Monday, 23 May 14:00 - 15:30

Opening Plenary

Welcome to RIPE 72
  • Hans Petter Holen, RIPE Chair
  • Göran Marby, ICANN President and CEO
  • Benjamin Blangstrup, DKNOG
Interconnection in the Nordics
Lasse Jarlskov, TDC
State of African Peering
Andrew Owens, Teraco
Lightning Talks
  • Refugee Hotspot
    Shane Kerr

Monday, 23 May 16:00 - 17:30


What’s So Hard About DNSSEC?
Paul Ebersman, Comcast

The Naughty Port Project
Erik Bais, A2B Internet
Lightning Talks
  • Cryptech Update
    Phil Roberts
  • Invisibly Hijacking
    Lu Heng
  • Zombies
    Geoff Huston
  • DNS Issues Exist in the Wild
    Patrik Fälström


Tuesday, 24 May 09:00 - 10:30


Network Automation with Salt and NAPALM
Mircea Ulinic, CloudFlare

Data Driven Ops at Scale: Sensors, Telemetry and Analytics in Large Data Centre Networks
Hossein Lotfi, Google


IoT: What is the Problem?, or “How To Explain To Your Boss That IoT Won't Make the Company Rich....”
Shane Kerr, Beijing Internet Institute


Tuesday, 24 May 11:00 - 12:30


IPv6 @Comcast – Then, Now and Tomorrow
John Jason Brzozowski, Comcast

MLD Considered Harmful
Enno Rey, Enno Rey Netzwerke (ERNW)
Measuring Webpage Similarity from Dual-Stacked Hosts
Vaibhav Bajpai, Jacobs University Bremen, Germany

Tuesday, 24 May 14:00 - 15:30


IANA Stewardship Update
Chris Buckridge, External Relations Manager, RIPE NCC

A Happy Story of Inter-RIR Transfer of Legacy Blocks from ARIN to RIPE
Randy Bush, Internet Initiative Japan (IIJ)

Effect of Nationwide Censorship on Transit Traffic
Philippe Duke, NetAssist LLC


Tuesday, 24 May 16:00 - 17:30


Alternative Network Deployments
Andres Arcia-Moret, University of Cambridge


Informing Protocol Design Through Crowdsourcing
Anna Maria Mandalari, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

Lightning Talks
  • Measuring the Measurers: How is RIPE Atlas Used?
    Randy Bush, IIJ
  • A New Anycast DNS Measurement
    Dave Knight, Dyn
  • Preparing for a DDoS Attack
    Ronan Mullally, Akamai Technologies


Friday, 27 May 09:00 - 10:30

NRO / Regional Focus Session

NRO EC Update
Axel Pawlik, RIPE NCC Managing Director
NRO Statistics Report
Nikolas Pediaditis, RIPE NCC IP Resource Analyst
IANA Update
Naela Sarras, Manager IANA Functions, ICANN

Special session:

Bridging the RIPE Community
An interactive discussion of regional developments from across the RIPE community. The panel is comprised of community members involved in the regional events:
  • MENOG: Salam Yamout
  • ENOG: Sergey Myasoedov
  • South East Europe (SEE): Jan Žorž
  • Moderator: Jane Coffin, ISOC
The discussion will include the following topics:
  • The challenges unique to each region
  • The perspectives of operators in these communities
  • How MENOG, ENOG and SEE relate to RIPE

Friday, 27 May 11:00 - 12:30

Closing Plenary


Desperately Seeking Default
Geoff Huston, Chief Scientist, APNIC

Lightning Talks
  • Introducing the RIPE Forum
    Marco Schmidt, RIPE NCC and Mihnea-Costin Grigore, RIPE NCC
  • There is Gold in this Stream
    Daniel Karrenberg, RIPE NCC
  • IPv6-Only Has Never Been So Easy
    Jen Linkova, Google
RIPE NCC Technical Report
Sjoerd Oostdijck, RIPE NCC
Closing Remarks
Hans Petter Holen, RIPE Chair