Event Wrap: IETF 97, Seoul, South Korea

By on 7 Dec 2016

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Around 1,400 people attended the 97th IETF meeting in Seoul, South Korea. Photo Credit: Howard Baggott

The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) held their 97th meeting in Seoul, South Korea from 13 to 18 November 2016.

APNIC staff were among the 1,400 people who attended and participated during the week-long conference.

The IETF is an international community of network designers, operators, engineers, vendors, and researchers concerned with the evolution of the Internet architecture and the smooth operation of the Internet.

APNIC activities:

  • Sanjaya presented on IP addressing, IPv6 and IoT at the ISOC Policy Fellows programme, alongside Marco Hogewoning, (External Relations Officer and Technical Advisor at the RIPE NCC).

  • Geoff Huston presented on DNS DDoS attacks at the IEPG meeting during which he discussed several possible ways to mitigate such attacks.

  • Paul Wilson and George attended a working lunch with KRNIC/KISA staff to discuss inter-registry cooperation and information sharing.
  • APNIC staff attended a number of sessions including the IEPG, DNSOP, V6OPS, SIDR, Tech plenary and ECG. With regards to the latter, attendees answered questions about work APNIC is conducting in WHOIS history and RPKI.
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