/ APNIC 27 / Report

Meeting Report

23-27 February 2009, Manila, Philippines

Thank you to everyone who contributed to APNIC 27, held in conjunction with APRICOT 2009.

The preliminary event participation statistics are:

  • Total number of delegates (including APRICOT): 473
  • Delegates at APNIC Member Meeting: 114
  • Economies represented: 40
  • APNIC member organizations represented: 113

A list of registrants is available.

APNIC held remote participation events via video conference in Suva, Fiji and Colombo, Sri Lanka. Attendance figures for these events were:

  • Suva, Fiji 10
  • Colombo, Sri Lanka 22

Web-based online participation options included a choice of video, audio and text chat. Participation figures for online remote delegates were:

  • Online remote participation feeds 2518

To read, watch or listen to archives from the meeting, go to:


During the APNIC Member Meeting (AMM) in Manila on Friday, 27 February 2009, the following candidates were elected to the APNIC Executive Council (EC).

  • Jian Zhang
  • James Spenceley
  • Kuo-Wei Wu
  • Hyun-Joon Kwon

Congratulations to the successful candidates:

Election details are available at:

Meeting decisions

Policy SIG

Seven policy proposals were discussed.

The following proposals reached consensus and were subsequently ratified at the APNIC Member Meeting. These proposals are now subject to a 'last call' for comments:

  • prop-050 IPv4 address transfers (with modifications)
  • prop-069 Global policy proposal for the allocation of IPv4 blocks to Regional Internet Registries

The following proposals did not reach consensus and have been abandoned:

  • prop-063 Reducing timeframe of IPv4 allocations from twelve to six months
  • prop-060 Change in the criteria for the recognition of NIRs in the APNIC region
  • prop-070 Maximum IPv4 allocation size

The following proposals were withdrawn by the author(s):

  • prop-068 Inter-RIR transfer policy
  • prop-067 A simple transfer proposal

You can check the status of all policy proposals on the following page:

MoUs Signed

APNIC signed Memorandums of Understanding with the following organizations:

  • NSP (Networkers' Society of Pakistan)
  • ASTI (Advanced Science and Technology Institute
  • PHNOG (Philippine Network Operators Group)

See all APNIC relationships

Meeting sponsors

APNIC offers its deepest thanks to the sponsors of APNIC 27, whose invaluable contributions allowed APNIC to offer a meeting program of a very high standard:

Upcoming APNIC meetings


  • 24-28 August 2009
  • Beijing, China


  • 1-5 March 2010
  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia