Thank you to the attendees, sponsors, and everyone who contributed to APRICOT 2021. The preliminary event participation statistics are:
|Total number of registered remote attendees||633*|
|#apricot2021 tweets||266 tweets from 116 users|
* Unique registered attendees using Zoom.
APNIC EC Election
Four positions were open for election at APNIC 51. The nominations (in the order they were received) were:
- Rob Thomas
- Gaurab Raj Upadhaya
- Kenny Huang
- Yoshinobu Matsuzaki
- Feng Leng
- Praveen Sharma - This nominee withdrew his candidacy on 12 February 2021
- Md Shuzanur Rahman
- Dewang Goyal
Congratulations to Gaurab Raj Upadhaya, Kenny Huang, and Yoshinobu Matsuzaki on their re-election to the APNIC EC, and to Feng Leng on his election to the APNIC EC for the first time. They will each serve a two-year term of office.
The election results are available below:
|Feng Leng||2,612 votes|
|Yoshinobu Matsuzaki||2,605 votes|
|Gaurab Raj Upadhaya||2,567 votes|
|Kenny Huang||1,759 votes|
|Md Shuzanur Rahman||755 votes|
|Rob Thomas||202 votes|
|Dewang Goyal||195 votes|
APNIC sincerely thanks departing EC member, Yuedong Zhang, for his service to the APNIC community.
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. The theme of this SIG was on the 'Role of Network Operators during the COVID-19 pandemic'.
The SIG had the following presentations:
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 presentations from the following NIRs:
- CNNIC (Zhen Yu)
- IDNIC (David Aditya Yoga Pratama)
- IRINN (Abishek Gautam)
- JPNIC (Koki Nakagawa)
- KRNIC (Han Sang Lee)
- TWNIC (Tim Wang)
- VNNIC (Nguyen Phu An)
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.
- APNIC RPKI Report (George Michaelson)
Open Policy Meeting
The APNIC Open Policy Meeting is an open forum to develop policies and procedures that relate to the management and use of Internet address resources by APNIC, NIRs, and ISPs within the Asia Pacific region.
The following policy proposal reached consensus in the Policy SIG and AGM:
- prop-133: Clarification on Sub-Assignments
The following policy proposal was discussed in the Policy SIG but did not reach consensus and was abandoned:
- prop-130: Modification of transfer policies
In addition to the proposals, there were the following presentations during the Policy SIG:
- APNIC Policy Documentation Review Report (Sunny Chendi)
- Addressing in 2020 (Geoff Huston)
- Secretariat Impact Analysis (George Odaji)
8 to 16 September 2021
23 February to 3 March 2022