Thank you to the attendees, sponsors, and everyone else who contributed to APRICOT 2016. The preliminary event participation statistics are:

Conference Statistics
Total number of on-site delegates:531*
Economies represented:53
APNIC Member organizations represented:125
AGM delegates:237
Remote Participants:
Adobe Connect:52**
YouTube:1,186 views; 18,228 minutes viewed
#apricot2016 Posts:
Total people reached:
1,249 (Twitter) by 320 unique users
Meeting network site and mobile app:446 delegates signed in

* Excludes APNIC staff.
** Web-based online participation options included a choice of video, audio, and text chat. These figures are based on unique IP addresses and exclude APNIC staff and on-site participants, as reported by Adobe Connect statistics.

APNIC EC Election

Three positions on the APNIC EC were up for election. The nominations (in the order they were received) were:

Congratulations to Rajesh Chharia, Roopinder Singh Perhar, and Kam Sze Yeung on their election to the EC. They will each serve a two-year term of office.

We thank outgoing EC Members Maemura Akinori, Che-Hoo Cheng and Ma Yan for their service and dedication to the APNIC community.

Cooperation SIG

The Cooperation SIG is a forum for discussion about broader Internet issues like public policy and Internet governance with a focus on information sharing, outreach, capacity building, and other activities that will advance APNIC’s vision for a global, open, stable, and secure Internet.

Presentations at the SIG included:


The NIR SIG shares information relating to the operations, policies, and procedures of National Internet Registries (NIRs) with the aim of promoting close cooperation among the NIRs and with the APNIC Secretariat.

The NIR SIG had presentations from the following NIRs:

APNIC's Nurul Islam also had a community discussion on training and technical assistance needs

Policy SIG

The APNIC Policy SIG is an open forum to develop policies and procedures that relate to the management and use of Internet address resources by APNIC, NIRs and ISPs within the Asia Pacific region.

No policy proposals were discussed at the APNIC 41 Policy SIG.

The following informational presentations were shared:

The following community consultations were held:

Conference Sponsors

APNIC offers its deepest thanks to the sponsors of APNIC 41, whose invaluable contributions allowed APNIC to offer a conference program of a very high standard.

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