Press Release

For Immediate Release
1 April 2008

Marissa Ramey

ARIN to Hold Meetings in Denver

Chantilly, VA – The ARIN XXI Public Policy and Members Meetings will take
place 6-9 April in Denver, Colorado, at the Grand Hyatt Downtown. About 150
representatives from Internet Service Providers, large corporations, governments, academia,
and civil society will attend ARIN XXI.

Sessions will cover issues like adoption of IPv6 – a newer numbering system for IP addresses
to replace the diminishing supply of IPv4 addresses – as well as Internet governance
activities, number resource statistics, and other technical and policy issues.
Meeting attendees will discuss eight community-drafted policy proposals on topics including
IPv4 depletion, IPv6 adoption, address space transfers, and IPv6 address space for community

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.

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: 6-9 April 2008, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM daily

WHERE: Grand Hyatt Denver
1750 Welton Street
Denver, CO 80202


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 5 April 2008.

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