Welcome to the UK IPv6 Council

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The UK IPv6 Council is a non-profit technology user group focused on promoting and sharing best practices on IPv6 deployment and adoption in the United Kingdom.

Next event

We are holding a partnership event with Cisco and BT in London on 23rd January. For more details see the event page.

Our next Council event will be a roundtable meeting, in April, at Facebook’s offices in London. More details to follow soon.

4th Annual UK IPv6 Council Meeting

The UK IPv6 Council’s 4th Annual Meeting, held on December 5th, 2017 at BT Centre, London, attracted over 100 attendees.

You can now view slide decks, photos and videos from the meeting, which included speakers from BT, EE, Facebook, Cisco and a variety of other expert sources.

The meeting venue was kindly provided by BT.

UK IPv6 Council Security Workshop

Our free IPv6 Security workshop, held on Wednesday 12th July at BT Centre, London, drew over 120 attendees.

The slide decks and videos from the event are now available here.

Our thanks to BT for providing the venue and refreshments.

The Council’s vision

The UK IPv6 Council was established on April 4th, 2014, as a local chapter of the IPv6 Forum.

Our vision and strategy is to:

  • Create an environment for┬átechnical and business people from all industries/public sector/SP/academia that enables sharing of information, business cases/drivers and experience with IPv6 deployments (in all IT areas that are touched by IP).
  • Enable dialog and create a community. Develop a sense of togetherness and an environment to share knowledge.
  • Work with other organisations in UK and abroad, to make UK IPv6 activities visible in the UK and at an international level.
  • Change the perception of the UK as an “IPv6-negative country“.

We are addressing our vision through holding free events and meetings to facilitate knowledge sharing, and promoting examples of IPv6 best practices.