ARIN 37 Members Meeting Notes - Wednesday, 20 April 2016

Table of Contents

Opening Announcements

Speaker: John Curran, ARIN President & CEO
Transcript

Highlights:

  • Sponsor acknowledgment
    • Network Connectivity Sponsor: C&W Business
    • Webcast Sponsor: Google
  • Overview of meeting rules
  • Agenda overview
  • Head table introductions

Attendees present in session room: approximately 101

Remote participants present: approximately three

Webcast viewers: approximately 97

Fees and Services Update (and ARIN Services WG)

Speaker: John Curran, ARIN President and CEO
Presentation: PDF
Transcript

Highlights:

  • Fees and services update
    • New fee schedule - 1 July 2016
  • Services Working Group
    • Members
    • Publicly-visible mailing list
    • Initial work items
      • ARIN Services Document
      • Registry contact recommendations

Discussion Transcript

Highlights:

  • Feedback about notice and timing of fees changing
  • End users interested in paying up-front for IPv6 registrations

ARIN Reports: Communications and Member Services

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

Highlights:

  • Staff changes
  • ARIN Membership
  • Voting in 2016 ARIN Elections - all through ARIN Online
  • Web content deliverables
  • Vault project
  • Deliverables: Annual Report and New to ARIN video
  • Community Outreach
  • Get6 Campaign
  • Community input and support - call for Fellow mentors and locations for ARIN on the Road events
  • Creation of members@arin.net

Discussion transcript

Highlights:

  • Creating web user accounts and voter eligibility deadline
  • Reassess number of Board candidates, clarify criteria for selection, and bring in more diversity

ARIN Reports: Engineering

Speaker: Mark Kosters, ARIN Chief Technology Officer
Presentation: PDF
Transcript

Highlights:

  • Hiring in the past year
  • Upcoming move and other challenges
  • Staffing summary and open positions
  • Accomplishments since ARIN 36
  • ARIN Online UI work
    • Dynamic dashboard
    • Main navigation
    • SWIP EZ
  • Operational achievements
    • DDoS mitigation service
    • Better security posture
  • DDoS attacks
  • ARIN Online usage
  • Reg-RWS transactions
  • DNSSEC update
  • RPKI usage statistics
  • Whois queries per second
  • Whois traffic over IPv6
  • RDAP queries
  • IRR maintainers
  • IRR Route/Route6
  • IRR InetNum/Inet6Num objects
  • IRR object breakout by organization
  • 2016 projects through Q3

Discussion transcript

Highlights:

  • Accessibility updates and formal audit suggestion
  • Security problems with Java
  • DDoS attacks and proxy registrations
  • Notifying community of DDoS attacks and maintenance outages
  • IRR developments
  • Providing input to the SWG

ARIN Reports: Global Registry Knowledge

Speaker: Leslie Nobile, ARIN Senior Director of Global Registry Knowledge
Presentation: PDF
Transcript

Highlights:

  • Focus of role
  • Overview of work
  • 2015 projects
  • Upcoming 2016 projects

Discussion transcript

Highlights:

  • Whois accuracy practices and requirements across the global registry system
  • Inter-RIR transfer process and technical issues
  • Varying levels of access to Whois data

ARIN Reports: Financial Services

Speaker: Val Winkelman, ARIN Director of Financial Services
Presentation: PDF
Transcript

Highlights:

  • Staff overview
  • Accounting software upgrade
  • Financial audit results
  • Payment type statistics for 2015
  • 2015 invoicing structure
  • Registration revenue
  • Registration review mix by percentage

Discussion transcript

Highlights:

  • Appreciation for system enhancements
  • Value of US Dollar, risks, and prepayments
  • Publishing audited financial statements

ARIN Reports: Human Resources and Administration

Speaker: Erin Alligood, ARIN Director of Human Resources and Administration
Presentation: PDF
Transcript

Highlights:

  • Team responsibilities overview
  • Updates and recent projects
  • Facility update: office move in August 2016
  • Employee statistics
  • Employee tenure
  • Upcoming projects

There were no questions or discussion topics following this presentation.

ARIN Reports: Registration Services

Speaker: Richard Jimmerson, ARIN Chief Information Officer and Interim RSD Director
Presentation: PDF
Transcript

Highlights:

  • RSD core and support functions
  • Organizations served by ARIN
  • IPv4 Registration Services Agreement coverage
  • IPv4 Registration Services Agreement coverage over time
  • IPv4 requests in past year
  • IPv4 waiting list growth
  • 8.3 transfers completed
  • Inter-RIR transfers completed
  • IPv6 requests in past year
  • ARIN ISP members with IPv4 and IPv6
  • Request activity
  • Telephone helpdesk
  • RSD team

Discussion transcript

Highlights:

  • New areas of increased volume is change of authority type services
  • Express waiting list in number of /24s
  • Agreement-covered IPv4 address space
  • Cutting off IPv4 waiting list after a certain point

Advisory Council Report

Speaker: Dan Alexander, Chair, ARIN Advisory Council (AC)
Presentation: PDF
Transcript

Highlights:

  • AC role in the Policy Development Process (PDP)
  • Recent policy work
  • Additional work

There were no questions or discussion topics following this presentation.

ARIN Financial Report

Speaker: Bill Sandiford, Treasurer, ARIN Board of Trustees
Presentation: PDF
Transcript

Highlights:

  • Finance committee activities
  • 2015 financial results versus budget
    • Explanations for larger variances
  • ARIN’s Financial reserves through 1Q 2016
  • 2016 budget versus 2015 actuals
    • Explanations for larger variances

Discussion transcript

Highlights:

  • Spending on travel reduced
  • Revenue evening out against expenses
  • Legal defense fund
  • Applying for research grants and support

Board of Trustees Report

Speaker: Vint Cerf, ARIN Board of Trustees Chairman
Presentation: PDF
Transcript

Highlights:

  • Board of Trustees activities since ARIN 36
    • Financial and fiduciary activities: approved the building move and accepted the 2015 financial audit
    • Numerous Board activities including: appointments to committees, number resource policy adoptions, changes to the RPKI Relying Party Agreement, and Bylaws changes
    • Internet number registry system and Internet coordination

Discussion transcript

Highlights:

  • Cathy Aronson praised Board for being available at lunch and breakfast

Open Microphone

Moderator: John Curran, ARIN President and CEO
Transcript

Highlights:

  • IPv4 research assignments and allocations per NRPM Section 11
  • IANA transition
  • Diversity needs and appointing versus electing diverse officials
  • Internships for the ARIN AC
  • Working group on acceptance of longer prefixes in the routing table
  • De-aggregating address space
  • Compliments on ARIN 37 being in Jamaica, the work done, and the support of CaribNOG

Closing Announcements and Adjournment

Speaker: John Curran, ARIN President and CEO
Transcript

Highlights:

  • Sponsor acknowledgment
    • Network Connectivity Sponsor: C&W Business
    • Webcast Sponsor: Google
  • Meeting survey reminder
  • Upcoming meetings: ARIN on the Roads and ARIN 38 in Dallas, Texas
  • CaribNOG 11 following the meeting