Thank you to the attendees, sponsors, and everyone who contributed to APRICOT 2019. The preliminary event participation statistics are:
|Total number of on-site delegates:||714*|
|APNIC Member organizations represented:||153|
|YouTube:||3,757 views and 30,153 minutes viewed|
|#apricot2019 tweets:||1,194 from 304 users |
* 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
Four positions on the APNIC EC were up for election. The nominations (in the order they were received) were:
- Kenny Huang
- Yoshinobu Matsuzaki
- Yuedong Zhang
- Gaurab Raj Upadhaya
- Justin Kaitapu
- Roopinder Singh Perhar - This nominee withdrew his candidacy on 27 February 2019
- Pankaj Chaturvedi
Congratulations to Gaurab Raj Upadhaya and Kenny Huang on their re-election to the APNIC EC, and to Yuedong Zhang and Yoshinobu Matsuzaki on their election to the EC for the first time. They will each serve a two-year term of office.
Many thanks go to outgoing EC Members, Izumi Okutani and Jessica Shen, for their 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. The theme of this SIG was: Internet Content Blocking and Filtering — Challenges and Way Forward.Presentations at the SIG included:
- Internet Content Blocking and Filtering — Challenges and Way Forward (Bikram Shrestha)
- What happened with Content Blocking in Japan (Akinori Maemura)
- Content blocking and filtering: A Technical approach to solve Socio/Political Issue? (Sumon Ahmed Sabir)
- Content Blocking — End-user Perspectives (Satish Babu)
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 the following presentations:
- TWNIC Update (Tim Wang)
- CNNIC Update (Yuedong Zhang)
- VNNIC Update (Oanh Nguyen)
- IRINN Update (Abhishek Gautum)
- JPNIC Update (Hiroki Kawabata)
- KRNIC Update (Billy Cheon)
- APJII IDNIC Updates 2019 (Mukhammad Andri Setiawan)
- What's new in Core Registry and related services (George Michaelson)
Billy Cheon was elected as Chair of the NIR SIG and will serve a two-year term. APNIC thanks Co-Chair, Zhen Yu, for assuming the role of Acting Chair before this election.
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 47 Policy SIG.Reached consensus in the Policy SIG and AGM:
- prop-129: Abolish waiting list for unmet IPv4 requests
- prop-128: Multihoming not required for ASN
- prop-127: Change maximum delegation size of 103/8 IPv4 address pool to a /23
- prop-118: No need policy in APNIC region
Translated summaries of the policy proposals
The policy proposals discussed at the APNIC 47 Policy SIG have been translated into the following languages.
Chiang Mai, Thailand
5 - 12 September 2019