Just a quick note to let you all know that NZIX is getting very close to
having WLG-IX live, aiming for September. WLG-IX is starting out in two
1. Xtreme DC
2. Featherston Street Exchange
We will have 10G and 100G ports available from day one along with a 100G
backbone between the two PoP's. We are accepting pre-orders now to enable
initial peers to be ready to online for our (yet to be determined) official
launch date. I can also confirm that we will operate the exchange without
port fees for 12 months from the official launch after which WLG-IX pricing
will be aligned with AKL-IX pricing.
If you want to pre order for WLG-IX you can use the members portal
New Zealand Internet Exchange Incorporated
Register now for APNIC 52
Hi NZNOG Community,
Registration is open for the APNIC 52 online conference from 13 to 16
Participation is free for all. We encourage you to register early to
stay up to date with what's happening at the conference. Please note
the prerequisites required for the new Network Management and
Monitoring (NMM) tutorial, being held on 13 September.
First keynote speaker confirmed
The Program Committee is pleased to announce that Kathleen Moriarty,
Chief Technology Officer, Center for Internet Security, is confirmed as
the first keynote speaker for the conference. Kathleen will be speaking
at the Opening session.
Stay tuned to the program as sessions will be updated regularly.
Call for papers
Do you have an interesting presentation on Internet operations and
technologies to share with the community?
The APNIC 52 Call for Papers is open and the Program Committee is
looking for presentations on topics including:
- IP core network routing, switching and operations
- IPv6 deployment and transition technologies
- Managing COVID-19 related network challenges – network
scalability, performance, remote networking, security,
- Access and transport networks including Cable/DSL, LTE/5G,
wireless, metro ethernet, fibre, segment routing
- Cybersecurity, network security issues (NSP-SEC, DDoS, Anti-Spam,
Anti-Malware) and BCPs
- Software Defined Networking, Network Function Virtualization and
- Content & service delivery (multicast, voice, video, telepresence,
gaming) and cloud computing
- DNS/DNSSEC and RPKI
- IXPs and Peering
- Internet of Things (IoT) architectures, standards, services,
security, addressability, and manageability
- Smart Cities architecture, security, and addressing
- Research on Internet operations and deployment
You can also submit a topic for a Lightning Talk. These short
talks/presentations are open to all and last no more than 10 minutes,
including Q&A (this time limit is strictly enforced!).
Talks on topics that are timely, interesting, or even a little crazy are
invited. The PC will choose the best six.
To submit a Lightning Talk, please select the 'LIGHTNING TALK' option
with your submission.
The final deadline for submission is 6 August 2021. More information
about key dates and how to submit your paper is available on the
Have your say!
Have ideas to improve the management and use of Internet number
resources in the APNIC region?
Consider submitting a policy proposal. The call for proposals for the
Open Policy Meeting is open now and closes on 6 August.
If you're not sure what's involved, here's a handy guide to help.
Good policy relies on a range of opinions. Everyone can participate. It
doesn't matter how much experience you have — it's a great way to
contribute to the Internet.
Submit a nomination for the NRO NC election
Nominations are open for the Number Resource Organization Number Council
election at APNIC 52.
The term of Aftab Siddiqui will expire on 31 December 2021. One
individual from the Asia Pacific region will be selected to serve on the
NRO NC/ASO AC for two years from 1 January 2022 to 31 December 2023.
Any individual residing within the Asia Pacific region may be nominated,
except staff members of any Regional Internet Registry (RIR).
Self-nominations are permitted.
Nominations close on Monday, 9 August 2021 at 17:30 (UTC +10).
Thanks to the sponsors
Many thanks to the sponsors of APNIC 52 for their support of the event.
APNIC Secretariat secretariat(a)apnic.net
Asia Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC) Tel: +61 7 3858 3100
PO Box 3646 South Brisbane, QLD 4101 Australia Fax: +61 7 3858 3199
6 Cordelia Street, South Brisbane, QLD http ://www.apnic.net
OARConline 35a will be an online meeting on September 8th 2021 starting at
15:00 UTC. The Programme Committee is seeking contributions from the
All DNS-related subjects and suggestions for discussion topics are welcome.
For inspiration, we provide a non-exhaustive list of ideas:
- Deployment: Managing DNS changes and propagation, release process, change
- Monitoring: Log ingestion pipeline, analytics infrastructure, anomaly
- Scaling: Managing service capacity, failovers, disaster recovery.
As it is an online workshop, we'd like to encourage brevity; presentations
will be 10 or 20 minutes (including time for questions).
* 30 June 2021 - Submissions open via Indico
* 20 July 2021 - Deadline for submission (23:59 UTC)
* 27 July 2021 - Initial Contribution list published
* 10 August 2021 - Full agenda published
* 24 August 2021 - Deadline for slideset submission and Rehearsal
* 08 September 2021 - OARConline 35a Workshop
The Registration page and details for presentation submission are published
DNS-OARC provides registration fee waivers for the workshop to support
those who are part of underrepresented groups at DNS-OARC. See the
registration page for details.
To allow the Programme Committee to make objective assessments of
submissions, so as to ensure the quality of the workshop, submissions
SHOULD include slides. Draft slides are acceptable on submission.
Additional information for speakers of OARConline 35a:
* your talk will be broadcast live and recorded for future reference
* your presentation slides will be available for delegates and others to
download and refer to, before, during and after the meeting
* you will be expected to attend a rehearsal on August 24th. It would be
very useful to have your slides (even if draft) ready for this.
If you have questions or concerns you can contact the Programme Committee:
*Manu Bretelle, for the DNS-OARC Programme Committee*
OARC depends on sponsorship to fund its workshops and associated social
events. Please contact <sponsor(a)dns-oarc.net> if your organization is
interested in becoming a sponsor.
(Please note that OARC is run on a non-profit basis, and is not in a
position to reimburse expenses or time for speakers at its meetings.)