LACNIC XV was held in Cancun, Mexico on May 15th -20th, 2011. Hosted by NIC.mx, 297 people from 32 different countries from both inside and outside the LACNIC region attended the event.
Representatives from different sectors, including governments, academia, ISPs, ccTLDs and NAPs operators, content providers, international carriers, staff from the Regional Internet Registries, ICANN and representatives of the civil society participated.
Simultaneous interpretation in three languages (Spanish, English and Portuguese) was provided for all plenary sessions, which were also broadcast via webcast. There was a great amount of people participating remotely through channels facilitated for this purpose.
Hereafter, a summary of the most important activities held at the event:
The following tutorials were dictated between Sunday 15th and Monday 16th of May:
The material presented during these workshops is available for consultation at the following link:
Over 100 people attended this informative session dedicated to the first-timers of a LACNIC event and to the beneficiaries of our scholarship program. During this session, an introduction to LACNIC, to its annual meeting and to LACNIC's scholarship program was made.
At LACNIC XV, the 4th meeting of the Latin American and Caribbean Governments Working Group was held. Representatives from 10 regional governments participated, both in person and remotely.
Reports were made about LACNIC's activities, which dealt with subjects such as the stock of IPv4 address space available at LACNIC's region and forecasts for future use, IPv6 adoption and actions for its deployment in the region and a presentation about LACNIC's Resource Certification. The NRO's position regarding IANA's functions and ICANN's contract with the US government was also presented.
Likewise, the IGF preparatory regional meeting was announced to be held in Trinidad, in August, 2011.
An annual report of the Latin America and Caribbean IPv6 Task Force was made by Mariela Rocha, the forum moderator.
Important personalities from the region and the world made presentations and/or were part of the panels that discussed the experience regarding the deployment of IPv6 in the region and the world.
These are available at: http://lacnic.net/en/eventos/lacnicxv/agenda/flip6.html
Likewise, a global vision was presented regarding government actions with the purpose of accomplishing IPv6 deployment.
The new moderator of LAC IPv6 TF and FLIP 6 for the following two years, voted through electronic election, was made public. Alejandro Acosta from Venezuela was elected by the majority of the votes.
A general session with both LACNIC's and LACTLD's participation was held, were an introduction was made on both organizations, followed by a presentation of Mexico's Telmex's IPv6 deployment experience.
As every year, LACTLD also held its' associates meeting and a policy workshop at LACNIC's annual meeting.
The event's agenda included presentations from numerous security experts of the region and the world. Discussions were held regarding different aspects of information security that answered the subject's global interest and concern on this matter. Every presentation of this Forum is available at the following link: http://www.lacnic.net/en/eventos/lacnicxv/agenda/lacsec.html
In addition to this Forum, an informal meeting was held with the participation of several members of the LACSEC community. They discussed the use of different tools and made security demonstrations.
Milton Kaoru Kashiwakura, Forum moderator, conducted the Forum's opening and a presentation regarding its purposes.
Afterwards, reports from numerous regional NAPs' representatives and a panel of experiences and regional IXPs' news were presented. The presentations can be found at the following link: http://lacnic.net/en/eventos/lacnicxv/agenda/napla.html
The following proposals reached consensus during the Public Forum at LACNIC XV, and they remain in the 45 day period call for last comments:
Consensus was not reached on the following policies, so they were returned to the Forum for further discussion:
The election of LACNIC´s Policy Forum co-Chair was made. Nicolás Antoniello was elected co-Chair of the Public Forum, renewing his period for two more years starting at the end of the Forum in Cancun.
Election of LACNIC´s representative to the NRO Number Council (ASO AC) was made: three candidates were presented, among whom Alejandro Guzman Giraldo was chosen to occupy the position starting January 1st, 2012 until December 31st, 2014.
For more information regarding any of the discussed subjects and for the presentations made in LACNIC XV Public Forum, please visit the following link: http://www.lacnic.net/en/eventos/lacnicxv/agenda/politicas.html
During this meeting, a presentation of LACNIC's RPKI was made by staff members, followed by a panel of experiences with RPKI in other regions by different participants, such as system manufacturers and service providers.
In addition, a BGPSEC test was made (the next step to global routing infrastructure protection)
The presentations can be found at the following link: http://www.lacnic.net/en/eventos/lacnicxv/agenda/rpki.html
During the assembly, the annual report, balance sheets and external auditor's reports as at December 2010 were approved by unanimous vote.
New members were chosen for the Fiscal Commission and the Electoral Commission. Gabriel Adonaylo was elected for the Fiscal Commission and Guillermo Cicileo and Alejandro Acosta for the Electoral Commission.
The clarification and correction of the social fee was also approved unanimously.
The details of the documents discussed in the meeting can be found available for consultation at LACNIC's website: http://lacnic.net/en/eventos/lacnicxv/agenda/asamblea-asociados.html
LACNIC is grateful to everyone that made this event possible, especially to NIC Mexico, host of the event, and to all the meeting's sponsors: Nic.br/CGI.br, Antel Uruguay, ISOC, Micronet, Google, Sedo, Afilias, Nic Chile, Internexa, Cablemas and Telmex.