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CALL FOR CANDIDATES TO HOST LACNIC 27 - 2015

CALL FOR CANDIDATES TO HOST LACNIC 27 - 2015

LACNIC calls for organizations in the region that are interested in hosting its meeting for the year 2017. The meeting will be held for 5 days during the week from May 1 to 5 (or 8 to 12) in a city in the LAC region within the area served by LACNIC. (For a list of countries, visit:

http://www.lacnic.net/en/web/lacnic/area-de-cobertura

The local organizer interested in hosting this meeting must meet certain conditions and requirements to be detailed later.

Description of the event

The LACNIC meeting hosts various events among which are: the LACNIC´s Annual Member Assembly, the Public Policy Forum (PPF), tutorials and training workshops, the Latin American IPv6 Forum (Flip-6), the Regional Interconnection Forum (FIR), and the Network Security Forum (LACSEC). In addition, CSIRTs Working Group, and the LACNIC´s Board meeting take place.

Concurrently, other important regional organizations that contribute to the development and stability of the Internet in the region as LACTLD (ccTLD operators association) and LAC-IX (IXP operators) held their own meetings and annual meetings.

General Sessions and panel discussions of common interest to all organizations are also carried out. All this makes the LACNIC event the most important meeting for Internet organizations in the region of Latin America and the Caribbean.

Proposals to host this meetings will be received and assessed by LACNIC's staff and approved by the Board of Directors. In evaluation of proposals are taken into account several factors. Special attention shall be given to the following:

  • Compliance with the infrastructure requirements specified in the call

  • Costs

  • Location of the proposed hotel or convention centre

  • Network infrastructure (bandwidth)

  • Local counterpart support.

Organizations interested in sending proposals to host this meeting should send an email to: meeting@lacnic.net

including the following information:

  • Organization´s Name

  • Country and city where it is proposed to hold the event

  • Name and title of the contact person

  • Contact email

  • Contact telephone

  • A general proposal to host the event

  • Local host´s financial contribution for funding of the event


For more information and detailed requirements, please contact Adriana Rivero: adriana@lacnic.net or call +5982 604 2222 extension 4203.

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