Event Wrap: LACNIC 24

By on 7 Oct 2015

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APNIC’s George Michaelson and Sylvia Cadena attended LACNIC 24, hosted by .Co – the Colombian company responsible for managing the ccTLD .CO – in Bogota, Colombia, from 28 September to 2 October 2015.

LACNIC 24 attracted close to 400 attendees and over 1800 remote participants. As usual, it was held alongside the annual meeting of LACNOG and brought together Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and other parties interested in Internet policies and technologies from the Latin American and the Caribbean region to discuss Internet number (IP Address and Autonomous System Numbers) allocation and administration policies.

APNIC activities included:

  • George Michaelson presented on the history of address transfers in APNIC including some of the observations and trends that APNIC Labs have made.

  • Sylvia Cadena presented the APNIC update.

  • Sylvia met with Mónica Báez who is responsible for the LACNIC Campus, which offers IPv6 introductory courses and are expecting to add training courses on v6 Testing and advanced IPv6.
  • Sylvia also met with Laura Kaplan regarding coordination between FRIDA and ISIF Asia – LACNIC and APNIC small grants and awards programs.

George Michaelson attended many of the sessions and provided commentary on the following:

View photos of LACNIC 24 and LACNOG 15.

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