Event Wrap: APNIC Regional Meeting in Lao, PDR

By on 16 Dec 2015

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Around 50 people attended APNIC’s one-day regional meeting held in Vientiane, Lao PDR, on 9 December 2015. Attendees included APNIC Members from Lao and Cambodia, as well as members of the Laos networking community.

APNIC Regional Meetings are forums where APNIC Members and stakeholders can meet with their peers in their community and neighbouring economies to share their Internet resource management experiences.

The meeting was hosted by the Lao National Internet Center (LANIC) and opened by Madam Kesone Soulivong, Deputy Director General, Department of Planning and Cooperation, Ministry of Post and Telecommunications, Lao PDR. Representatives from Lao Telecommunications Company and the National University of Laos also presented on supporting IPv6 deployment in Laos.

APNIC activities included:

  • Sanjaya presented “Internet infrastructure comparisons in the Asia Pacific region,” detailing how different networks within the region interconnect. He also provided thoughts on how Lao PDR network operators can plan and grow the Internet in their economy

  • Zen Chuan Ng provided an update on APNIC service activities

  • Sanjaya and Zen spoke to Members about topics including IPv6 deployment strategies, how to get IP addresses, and creating ROAs. A Member from Cambodia created their ROA at the meeting as part of APNIC’s ongoing ROA campaign
  • Following the meeting, Sanjaya met with LANIC to give an update on APNIC’s latest policies and APNIC membership.

For photos of the events, please view the albums on APNIC’s Flickr page.
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