IPv6 Transition Workshop, Sep 2018

The Council held an afternoon workshop on IPv6 transition technologies in the Huxley Building at Imperial College London on 25 September 2018. The event was attended by over 30 people, and featured a lot of good discussion during and after the meeting.

Our thanks to Imperial for providing the venue and refreshments.

Materials are available below:

Historical view of IPv6 Transition / Integration / Co-Existence – Tim Chown, Jisc – slides (PDF)

Overview of IPv6 Transition Technologies – Veronika McKillop, Microsoft – slides (PDF)

Dual-stack in enterprise networks – David Stockdale, Imperial – slides (PDF)

NAT64 in enterprise deployments – Veronika McKillop, Microsoft – slides (PDF)

464XLAT for Mobile Operators – Nick Heatley, EE – slides (PDF)

MAPping of Address and Port Overview – Richard Patterson, Sky – slides (PDF)

DS-Lite Implementation, Key Considerations – Loba Olopade, Virgin – slides (PDF)

IPv4-as-a-Service – Sander Steffan, Retevia – slides (PDF)


Cisco & BT – UK IPv6 Council Event

The UK IPv6 Council held a partnership event with Cisco and BT on 23rd January in London.

The aim of the event was to further raise awareness of IPv6 with the wider enterprise community and to hear from industry leaders and peers on the status of IPv6 deployments.

The meeting was held at De Vere Holborn Bars on the north-side of Holborn, next to Chancery Lane underground station and close to Covent Garden.

For more details of the event, please see https://ipv6event.co.uk/.


The following slide decks are available from the meeting:

IPv6 Council Status update (Veronika McKillop, UK IPv6 Council) [slides]

IPv6 for Enterprise (Nick Heatley, BT) [slides]

JP Morgan IPv6 Business Case (Steve Youell, JP Morgan) [slides]

Microsoft Journey to IPv6 (Veronika McKillop, Microsoft) [slides]

IPv6 Security Fundamentals (David Holder, Erion) [slides]

IPv6 Enterprise Survey (Steve Youell, JP Morgan) [slides]

IPv6 Council Annual Meeting, Dec 2017

The UK IPv6 Council held its Annual Meeting on 5 December, 2017.

BT kindly hosted us at the BT Centre in London, and provided excellent refreshments. Over 100 people attended the meeting.

The agenda covered a broad spectrum of topics and speakers:

09:30 – 10:00 – Arrivals and registration (tea and coffee)

10:00 – 10:15 – Welcome and UK IPv6 Council Status update (Veronika McKillop, President of UK IPv6 Council) [slides] [video]

10:15 – 11:15 – UK ISP and Content Provider Updates

BT and EE (Neil McRae, Nick Heatley) [slides], Andrews and Arnold (Adrian Kennard) [slides], and the BBC (Andrew Hutson, Craig Taylor) [slides] [combined video]

11:15 – 11:25 – Jim Bound Awards [slides] [video]

11:25 – 11:45 – The Importance of IPv6 for 5G (Prof Mischa Dohler, King’s College London) [slides] [video]

11:45 – 12:30 – Better IPv6 Operational Outcomes through Network Design (Ed Horley, Groupware Technology) [slides] [video]

12:30 – 13:30 – Lunch

13:30 – 14:15 – IPv6 @ FB: From the NIC to the Edge (Mikel Jimenez, Facebook) [slides] [video]

14:15 – 14:45 – IPv6 Multihoming from the IETF perspective (Eric Vyncke, Cisco) [slides] [video]

14:45 – 15:15 – IPv6 Deployment at Cosmote Greece (Georgios Manousakis, Cosmote) [slides] [video]

15:15 – 15:45 – Tea and coffee break

15:45 – 16:15 – Why is IPv6 Security so hard? (Enno Rey, ERNW) [slides] [video]

16:15 – 16:30 – Experience from delivering IPv6 training courses and the usual “blockers” of IPv6 deployment (Dr. David Holder, Erion)

16:30 – 17:00 – Discussion with the audience about challenges to deploying IPv6 in small business and enterprises environments (Dr. David Holder, Veronika McKillop) [slides] [video]

17:00 – 17:15 – Closing

 

IPv6 Security Workshop, Jul 2017

Our IPv6 Security workshop was held on Wednesday 12th July 2017.

BT kindly offered their BT Centre venue in London for the workshop, and provided refreshments. Over 120 people attended, enjoying the presentations, networking opportunities and vibrant discussion.

Welcome

Agenda

10:00 – 10:30 – Arrivals and Registrations

Morning session – Setting the scene

10:30 – 10:40 – Opening session [video]

10:40 – 11:00 – Keynote (Dave Harcourt, Chief Security Advisor, BT) – [slides] [video]

11:00 – 11:30 – Keynote: Practical Security Architecture Design (Chief Security Architect, NCSC) – [slides]

11:30 – 12:30 – IPv6 Security Fundamentals (Dr. David Holder, Erion) – [slides] [video]

12:30 – 13:30 – Lunch break

Afternoon session 1 – IPv6 security in practice

13:30 – 14:45 – Practical IPv6 Security tools (Fernando Gont, SI6 Networks) – [slides] [video part 1]

14:45 – 15:00 – IETF IPv6 Security update (Tim Chown, Jisc; Fernando Gont, SI6 Networks) – [slides] [video part 2]

15:00 – 15:30 – Afternoon break

Afternoon session 2 – Lessons learned

15:30 – 15:50 – Stories from the end of thousands of IRC IPv6 connections (Russ Garrett, IRCCloud) – [slides] [video]

15:50 – 16:10 – The routing challenges of IPv6 DoS mitigation (David Freedman, Claranet) – [slides] [video]

16:10 – 16:30 – IPv6 first hop security in cloud environments (David Freedman, Claranet) – [slides] [video]

16:30 – 17:00 – Q&A discussion [video]

17:00 – Close

Neil McRae

David Holder

Fernando Gont

David Freedman

Panel

IPv6 Council Annual Meeting, Oct 2016

The 3rd UK IPv6 Council Annual Conference was held at the IET in London on 31st October, 2016. The event was attended by around 100 people, from industry and academia.

The agenda and slide deck PDFs follow, with some photos below.

Audience

10:00 – IPv6 Status update – Veronika McKillop [slides] [video]

10:20 – BT Update – Neil McRae [slides] [video]

10:40 – EE Update – Nick Heatley [slides] [video]

11:00 – Sky Update – Ian Dickinson [slides] [video]

11:20 – Containers, virtualisation, and IPv6 – Steve Youell (JP Morgan) [slides] [video]

11:45 – BBC IPv6 Update – Craig Taylor/Anthony Turner (BBC) [no slides] [video]

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch, sponsored by Axians

13:00 – IPv6 Centric Networking – Mark Townsley (Cisco) [slides] [video]

13:30 – Imperial College of London IPv6 deployment – Phil Mayers (Imperial College) [slides] [video]

14:00 – LinkedIn IPv6 deployment – Zaid Ali (LinkedIn) [slides] [video]

14:30 – Dual Stacking Broadband Subscribers, Lessons Learned – Richard Patterson (Sky) [slides] [video]

15:00 – 15:30 Break

15:30 – IPv6-only at Microsoft – Marcus Keane (Microsoft) [slides] [video]

16:00 – Moving the Network with Measurements – Mat Ford (ISOC) [slides] [video]

16:30 – Discussion and close

Veronika McKillop opens the meeting.
Veronika McKillop opens the meeting.
Neil McRae talking about BT's IPv6 deployment.
Neil McRae talking about BT’s IPv6 deployment.
Nick Heatley explains IPv6 support on EE's mobile service.
Nick Heatley explains IPv6 support on EE’s mobile service.
Ian Dickinson shows the growth in IPv6-enabled subscribers, now at 95% enabled.
Ian Dickinson shows the growth in IPv6-enabled subscribers.
Mark Townsley explains IPv6 Centric Networking principles.
Mark Townsley explains IPv6 Centric Networking principles.
Zaid Ali explains the importance of IPv6 to LinkedIn.
Zaid Ali explains the importance of IPv6 to LinkedIn.
Richard Patterson talks on Sky's IPv6 deployment experiences.
Richard Patterson talks on Sky’s IPv6 deployment experiences.
Mat Ford describes ISOC's role in IPv6 deployment measurement.
Mat Ford describes ISOC’s role in IPv6 deployment measurement.

Our thanks to the IET.tv team for the video recordings.

We also thank our sponsors for this event: Cisco, Axians and the IET.

IPv6 Council Roundtable, Jun 2016

The Fifth UK IPv6 Council roundtable meeting was held at Microsoft’s offices in London on 30th June 2016. The event was attended by a mixture of people from commercial, industry and academic companies and organisations.

Slides (PDF) are available as listed below.

Agenda – Veronika McKillop, UK IPv6 Council [slides]

Sky IPv6 Completion – Ian Dickinson, Sky UK [slides]

IPv6 and Smart Cities – Joaquin Cabezas, Adevice [slides]

You can register to attend our roundtable meetings by watching for event announcements here or via our LinkedIn page.

IPv6 Council Applications Workshop

The UK IPv6 Council held an applications workshop at Rise London on 2nd June 2016. The event was attended by application developers from commercial, industry and academic companies and organisations.

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Slides (PDF) are available as listed below.

Why IPv6 and Applications Now? – Veronika McKillop, UK IPv6 Council [slides] [video]

IPv6-Centric Application Development – Andrew Yourtchenko, Cisco [slides] [video part 1] [video part 2]

6LoWPAN in IPv6 environmental sensor networks – Kirk Martinez, University of Southampton [slides] [video]

IPv6 on XBox One – Darrin Veit,
XBoX Product Manager [slides] [video]

Our thanks to IET TV for producing the videos.

You can register to attend our events by watching for event announcements here or via our LinkedIn page.

IPv6 Council Roundtable, Apr 2016

The Fourth UK IPv6 Council roundtable meeting was held at the IET in London on 20th April 2016. The event was attended by a mixture of people from commercial, industry and academic companies and organisations.

Slides (PDF) are available as listed below.

Agenda – Veronika McKillop, UK IPv6 Council [slides]

Sky IPv6 Update – Ian Dickinson, Sky UK [slides]

Greenfield IPv6: University of Reading Malaysia Campus – Andy Gatward [slides]

Dual-stack IPv6 Recursive DNS Behaviour – Richard Patterson, Sky UK [slides]

IPv6 on XBox One – Darrin Veit, XBoX Product Manager [slides]

You can register to attend our roundtable meetings by watching for event announcements here or via our LinkedIn page.

IPv6 Council Roundtable, Nov 2015

The Third UK IPv6 Council roundtable meeting was held in London on 30th November 2015. The event was attended by a mixture of people from commercial, industry and academic companies and organisations.

Slides (PDF) are available as listed below.

IPv6 Host and Application Considerations – Ed Horley [slides]

Containers and IPv6 – Stephen Youell [slides]

You can register to attend our roundtable meetings by watching for event announcements here or via our LinkedIn page.

IPv6 Council Meeting, Sep 2015

UK IPv6 Council Meeting 2015

The second public UK IPv6 Council meeting was held at UCL on 23rd September 2015. The event was attended by over 50 people from a mixture of commercial, industry and academic companies and organisations.

Slides (PDF) are available for most talks, as listed below. Video recordings were produced courtesy of IET TV.

ISP updates

IPv6 Status in the UK – Veronika McKillop, UK IPv6 Council co-chair [slides]

Sky IPv6 Launch – Ian Dickinson, Sky UK [slides] [video]

BT IPv6 Update – no slides available [video]

IPv6 in the EE Network – Balbir Singh, EE [slides] [video]

Virgin IPv6 Update – no slides used [video]

Guest speakers

IPv6 Global Status – Silvia Hagen, Chair, Swiss IPv6 Council [slides] [video]

IPv6 in the Internet of Things – Prof Peter Kirstein, UCL [slides] [video]

Post-lunch Session

Sky IPv6 – Project Management – Alex Chalfont, Sky UK [slides] [video]

Experience with IPv6 Customers – Andrew Chat, exponential-e [slides] [video]

Microsoft IT’s IPv6 Killer App – IPv4 Address Depletion – Marcus Keane, Microsoft [slides] [video]

Political Dimension of IPv6 Deployment – Phil Virgo – no slides used [video]

Cisco IPv6 Lab – Steve Simlo, Cisco [slides]