Hear about the latest in robust networking trends at APNIC 36

The APNIC 36 Conference starts this week, following another successful workshop week, in Xi'an, China.

The APNIC 36 Conference starts today, following another successful workshop week, in Xi'an, China. During APNIC 36, Internet network operators and featured guests will come together from around the Asia Pacific region to share the latest insights and information on building and maintaining robust networks.

The Conference program includes tutorial sessions for service providers and a variety of technical content such as the Asia Pacific Operators Forum (APOPS) and IPv6 Plenaries.

"APNIC Conferences are not just an opportunity for delegates to attend sessions led by APNIC trainers and expert speakers; Internet community members from all around the world come to APNIC Conferences to share their insights on networking issues, give feedback on their IPv6 deployment experiences, and other updates that are relevant to the whole community," says Philip Smith, APNIC's Learning and Development Director.

If you can't attend APNIC 36 in person, most sessions will be broadcast live, and you can join discussions on Internet addressing policy remotely.

APNIC 36 technical program

Two APOPS sessions will feature a variety of content, as well as Network Operator Group (NOG) updates. Join us during the APOPS technical sessions to hear the following presentations on applications of current and emerging technologies, such as:

APOPS Technical 1

APOPS Technical 2

The APOPS Plenaries will spotlight highly relevant topics such as IPv6, APNIC DNSSEC measurements, and BGP observations.There will also be the APOPS RPKI Operators Panel, where regional operators will share their experiences with RPKI deployment and participants can add input and ask specific questions. Please visit the APNIC 36 program to read more about each presentation and session.

IPv6 in Action at APNIC 36

During the week, there will be three IPv6 sessions to assist technical staff and management with preparations for deploying IPv6 on any network. The IPv6 in Action plenaries will provide diverse input to business decision makers and technical staff to help implement holistic IPv6 deployment strategies for their organizations.

To emphasize the role of management in successful IPv6 deployment, the seminar "IPv6 for Decision Makers" will feature aspects of the strong business case for deploying IPv6.

There will also be a Birds of a Feather (BoF) session on various IPv6 readiness measurements, where participants will discuss the possibility of a standardized measurement.

20th anniversary celebrations

In case you haven't heard, APNIC has reached a big milestone this year! Throughout the week there will be special APNIC 20th anniversary activities. APNIC would like to extend sincere gratitude to the Internet community during the first 20 years. Here's to serving you for the next 20 years!