# EVENT NAME: RENU - Campus Network Design and Operations Workshop # * **Dates:** 14th October - 18th October, 2019 * **Location:** Ishaka, Uganda * **Host:** [Kampala International University Western Campus (KIU Ishaka)](https://kiu-wc.kiu.ac.ug/) * **Venue:** [Kampala International University Western Campus (KIU Ishaka)](https://kiu-wc.kiu.ac.ug/) ## Workshop ## * [Detailed Agenda](agenda.html) (includes links to presentations and schedule) * [Participants](participants.html) * [Instructors and Organizers](instructors.html) * [Reference Materials](references.html) * [Sponsors](sponsors.html "Workshop Sponsors") * [Group Photo](https://photos.nsrc.org/var/albums/2017/RENU-NSRC-CND-Kisubi-Uganda-2017/20170724_7386505468567701934.jpg?m=1501195046tos) : [Photos](https://photos.nsrc.org/index.php/2017/RENU-NSRC-CND-Kisubi-Uganda-2017) * [Survey](https://nsrc.org/limesurvey/index.php/539743?lang=en_us) ## Workshop Topics ## Participants in this course will learn about: * Campus core infrastructure design best practices * Physical infrastructure (cabling and cabling installation ) * Fibre optics * Switching (spanning tree, VLANs, L2 best practices) * Routing (static routing and OSPF) * IPv4, IPv6 and deploying dual stack infrastructure * Choosing campus routers and switches * Best practice techniques in core network operations * Campus security implementation and best practices * Acceptable use policies * Monitoring * Firewall placement * Building sufficient instrumentation to monitor and manage the network These skills will in turn drive an increase in campus network usability, security and reliability, as well as enhance the usability of the National REN the campus connects to, and improves the connectivity to and engagement with the regional R&E networking community.