The term of Masato Yamanishi, Policy SIG Chair, will end at APNIC 43 in Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam.
An election for the position of Chair will be held as the first agenda item at the Open Policy Meeting on Wednesday, 1 March 2017. If a new, or additional, Co-Chair is required, a Co-Chair election will also take place.
A call for nominations was issued on Monday, 23 January 2017 and closed at 23:59 (UTC +10) on Wednesday, 22 February 2017.
A final list of nominees are listed below:
Proposals under discussion
|prop-118 - No need policy in APNIC region|
|prop-117 - Returned IPv4 address management and Final /8 exhaustion|
|prop-116 - Prohibit to transfer IPv4 addresses in the final /8 block|
|Revising eligible voters of Chair election and Chair's term|
Translated summary of proposals
The policy proposals to be discussed at APNIC 43 have been translated into the following languages.
How to participate
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As the APNIC Policy Cycle is active before, during, and after each Open Policy Meeting, it is important to participate during all phases. Before and after the meeting, discussion about policy proposals happens on the Policy SIG mailing list. During the meeting, you can participate in the policy discussion in person by attending the meeting, or use the remote participation facilities available on this website.
Consensus Policy Making
IP addresses and AS numbers are shared resources, available for use by anyone who can demonstrate the need for them. APNIC policies ensure these resources are distributed fairly and consistently across the whole Asia Pacific region. Proposed policy changes are discussed in the Policy SIG.
APNIC policies are decided by the Asia Pacific community in a consensus decision-making process that is: