One-Day Educational Program to Focus on Internet Policy, DNSSEC and RPKI, BGP, Optical Networks, IPv6 Adoption and Security, and MANRS

ANN ARBOR, MI, AUGUST 3, 2015 – The North American Network Operators’ Group (NANOG) together with the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) is pleased to announce the ARIN+NANOG On The Road event to be held Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at the Crowne Plaza Downers Grove in Glen Ellyn, Illinois.  Registration for this event is free and includes an education-based program offering attendees the opportunity to hear from industry leaders through tutorials and local content related to network operations.  Networking opportunities among industry veterans and budding professionals will also be available.

The ARIN+NANOG On The Road event includes a series of informational sessions about ARIN and current Internet policy; Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC) and Resource Public Key Infrastructure (RPKI); Border Gateway Protocol (BGP); optical networks; IPv6 adoption and security; and Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security (MANRS).  The program also features an open Q&A session for attendees to ask about any of the day’s presentations as well as NANOG.

ARIN+NANOG On The Road will be held from 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM, and features a post-event reception concluding at 6:30 PM.  There is no fee to attend; however, registration is required to reserve a seat.  Attendees can register by clicking here.  Registration is now open.

ARIN and NANOG sit at the junction of Internet infrastructure and network operations in North America, sharing a rich cooperative history with the operator community representing a large stakeholder group who work to keep the Internet working through ARIN policy and network operations.  The eighth program of its kind, ARIN+NANOG On The Road provides attendees with greater access to resources, tools and information that will help them excel within the industry and help them do their jobs of managing the Internet more effectively.

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NANOG is a community of industry experts that work together for the common good of the Internet.  In many ways, the NANOG community serves as the heart and soul of the Internet.  This close-knit group meets three times a year to discuss all issues, large and small, as they relate to the performance, accessibility and evolution of the Internet. NANOG is dedicated to improving the Internet for all major sectors (public, private, education, and consumer) in all corners of the world.  NANOG is a non-profit organization and relies on sponsors to help with costs for its tri-annual conferences as well as managing ongoing communications.  Annual sponsors include ADDREX, Comcast, Google, Microsoft, Netflix, NTT Communications and VeriSign.  To learn more, visit:

About the American Registry for Internet Numbers

ARIN is the nonprofit corporation that manages the distribution of Internet number resources – IPv4, IPv6, and Autonomous System numbers – in its service region, which includes Canada, many Caribbean and North Atlantic islands, and the United States.

ARIN develops technical services to support the evolving needs of the Internet community. These services include DNSSEC, Resource Certification and RESTful provisioning.  In addition, ARIN facilitates the development of Internet number resource policy by the community and advances the Internet through informational outreach.  More information on ARIN and IPv6 adoption is available at

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