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April 24, 2016 – April 26, 2016
April 24, 2016 – April 26, 2016
Proposal submission
April 24, 2016 – April 26, 2016
Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Host IXP(s)
Luxembourg Commercial Internet Exchange

My Proposals

April 24, 2016

10:30 – 17:30

Sunday Social Activity

This Forum's Sunday activities will take place at 


  • 10:30: Departure from hotel (65 people max)
  • 11:00 - 13:00: 
  • 13:00 - 14:00: 
  • 14:00: 
  • 15.00: 
  • 15:00 - 16:30: 
  • 16:30: 
  • 17:30: 

17:30 – 19:00

IXP Manager Workshop

Following the success of the previous IXP Manager Workshops, Barry and Nick from INEX will be back with a third workshop.

If you are interested in joining please sign up when registering, or contact <> as there is limited space.

IXP Manager Workshop
Barry O'Donovan, Internet Neutral Exchange Association
19:00 – 22:00

Welcome Drinks and Buffet

Please join us for welcome drinks and a buffet on the ground floor breakout space in the Europe room at the Alvisse Parc Hotel.

April 25, 2016

08:00 – 09:00


09:00 – 09:30

Opening and Welcome

Chair: Andy Davidson

Opening and Welcome
Andy Davidson, London Network Access Point
Luxembourg ICT Landscape
Claude Demuth, Luxembourg Commercial Internet Exchange
09:30 – 10:00


Chair: Richard Yule

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 and issues within their IXP.

Our Members, Patrons and guests will then be given the opportunity to introduce themselves.

Richard Yule, Euro-IX
10:00 – 10:30

Euro-IX Update

Euro-IX Update
Richard Yule, Euro-IX
10:30 – 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:30

Technical Session

Chair: Colin Silcock

Building a Safer Neighborhood with MANRS
Andrei Robachevsky, Internet Society
Practical 64-bit BGP Extended Communities
Ignas Bagdonas, Equinix (EMEA) BV
RPKI Validation at IXPs
Daniel Kopp, DE-CIX Management GmbH
Peering Distance Metrics for Automated Peering Setups
Arnold Nipper, DE-CIX Management GmbH
12:30 – 13:00

Euro-IX General Meeting

Chair: Kurtis Lindqvist

  1. Opening of 30th General Meeting
  2. Agenda approval
  3. Approval of 29th General Meeting minutes (
  4. Presentation and approval of the Euro-IX Annual Report for 2015
  5. Presentation and explanation of the 2016 budget
  6. Any other business and next General Meeting
  7. Closing

13:00 – 14:00


14:00 – 15:30

Regulatory Session

Chair: Malcolm Hutty

Network Information Security Directive
Malcolm Hutty, Euro-IX
Managed Security for IXPs
Patrick Pichler
Enabling Environments for Establishing Successful IXPs
Wim Degezelle, DUERMOVO
15:30 – 16:00

Coffee Break

16:00 – 17:30

Route Server Session

Chairs: Thomas King, Kay Rechthien

Meet the Falcons
Ciprian Marginean
Performance Evaluation of BIRD and GoBGP
Shu Sugimoto, Japan Network Access Point
Quo-Vadis: Route Server?
Thomas King, DE-CIX Management GmbH
18:45 – 22:45

Dinner Social

This Forum's Monday evening dinner social will be held at the Brauerei Big Beer Company.  


  • 18:30: Gathering in the hotel lobby
  • 18:45: Departure from the hotel
  • 19:00: Arrival at the Big Beer Company
  • 22:30: Dinner ends
  • 22:45: Departure from the Big Beer Company




April 26, 2016

08:00 – 09:00

Access to Meeting Room

09:00 – 10:30

Technical Session

Chair: Marc Bruyere

Ethernet and the Serendipity of Relativity
John D'Ambrosia, Huawei
PeeringDB 2.0 for IXPs
Arnold Nipper, DE-CIX Management GmbH
RIPE Atlas for IXPs
Kaveh Ranjbar, RIPE NCC
10:30 – 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 – 11:30

Customer Views

Chair: Rob Lister

Peering Performance
Marijana Novakovic, LinkedIn
11:30 – 13:00

Commercial Session

Chair: Aleksi Suhonen

Is There a Case for a Regional IX in Ireland?
Barry Rhodes, Internet Neutral Exchange Association
UP Kritis - Critical Infrastructure Initiative of the German Goverment
Stefan Wahl, ECIX (European Commercial Internet eXchange)
IXP Peering Services: A Commodity?
Sascha Bleidner
KINIX and Development Environment
Nico Tshintu Bakajika, KINshasa Internet eXchange point
13:00 – 14:00


14:00 – 15:30

Technical Session

Chair: Rob Lister

Blackholing at IXPs: On the Effectiveness of DDoS Mitigation in the Wild
Christoph Dietzel, DE-CIX Management GmbH
SDN and Network Disaggregation Trends
Mikael Holmberg, Extreme Networks
Building SDN-Ready High Bandwidth IXP
Goran Slavic, Serbian Open eXchange
OpenFlow Monitoring vs Sampling Monitoring
Marc Bruyere, Le GIX de la grande region Toulousaine
15:30 – 16:00

Lightning Talks

Chair: Thomas King

Video of the Sunday Social Trip to SES and RTL:

Applications for IX/ISP to Improve Network Reliability
Katsura Shioi, NTT Advanced Technology Corporation
JSON Export Schema & Centralised Database
Barry O'Donovan, Internet Neutral Exchange Association
BIRD Update
Ondrej Filip, NIX.CZ
Video of the Sunday Social Trip to SES and RTL
Trefor Davies, London Network Access Point
16:00 – 16:30


Chair: Andy Davidson

Andy Davidson, London Network Access Point

Andy Davidson Sheffield , United Kingdom

Arnold Nipper Frankfurt , Germany

Barry O'Donovan Dublin , Ireland

Barry Rhodes Dublin , Ireland

Christoph Dietzel Frankfurt , Germany

Ciprian Marginean Amsterdam , Netherlands

Claude Demuth Luxembourg , Luxembourg

Daniel Kopp Frankfurt , Germany

Ondrej Filip Prague , Czechia

Goran Slavic Belgrade , Serbia

Ignas Bagdonas Reading , United Kingdom

Nico Tshintu Bakajika kINSHASA , Congo (the Democratic Republic of the)

John D'Ambrosia Harrisburg , United States of America

Katsura Shioi Kanagawa , Japan

Kaveh Ranjbar Amsterdam , Netherlands

Malcolm Hutty London , United Kingdom

Marc Bruyere Toulouse , France

Mikael Holmberg Helsinki , Finland

Marijana Novakovic Sunnyvale , United States of America

Patrick Pichler Vienna , Austria

Richard Yule Peterborough , United Kingdom

Andrei Robachevsky Amsterdam , Netherlands

Sascha Bleidner None , Germany

Shu Sugimoto Tokyo , Japan

Stefan Wahl Berlin , Germany

Thomas King Frankfurt , Germany

Trefor Davies , United Kingdom

Wim Degezelle Belgium