The 2017 training and karting event, which will again be held at Daytona Manchester in Stretford, has been organised in conjunction with the IXManchester steering committee and Systems & Network Training.
This year's training is focussed on DNS and DNSSEC. By the end of the session delegates will be able to explain how DNS and DNSSEC work and will benefit anyone new to DNS or anyone looking to expand their knowledge on the subject. The event is technical but non technical people have benefited from the session before. As the session is only two hours long it is fast paced.
In addition to the training, a networking lunch and karting social has been arranged to enable Internet professionals to meet and discuss ideas and future plans for peering in the region.
Feedback from last year's BGP training included the following comment:
I really enjoyed the karting yesterday and found the BGP training useful...was a good taster and we might get the full training from those guys
Here are some photos from the 2016 event. As you can see there was a great turnout and there was ample opportunity to meet and network with fellow attendees.
There is an initial limit of 24 places available so if you are interested in taking part we would encourage you register your interest as soon as possible.It should be noted that it is not compulsory to attend both the DNS training and the karting so if you'd like to attend either the morning or afternoon session this can be be arranged. We would be delighted, however, if you could join us for the whole day.
There is no fee to attend this event, however donations made to this year's chosen LINX charity, the British Heart Foundation, will be greatly appreciated. A Just Giving page has been set up to help delegates make a donation.
For further information please visit the IXManchester DNS Training & Karting Event page.
Arrival and Registration for will commence at 09:30 with the two hour DNS training session set to begin at 10:00. For those looking to take part in the karting only we would encourage participants to be on-site by 13:00pm to ensure they are present for the pre-race safety briefing. Racing starts at 14:00 and will end at around 16:00 when there will be a trophy presentation and lap time printouts given out.
The whole day is based at Daytona Manchester.
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Manchester M17 1NF
Please note that sponsorship places are still available if you would like to support this event. Please email to find out what opportunites are available.