Welcome to the UK IPv6 Council

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.

Upcoming events:

8th UK IPv6 Council Annual Meeting (virtual) – December 2021

The Council will be holding its 2021 Annual Meeting on the afternoon of Tuesday 7th December 2021.  Due to the current circumstances with Covid-19, it will be an online-only meeting via Zoom.

For further details including the agenda and registration for the event, please see the  2021 Annual Meeting page.  The meeting will start at 1pm and end at around 5.30pm.


Past events:

Past event: Spring 2021 Roundtable Meeting (virtual)

The Spring roundtable was held on 16th June, online via Zoom. Event materials can be found here.

Past event: UK IPv6 Council Annual Meeting 2020

The Council held its 7th Annual Meeting on Thursday 17th December 2020, as an online-only meeting via Zoom. Event materials and recordings can be found here.

Past event: UK IPv6 Council Annual Meeting 2019

The UK IPv6 Council held its Annual Meeting at the Facebook offices in London on 12th December 2019.  Presentations from the event are available here.

Past event: IPv6 Cloud Workshop

The Council held a workshop to share the latest news and experiences of deploying and using cloud services with IPv6. The event was kindly hosted by Imperial College London on 3rd September 2019.

Past event: UK IPv6 Council Annual Meeting 2018

The 5th IPv6 Council Annual Meeting was held at BT Centre, and featured updates from ISPs on their deployments, a new batch of Jim Bound awards (for organisations reaching 20% IPv6 traffic), and something of a focus on enterprise IPv6 deployment.

Past event: IPv6 Transition Technologies Workshop

This event, focusing on discussion of IPv6 transition strategies, scenarios and tools, was kindly hosted by Imperial College London on 25th September 2018. The talks featured many operators presenting their views and experiences on a wide range of transition mechanisms.

Blog: The 6th Anniversary of the World IPv6 Launch

It is hard to believe that over six years have passed since the World IPv6 Launch on 6th June 2012. In order to help our community celebrate this important anniversary, we published a blog post reflecting on six years of IPv6 in the UK.

Past event: Joint IPv6 Networking Event with BT and Cisco

We held a partnership event with Cisco and BT in London in January, with a focus on enterprise networking. The event, organised by Steve Youell of JP Morgan, included discussion of a range of business drivers and scenarios.

Past event: 4th Annual UK IPv6 Council Meeting

The UK IPv6 Council’s 4th Annual Meeting held in December 2017 attracted over 100 attendees. The event included speakers from BT, EE, Facebook, Cisco and a variety of other expert sources. The meeting venue was kindly provided by BT.

Past event: UK IPv6 Council Security Workshop

Our free IPv6 Security workshop, held in July 2017 at BT Centre, London, drew over 120 attendees. Speakers included BT and the NCSC, as well as Fernando Gont, David Holder, and many more.