March 16, 2014 – March 18, 2014
March 16, 2014 – March 18, 2014
Proposal submission
March 16, 2014 – March 18, 2014
Leeds, United Kingdom
Host IXP(s)
Leeds Internet Exchange, London Internet Exchange Ltd., The, London Network Access Point

My Proposals

March 16, 2014

13:00 – 17:30

Clay Pigeon Shooting


  • Gathering in front of the hotel - 13:00
  • Start walking to bus pick-up point - 13:15
  • Bus departure - 13:30
  • Arrival at Allerton Castle - 14:00
  • Activity and Afternoon Tea + Snacks - from 14:00 to 17:00
  • Return to hotel - 17:00/17:30

If you wish to participate, please don't forget to mention it on your online registration form and book your flights accordingly. More details on the sunday afternoon activity can be found in the Socials tab.

19:00 – 23:00

Sunday Evening Social

Welcome drinks and dinner at The Hop bar which is located right across the hotel. More information can be found on the Socials tab.

March 17, 2014

08:30 – 09:30


09:30 – 10:00

Official Welcome

  • Welcome from Bijal Sanghani (Head of Euro-IX Secretariat)
  • Explanation of Forum Programme
  • Welcome from LINX, LONAP and IXLeeds, Forums Hosts

10:00 – 10:15

Introduction from New IXPs, Patrons and Guests

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 and Guests will then be given the opportunity to do the same.

10:15 – 10:30

Euro-IX Update

Euro-IX Update
Bijal Sanghani, Euro-IX
10:30 – 10:50

Coffee Break

10:50 – 12:00

IXP Challenges

IXPs encounter many types of non-technical hurdles too. This session focuses on the experiences with such challenges.

Building the business case for Africa
Michele McCann, NAPAfrica
First BNIX Satisfaction Survey
Frederic Libotte, Belgian National Internet Exchange
Business Modifications at TOP-IX
Luca Cicchelli, Torino Piemonte Exchange Point
12:00 – 13:00

General Session

IXPDB Update
Andy Davidson, London Network Access Point
David Temkin, Open-IX
Interactive IXP Trend Discovery
Job Witteman, Amsterdam Internet Exchange B.V.
13:00 – 14:00


14:00 – 15:20

Technical Session

IEEE Update
John D'Ambrosia, DELL Force10
SDN, NFV and the Optical Transport
Edna Ganon, MRV Communications
Interfacing the Routing System
Ignas Bagdonas, Cisco Systems Inc
Security at IXPs
Ondrej Filip, NIX.CZ
15:20 – 15:40

Coffee Break

15:40 – 17:00

IXP Expansion Experiences Panel

In this panel IXPs will share their international expansion experiences, followed by a Q&A discussion.

Greg Hankins, DELL Force10
Ben Hedges, London Internet Exchange Ltd., The
Ivo Ivanov, DE-CIX Management GmbH
Kurt Erik Lindqvist, London Internet Exchange Ltd., The
Samuel Triolet, Rezopole
Panel Q&A
Unknown presenter
17:00 – 17:30

Lightning Talks

ISOC - IXP Toolkit
Jane Coffin, Internet Society
Are DDoS attacks a risk for IXPs?
Harald Michl, Vienna Internet eXchange
LINX 20th Anniversay
John Souter, London Internet Exchange Ltd., The
19:00 – 23:00

Monday Evening Dinner

Location: Leeds Town Hall, The Headrow, Leeds LS1 3AD

Access: The Town Hall is located at a 15 min walk from the hotel

Time: Gathering in front of the hotel at 19:00, welcome drinks and dinner from 19:30 to 23:00

March 18, 2014

09:00 – 09:30

Access to conference room

09:30 – 10:30

Regulatory Session

Italian Peering Manifesto Update
Luca Cicchelli, Torino Piemonte Exchange Point
Regulatory Update
Malcolm Hutty, Euro-IX
Internet Governance Events & Issues
Jane Coffin, Internet Society
10:30 – 11:30

Route Server Session

Do we need a new Route Server?
Thomas Mangin, Leeds Internet Exchange
Route Server Redundancy and High Availability
Petr Marciniak
11:30 – 11:50

Coffee Break

11:50 – 12:30

Customer Views

Peering from a gaming point of view
Stefan Ideler, i3d
12:30 – 13:00

26th Euro-IX General Meeting

The 26th Euro-IX General Meeting Draft Agenda is as follows:

1. Opening of 26th General Meeting

2. Agenda approval

3. Approval of 25th General Meeting minutes

4. Presentation and approval of the Euro-IX Annual Report for 2013

5. Secretariat Update

6. Any other business  and Next GM

7. Closing

26th General Meeting
Kurt Erik Lindqvist, London Internet Exchange Ltd., The
13:00 – 14:00


14:00 – 15:00

Technical Session

EVPN Peering Fabric Architecture for IXPs
Greg Hankins, Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.
100GE Testing at LINX
Mikael Holmberg, Extreme Networks
Migrating DE-CIX to Apollon: Lessons Learnt
Klaus Mueller
15:00 – 15:30

Lightning Talks

Precipitating change in the switching market
Tom Bird, Leeds Internet Exchange
Singlefibre optics at LONAP
Will Hargrave, London Network Access Point
Security at IXPs
Nick Hilliard, Internet Neutral Exchange Association
a wannabe journalist
Simone Morandini, Milan Internet eXchange
15:30 – 16:00

Closing 24th Euro-IX Forum

Interactive Session - EuroIDEAS Results
Bijal Sanghani, Euro-IX