[LACNIC/Anuncios] LACNIC CARIBBEAN 3 Report
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Thu Jul 28 16:18:02 BRT 2011
LACNIC CARIBBEAN 3 REPORT
As part of its constant efforts to work more closely with the Caribbean
Community, LACNIC successfully held the third edition of its LACNIC -
CARIBBEAN meeting on 13-15 July. The event was held in the city of
Paramaribo, Suriname, with the support of the Caribbean Association of
National Telecommunication Organizations (CANTO) which held their 27th
Annual Conference and Trade Exhibition back-to-back with the LACNIC
The meeting was open to the regional community and focused mainly on
training and encouraging participants to use and deploy the new IPv6
protocol and analyzing topics relating to Internet resource
administration policies in the region, security issues, and resource
The event was attended by 77 participants representing different sectors
including governments, regulatory bodies, ISPs, IXPs, content providers,
and international carriers.
Regenie Fräser, CANTO Secretary General, Dirk Currie, Telesur's CEO and
member of CANTO's Board of Directors, and Raul Echeberria, LACNIC's CEO,
took part in the opening ceremony. Bernadette Lewis, CTU Secretary
General, presented her apologies for not being able to attend the
meeting and sent a message that was read during the ceremony.
This three-day meeting included three IPv6 workshops (Basic IPv6,
Transition Mechanisms, and IPv6 Security) which were received with great
interest and showed high levels of participation.
The material presented in those workshops is available on the event's
Members of LACNIC staff made institutional presentations and also
presented reports on the activities organized by LACNIC and the services
provided by the organization. These covered issues such as the pool of
available IPv4 addresses and projected consumption in the LACNIC service
region, IPv6 adoption and actions to promote its deployment within the
region, as well as a detailed description of all the services that
LACNIC provides to its members and to the regional community in general.
Max Larson Henry, LACNIC Public Policy Forum Chair, explained how
LACNIC's Policy Development Process (PDP) works and provided information
on the policies that are currently under discussion both in the LACNIC
region and at global level. He also presented a report on IPv6
implementation experiences in the Caribbean.
Members of LACNIC staff also presented the Security project (AMPARO) and
LACNIC's Resource Certification project (RPKI).
Brent Mc Intosh, of Columbus Communications Trinidad Limited, and August
Imang, of Telesur, shared their experiences of having participated in
previous LACNIC meetings as Caribbean representatives.
All these presentations are available on the event's website:
Through its financial assistance program, LACNIC provided financial
support to five individuals from different Caribbean countries who were
thus able to participate in this meeting.
With these open meetings LACNIC seeks to foster greater participation of
the Caribbean members in its priority work areas and to work more
closely with the community.
LACNIC would like to thank ISOC, Telesur and ICANN, the event's
sponsors, for having provided their support to make this meeting
possible, and particularly CANTO for its support as the meeting's host.
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