Wednesday Evening - Presentation and Social Event
- Wednesday 5th May at 17.45
- DeTeSat Deutsche Telekom Gesellschaft fur Satellitenkommunikation would like to invite all participants of the RIPE 33 Meeting to the presentation "How can ISP-Infrastruture be extended and optimised by using satellite technology?".
- The speakers Friedemann Kuhnt and Jack van der Heijden are both IP specialists. The presentation will be held after the RIPE working group sessions on Wednesday, 5th May 1999, 17:45 h in the Maria-Theresie n-Saal in Palais Auersperg. Please take the opportunity to join them for their presentation followed by a small reception with drinks and snacks.
Newcomers introduction talk
- Tuesday 4 May at 16.00 - 17.00
- This newcomers introduction talk is meant for meeting participants who have not previously attended a RIPE meeting. Please indicate your interest in this session on the meeting application form.
- Tuesday, 4 May at 17:00
- All attendees that have registered at the venue meeting desk are welcome to attend the Opening Reception.
- Thursday, 6 May 19:00
- A typical Viennese evening awaits at one of the city's small and intimate "Heuriger" or wine taverns. Guests travel aboard old-timer streetcars with music, wine and pretzels. The fun really starts when you arrive: enormous plates with local specialities and wine are served and music is performed by an original Viennese Schrammel orchestra. The evening literally flies by with food, drink, singing and - perhaps - even dancing.
The cost was EUR 55 per person.
- Tuesday, 4 May 11.00 until 17.00
- The RIPE NCC organised an in-depth tutorial on the new Routing Policy Specification Language (RPSL). The tutorial was free and open to all RIPE Meeting attendees.
- The tutorial provided an introduction to RPSL, explaining how to register and query routing policy objects. RPSL is gradually being deployed in the Internet Routing Registry (IRR). It replaced ripe-181, the current IRR routing policy specification language. RPSL provides substantial extensions to ripe-181, making it possible to specify a much richer set of routing policies.
- Attendees were required to understand basic BGP operations, but need not be familiar with the IRR.
- Tuesday, 4 May 10.00 - 17.00
- IPv6, the next generation IP protocol, is designed to improve scalability, security, ease-of-configuration, and network management. The tutorial will give a brief overview of IPv6 protocol including address architecture, autoconfiguration and management (DNS, routing). We will also discuss the transition mechanisms which have been