AFRINIC Plenary Sessions (20 and 21 June 2013)

The plenaries are a platform for knowledge sharing, social networking and policy discussions. The main themes will be:

  • Internet Governance
  • E-governance
  • Core Internet infrastructure
  • Access, utility and development
  • The Internet and economic development
  • Business practices in the era of technology
  • Higher education in the age of technology
  • Cyber Security
  • Technology and business
  • Cloud Computing
  • Open Data/Big Data
  • Technology and content production
  • Relations between mobile operators and the Internet community
  • Mobile applications
  • IPv6
  • Peering and interconnection
  • DNS
  • RPKI
  • IXPs

Who attends?

AFRINIC meetings are open to anyone including members, ISPs, the Internet community, academia, governments and regulators.

Why attend?

  • Interact with local and international speakers.
  • Network with the Internet Technology industry.
  • Have your say on policy proposals that may directly affect the way your -organization accesses Internet number resources, or you can present your own proposals.
  • Hear world-class speakers discuss cutting-edge Internet resource management research
  • Increase your knowledge regarding Internet Number Resource Management and IP networking operations.
  • Learn about best practice in Internet resource management to make your business more efficient.
  • Meet AFRINIC staff and the community.
  • Participate in our policy discussions.

Who will you meet?

  • Surely a bunch of geeks!
  • Business leaders
  • IT Solution Providers
  • Policy makers
  • CIOs and IT Managers from the public and private sectors
  • Government bodies
  • ISPs
  • Local and international operators
  • Local and international media
  • Tech enthusiasts
  • Leaders and decision makers in the IT industry


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