APNIC Annual Member Meeting 2000
Special Interest Groups
During APRICOT 2000 APNIC hosted a series of Special Interest Groups (SIGs). The SIGs were designed to provide an open public forum to discuss topics of interest to APNIC and the Internet community in the Asia Pacific region.
The SIG topics were:
APNIC Address Policy SIG
Thursday 2 March 11:00-12:30, 14:00-15:30
Chair: Takashi Arano
This session will examine current issues in the management of address space in the Asia Pacific region.
Wednesday 1 March 11:00-12:30
Chair: Philip Smith
This special interest group will investigate some of the hot topics regarding Internet routing today. These will include Routing Registry use, Internet stability, the size of Internet routing table, etc. Also, we will explore whether any of this really matters today, and what the major issues might really be.
Thursday 2 March 16:00-17:50
Chair: Mathias Koerber
APNIC has recently introduced new and improved procedures for requesting in-addr.arpa delegations based on the use of the domain object in the APNIC database. In addition, an overview of DNSSec will be given, with particular attention paid to reverse DNS.
APNIC PGP and the RIPE database SIG
Wednesday 1 March 16:00-17:30
Chair: Joao Damas
Authentication and authorisation of address space registrations is fundamental to the operation of the Internet. This SIG session will take a look at security in the context of the APNIC database. In particular the use of PGP by the RIPE NCC is examined, together with issues of key management. An update on APNICs certification authority project will also be presented and finally an overview of cryptography software regulatations and availability in the AP region.
Wednesday 1 March 14:00-15:30
Chair: Akira Kato
This special interest group will look at a number of practical issues surrounding the development and deployment of IPv6.