The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) held their 98th meeting in Chicago, USA, from 26 to 31 March 2017.
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. This was the first of three conferences that they hold each year.
APNIC staff were among the 1,400 people who attended and participated during the week-long conference.
Read Geoff Huston’s report of IETF 98 Work Groups and sessions he attended during the week.
- Geoff Huston presented his analysis of routing for IPv4 and IPv6 in 2016 at the Internet Engineering and Planning Group (IEPG) meeting, which is traditionally held on the day prior to IETF meetings.
- Anton Strydom, Gary Kennedy, and George Michaelson participated in a number of sessions, including the:
- Operations, Administration, and Technical Plenary, at which Alissa Cooper was welcomed as the new IETF Chair
- IPv6 Operations Working Group, which discussed DNS configurations for IPv6 and Apple’s Happy Eyeballs work
- Birds of a Feather session on Coordinated Address Space Management, which explored the idea of a structured approach to IP Address Management
At #IETF98 @alissacooper thanks @jariarkko for his service as Chair pic.twitter.com/q1fWN9iGrv
— @IETF (@ietf) March 29, 2017
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