BGP Deployment Workshop 2023

Workshop description and summary:

This is a technical workshop, made up of lecture and hands-on lab work to teach the IS-IS and BGP skills required for the configuration and operation of large scale networks that make up the Internet. This workshop is not an introduction. Participants are expected to have already successfully completed previous Routing Workshops or have demonstrable equivalent experience. The lab exercises use Cisco IOS configuration syntax.

Key Information:

Date:            17th – 19th May 2023
Time:           9:00 – 17:30
Venue:         Carlton Hotel Bangkok Sukhumvit, Thailand (location map)
Class Size: 30 participants maximum

Registration Fee:   

Standard:     12,000 THB ( 350 USD)
Early Bird:    10,000 THB  (300 USD) 

Early-bird registration fee must be paid before or on April 25, 2023 where as Standard registration fee must be paid before or on May 1, 2023 by cheque or wire transfer payment. 

Group rate: please contact

Workshop topics

Workshop topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Interior Routing Protocols including IS-IS
  • Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
  • How to scale BGP
  • How to deploy IBGP and EBGP
  • Route Filtering
  • Implementing BGP Policies for traffic engineering
  • BGP Best Practices, including Aggregation

Target Audience:

  • Technical staff who are now building or operating a wide area service provider network with international and/or multi-provider connectivity, or considering participation at an Internet Exchange point, or considering deploying IPv6 across their infrastructure and to their end users.
  • Undergraduate / graduate students with a solid foundation in computer networks who are interested in building their knowledge and professional experience. 


Philip Smith, NSRC

Greg Shepherd, NSRC

Viraphan Samadi, AIT

Kittinan Sriprasert, BKNIX

Thanapat Masnitas, BKNIX


Workshop participants must have hands on experience with configuring routers and basic knowledge about routing protocols. The course is designed for participants who are currently using dynamic routing protocols in their network, or planning to deploy BGP on existing external connections.

Workshop participants must be proficient with a router command line interface.

The lab exercises use Cisco IOS configuration syntax.

Participants must also have reviewed the Video Tutorials at, specifically those covering:


List of Participants BGP Deployment Workshop 2023

1MokViraNetwork Infrastructure EngineerSmart Axaita Co., LtdCambodia
2SeymaNgetNetwork EngineerSmart Axaita Co., LtdCambodia
3KhamsaoneJouramanyDeputy directorNational University of LaosLao PDR
4SotsaySengvongTechnical Network & Software EngineerLERNET, National University of LaosLao PDR
5Thaw ZinSoeExecutive EngineerYatanarpon Teleport Co., LtdMyanmar
6SuppanutSanguansatIT ConsultantPragma Technology Co., LtdThailand
7SakkanartUdomdirekrirkSystem / Network DesignPragma Technology Co., LtdThailand
8SakkarachSanlohaNetwork EngineeringChulabhorn Research InstituteThailand
9PrakitIntharakComputer Technical OfficerChulabhorn Research InstituteThailand
10WithawatTangtrongpairojLecturerFaculty of Engineering, Kasetsart UniversityThailand
11PirawatWatanapongseLecturerFaculty of Engineering, Kasetsart UniversityThailand
12AphirakJansangLecturerFaculty of Engineering, Kasetsart UniversityThailand
13ThanawitAtikitchinnawutEngineerKSC Commercial Internet Co.,Ltd.Thailand
14SuradetNanapanichNetwork EgnineerKSC Commercial Internet Co.,Ltd.Thailand
15SomyotePatumsiriwanNetwork EgnineerKSC Commercial Internet Co.,Ltd.Thailand
16SiripornJanthraphisitNetwork EngineerNTT(THAILAND)Thailand
17BoonpitakThearpanpongNetwork EngineerNTT(THAILAND)Thailand
18KhunnapatMeecharoenNetwork EngineerTCC TechnologyThailand
19SuphapongBunpunyaNetwork EngineerTCC-TechnologyThailand
20SasiratChansirikiatIP solution engineerInternational Gateway CompanyThailand
21TanraweeChaiwaleesrikasemNetwork Engineer3BBThailand
22SirawanThongkhamNetwork EngineerJasTel Network Company LimitedThailand
23KritsanutTouchwatcharamongkolChief Technology OfficerChannel G Co., LtdThailand
24ChokanunPhansavangNetwork EngineerBKNIX Co., LtdThailand
25TaneasornSuesatNetwork EngineerUnited Information HighwayThailand
26NawinThammaragsaNetwork EngineerIT Service Center, Chiang Mai UniversityThailand
27AitthikornPoonsiriJunior System EngineerInnovative ExtremistThailand
28PrakashSubediNetwork EngineerintERLab – AITThailand
29PichTantichukiatikulNetwork EngineerMahidol Wittayanusorn School (MWIT)Thailand
30JarukitSuchatAI Sys/Ops EngineerCMKL UniversityThailand

Biography of Instructors:

Philip Smith

Philip Smith has been working in the Internet industry since the early 1990s after catching the Internet bug in the mid 1980s while at University. He runs his own consulting company, PFS Internet Development.

Philip spends some of his time working for the Network Startup Resource Centre as a Senior Network Engineer and Training Coordinator, assisting with Network Operations Groups coordination, and providing network design assistance and training around the Pacific, South and South East Asia, the Middle East and Africa. .

He previously worked at APNIC as Learning and Development Director, where his team’s responsibilities ranged from Training, APNIC Conferences and Events, Network Operations Group support, Technical Programmes such as IPv6 Deployment, Internet Exchange Points, and Rootname Server deployments, and the Information Society Innovation Fund grants programme. .

Before APNIC, he was a member of the Internet Infrastructure Group in CTO Consulting Engineering of Cisco Systems for more than thirteen years. He also served for 3 years on the Board of Trustees of the Internet Society. .

Prior to joining Cisco, he spent five years at PIPEX (incorporated into UUNET, and now part of Verizon’s global ISP business), the UK’s first commercial ISP, where he was Head of Network Engineering. As is common with startups in a rapidly growing marketplace, Philip gained deep experience in all of the engineering roles in an ISP, from support engineer, network operations, engineering, and development, before assuming responsibility for the entire UK network operation. He was one of the first engineers working in the commercial Internet in the UK, and he helped establish the LINX Internet Exchange Point in London and played a key role in building the modern Internet in Europe.

Viraphan Samadi

Viraphan is a training Manager, obtained his Masters Degree in Industrial Engineering from Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) Thailand in 1999. At the same time he was working as IT officer at the same institute as a part time. He has over 18 years experience in internet and campus networking. Currently he work as training manger at intERLab/AIT. He also a team leader for IT service unit that look after IT related work at the institute.


Kittinan Sriprasert

Kittinan Sriprasert is the Technical Manager at Bangkok Neutral Internet Exchange (BKNIX) – First Layer 2 IXP in Thailand. He is also the first engineer who works at BKNIX from the very beginning. He is responsible for developing overall infrastructures including network planning, operational optimization or maintenance and services to enhance the performance and security of internet exchange infrastructures. Before BKNIX, He was a network engineer at Advance Info Services (AIS), Mobile & Broadband Operator in Thailand where his responsibilities were troubleshooting a network problem in various kind of services on different vendors and coordinating with several NOC from other service providers and also field engineers all over the country. He usually contributes to the workshop such as BGP, Network Monitoring etc. with University Network (UniNet) and Thailand Research and Education Network (ThaiREN). He is also a member of Thai Network Operators Group as a steering committee.


Thanapat Masnitas

Thanaphat Masnitas is a Systems Engineer at Bangkok Neutral Internet Exchange (BKNIX) – First Layer 2 IXP in Thailand. He is responsible for overall infrastructure development. including system planning performance optimization or maintenance and services to enhance the efficiency and security of the Internet exchange infrastructure. He often participates in workshops such as BGP, Network Monitoring, etc. He is also a member of the Thai Network Operators Group as a committee.



Certificate of participation, training materials, lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Please note that the places are limited and the registration will be on a “first come – first served” basis. If you have any further queries, please contact Mr.Tharakorn Chanlapa Email:

Location Map:

Carlton Hotel Bangkok Sukhumvit

491 Sukhumvit Road, Khlong Toei Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok 10110