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Special Interest Group (SIG) Elections 2024 - NOMINATIONS

Nominations open for SIG positions

Nominations for the following SIGs will be open for elections at APNIC 58.

  • Policy SIG Co-Chair (one position)
  • NIR SIG Co-Chair (one position)
  • Cooperation SIG Co-Chair (one position)
  • Routing Security SIG Co-Chair (two positions)

Who can make a nomination?

Anybody may nominate any person as a candidate.

  • Nominations will open five (5) weeks before the APNIC conference and close four (4) weeks after the initial call.

Who can be nominated?

Any individual residing within the Asia Pacific region may be nominated, with the exception of staff members of any Regional Internet Registry (RIR).

Individuals cannot hold more than one elected position (EC, SIG, or NRO NC). Those who are elected to a new position must resign from any other currently held EC, SIG or NRO NC position as soon as practicable but no later than 30 days following the election.

Nominees will be invited to provide a recorded video “candidate statement” to be published on the conference website.

Self-nominations are permitted.

The nominee must meet the following two eligibility criteria:

  1. Registered and attending the current conference in person. The attendee must be checked-in at the registration desk at any time from the start of the conference until 10.00am (conference local time) on the final day of the conference.

    Deadline is 10:00 (UTC +12), Friday, 06 September 2024.

  2. Registered and attended at least one of the past eight APRICOT or APNIC standalone conferences (not including the current conference):
    • APNIC 57 with APRICOT 2024 in Bangkok
    • APNIC 56 in Kyoto
    • APNIC 55 with APRICOT 2023 in Manila, Philippines
    • APNIC 54 in Singapore
    • APNIC 53 Online
    • APNIC 52 Online
    • APNIC 51 Online
    • APNIC 50 Online

The successful nominee will be elected to serve as a SIG Chair or Co-Chair for 2 years from the end of the conference (APNIC 58) in 2024 to end of the conference (APNIC 62) in 2026.