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Swapneel Patnekar

Shreshta IT Technologies


Presentation 4: Understanding Bug Bounties

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Pasan Lamahewa


Presentation 5: Securing Internet Routing

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Tashi Phuntsho


Presentation 6: What’s Going On In The World of DNS

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Champika Wijayatunga


Evening Refreshments

Presentation 7: Telco Cloud Common – VIM/ CIM


Puneet Chopra


Presentation 8: Data Protection & Regulatory Compliance

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Sam Liyanage

Action Group

Presentation 9: Business Continuity Planning

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Sudarsha Jayawardhana

Sri Lanka Telecom

Open Mic

Closing Ceremony

October 03 and 04, 2019


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Software Defined Networking & Resource Public Key Infrastructure

- Intro to SDN:
- Securing Internet Routing:

Tashi Phuntsho

Tashi Phuntsho


Network Operations and Services

This workshop is designed for engineers and system staff at ISPs and large networks who are involved with system management, network monitoring and management, incident response and security. This course is for those who need to manage Network operations and NOCs.

It is assumed that participants have a good understanding of networking fundamentals.

Participant are requested to bring a laptop (8GB+ RAM, 25GB free disk space) with VirtualBox or any other suitable hypervisor installed

Workshop Topics
- Internet Operations overview (IP, Routing, DNS)
- ssh, Firewall, iptables
- Apache2
- DNS Security / DNSSEC
- Syslog

Detailed Workshop Agenda

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Champika Wijayatunga

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Thilina Pathirana


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Chamara Disanayake

LK Domain Registry
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M M Zaheer Hussain

Open University

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LKNOG 3 registration

Day 1 : Conference Day 2,3 : Workshops
Rates Free LKR 15,000.00
Payment details will be sent via email on successful registration.
Currently we are not accepting new registrants for this event.
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Conference Venue

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Galle Face Hotel

Sri Lanka’s one of the iconic landmark, built in 1864, The Galle Face Hotel, is situated in the heart of Colombo, along the seafront and facing the famous Galle Face Green.One of the oldest hotels east of the Suez, The Galle Face Hotel embraces its rich history and legendary traditions, utilizing them to create engaging, immersive experiences that resonate with old and new generations of travelers alike.

Submit your papers

Call for Papers & Presentations

The LKNOG Committee is now seeking contributions for Presentations and Tutorials for the LKNOG3 Conference 2019.

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Conference Presentations

Conference presentations (2 October) can be in the duration of 15-30 minutes


Tutorial presentations (3-4 October) can be in the duration of 90-180 minutes.

General Requirements

Topics proposed must be relevant to Network/Internet Operations and Technologies such as:

  • ISP and IXP operations
  • Network services, management and monitoring
  • Routing infrastructure and operations
  • IPv6 deployment and operations
  • Domain Name System (DNS) and DNS Security
  • Network Security (Cloud, DDoS, Anti-Spam, Anti-Malware etc.)
  • Internet policy (Security, Regulatory, Content Management etc)
  • Access and Transport Technologies, including Cable/DSL, Metro-E, Fibre, MPLS, 4G/LTE/5G etc.
  • Content & Service Delivery Infrastructure
  • Research on Internet Operations and Deployment
  • Data Centre technologies and Cloud Computing
  • SDN/NFV/Openstack etc.

Draft slides for both tutorials and conference sessions MUST be provided in PDF format and emailed to: info at lknog dot lk

Regardless of the submission deadline the paper selections are done on a first-come, first-served basis. We will contact the author/speaker as we make the selections.

The LKNOG Committee may, at their discretion, retain a limited number of slots up to the final submission deadline for presentations that are exceptionally timely, important, or of critical operational importance.

The LKNOG Committee will waive the LKNOG3 conference/tutorial registration fees for the selected presenters, but will not cover any other payments such as presenters fees, transportation costs, hotel expenses etc.


Call for Papers Open: 28 August 2019

Submission Deadline: 12 September 2019


Submission Deadline Extended: 20th September 2019