Event Wrap: 30th TWNIC OPM/2018 TWNOG

By on 6 Jul 2018

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Paul Wilson giving the keynote presentation on IPv6 at the TWNIC OPM.

APNIC participated in the 30th TWNIC OPM and 2018 TWNOG meetings from 21 to 22 June 2018 in Taipei. TWNIC holds these regular meetings to discuss policies and the latest developments relevant to the local Internet operator community.

APNIC activities:

  • APNIC Executive Council member and Executive Director of TWNIC, Kenny Huang, welcomed the participants to the OPM.
  • Paul Wilson gave a keynote presentation on IPv6 in Taiwan, the Asia Pacific region, and worldwide; along with Fred Baker of the IETF who gave a keynote on the future challenges of the Internet.

  • Paul also gave the welcome remarks at TWNOG on the role of NOGs in the region and their importance for Internet development.
  • Zen Ng gave an overview presentation on the APNIC Policy Development Process, how it works and why it’s important to participate.

  • Zen met with several APNIC Members to discuss their IP address and membership needs, including assisting with ROA creation for their APNIC resources and giving advice about IPv4 transfers.
  • Zen and Paul also had discussions with TWNIC about their RPKI services, which will be launched later in 2018.
  • Paul and Zen visited the offices of the National Communications Commission (the Taiwanese telecommunications regulator) where they discussed Internet governance issues.
  • Paul and Kenny visited the Taiwanese Department of Cybersecurity, to discuss Internet security training in Taiwan.
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