Countdown to APRICOT 2016

By on 5 Feb 2016

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In less than three weeks, Auckland will welcome members of the Internet community to APRICOT 2016. Held for the first time in New Zealand, APRICOT 2016 provides network operators , engineers, and the wider Internet community with information on the latest technical developments.

In addition to the regular APOPS sessions, there are eight technical and 12 tutorial sessions on topics such as:

There will also be an IANA Stewardship Transition session to provide an update on the proposed transition of the IANA functions to the Internet community, and a session on IPv4 exhaustion and IPv4 transfers.

We’re pleased to welcome many distinguished speakers who will share their insights on the issues and trends that operators currently face, including Keynote presenter, Kordia’s Scott Bartlett, plus Hurricane Electric’s Anurag Bhatia, Cisco’s Greg Shepherd, IIJ’s Yoshinobu Matsuzaki, and APNIC’s Chief Scientist, Geoff Huston.

To help you start planning your conference experience, download the APRICOT meeting app, to help build your own schedule, see who else is attending, and view the venue maps.

Download the APRICOT meeting app from Apple’s App Store or Google Play

Also, take note of when APNIC 41’s Open Policy Meeting at the Policy SIG will be held. This is your opportunity to influence how Internet resources are managed by participating in Policy SIG discussions.

Don’t forget, the APNIC EC election will be held on Friday, 26 February. Nominations are still open until 17:30 (UTC+10) on 8 February for three positions open for election, with online and proxy voting opening on 11 February.

Be sure to keep an eye on the APRICOT 2016 website, which will be updated regularly with new information.

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