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ARIN XXIV Members Meeting Notes - 23 October 2009

Opening and Announcements

Speaker: John Curran, ARIN President and CEO

Transcript

John Curran opened the meeting with announcements and thanked Arbor Networks and Merit Network Inc. for sponsoring network connectivity for ARIN XXIV. He announced (Joe Guerin) was the winner of the Daily Survey, and asked all participants to complete the meeting survey.

Government Affairs and Public Policy Support

Speaker: Cathy Handley, Executive Director of Government Affairs and Public Policy

Presentation: PDF PPTX

Transcript

Highlights included:

  • Activities since ARIN XXIII, which include CITEL PCCI, CANTO, MAG, IGF Prep, Navajo Nation, RIPE Gov. Roundtable, ICANN, PCG, APNIC, ITU Telecom World
  • ICANN announced a new CEO, Rod Beckstrom and ICANN and the US Department of Commerce have signed the Affirmation of Commitment Agreement
  • Upcoming IGF, 15-18 November in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

Registration Services

Speaker: Leslie Nobile, ARIN Director of Registration Services

Presentation: PDF PPTX

Transcript

Highlights included:

  • Now processing POCs through ARIN Online
  • Legacy RSA and Resource Revocations
  • Fraud Reporting Process
  • Reissuing recycled address space
  • IPv4 and IPv6 statistics updates

Discussion transcript

  • How much address space is ARIN holding in the queue?
  • Future reports – could you report the number of total requests for IPv6 from entities that don’t have IPv4 space

Human Resources and Administration

Presenter: Mary K. Lee, ARIN Director of HR & Administration

Presentation: PDF PPTX

Transcript

Highlights included:

  • Explanation of Human Resource and Administration functions
  • Ongoing document retention project
  • Employee tenure statistic

Member Services

Presenter: Susan Hamlin, ARIN Director of Member Services

Presentation: PDF PPTX

Transcript

Highlights included:

  • Membership statistics
  • Communications and Outreach support and administration
  • ARIN wants your feedback: info@arin.net, mail lists, ACSP, the Q&A feature of ARIN Online
  • Upcoming meetings: ARIN XXV, Toronto, Ontario, April 2010; ARIN XXVI, Atlanta Georgia, October 2010 - sponsorship and fellowship opportunities are available

Financial Services

Presenter: Bob Stratton, ARIN Director of Financial Services

Presentation: PDF PPTX

Transcript

Highlights included:

  • Operational efforts - ARIN Online integration, overdue maintenance cleanup,
  • Revocation process and e-mail reminder timeline
  • Contracting process
  • ARIN’s Green Initiatives
  • Financial Statistics

Discussion transcript

  • Suggestion to add notice of the revocation process to the billing statements and to post it on the website

Engineering

Presenter: Mark Kosters, ARIN Chief Technology Officer

Presentation: PDF PPTX

Transcript

Highlights included:

  • Staffing
  • Operational improvements including 4Byte AS peering, DNSSEC, v6 support for IRR pilot
  • WHOIS statistics
  • Development efforts including new ARIN Online releases, business process re-engineering, RPKI and Whois-RWS pilots,  adding IPv6 support to IRR
  • ARIN Online usage statistics
  • Switch to Agile methodology for new software development
  • Quality Assurance and Requirements efforts
  • Upcoming challenges including moving RESCERT to production and integrating DNSSEC with ARIN Online

Discussion transcript

  • Why are people having difficulty peering with you 4Byte ASN? How many 4 byte peers do you have – 2 east coast, 6 west coast
  • What are you doing with DNSSEC, are you validating data? See transcript
  • Fee question - John Curran suggests bringing this up during Open Microphone session.

ARIN Outreach Efforts

Presenter: Megan Kruse, ARIN Public Relations Officer

Presentation: PDF PPTX

Transcript

Highlights included:

  • Purpose of ARIN outreach
  • Outreach messages and audience
  • Methods and materials
  • Exhibit and speaking events –April to December 2009
  • ARIN’s social media efforts and new PR efforts

Legacy Registration Services Agreement Update

Speaker: John Curran, ARIN President and CEO

Presentation: PDF PPTX

Transcript

Explained purpose of Legacy Registration Services Agreement and provided updated LRSA statistics.

Highlights included:

What resources can be covered by a Legacy RSA

Legacy RSA statistics to date

For discussion details, please see the transcript.

ARIN Advisory Council Report

Speaker: John Sweeting, ARIN Advisory Council Chair

Presentation: PDF PPTX

Transcript

John Sweeting presented an update on AC activities.

Highlights included:

  • Introduced the AC members, thanked Lea Roberts and Leo Bicknell for their service to the AC and the ARIN community
  • 2009 Advisory Council Election – 17 candidates with 3 incumbents running for 5 open seats
  • The AC’s role in the PDP
  • History of Proposals this year
  • AC travel this year to support ARIN

ARIN Financial Report

Speakers: Scott Bradner, ARIN Board of Trustees and Bob Stratton, ARIN Director of Financial Services

Presentation: PDF PPTX

Transcript

Bob Stratton presented the financial report.

Highlights included:

  • Fee structure review
  • Projected year end financials
  • Changes to Reserve Investment Funds and reserves status
  • New IRS reporting requirements
  • Revenue projections through 2014

ARIN Board of Trustees Report

Speaker: Paul Vixie, ARIN Chairman of the Board
Presentation: PDF PPTX

Transcript

John Curran presented an update on Board of Trustees activities.

Highlights included:

  • Ratification of draft policies 2008-7 and 2009-1
  • Recent management actions include hiring a new President and CEO, establishing ARIN research project, continuing to emphasize IPv6 outreach
  • Upcoming issues under consideration include reports from the Membership and Anti-takeover Committees, resource commitments for international education on RIR system, and long term strategic planning

For discussion details please see the transcript

Open Microphone

Moderator: John Curran, ARIN President and CEO

Transcript

Highlights included:

  • Suggested changes to eligibile voter pool for Advisory Council elections
  • Ways to further integrate the ARIN and NANOG meetings
  • Commendations for the Remote Participation features and the Meeting Fellowship program

Closing Announcements and Meeting Adjournment

Speaker: John Curran, ARIN President and CEO

Transcript

John Curran made closing announcements and again thanked Arbor Networks and Merit Network Inc. for sponsoring network connectivity for ARIN XXIV. He thanked all of the meeting attendees, the members of ARIN and members of the community for participating. He reminded attendees that they were welcome and encouraged to recycle their name badge holders at the registration desk as they departed. John concluded by saying see you at the next meeting (ARIN XXV in Toronto, Ontario, 18-21 April 2010.)