Related Meetings

The following organizations have scheduled meetings to be held within the KICH venue in conjunction with APRICOT.


APCAUCE (Asia Pacific Coalition Against Unsolicited Commercial Email)


APCAUCE is the Asia Pacific wing of CAUCE, the Coalition Against Unsolicited Commercial Email (http://www.cauce.org). CAUCE is the world's largest volunteer antispam organization, with chapters in the USA, Canada, the EU and over a dozen economies in the Asia Pacific region.

APCAUCE approaches the growing problem of spam in the Asia Pacific region with a three pronged strategy combining technical, policy and legislative solutions.

APCAUCE will contribute program content to a Security Track within the 24 February APRICOT 2005 Conference program.

APCERT (Asia Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team)


APCERT is a coalition of CSIRTs (Computer Security Incident Response Teams) from 12 economies across the Asia Pacific region.

APCERT will hold its Steering Committee and Annual Member Meetings within APRICOT 2005. APCERT will also contribute program content to a Security Track within the 24 February APRICOT 2005 Conference program.

APEET (Asia Pacific ENUM Engineering Team)


APEET is an informal technical project team formed to coordinate and synergize ENUM activities in the Asia Pacific region. APEET will contribute program content to an Internet Telephony Track within the 23 February APRICOT 2005 Conference program.

APNG (Asia Pacific Networking Group)


Asia Pacific Networking Group(APNG) is an Internet organization dedicated to the advancement of networking infrastructure in this region, and to the research and development of all associated enabling technologies. Its mission is to promote the Internet and the coordination of network inter-connectivity in the Asia Pacific Region.

Through its activities, it has spawned off a number of Asia Pacific organizations including Asia Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC), Asia & Pacific Internet Association (APIA), Asia Pacific Top Level Domain Association (APTLD), Asia Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team (APCERT).

Today, APNG represents the region at the Coordinating Committee for Inter-Continental Research Networking (CCIRN), and is the leading voice of Internet networking in the Asia Pacific Region.

The 6th APNG Camp is scheduled for 21-23 February 2005 within APRICOT 2005.


APNIC (Asia Pacific Network Information Centre)


APNIC is one of four Regional Internet Registries currently operating in the world. It provides allocation and registration services which support the operation of the Internet globally.

APNIC 19 will be held in conjunction with APRICOT 2005 from 21-25 February and gives the Asia Pacific Internet community the opportunity to develop policy, share information, and network on both professional and social levels.


AP* (APSTAR) Retreat


AP* (APSTAR) represents the community of Asia Pacific Internet Organisations.

The AP* Retreat is scheduled for 20 February 2005 within APRICOT 2005.

APTLD (Asia Pacific Top Level Domain Association)


APTLD is an organisation for ccTLD (country-code Top Level Domain) registries in Asia Pacific region. APTLD works as the forum of information exchange regarding technological and operational issues on country code domain name in the Asia Pacific region.

APTLD is a membership organization, currently it has 22 ccTLDs in the AP region joined as Normal Members, 1 Association Member and 1 observer.

APTLD will hold its AGM (Annual General Meeting) at APRICOT 2005 (date TBD). APTLD will also contribute to the APRICOT 2005 Program with a Technical Tutorial aimed at ccTLD registry staff and anyone interested in DNS related technologies (tentatively scheduled for 21 February 2005).

Asia Pacific IPv6 Task Force

Asia Pacific IPv6 Task Force


The AP IPv6 Task Force is comprised of representatives of national IPv6 promotion bodies from ten Asia Pacific region economies. The task Force is active in developing general deploymentand transition guidelines, sharing regional and local IPv6 strategies and investigating and publicizing IPv6 deployment status throughout the region.