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Representing Asia Pacific's largest international Internet conference, Asia Pacific Regional Internet Conference on Operational Technologies (APRICOT) draws many of the world's best Internet engineers, operators, researchers, service providers, users and policy communities from over 50 countries to teach, present, and do their own human networking.

The ten-day summit consists of seminars, workshops, tutorials, conference sessions, birds-of-a-feather (BOFs), and other forums with the goal of spreading and sharing the knowledge required to operate the Internet within the Asia Pacific region.

APRICOT is a valuable opportunity for participants and sponsors to hear and contribute to discussions concerning current and developing Internet networking technologies and trends.


The Asia Pacific Network Operators Group (APNOG) is a non-profit industry association whose aim is to promote the development and improvement of knowledge, skills, and collaboration within the Internet technical operations community in the Asia Pacific region. APNOG operates its annual Internet summit, the Asia Pacific Regional Internet Conference on Operational Technologies Summit (APRICOT Summit). APNOG was established by the Asia Pacific Internet Association in 2019 to operate the annual APRICOT Summit.

APNIC (Asia Pacific Network Information Centre) is an open, membership-based, not-for-profit service organization. It is the Regional Internet Registry (RIR) for the Asia Pacific region, responsible for the management and distribution of Internet number resources (IP addresses and AS numbers). These are required for the stable and reliable operation of the global Internet.

APNIC is also actively involved in the development of Internet infrastructure throughout the region. This includes providing training and education services, supporting technical activities such as root server deployments, and collaborating with other regional and international organizations.


The Internet Association of Australia Inc (IAA) is a member-based association working for the benefit of the Internet and the people who build and operate it.

  • Founded in 1995, the IAA supports its members by providing technical services including peering through its IX Australia network, the largest non-profit, carrier-neutral Internet Exchange in Australia.
  • IAA also works to provide industry events, policy advice and professional development opportunities for its members.
  • IAA is committed to the development and growth of the Internet industry both within Australia and internationally.