Issue No.004

Latest News from APAN

Look back on APAN55

Nepal Research and Education Network (NREN) hosted the 55th Asia Pacific Advanced Network Meeting (APAN55) in Kathmandu from March 13-17, 2023. The meeting was participated by more than 440 people (in person and online), from diverse sectors, including researchers, scientists, politicians, network professionals, telehealth practitioners, and specialists…

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The World's First Global Cyberspace Surveying and Mapping Report Released at APAN55

Cyberspace Surveying and mapping is an emerging discipline with the fast development of cyberspace, it helps people measure and understand cyberspace...

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APAN WG Highlights

APRP Working Group

The data explosion in Science and Technology drives the demand for high-capacity networks for accessing computers, storage, and collaboration; simultaneously, it brings many restrictions on the generation, transmission, and utilization of research data. In recent years, several institutes…

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Cloud Working Group

CloudWG was first held as a BoF at APAN38@Nantou in August 2014. Since then, 2-4 working group sessions have been held at each APAN meeting (although there were 7 sessions at APAN40 (2015 @Kuala Lumpur)). Kashiwazaki, the author of this manuscript, was pushed into the role of co-chair by Prof. Okamura of Kyushu University and has been involved with this WG since APAN42 (2016 @HongKong). ...

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APAN Member Highlights


Australia’s Academic and Research Network (AARNet) is the Australian representative for APAN. AARNet is a national research and education network – an NREN and a not-for-profit company owned by 38 Australian universities and CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency...

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The National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) and its predecessor, the Collaborative Research Laboratory (CRL), have cooperated and contributed to the activities of APAN since its establishment in 1997.
As the only public research institution in Japan that specializes in the field of information and communications technology...

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Dr. Franz de Leon of the DOST Advanced Science and Technology Institute (DOST-ASTI) represents the organization in APAN meetings and conferences since he took oath as Director of the Institute in 2021. In the time he has been with DOST-ASTI…

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5 Mins with Prof. Jianping Wu

Q1. Who are you, and where are you from? How did you get involved with the Internet?
My name is Jianping Wu. Looking back, my whole study and work life are actually closely "tied" to the Internet. I have experienced many challenges....

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Upcoming Event


Event Location: Sri Lanka
Activity Time: 21-25 August, 2023
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IETF 115

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Activity Time: 22-28 July, 2023
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