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Subject: [apnic-talk] [Apnic-announce] APNIC 19 meeting report
From: APNIC Secretariat
Date: Fri, 25 Feb 2005 17:18:00 +0900

19th APNIC Open Policy Meeting report

APNIC 19, held in Kyoto from 21 February to 25 February 2005 in conjunction with APRICOT 2005, was a successful meeting. A total of around 800 delegates attended APRICOT 2005, and many APNIC members were able to take advantage of the wide choice of sessions available.
The APNIC Annual Member Meeting (AMM) on 25 February 2005 was also well
attended, with 113 (including APNIC staff) delegates representing 19
economies and 33 APNIC member organisations. Delegates from the other
RIRs (ARIN, LACNIC, RIPE NCC) were also present.

1. Executive Council election

An official announcement was made at the APNIC 19 in Kyoto on Friday 25 February 2005 regarding the four vacancies on the APNIC Executive Council (EC). There were ten candidates for the positions. The successful candidates were:
    [alphabetical order]
    Hualin Qian
    Kuo-Wei Wu
    Moo-Ho Billy Cheon
    Yan Ma

Details of the nominations received for the EC positions are available at:

2. Policy decisions

Presentations, proposals, webcast video, and stenography transcripts, and daily summaries from the meeting are available at:

The meeting minutes will be available shortly on the APNIC website. A summary of the main Open Policy Meeting decisions is provided below. All the consensus proposals below were approved at the APNIC Member Meeting.
Policy SIG

    Proposal prop-027-v001: the second phase of large space IPv4
    trial usage program for future IPv6 deployment

    - There was consensus on the proposal to start the second phase
      of the on-going trial program operated by IPv6 Promotion
      Council of Japan for future IPv6 deployment by utilising
      historically allocated IPv4 space.

Database SIG

Proposal prop-026-v001: APNIC to publish address assignment statistics
    - There was consensus on the proposal for APNIC to collect and
      publish the number of assignments registered in APNIC Whois
      Database. Details of the implementation still to be discussed.

These policy proposals will now be circulated on the appropriate SIG mailing list. The full list of current proposals is available at:

3. Annual report

APNIC's Annual Report, presented at the Annual Member Meeting, details the activities of APNIC and the Secretariat during 2004. The Annual Report will be mailed to APNIC members and friends shortly. It can also be accessed online at:

4. Apster - issue 13

Apster is a print and online newsletter for the APNIC community. The thirteenth issue of Apster was released at APNIC 19. This issue features articles on Internet governance, DNSSEC, the next round of Pan Asia grants, and status reports on the implementation of APNIC projects such as the cleanup of lame DNS delegations. Apster is available online at:

5. Meeting sponsors

APNIC wishes to thank all those organisations that supported APNIC 19 as sponsors. Their valuable contributions allowed APNIC to offer a meeting programme of a very high standard. All the sponsors are listed at:

If you are interested in being a sponsor for a future APNIC meeting, please contact [email protected]

6. Next APNIC meeting - APNIC 20

All APNIC members and friends are invited to attend APNIC 20, which will be held in Hanoi in late August 2005. Further details of APNIC 20 will be available shortly at:

 Best regards

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 PO Box 2131 Milton, QLD 4064 Australia Fax: +61-7-3858-3199
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