Thank you to the attendees, sponsors, and everyone who contributed to APRICOT 2018. The preliminary event participation statistics are:
|Total number of on-site delegates:||752*|
|APNIC Member organizations represented:||247|
|YouTube:||1,589 views; 12,998 minutes viewed|
Total people reached:
* Excludes APNIC staff.
** Web-based online participation options included a choice of video, audio, and text chat. These figures are based on unique IP addresses and exclude APNIC staff and on-site participants, as reported by Adobe Connect statistics.
APNIC EC Election
Three positions on the APNIC EC were up for election. The nominations (in the order they were received) were:
- Kams Yeung
- Rajesh Chharia
- Saurabh Sareen
- Roopinder Singh Perhar
- Billy Mooho Cheon
- Benyamin Naibaho
- ASM Khayrul Akter Chowdhury
Congratulations to Kams Yeung and Rajesh Chharia on their re-election to the APNIC EC, and to Benyamin Naibaho on his election to the EC for the first time. They will each serve a two-year term of office.
Many thanks go to outgoing EC Member, Roopinder Singh Perhar, for his service and dedication to the APNIC community.
The Cooperation SIG is a forum for discussion about broader Internet issues such as public policy and Internet governance with a focus on information sharing, outreach, capacity building, and other activities that will advance APNIC’s vision for a global, open, stable, and secure Internet.
Presentations at the SIG included:
- Craig Ng gave an introduction to whois
- Richard Leaning discussed Proactive engagement between RIRs and LEAS
- Nabinda Aryal discussed the importance of whois accuracy
- Alice Munyua discussed the GAC, the PSWG and LEAs, particularly in Africa
- Anurag Bhatia discussed network operators' use of whois
There was also an election for the Cooperation SIG Co-Chair.
- Bikram Shrestha was elected as the SIG Co-Chair for a two-year term
On behalf of the community, many thanks go to outgoing Co-Chair, Billy MH Cheon, for his contribution and service to the Cooperation SIG.
The NIR SIG shares information relating to the operations, policies, and procedures of National Internet Registries (NIRs) with the aim of promoting close cooperation among the NIRs and with the APNIC Secretariat.
The NIR SIG had presentations from the following NIRs:
- CNNIC Update (Zhen Yu)
- VNNIC Update (Nguyen Thi Thu Thuy)
- TWNIC Update (Tim Wang)
- IDNIC Update (Benyamin P. Naibaho)
- IRINN Update (Abhishek)
- JPNIC Update (Hiroki Kawabata)
The APNIC Policy SIG is an open forum to develop policies and procedures that relate to the management and use of Internet address resources by APNIC, NIRs and ISPs within the Asia Pacific region.
The following policy proposals were discussed at the APNIC 45 Policy SIG.
Did not reach consensus and returned to the mailing list for further discussion:
The author for the following proposals was uncontactable and did not submit revised proposals:
There was also community discussion about remote participation for the SIG Chair/Co-Chair elections.
There was a Co-Chair election with the following results:
- Ching-Heng Ku and Bertrand Cherrier were re-elected as Co-Chairs for a two-year term
Translated summaries of the policy proposals
The policy proposals discussed at the APNIC 45 Policy SIG have been translated into the following languages.
ASO Review ConsultationThis review session was held as part of a global consultation on the issues identified by the independent review of the ASO by ITEMS International. The scope of this consultation includes the structural implications of issues identified by the ASO Review, including but not limited to:
- Any updates and adjustments identified as required for ASO-related documents
- Any procedural clarifications and adjustments identified
- Reported confusion of roles between ASO and NRO, and their components
- Perceived complexity of relationships among NRO, ASO and ICANN
- Relevance and cost to the RIRs of various ICANN engagement activities
For more information and to share your comments, please see the ASO Review Working Group webpage.
Noumea, New Caledonia
7 to 13 September 2018
APRICOT 2019/APNIC 47
18 to 28 February 2019