Event Wrap: ICANN APAC-TWNIC Engagement Forum

By on 5 Jun 2019

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Geoff Huston (second from left) participating as a panellist at the 'Collaborative Security: Responsibility, Confidence and Consensus' session.

APNIC participated at the ICANN APAC-TWNIC Engagement Forum from 16 to 17 April 2019 in Taipei, Taiwan.

This event was organized by ICANN and TWNIC to discuss common topics including Internet policies, Internet numbers, domain names and cybersecurity. Over 250 attendees from ten economies around the region participated on the theme of ‘One world. One Internet’.

APNIC activities:

  • Paul Wilson gave a speech at the Opening Ceremony and was a panellist at the ‘Key Attributes for Developing Internet Public Policies’ session, which discussed how key attributes such as safety, diversity, openness and accessibility are to be implemented when developing Internet public policies.
  • Paul delivered a keynote presentation on ‘Internet Number Registry Services – The Next Generation’, focusing on Resource Public Key Infrastructure (RPKI).

  • Paul moderated the session, ‘Deploy RPKI to Boost Routing Security’, which discussed the benefits of deploying RPKI and creating Route Origin Authorizations (ROAs) to help secure the Internet’s routing infrastructure.
  • Paul also gave a presentation on ‘APNIC’s New Internet Directory: Data Gathering and Analysis’ at the Lightning Talks session.
  • Geoff Huston participated as a panellist at the ‘Collaborative Security: Responsibility, Confidence and Consensus’ session, which discussed how to establish trust through stakeholder collaboration and information exchange.
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