Access to meeting room and internet.
One representative from each newly affiliated IXP or prospective member IXP will be asked to introduce themselves and give a very brief summary of developments/issues within their IXP.
Our Patrons will then be given the opportunity to do the same.
This panel will take a look at the challenges smaller IXPs face.
The Monday Social will take place at The Parlament in Hamburg.
Address: Alter Wall 40, 20457 Hamburg
The Parlament is a 10 minute walk from Hotel Sofitel, please meet in the hotel lobby at 6:40PM.
The 24th Euro-IX General Meeting Agenda is as follows:
1. Opening of 24th General Meeting
2. Agenda approval
3. Approval of 23rd GM minutes
4. Presentation and approval of the Euro-IX Annual report for 2012
5. Any other business & Next GM
Views of peering and transit from an IXP member/customer
Andy Davidson Sheffield , United Kingdom
Arnold Nipper Frankfurt , Germany
Arnold Nipper (born 1958) holds a degree in mathematics and is one of the founding fathers of DE-CIX where in his capacity as CTO/COO he has been responsible for operations and technical development from 2000 until 2015. Since 2016 he is Chief Technology Evangelist. The DE-CIX in Frankfurt am Main is the largest Internet Exchange worldwide where traffic exchange between Internet Service Providers (peering) takes place. DE-CIX also runs IXP in Hamburg, Dusseldorf, Munich, Palermo, Marseille, Madrid, Istanbul, Dallas and New York and operates the UAE-IX in Dubai. Arnold Nipper also served as board member at the Euro-IX, the umbrella association of Internet Exchanges for the RIPE region and was Euro-IX liasion for IX-F, the Internet Exchange Federation. Furthermore Arnold also is board member of PeeringDB and a PeeringDB admin since 2008.
Ben Hedges London , United Kingdom
Bijal Sanghani London , United Kingdom
Bijal Sanghani is the Secretary General at Euro-IX based in London, UK.
Bijal’s experience includes DNS management for DEMON Internet, Provisioning Engineer at Level 3, Senior Operations Engineer at FLAG Telecom and Reliance Globalcom where she was involved from the beginning to build the FLAG IP network. In 2011 Bijal moved from an operational role to the top management role at Euro-IX. Euro-IX is a non-profit membership association for Internet Exchange Points (IXPs). In her role she brings the members together to share ideas and experiences on technical, commercial and regulatory matters, and works on other IXP related projects such as the IXPDB (IXP Database) and support programs to help IXPs in need. Bijal has grown the membership by over 90% since she started in 2011.
Bijal has been involved with the Peering and Interconnect Community since 2003, she’s been a RIPE NCC Services Working Group Co-chair since 2005 and served on the UKNOF Program Committee from 2006 until 2014. Bijal was elected on to the PeeringDB Board in 2017 where she currently serves as a Director.
Christian Kaufmann Munich , Germany
David Lamparter Leipzig , Germany
Ondrej Filip Prague , Czechia
Frank Habicht Dar es Salaam , Tanzania
Greg Hankins Atlanta , United States of America
Harald Summa Cologne , Germany
Irina Trentea Leeds , United Kingdom
Jorma Mellin Helsinki , Finland
Kurt Erik Lindqvist London , United Kingdom
Malcolm Hutty London , United Kingdom
Mikael Holmberg Helsinki , Finland
Moez Chakchouk Tunis , Tunisia
Michael Ritter Martinsried , Germany
Nadi Sarrar Berlin , Germany
Pierre Baume Sweden
Robert Lister LONDON , United Kingdom
Steven Bakker Amsterdam , Netherlands
Will Hargrave London , United Kingdom