Thank you to the attendees, sponsors, and everyone who contributed to APNIC 48. The preliminary event participation statistics are:
|Total number of on-site delegates||422*|
|APNIC Member organizations represented||198|
|Remote Participants Zoom||178**|
|YouTube||2,559 views and 22,112 minutes viewed|
|#apnic48 tweets||986 from 232 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 Zoom statistics.
APNIC NRO NC Election
One position on the NRO NC was up for election. The nominations (in the order they were received) were:
- Pritam Shrestha (This nominee withdrew his candidacy on 22 August 2019)
- Azadur Rahman Sarker
- Aftab Siddiqui
- Mahmudul Hasan (This nominee withdrew his candidacy on 12 August 2019)
- N. Sudha Bhuvaneswari
- Asif Rasheed Dar
- Hasnine Wafiq
- Rajesh Ramachandran
- Mubashar Shahzad
- Md. Salah Uddin
- Mai The Phuong
Congratulations to Aftab Siddiqui on his re-election to the NRO NC. He will serve a two-year term of office.
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 on the transnational nature of network operations.
Presentations at the SIG included:
- Internet and Jurisdiction - Nepali Perspective (Bikram Shrestha)
- Internet Jurisdiction - Emerging Issues and Ways Forward (Nicole T I Chan)
- IP Address and Cross-border Cooperation for Resolving the Cyber Attribution Challenge (Eun Chang Choi)
- Educating Internet Ethics, Moral Development and Awareness Raising Activities of Myanmar (Dr Mie Mie Su Thwin)
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 (Oanh Nguyen)
- TWNIC Update (Tim Wang)
- IDNIC-APJII Update (Yudha F Irawan)
- KRNIC Update (Bill M H Cheon)
- JPNIC Update (Hiroki Kawabata)
- IRINN Update (Shubham Saran)
The term of NIR SIG Co-Chair, Zhen Yu's term ended at APNIC 48. There were three nominations for the role of Co-Chair: Dinesh Tharanga Rubasingh Gunawardena, Swetha Mehta, and Zhen Yu. As both Dinesh and Swetha were not in the SIG to participate in the election, Zhen Yu assumed the role of Co-Chair for a term of two years.
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 48 Policy SIG.
Did not reach consensus and returned to the author for further consideration:
- prop-124:Clarification on IPv6 sub-assignments
- prop-126: PDP Update
- prop-130: Modification of transfer policies
Reached consensus in the Policy SIG and AMM:
In addition to the proposals, there were two presentations:community also reached consensus to improve the Policy SIG Charter as follows:
'The Policy SIG charter is to develop policies which relate to the management and use of Internet number resources within the Asia Pacific region. These include policies for resource allocation, recovery and transfer, and for resource registration within whois, reverse DNS, RPKI, and related services'.
Translated summaries of the policy proposals
The policy proposals discussed at the APNIC 48 Policy SIG have been translated into the following languages.
Routing Security/RPKI SIG
A Routing Security BoF was held and the establishment of a new Routing Security/RPKI SIG reached consensus at the AMM. Elections for Chair and Co-Chair roles will be held at APNIC 49. The draft charter states:
- The SIG will provide a platform to discuss the operational issues and best practices to secure global Internet routing.
- The SIG will be the forum for discussion about broader Internet routing topics including RPKI, IRRd, etc which are very much related to network operators.
- The SIG will act as a forum to develop and clarify deployment of services by APNIC such as RPKI, IRRd, RRDP, etc and collect feedback from network operators about what changes they want and how it is positively/negatively impacting their operations.
- The SIG will focus on information sharing, outreach, capacity building, and other activities that will advance APNIC’s vision for a global, open, stable, and secure Internet.
Memorandum of Understanding
APNIC signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Myanmar Internet Exchange (MMIX). This MoU strengthened the relationship between the two organizations as they agreed to collectively work together, share information, and facilitate the development of the Internet in Myanmar.
APRICOT 2020/APNIC 49
18 to 21 February 2020