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21 February – 3 March 2022


Thank you to the attendees, sponsors, and everyone who contributed to APRICOT 2022. The preliminary event participation statistics are:

Conference Statistics

Total number of registered remote attendees 886*
Economies represented 65
YouTube views 3,854
#apricot2022 tweets 210 tweets from 114 users

* Unique registered attendees using Zoom.

APNIC EC Election

Three positions were open for election at APNIC 53. The nominations (in order they were received) were:

Congratulations to Sumon Ahmed Sabir, Kam Sze Yeung, and Achie Atienza on their re-election to the APNIC EC. They will each serve a two-year term of office.

The results are available to view.

Cooperation SIG

The Cooperation SIG is a forum for discussion about broader Internet issues such as 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. The focus of discussion at this SIG was on the Internet’s technical success factors.

The SIG had the following presentations:


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:

Routing Security SIG

The Routing Security SIG provides a platform to discuss operational issues and best practices to secure global Internet routing. It also provides advice, support and technical review of policy proposals concerning routing security to advise the APNIC Community.

Presentations included:

There was also an open discussion on the Routing Security Survey results and next steps.

Open Policy Meeting

The APNIC Open Policy Meeting 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.

The following policy proposals reached consensus at the Policy SIG and AGM:

In addition to the proposals, there were the following presentations during the Policy SIG:

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