Press Release

For Immediate Release
5 October 2007

Marissa Ramey

ARIN to Hold Meetings in Albuquerque

Chantilly, VA – The ARIN XX Public Policy and Members Meetings will take place 17-19 October in Albuquerque, New Mexico, at the Hyatt Regency, directly following the NANOG meeting at the same hotel. About 200 representatives from the technical Internet community, large corporations, governments, academia, and civil society will attend ARIN XX.

Journalists are invited to attend the event that will bring members of the Internet community together for three days of meetings on technical and policy issues that will help shape the future of the Internet. On Sunday, October 14th, there will be sessions on IPv6, a newer numbering system for IP addresses that will provide enough address space to meet growing demand for Internetenabled devices.

Topics to discuss at ARIN XX include thirteen (13) active policy proposals on IPv4 depletion and IPv6 transition mechanisms, IPv6 allocation policies, and other technical and policy issues; Internet governance activities; IPv6 activities; and Internet number resource statistics.

WHO: The American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN), a Regional Internet Registry that distributes IP addresses to Canada, many Caribbean and North Atlantic islands, and the United States.

WHEN: 17-19 October 2007, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM daily

WHERE: Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
333 Tijeras
Albuquerque, NM 87102


1. For more information on the event, including the agenda and featured speakers, visit
2. To attend the meeting or arrange an interview, email your name, title, affiliation, and phone number to by 14 October 2007.

About the American Registry for Internet Numbers

ARIN is the nonprofit corporation that manages the distribution of Internet number resources – IPv4, IPv6, and Autonomous System numbers – in its service region, which includes Canada, many Caribbean and North Atlantic islands, and the United States. More information on IPv6 adoption is available at and