APRICOT, the annual Asia Pacific Regional Internet Conference on Operational Technologies offers online technical training during the tutorial week from 21 to 25 February, and the conference itself takes place from 28 February to 3 March.

The Internet Society has been a key supporter of APRICOT over the years, and its capacity building and training programmes in particular. This partnership has helped develop the next generation of technical experts and leaders in the region.

Join us for this year’s sessions:

Art of Route Filtering
23 February, 06:00-07:00 UTC (part 1)
24 February, 07:15-08:15 UTC (part 2)

In this two-day tutorial Aftab Siddiqui, our Senior Manager, Internet Technology – Asia-Pacific and Director of APNOG Board, and Massimiliano Stucchi, our Regional Technical Advisor – Europe, will explain some basic principles of Route Filtering and tools available to help make it simple. Every action will be demonstrated on a combination of live and lab network. Route Filtering based on various data sources such as IRR Peeringdb, RPKI/ROA. They will also explain how to implement Anti-Spoofing (which is also a kind of route filtering).

APNIC Cooperation SIG Forum
28 February, 07:15-08:15 UTC

A recent study commissioned by APNIC and LACNIC provides new ways to understand the technical success of the Internet based in four dimensions: scalability, flexibility, adaptability and resilience. This session will provoke a conversation about how this study can be interpreted through the lens of three different initiatives: Internet Society’s Internet Way of Networking (IWN), NewIP, and DNS4EU. Adrian Wan, our Senior Senior Manager, Policy & Advocacy will be presenting at this forum.

APNIC Routing Security SIG Forum
2 March, 03:00-04:00 UTC

Aftab Siddiqui, our Senior Manager, Internet Technology – Asia-Pacific and Director of APNOG Board will be speaking during this forum.

Network Operations
2 March, 04:15-06:15

During this session, Amreesh Phokeer, our Internet Measurement and Data Expert, will give presentation about the Internet Society Internet Resilience Index (IRI). The IRI is built around the four measurement pillars outlined above: Infrastructure, Performance, Security, and Market Readiness. Each of these four pillars represents core aspects of the Internet. Without them, the Internet wouldn’t be able to operate. The pillars themselves are made up of a series of indicators that provide empirical information about the state of the Internet at a country level.

APNIC Global Reports
2 March, 07:15-08:15 UTC

Rajnesh Singh, our Regional Vice President – Asia-Pacific, will give an Internet Society update.

Date and Time

Monday 21 February 2022 –

Thursday 03 March 2022