Asia Pacific Regional Internet Conference on Operational Technologies

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What is APRICOT?

APRICOT is the Internet Network Operators Summit for the Asia Pacific region. It is supported by the Asia Pacific Internet Association which provides APRICOT's corporate support, and overseen by the APRICOT Board.


APRICOT's 2019 AGM will be held at 17:00 on Sunday 24th February 2018 in Room 107/8 of the Daejeon Convention Centre, Daejeon, Republic of Korea.


APRICOT 2019 will be held in Daejeon, Korea, from 18th to 28th February 2019. The Workshops will run from 18th to 22nd February, and the Conference will run from 25th to 28th February. KISTI, the Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information, will be our host, supported by the City of Daejeon.

We are delighted to inform APRICOT2019 delegates that the 47th APAN conference will be held the week before the APRICOT Conference week, from 18th to 22nd February. We hope that the conferences being held back to back will provide good opportunities for the Research & Education Networking community and the wider Internet operations community to enjoy each other's events.


The dates for future APRICOTs are tentatively:

APRICOT 2020February 17 - 27 Oceania
APRICOT 2021February 15 - 25 South East Asia
APRICOT 2022February 21 - March 3 South Asia
APRICOT 2023February 20 - March 2 East Asia
APRICOT 2024February 19 - 29 Oceania
APRICOT 2025February 17 - 27 South East Asia

Internet Events

All the global internet conferences, meetings and workshops that we are aware of are listed on the Event Organisers Calendar. Anyone who knows of an Internet event which is not listed on that calendar is invited to either contact the APRICOT Secretariat or create the event on the calendar themselves.

Previous APRICOTs

APRICOT Partnerships

Enquiries and Sponsorship

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For more information about the APRICOT conference, or if you are interested in partnering with us to host an APRICOT conference, or if you are interested in sponsoring an APRICOT conference, please send e-mail to our Secretariat at secretariat at or complete our online contact us form.

Abha Ahuja Bursary Award

Since 2008, the generosity of an anonymous donor and Verisign with the administration of the Internet Society, have created and agreed to administer a bursary for persons from developing economies to participate in a regional operators meeting.

The Abha Ahuja Bursary targets individuals from Africa, Asia, and Oceania who are actively involved in Internet development, in any of the following roles:

For more information about the Abha Ahuja Bursary Award and about how to apply, please consult the Abha Ahuja Bursary Award website.

Operations & Secretariat

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