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. The Asia Pacific Network Operators Group is the non-profit organisation created by APIA to provide APRICOT's corporate support, and overseen by the APNOG Board.


APRICOT's 2019 AGM was held at 17:00 on Sunday 24th February 2018 in Room 107/8 of the Daejeon Convention Centre, Daejeon, Republic of Korea. The draft minutes are now available.


APRICOT 2020 will be held at the Crown Promenade in Melbourne, Australia, from 12th to 21st February 2020.

The APRICOT technical training workshops will run from Wednesday 12th to Sunday 16th February, and the APRICOT conference itself will run from Tuesday 18th to Friday 21st February 2020.

APRICOT 2020 will see us celebrating our 25th anniversary - participants should expect this to be an extra special event, and are recommended to book their participation once the final details are published.


The dates for future APRICOTs are tentatively:

APRICOT 2021February 22 - March 4 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
APRICOT 2026February 16 - 26 South 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

APRICOT Privacy Statement

All conference delegates are requested to review APRICOT's Privacy Statement.


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