8 - 10 September 2020


Thank you to the attendees, sponsors, and everyone who contributed to APNIC 50. The preliminary event participation statistics are:

Conference Statistics

Total number of remote attendees 473*
Economies represented 48
APNIC Member organizations represented 120
#apnic50 tweets
248 from 106 users

* Unique registered attendees using Zoom.


One position on the NRO NC was up for election. The nominations (in the order they were received) were:

Congratulations to Shubham Saran on his election to the NRO NC. He will serve a two-year term of office. Many thanks to outgoing NRO NC member, Brajesh Jain, for his service to the community.

Cooperation SIG

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 conference's SIG was 'Lawful Intercept'.

Presentations at the SIG included:


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:

Open Policy Meeting (Policy SIG)

The APNIC Open Policy Meeting is an open forum to develop policies that 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.

The discussion of the following proposals is deferred until APNIC 51:

  • prop-130: Modification of transfer policies
  • prop-133: Clarification of Sub-Assignments

The Open Policy Meeting had presentations about the following:

There were also two Internet community presentations:

Routing Security SIG

The Routing Security SIG provides a platform to discuss operational issues and best practices to secure global Internet routing. It also provides advice, support and technical review of policy proposals concerning routing security to advise the APNIC Community.

The SIG had presentations about the following topics:

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