Contributed by Yannis Li
Hong Kong Internet Exchange (HKIX) site visit (31 July 10)
A site visit to HKIX will be held on 31 Jul 2010. The Hong Kong Internet Exchange (HKIX) (http://www.hkix.net/) is initiated and operated by Information Technology Services Centre (ITSC) of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). The half-day site visit features a presentation on HKIX about its past, present and future as well as a Data Centre Tour which allows people to understand how our ISPs are interconnected with one another, how to save bandwidth as well as to exchange multimedia data faster in Hong Kong. This event has received a lot of responses which the quota is already full. Therefore another site visit might be held in August. For details, please check the Hong Kong Chapter website:
APRICOT-APAN 2011, Hong Kong (15-25 Feb 2010)
Internet Society Hong Kong Chapter and DotAsia Organisation (DotAsia) successfully acquired the 2011 hosting rights of APRICOT 2011 (Asia Pacific Regional Internet Conference on Operational Technologies) and APAN 31th (Asia-Pacific Advanced Network). The conferences will be held in Hong Kong in 2011.
This is the first ever joint event of well-known and highly recognized APRICOT and APAN (named as APRICOT-APAN 2011), which will make it the biggest Internet conference in Asia. It is the 2nd APRICOT in Hong Kong after 14 years while it is the 1st APAN meeting in Hong Kong. It is expected 1,000 participants from all over Asia Pacific region will attend. For more information and updates, please visit:
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