Daily Meeting Report - Friday, 7 November 2014

The final day of RIPE 69 started out with an update from the Regional Internet Registries, the Number Resource Organization, and the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA).

Voting took place for the RIPE Programme Committee (PC) to fill the seats left by Will Hargrave and Job Snijders stepping down. The two new members elected were Marcus Stoegbauer and Leslie Carr.

Menno Schepers from the RIPE NCC gave a technical overview for the meeting. A RIPE Atlas probe helped monitor the network throughout the week, and showed the performance remained at a high level throughout.

The closing plenary also included three lightning talks on topics spanning UDP Internet connections, BGP modeling and a look at rogue IP addresses stalking HTTP traffic.

Chris Buckridge of the RIPE NCC gave an update on the ITU Plenipotentiary 2014, where several RIPE community members took part in various member state delegations. The meeting highlighted the importance of engaging with governments and technical communities across the RIPE NCC service region.

RIPE Chair Hans Petter Holen closed the meeting with an overview of what turned out to be the biggest RIPE Meeting to date, with 609 attendees checked in – nearly a third of which were newcomers.

RIPE 70 will be held from 11-15 May at the Hotel Okura in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.