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:
- A dynamic and robust discussions at the policy session
- Brazil NIC’s project to measure Internet performance at a national scale using open sourced software
- LACNIC’s collaborative efforts with other RIRs on Registration Data Access Protocol
- LACNIC WARP programme: a regional service to provide overview and summaries of significant incidents and outbreaks, as well as a contact point into the CERT process for members and non-members
- IANA’s report by Elise Gerich who highlighted a side-effect of the agreed algorithm to distribute returned IPv4 addresses to the five RIRs
View photos of LACNIC 24 and LACNOG 15.
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