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Thank you to the attendees, sponsors, and everyone who contributed to APRICOT 2024. The preliminary event participation statistics are:

Conference Statistics

Total number of in person attendees 855
Total number of online-only participants 65
Economies represented 54
APNIC Member organizations represented 242

EC Election 2024

Three positions were open for election at APNIC 57. The nominations (in the order they were received) were:

Congratulations to Sumon Ahmed Sabir, Vincent Atienza “Achie” and Kam Sze Yeung on their re-election to the APNIC EC. They will each serve a two-year term of office.

The results are available to view.

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.

Discussion centred on the need for a skilled workforce in the Asia Pacific region to drive sustainable Internet development.

The Cooperation SIG had the following presentation:


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:

Open Policy Meeting (Policy SIG)

The APNIC Open Policy Meeting (OPM) 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 Open Policy Meeting (OPM) had presentations about the following:

The following policy proposals reached consensus at the OPM and AGM:

  • prop-156: Assignment of temporary IP resources
  • prop-154: Resizing of IPv4 assignments for IXPs

The following proposals did not reach consensus and will go back to the mailing list:

  • prop-157: Temporary IPv4 transfers
  • prop-158: IPv6 auto-allocation for each IPv4 request

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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