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NANOG Meeting Presentation Abstract

Earthquake Disaster Recovery in Haiti
Meeting: NANOG49
Date / Time: 2010-06-15 10:30am - 11:00am
Room: Grand
Presenters: Moderators:

Reynold Guerrier, Haiti Technology Group

Reynold Guerrier is a network engineer for over 14 years experience of which 6 had firmly placed to lead the technical direction of one of the largest ISPs in Haiti. He has a Master degree in mobile networks. He is currently the treasurer of the AHTIC which he is also a founding member. In 2009, he created with some colleagues the Haiti Technology Group whose objective is to provide monitoring services and customer support to ISPs.
Panelists:

Max Larson Henry, OLPC-Haiti Project

Max Larson Henry is the IT Manager at the OLPC-Haiti Project, responsible for the deployment of a Wireless Network for Internet provisioning in the fourty schools of the project in rural Area in Haiti. Prior to joining OLPC, he was the Technical Director at Multilink. Previous to that, he was an ICT consultant at the office of the Minister of Public Works, Transport and Communication. He is also working for the State University of Haiti managing the Haitian ccTLD. A founding member of AHTIC, Max holds a MSc. in Database and System integration from CERAM(Centre Europeen de Recherche en Management), and a B.Sc. from the Faculty of Sciences of the State University of Haiti.
Abstract: After the earthquake that has destroyed Haiti on January 12, 2010, a lot of questions arise on how to get Internet infrastructure more resilient and reliable to survive and allow communications in emergency times. Right after the earthquake the newly settled IXP has survived and has allowed connectivity with the international Internet. That has permit people to use Facebook, twitter, Skype to communicate with their family locally or abroad. People under rubble have used mobile devices to send SOS messages.



Months after the tragedy some hot topics remain present:

  • Need for a renewable energy system to backup commercial power



  • Redundancy for submarine cable and other critical interconnection points



  • Plan for restoring submarine cables



Files: youtubeEarthquake Disaster Recovery in Haiti
pdfIXP n49(PDF)
Sponsors: None.

Back to NANOG49 agenda.

NANOG49 Abstracts

  • Opening Remarks
    Speakers:
    Ken FloranceNetflix; .
    David MeyerProgram Committee Chair, Cisco/UO; .
    Donald WelchMerit Network; .
    David TemkinNetflix; .
  • Opening Remarks
    Speakers:
    Ken FloranceNetflix; .
    David MeyerProgram Committee Chair, Cisco/UO; .
    Donald WelchMerit Network; .
    David TemkinNetflix; .
  • Opening Remarks
    Speakers:
    Ken FloranceNetflix; .
    David MeyerProgram Committee Chair, Cisco/UO; .
    Donald WelchMerit Network; .
    David TemkinNetflix; .
  • Opening Remarks
    Speakers:
    Ken FloranceNetflix; .
    David MeyerProgram Committee Chair, Cisco/UO; .
    Donald WelchMerit Network; .
    David TemkinNetflix; .
  • 1slash8
    Speakers:
    George MichaelsonAPNIC; .
    Geoff HoustonAPNIC; .
    Eric WustrowMerit Network; .
    Manish KarirMerit Network; .
    Michael BaileyUniversity of Michigan; .
    Farnam JahanianUniversity of Michigan; .
  • 1slash8
    Speakers:
    George MichaelsonAPNIC; .
    Geoff HoustonAPNIC; .
    Eric WustrowMerit Network; .
    Manish KarirMerit Network; .
    Michael BaileyUniversity of Michigan; .
    Farnam JahanianUniversity of Michigan; .
  • 1slash8
    Speakers:
    George MichaelsonAPNIC; .
    Geoff HoustonAPNIC; .
    Eric WustrowMerit Network; .
    Manish KarirMerit Network; .
    Michael BaileyUniversity of Michigan; .
    Farnam JahanianUniversity of Michigan; .
  • 1slash8
    Speakers:
    George MichaelsonAPNIC; .
    Geoff HoustonAPNIC; .
    Eric WustrowMerit Network; .
    Manish KarirMerit Network; .
    Michael BaileyUniversity of Michigan; .
    Farnam JahanianUniversity of Michigan; .
  • 1slash8
    Speakers:
    George MichaelsonAPNIC; .
    Geoff HoustonAPNIC; .
    Eric WustrowMerit Network; .
    Manish KarirMerit Network; .
    Michael BaileyUniversity of Michigan; .
    Farnam JahanianUniversity of Michigan; .
  • 1slash8
    Speakers:
    George MichaelsonAPNIC; .
    Geoff HoustonAPNIC; .
    Eric WustrowMerit Network; .
    Manish KarirMerit Network; .
    Michael BaileyUniversity of Michigan; .
    Farnam JahanianUniversity of Michigan; .
  • IPv6 Enablement in the Home
    Moderators:
    John Jason Brzozowski, Comcast; Panelists:
    James Woodyatt, Apple, Inc.; Allen Huotari, Cisco; Salah NassarNetgear; .
  • IPv6 Enablement in the Home
    Moderators:
    John Jason Brzozowski, Comcast; Panelists:
    James Woodyatt, Apple, Inc.; Allen Huotari, Cisco; Salah NassarNetgear; .
  • IPv6 Enablement in the Home
    Moderators:
    John Jason Brzozowski, Comcast; Panelists:
    James Woodyatt, Apple, Inc.; Allen Huotari, Cisco; Salah NassarNetgear; .
  • IPv6 Enablement in the Home
    Moderators:
    John Jason Brzozowski, Comcast; Panelists:
    James Woodyatt, Apple, Inc.; Allen Huotari, Cisco; Salah NassarNetgear; .
  • Large Route Leak Detection
    Speakers:
    Qing JuUniversity of Arizona; .
    Beichuan Zhang, University of Arizona; Varun KhareUniversity of Arizona; .
  • Large Route Leak Detection
    Speakers:
    Qing JuUniversity of Arizona; .
    Beichuan Zhang, University of Arizona; Varun KhareUniversity of Arizona; .
  • Large Route Leak Detection
    Speakers:
    Qing JuUniversity of Arizona; .
    Beichuan Zhang, University of Arizona; Varun KhareUniversity of Arizona; .
  • Lightning Talks
    Speakers:
    Carlos VicenteUniversity of Oregon; .
    Robert RaszukCisco Systems; .
    Doug MadoryMadory; .
  • Lightning Talks
    Speakers:
    Carlos VicenteUniversity of Oregon; .
    Robert RaszukCisco Systems; .
    Doug MadoryMadory; .
  • Lightning Talks
    Speakers:
    Carlos VicenteUniversity of Oregon; .
    Robert RaszukCisco Systems; .
    Doug MadoryMadory; .

 

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