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ARIN XXIX Members Meeting Notes - 25 April 2012

Table of Contents

Opening and Announcements

Presenter: John Curran, ARIN President and CEO
Transcript

John Curran opened the meeting by welcoming those in attendance and thanked Telus for sponsoring network connectivity for ARIN XXIX. He then invited Matt Wilder from Telus to speak briefly. Matt remarked that nearly ten percent of the network activity from ARIN XXIX was IPv6 traffic. After Matt’s presentation, John continued by requesting that attendees complete and return the meeting survey. John reminded attendees of the rules and courtesies to be followed during the meeting, and introduced those seated at the head table.

ARIN Updates: Communications and Member Services

Presenter: Susan Hamlin, ARIN Director of Communications and Member Services
Presentation: PDF PPTX
Transcript

Highlights included:

  • Drawing for those who entered their business card and took a pedometer upon registering for the meeting.
  • CMSD activities and projects
  • Outreach activity
  • Social media efforts
  • Mailing list overview

At the conclusion of the presentation, comments and questions were taken from the floor.

Discussion highlights included:

  • Encouragement for attendees and remote participants to attend ARIN on the Road events
  • A thanks for continuing support for the Caribbean area

For discussion details, please see the transcript.

ARIN Updates: Engineering

Presenter: Mark Kosters, ARIN Chief Technical Officer
Presentation: PDF PPTX
Transcript

Highlights included:

  • Engineering theme for the future
  • Staffing overview
  • Operations team activities
  • Whois-RWS traffic loads
  • Development and QA activities
  • Current tasks
    • Moving to JBoss AS7
    • Hosted RPKI progress
  • 2012 tasks
  • ARIN Online usage statistics
  • POC, ORG and NET management statistics
  • WhoWas requests timeline
  • RPKI Pilot and Production progress and challenges
  • Whois-RWS development and status
  • Future schedule challenges

At the conclusion of the presentation, comments and questions were taken from the floor.

Discussion highlights included:

  • Thanks for bringing about WhoWas
  • Request for Engineering to share experience and issues concerning RPKI validator work with the Secure Inter-Domain Routing (SIDR) Working Group
  • Request for future error reporting improvements within Reg-RWS
  • Clarification on cost for implementing 2011-29

For discussion details, please see the transcript.

ARIN Updates: Financial Services

Presenter: Bob Stratton, ARIN Chief Financial Officer
Presentation: PDF PPTX
Transcript

    Highlights included:

    • ARIN Online interaction implementation
    • Recent Revenue history
    • Historical Registration Revenue
    • IPv4 Revenue by category
    • Revenue vs. Expense history

    There were no comments or questions from the floor at the conclusion of the presentation.

ARIN Updates: Human Resources and Administration

Presenter: Bob Stratton, ARIN Chief Financial Officer
Presentation: PDF PPTX
Transcript

Highlights included:

  • Organizational Support
  • Human Resources
  • ARIN staff overview

There were no comments or questions from the floor at the conclusion of the presentation.

ARIN Updates: Government Affairs and Public Policy Support

Presenter: John Curran, ARIN President and CEO
Presentation: PDF PPTX
Transcript

Highlights included:

  • Internet Governance 2012 focus
  • Remaining questions and issues under discussion
  • Preparatory process and next steps
  • Links for further ITU documentation reading

At the conclusion of the presentation, comments and questions were taken from the floor. Discussion highlights included:

  • Clarification on ARIN’s public policy involvement and publishing of Internet Governance materials.

For discussion details, please see the transcript.

ARIN Updates: Registration Services

Presenter: Leslie Nobile, ARIN Director of Registration Services
Presentation: PDF PPTX
Transcript

Highlights included:

  • Current focus and new challenges
  • Current IPv4 inventory
  • Recovered resources
  • Resource Classification Project statistics
  • Allocation and assignment statistics

There were no comments or questions from the floor at the conclusion of the presentation.

ARIN Advisory Council Report

Presenter: John Sweeting, ARIN Advisory Council Chair
Presentation: PDF PPTX
Transcript

Highlights included:

  • Thanked Mark Crandall for his service, and welcomed Kevin Blumberg to the AC
  • AC role in the Policy Development Process
  • AC 2012 plans

There were no comments or questions from the floor at the conclusion of the presentation.

ARIN Financial Report

Speaker: Paul Andersen, Treasurer, ARIN Board of Trustees
Presentation: PDF PPTX
Transcript

Highlights included:

  • 2011 financial results
  • Functional expense comparisons
  • Financial results from Q1 2012
  • Investment return history
  • Reserve policy
  • Fee discussions
    • Goals of the updated fee structure
    • Questions regarding the current fee structure
    • Timeline of fee discussions

At the conclusion of the presentation, comments and questions were taken from the floor.

Discussion highlights included:

  • Clarification on how fees are determined and described on the fees page of ARIN's website
  • Request for the ARIN Board to quickly address the ACSP suggestion regarding extra small IPv6 allocations.
  • Discussion regarding community view on the current distinctions made between end-users and ISPs with regard to the availabilty of ARIN service.

For discussion details, please see the transcript.

ARIN Board of Trustees Report

Speakers: Timothy Denton, Chair, ARIN Board of Trustees
Presentation: PDF PPTX
Transcript

Highlights included:

  • Board activities since the prior ARIN meeting
  • Adopted and remanded policies

There were no comments or questions from the floor at the conclusion of the presentation.

Open Microphone

Moderator: John Curran, ARIN President and CEO
Transcript

John Curran moderated the open microphone session.

Highlights included:

  • Clarification and appreciation for new Internet governance content which will assist community members in understanding and participating in regional Internet governance communities
  • Request for concise documentation providing executives and those with authority in ARIN member organizations the information and tools needed should they wish to get involved in Internet governance activities
  • Request for ARIN to take a larger role in the Internet governance world and convey its position widely

Closing Announcements and Meeting Adjournment

Speaker: John Curran, ARIN President and CEO
Transcript

John Curran made closing announcements and thanked all of the meeting attendees, the members of ARIN and members of the community for participating. He again thanked Telus for sponsoring the network and CIRA for sponsoring the Monday night social. John concluded by adding that ARIN hoped to see everyone at ARIN XXX in Dallas (24-26 October 2012).

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