APRICOT's mission is to develop
and advance the skills and understanding necessary to grow a robust
Internet infrastructure in the Asia Pacific region.
is about bringing the world's top Internet experts together
with those who can benefit most from this knowledge.
are the key builders of Asia's Internet. These are individuals who
directly impact the operational deployment and stability of Internet
Protocol (IP)-based networks and services.
One fundamental principle of
has been its vendor-neutral objectiveness that provides
for informed opinion. It creates a neutral educational forum that
provides for frank discussions on the skills, policies and technologies
that are critical for the smooth operation of the Internet network
and services infrastructure both regionally and internationally.
provides its sponsors the chance to participate in a quality, content-rich
event with excellent opportunities to target their products and
services at the decision-makers in the Asia Pacific Internet community.
This event has a one-year technology horizon. This means that
is involved with the latest technologies in cyberspace
today, or those that are likely to emerge within the next 12 months.
is only organised once a year, special attention is given to the
creation of affinity groups that foster mutual support throughout
the year. During the year, these affinity groups play a key role
as a source of knowledge and experience.