Event Wrap: LACNIC 25

By on 24 May 2016

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LACNIC 25 was held in Havana, Cuba from 2 to 6 May 2016 | Image credit: LACNIC

The Latin America and Caribbean Network Information Centre (LACNIC) returned to Havana, Cuba for a second time in 13 years to hold their biannual meeting – LACNIC 25 – from 2 to 6 May 2016.

As usual, the LACNIC event incorporated the biannual LAC-IX and LACTLD meetings, as well as the annual LACSEC Security Forum, LACNOG and the Latin American IPv6 Forum (FLIP6). The program included a day of tutorials, two days of plenary sessions, and two days of parallel tracks allocated to LACNIC, LAC-IX and LACTLD. Over 800 people were registered for the entire event.

The LACNIC Public Policy Forum received six proposals, of which two were approved, one was rejected, and three were returned to the online forum for further discussion.

APNIC activities:

  • Paul Wilson presented the APNIC update during the RIR updates session

  • Paul participated in a LACTLD panel discussion on Internet Governance along with, Juan Fernández from the Ministry of Communications, Cuba, Andrés Piazza, LACTLD, Eduardo Santoyo from .co Internet, and Sebastián Bellagamba, ISOC
  • Paul was invited to the LACNIC board meeting for a detailed discussion of the APNIC Foundation
  • Carlos Martínez, LACNIC, presented a Spanish version of Geoff Huston’s IPv4 Address Transfer presentation, one that Geoff presented at APRICOT 2016.
  • George Kuo and Guangliang Pan attended the LACNIC meeting as well as a two-day meeting of the NRO’s Registration Services Coordination Group (RSCG) which discussed issues including inter RIR transfers, geo-location, data accuracy, legacy resources, country code consistency and services SLA.

View photos of LACNIC 25 and LACNOG 16.

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