Event Wrap: IETF 94, Yokohama

By on 17 Nov 2015

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APNIC participated at the 94th Internet Engineering Task Force meeting (IETF 94), held from 1 to 6 November 2015 in Yokohama, Japan. Around 1,500 people from more than 60 countries attended the five-day event.

The IETF is an international community of network designers, operators, vendors, and researchers concerned with the evolution of the Internet architecture and the smooth operation of the Internet. It holds three meetings per year.

APNIC activities at IETF 94 included:

  • Paul Wilson presented on the RIR system at ISOC’s IETF Policy Program; a fellowship program for attendees new to the IETF
  • Geoff Huston gave a presentation to a closed group about APNIC Labs’ IPv6 measurement activity
  • Klee Aiken participated in the parallel Internet Society Public Policy Program during the week
  • APNIC staff participated in several meetings over the course of the week, including the NRO Engineering Coordination Group, the IPv6 Operations Working Group, the DNS Operations Working Group, the DNS PRIVate Exchange, the Crypto Forum, and the Secure Interdomain Routing Working Group
  • APNIC staff participated in informal meetings between RIR colleagues to discuss RPKI and RDAP implementation issues
  • George Michaelson and Geoff attended the Internet Engineering and Planning Group meeting, which was held on the Sunday before the IETF meeting
  • Klee also attended the preceding security event, Cyber3 Conference, hosted by the Government of  Japan (with support from the World Economic Forum), from 7 to 8 November, in Okinawa, as an observer and conference participant.
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