Paul Wilson participated at the American Registry for Internet Number’s 41st meeting (ARIN 41), in Miami, USA, from 15 to 18 April 2018.
ARIN 41 was the first ARIN meeting of 2018 and welcomed around 100 attendees. It included a day of tutorials, the public policy meeting (two days) and the Members meeting (one day).
Following ARIN 41, ARIN also hosted its inaugural ‘Caribbean Forum’, a two-day event that included CaribNOG 15, and inaugural meetings of regional policy makers and public safety (for example, cybersecurity law enforcement) officers.
- As Chair of the Number Resource Organization’s Executive Council (NRO EC), Paul presented the NRO Activities Report, which included updates on the IANA Review Committee, the ICANN Empowered Community, the ASO Review, and technical projects.
- Paul presented an update on APNIC’s current activities and new service initiatives. He also reported on the progress made by the APNIC community so far, in the ASO Review consultations.
- Paul participated at CaribNOG 15, where he presented an APNIC Update, and also sat on a panel session about network resilience in the Caribbean region, where he reported on APNIC’s capacity building activities for network engineers and CERTs in the Asia Pacific region.
- He also attended ARIN’s inaugural Caribbean Forum Justice Sector meeting and discussed the need and opportunities for technical training of Public Safety and Law Enforcement officers with interests in IP addressing, whois, and related topics.
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