OARC 27 Agenda

… now published

OARC 27 is just over 4 weeks away! This will be our first workshop in San Jose, California; and we have a jam packed Workshop programme with time devoted to specific tracks — DNSSEC, Operations, Protocol and Implementations

All of this is followed by a Members’ only track, including the AGM, as the final session during the afternoon of Day 2.

OARC 27 takes place in San Jose, California, USA on Friday 29th and Saturday 30th September 2017, before the NANOG Hackathon (October 1st), NANOG 71 (October 2nd — 4th) and ARIN 40 (October 5th — 6th).


The scheduled Agenda has now been published, and the OARC 27 website gives you further details including the list of speakers and a précis of each of the presentations.

Day 1 starts at 08:30 PDT where delegates can pick up their pre-printed delegate badge. The session begins at 09:30 PDT and ends approximately 18:00 PDT.

The Day includes a couple of coffee breaks for networking opportunities and lunch. The Day 2 sessions start at 09:00 PDT and last until approximately 15:00 PDT (with a coffee break and lunch in between) after which the members’ only and AGM session commences approximately 15:30 PDT.

Annual General Meeting

All OARC Member formal business and updates will take place during the afternoon session on Day 2— Saturday 30 September.

Nominations for the three OARC Board seats are still open (until 23:59 PDT om September 5th) for the elections at this year’s AGM.

Candidates’ Election Platforms are being published as and when they are received.

In addition there are a couple of Special Resolutions to be voted on.

If you wish to participate in the AGM but cannot be there in person, proxy voting is strongly encouraged and will be available if arranged prior to the meeting. We do not plan to webcast the AGM proceedings.

Please contact Sue on admin@dns-oarc.net if you have questions
about your membership status or voting rights.

If you plan to attend the AGM in person and have not yet registered for the meeting, please do so ASAP via the OARC 27 website.


We hope you’ll all be able to join us on September 29th and 30th. You may register via the OARC 27 website!

Early Bird registration runs until September 14th during which time, Registration is free for members, sponsors get a number of free registration passes and non-members are subject to a registration fee of US$150. An additional late registration fee applies to all after the Early Bird registration period.


If you haven’t found a hotel yet, you’re cutting it close. There are still some rooms available at the venue hotel — the Fairmont San Jose — with an earliest check-in date of September 27th, with rates as low as US$249 + taxes and fees. The discount is only available until September 14th. If you require accommodation, book now via the Accommodation link on the OARC 27 website.


A big thank you to Verisign, Comcast and ThousandEyes for being our sponsors this time around.

We are still offering sponsorship opportunities, so if your organisation is interested in sponsoring OARC 27, please email sponsor@dns-oarc.net

We are also planning on having a social event during the evening of Friday September 29th — however this is dependent on us receiving sponsorship funds specifically for this.

If you are interested in these, please email sponsor@dns-oarc.net


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