We encourage all attendees to the Euro-IX Fora to give the Secretariat as much advance notice as possible if you can no longer attend. We understand that circumstances beyond your control do occur, such as illness, emergencies and last minute change of plans. However, if you know you are unable to attend the fora please where possible let us know as soon as possible, so that we can avoid hotel cancellation charges. Thank you for your consideration in this matter.
The hotel is within 5 minutes distance from Toulouse Blagnac Airport. Major motorways or tramway service can deliver you to the city center, which is only 15 minutes away.
There is a 24-hour shuttle to and from the airport, and is available courtesy of the hotel, upon request.
Chair: Guilhem Saurel
France-IX and TouIX have planned a wonderful afternoon in the heart of the city centre exploring some of the most famous sites and monuments that the city has to offer. This will include:
Further details and itinerary to follow soon.
Note: there may be changes to the start time and end time of this activity. All registered attendees will be alerted to any change.
Chair: Nathalie Trenaman
The workshop will be a thorough introduction and is intended for people to understand the basics of RPKI. The agenda will include;
We are looking forward to welcoming all attendees to an informal welcome with drinks and buffet dinner at the Radisson Blu hotel, in the lounge bar and vineyard.
Location: in the hotel lounge area/ vineyard (outside area on the ground floor)
Menu: buffet with some deserts + beer, wine, soft drinks
Chair: Bijal SanghaniOpening and Welcome
Chair: Bijal Sanghani
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.
Chair: Bijal SanghaniEuro-IX Update
Chair: Robert ListerOpenBGPD - Adding Diversity to Route Server Landscape
Chair: Kurt Erik Lindqvist
1. Opening of 36th General Meeting
2. Agenda approval
3. Approval of 35th General Meeting minutes
4. Presentation and approval of the Euro-IX Annual Report for 2018
5. Update from the audit committee
6. Euro-IX Membership Fees for 2020 and beyond
7. Board Update
- Term Limits
8. Any other business and Next General Meeting
We invite all our Patrons to join the Euro-IX Board for an informal discussion about the Euro-IX Patronage.
Chair: Christoph DietzelRising of a network and content provider in the southwest of France
Chair: Christoph DietzelOne year of the MANRS IXP Programme
Chair: Marc BruyereMeasuring Route Server Filtering
Chair: Rebecca C-Peter
Aeroscopia, the aviation museum, was built on the Pinot site, on the edge of the Aéroconstellation urban development zone, birthplace of the A380, and directly connected to the airport and runways of Toulouse-Blagnac. The A380 is the flagship of the European aviation industry.
Attendees will enjoy a short tour of the museum and a seated dinner beneath the mezzanine, in the heart of the museum.
Address: 1 Allée André Turcat, 31700 Blagnac, France
Access: Via coach transfer (15 min)
Please contact the Secretariat (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you would like to arrange a meeting with an attendee and / or reserve a table for discussions.
Chair: Jo Fereday
Chair: Roisin KingRPKI Route Origin Validation with Routinator
We invite IXP Marketers to the kick off lunch and ask you to join the mailing list for further information - https://lists.euro-ix.net/mailman/listinfo/marketers.
Chair: Aleksi SuhonenRPKI Quiz
Chair: Aleksi Suhonen20 days without Internet for 6 millions people
Chair: Bijal SanghaniClosing
Alessandro Improta Massa , Italy
Alessandro Improta received his BSc and MSc in Computer Engineering from the University of Pisa, Italy, in 2006 and 2009, respectively. He then went on to receive his PhD in Information Engineering from the University of Pisa, in 2013.
Since 2009 Alessandro has held a research position with the Institute of Informatics and Telematics (IIT) at the Italian National Research Council (CNR) in Pisa.
His research interests include Internet AS-level measurement and analysis, and the discovery of Internet path characteristics.
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 was also a board member of PeeringDB until 04/2019 and is engaged in PeeringDB since 2008 in various roles.
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.
Claudio Jeker Zurich , Switzerland
Claudio is a long time OpenBSD developer working mostly on networking stuff. Worked on bgpd, ospfd, ospf6d and the MPLS framework in OpenBSD.
Currently working full time on OpenBGPD.
Eileen Gallagher Dublin , Ireland
Florian Hibler Krün , Germany
Florian Hibler is a Systems Engineer at Arista Networks , where he is mainly supporting companies around the German-speaking region on network solutions in datacenter and service provider networks. He has about 14 years of SP/IXP experience due to his former engagements in the IP networking industry.
Florian serves as a board member at DENOG and is part of the Product Committee of PeeringDB.
Jesse Sowell College Station, TX , United States of America
Dr. Jesse Sowell is an assistant professor in the International Affairs department at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University. Dr. Sowell is also a Faculty Fellow in Texas A&M Cybersecurity Center and the Mays Innovation Research Center. Dr. Sowell holds a Ph.D. in Technology, Management, and Policy from the Engineering Systems Division at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Additionally, Dr. Sowell holds master’s degrees in technology and policy from MIT, criminal justice and computer science from Michigan State University, and a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Clemson University.
Dr. Sowell focuses on understanding the transnational, non-state institutions and governance mechanisms shaping the management of resources critical to Internet operations vis a vis conventional domestic and inter-state governance mechanisms. This includes studies on infrastructure resource policy, on-the-ground cybersecurity, and operational epistemic communities’ role informing public policy. His research and teaching interests include planned adaptation and credible knowledge assessment; risk and uncertainty; commons-based rights, resource management, and theory; private regimes and regulation; security indicators and metrics; and the use of mixed methods for developing security metrics.
In terms of industry engagement, Dr. Sowell is a research fellow with the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG), advising on data policy, governance, and credible knowledge assessment, most recently contributing to understanding the impact of the EU’s General Data Protection Directive (GDPR) on cybersecurity operations at the APWG.EU’s Symposium on Policy Impediments to eCrime Data Exchange. Dr. Sowell is also a Senior Advisor at the Messaging, Malware, and Mobile Anti-Abuse Working Group (M3AAWG), directing M3AAWG’s outreach efforts in Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia Pacific, and Africa. He is also the co-chair of the Internet of Things (IoT) Special Interest Group.
Before arriving at the Bush School, Dr. Sowell was a Cybersecurity Fellow at the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford University. During his dissertation work at MIT, Dr. Sowell was a research assistant in the Advanced Network Architecture group in the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL).
Johannes Moos Frankfurt , Germany
Alexander Ilin Moscow , Russia
Tasos Karaliotas Athens , Greece
Kurt Erik Lindqvist London , United Kingdom
Nick Hilliard Dublin , Ireland
Rebecca C-Peter London , United Kingdom
Rebecca is the Events & Operations Coordinator for Euro-IX since 2015.
Her role involves organising and coordinating fora alongside Euro-IX member hosts in Europe, coordinating the operational activities at Euro-IX and representing Euro-IX at events. Rebecca holds an MA in International Relations and Globalisation and has extensive international experience in event and project management for universities and charities.
Rebecca enjoys meeting the Euro-IX members and counts the fora as one of her highlights through the year.
Richard Petrie London , United Kingdom
Richard Petrie, LINX CTO
I have been working with LINX since 2014.
Richard Irving London , United Kingdom
Andrei Robachevsky Amsterdam , Netherlands
Simone Morandini Milan , Italy
Marc Bruyere Toulouse , France
Maria Jan Matejka Prague / Kladno , Czechia
Maria is working for CZ.NIC at project BIRD since 2015. She is a software developer with experience in network programming and performance optimization.
Maria often floats on air in an ideal theory in vacuum. She appreciates hearing about real life problems and typical use cases of the protocols and software she is working at.
Ruth Plater Newcastle upon Tyne , United Kingdom
Ruth has over 15 years of senior marketing, business development, and sales leadership experience spanning the cultural, sport and technology sectors – most notably as VP of Sales and Marketing for the global carrier network IX Reach, and VP Global Marketing at the SaaS and cloud connectivity company, Console Connect Inc (later acquired by PCCW Global).
Ruth is now CEO and founder of Radial Path - a close-knit team of industry experts and marketing specialists in global tech and telco. Radial Path apply new sales and marketing methodologies to emerging business models to go beyond the traditional press release and trade show, and create engaging, positive and continuing journeys for clients' customers and partner ecosystems.
This includes, startups and scaleups in new tech (IoT, AI, Blockchain), telcos launching new business models, DX and CX solutions providers, and community-led projects and non-for-profits in the digital infrastructure space.
For more info - radialpath.com
Martin Hoffmann Amsterdam , Netherlands
Martin is a seasoned software developer with in-depth knowledge on DNS, inter-domain routing, cryptography, and open standards. He acts as the lead developer of Routinator, is involved in Krill and DNS-related projects. Before joining NLnet Labs, Martin lived further up the stack, developing and operating the server side of real-time communication and VoIP services.
Gabriel Adonaylo Buenos Aires , Argentina
I am currently managing LAC-IX, the IXP Association in Latin America & Caribbean. I am also a Board member of LACNIC. In the past I worked for 20 years serving Comsat and BT as Internet Product Manager and ended being Portfolio Director for LA&C region.
Nathalie Trenaman Amsterdam , Netherlands
I am responsible for all Routing Security programs at RIPE NCC. This includes RPKI and IRR.
Doug Madory Hanover , United States of America
Doug Madory is the Director of Internet Analysis for Oracle's Internet Intelligence team (formerly Dyn Research and Renesys) where he works on Internet infrastructure analysis. In a recent profile, The Washington Post dubbed him “The Man who can see the Internet" for his reputation in identifying significant developments in the global layout of the Internet. Doug is regularly quoted by major news outlets about developments ranging from national blackouts to BGP hijacks to the activation of submarine cables.
Dan Smith London , United Kingdom
Dan Smith is the Cybersecurity Policy Manager at LINX where he leads on security policy and business continuity planning.
Benoit Lourdelet Neuilly-sur-Seine , France
Benoit Lourdelet is a Director of Product Management at Extreme Networks. He reports to the Data Center group. In this position, he helps to identify market opportunities and requirements for Extreme Networks products in the field of Machine Learning powered Network Automation. Benoit has spent more than 15 years fostering the development of IPv6. He also worked for both manufacturers and Service Providers on the development of Internet Exchanges and International backbones.
Nasato Goto Tokyo , Japan
Musée des Augustins: Fine Arts Museum: http://www.augustins.org/en/home
Fondation Bemberg: Museum of Fine Arts and Decorative Arts: http://www.fondation-bemberg.fr/uk/home/home.asp
Musée Saint-Raymond: Archaeology Museum: http://saintraymond.toulouse.fr
Cité de l’Espace: https://www.cite-espace.com/
Chapelle des Carmélites
Capitole de Toulouse
Marché Victor Hugo
Canal du Midi
N°5 Wine Bar: https://www.n5winebar.com/fr/
You can also take a day trip to some of the nearby wonderful cities: