APNIC 26 meeting report

Meeting update for APNIC 26 in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Christchurch, New Zealand

Thank you to everyone who attended or contributed to APNIC 26.

APNIC 26 attendance statistics

APNIC 26 also staged two remote participation events where delegates in Hanoi and Manila could take part in the Policy SIG and APNIC Member Meeting via video conference.
To read, watch or listen to archives from the meeting, go to: APNIC 26

Number Resource Organization (NRO) Number Council

During the APNIC Member Meeting (AMM) in Christchurch on Friday, 29 August 2008, an election was held for a regional representative to the Number Resource Organization (NRO) Number Council (NC).

Congratulations to the successful candidate Naresh Ajwani.

Naresh Ajwani is President of Sify Technologies Limited, one of the pioneering leaders in the provision of eCommerce and Internet services in India. He is an Executive Council Member with ISPAI (Internet Service Providers Association of India) and brings over 25 years of core operational experience to this position.

Election details are available at: http://www.apnic.net/meetings/26/election

Meeting outcomes

Policy SIG

Nine policy proposals were discussed in the Policy SIG. The following proposals reached consensus and were subsequently approved at the APNIC Member Meeting. These proposals are now subject to a 'last call' for comments:
The following proposal will be returned to the Policy SIG mailing list for further discussion:
The following proposal will be returned to its author and mailing list for continued discussion:
The following proposal will be revised by its author:

APNIC Community Request for ICANN to Sign DNS Root

The APNIC community considered ICANN's initiatives toward operational readiness for DNSSEC signing and informed ICANN that the Asia Pacific community supports efforts to sign the root of the DNS and called on ICANN to resolve these issues and to sign the root of the DNS as soon as is realistically possible.

MoU (Memorandum of Understanding)

APNIC signed two MoUs (Memorandum of Understanding). One with AusNOG, the other with NZNOG. These MoUs strengthened the relationship between the three organizations as they agreed to collectively work together, share information, and facilitate the development of the Internet in Australia and New Zealand.

Meeting sponsors

APNIC offers its deepest thanks to the sponsors of APNIC 26, whose invaluable contributions allowed APNIC to offer a meeting program of a very high standard:


Upcoming APNIC meetings

APNIC 27 18-27 February 2009, Manila, Philippines
APNIC 28 24-28 August 2009, Beijing, China
APNIC 29 24 February - 5 March 2010, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia