SOURCE: The North American Network Operators' Group

The North American Network Operators' Group

January 28, 2015 08:01 ET

ARIN+NANOG On The Road Comes to Orlando, FL February 24, 2015

One-Day Educational Program to Focus on Technical Services, Registry Policy, IPv6 Adoption, Internet Governance, and More

FREMONT, CA--(Marketwired - Jan 28, 2015) - The North American Network Operators' Group (NANOG) together with the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) is pleased to announce the ARIN+NANOG On The Road event to be held Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at the Holiday Inn Resort Orlando-Lake Buena Vista in Orlando, FL. Registration for this free-to-attend event features an education-based program offering attendees the opportunity to hear from industry leaders through presentations, tutorials and interactive ARIN service and NANOG discussions. Networking opportunities among industry veterans and budding professionals will also be available.

The ARIN+NANOG On The Road event provides current ARIN and NANOG content including a series of informational sessions regarding ARIN policies and strategic objectives; IPv6 adoption; Internet number resource management; technical services; network security; Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC) and Resource Public Key Infrastructure (RPKI); and Border Gateway Protocol (BGP). The program also features a keynote address concerning the evolving open Internet debate, as well as an open q&a session for attendees to ask about any of the day's presentations, ARIN and NANOG. 

ARIN+NANOG On The Road will be held from 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM, and features a post-event reception concluding at 6:30 PM. There is no fee to attend; however, registration is required to reserve a seat. Attendees can register by visiting https://nanog.org/meetings/road5/registration. Registration is now open.

ARIN and NANOG sit at the junction of Internet infrastructure and network operations in North America, sharing a rich cooperative history with the operator community representing a large stakeholder group who work to keep the Internet working through ARIN policy and network operations. The fifth program of its kind, ARIN+NANOG On The Road provides attendees with greater access to resources, tools and information that will help them excel within the industry and help them to their jobs of managing the Internet more effectively.

To learn more about NANOG and its regular meetings and events, visit http://www.nanog.org.

About NANOG
NANOG is a community of industry experts that work together for the common good of the Internet. In many ways, the NANOG community serves as the heart and soul of the Internet. This close-knit group meets three times a year to discuss all issues, large and small, as they relate to the performance, accessibility and evolution of the Internet. NANOG is dedicated to improving the Internet for all major sectors (public, private, education, and consumer) in all corners of the world. NANOG is a non-profit organization and relies on sponsors to help with costs for its tri-annual conferences as well as managing ongoing communications. Annual sponsors include Diamond Sponsors Google, Microsoft, NTT Communications and VeriSign, Platinum Sponsors ADDREX, Netflix and Verizon Terremark, as well as Gold Sponsor Comcast. To learn more, visit https://www.nanog.org.

About the American Registry for Internet Numbers
ARIN is the nonprofit corporation that manages the distribution of Internet number resources -- IPv4, IPv6, and Autonomous System numbers -- in its service region, which includes Canada, many Caribbean and North Atlantic islands, and the United States.

ARIN develops technical services to support the evolving needs of the Internet community. These services include DNSSEC, Resource Certification and RESTful provisioning. In addition, ARIN facilitates the development of Internet number resource policy by the community and advances the Internet through informational outreach. More information on ARIN and IPv6 adoption is available at http://www.arin.net.