Next event:

The UK IPv6 Council will be holding its 2021 Annual meeting on the afternoon of Tuesday 7th December, from 2.00pm to 5.30pm, online via Zoom.

If you are interested in presenting, please contact us at  An agenda will be published soon.

Past events:

9th UK IPv6 Council roundtable – June 2021, online

The Council held a virtual roundtable on the afternoon of Wednesday 16th June.

The theme was home and consumer IoT and networking.

Presentations can be found on the event page.

7th UK IPv6 Council Annual Meeting – December 2020, online

The Council held its 2020 Annual Meeting on Thursday 17th December 2020, as an online-only meeting via Zoom.

Presentation materials and videos of the talks can be found on the event page.

8th UK IPv6 Council roundtable – October 2020, online

The Council held a roundtable meeting on Tuesday 27th October,  as an online-only meeting via Zoom, jointly with the Belgian IPv6 Council.

The event page can be found here.

7th UK IPv6 Council roundtable – April 2020, online

The UK IPv6 Council hosted its seventh round-table event online on 28th April 2020.

Slides and material from the event can be found here.

6th UK IPv6 Council Annual Meeting – December 2019, London

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.

IPv6 and Cloud workshop – September 2019, Imperial College London

The Council held a workshop to share the latest news and experiences of deploying and using cloud services with IPv6.  Slide materials can be found here.

6th UK IPv6 Council roundtable – April 2019, Jisc, London

The UK IPv6 Council hosted its sixth round-table event at Jisc’s offices in Manchester. The meeting reviewed UK ISP updates and then discussed two topics with our guest speaker, Jan Zorz, about the RIPE-690 document offering guidance on IPv6 prefix assignments for end-users – persistent vs non-persistent, and what size of prefix to choose (see, and on the reaction of Stateless Address Autoconfiguration (SLAAC) to renumbering events (see the IETF draft

5th Annual IPv6 Council Meeting – December 2018, BT Centre

Materials from the event are available here. Once again, our thanks go out to BT for hosting the meeting.

IPv6 Transition Technologies Workshop – September 2018, Imperial College, London

This event, focusing on discussion of IPv6 transition strategies, scenarios and tools, was kindly hosted by Imperial College London on 25th September. Operators presented their views and experiences on a wide range of transition mechanisms. Slides from the event are available here.

UK IPv6 Council Roundtable – April 2018, Facebook, London

A roundtable meeting took place at Facebook’s offices in London on Wednesday 25th April 2018.

Joint BT-Cisco IPv6 Council meeting – January 2018, London

We held a partnership event with Cisco and BT on the subject of enterprise networking. For more details and slide decks from the meeting see the event page.

4th Annual UK IPv6 Council Meeting – December 2017, BT Centre, London

The UK IPv6 Council’s 4th Annual Meeting, hosted kindly by BT, 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.

UK IPv6 Council Security Workshop – July 2017, IET, London

Our free IPv6 Security workshop, held at BT Centre, London, drew over 120 attendees. The slide decks and videos from the event are now available here.

UK IPv6 Council 3rd Annual Meeting – October 2016, IET, London

The meeting included speakers from Cisco, Sky, BT, EE, Imperial College, LinkedIn, Facebook and the Internet Society. Slides, photos and videos are available here.

5th UK IPv6 Council roundtable – June 2016, Microsoft, London

The UK IPv6 Council hosted its fifth round-table event at Microsoft’s offices in London. The agenda included updates about IPv6 deployments by UK ISPs (Sky UK, Virgin Media), Sky’s IPv6 completion, and IPv6 for Smart Cities. Slides are available here.

IPv6 Applications Workshop – June 2016, London

At this event we held presentations and discussion on why IPv6 is important and how it could give your mobile applications a real-world performance boost; technical tips and tricks for using IPv6 with the Apple iOS API’s as well as with C/Java/Python/PHP; IPv6 for environmental sensor networks, through 6LoWPAN technology; and the Microsoft perspective on IPv6 for the XBox One. Slides are available here.

4th UK IPv6 Council Roundtable– April 2016, London

The UK IPv6 Council hosted its Spring round-table event in Central London. This was the first event of 2016 and, as always, the agenda which was fairly fluid but evolved into a more topic focused afternoon, including updates about IPv6 deployments by UK ISPs (Sky UK, Virgin Media); the University of Reading IPv6 deployment in their new campus in Malaysia; experience with DNS Behaviour of Dual-stacked Hosts, and other topics. A recording of the Microsoft Xbox presentation can be found here. Slides from the event can be found here.

3rd UK IPv6 Council Roundtable – December 2015, London

This was the last event of 2015, but with plenty of mince pies to fuel the discussion! Topics covered included DC virtualisation, containers and how IPv6 is involved; the year in review, looking back over 2015 at IPv6 related activities in the UK; and a discussion of the Council’s focus for 2016. Slides from the event can be found here.

2nd Annual UK IPv6 Council Meeting – September 2015, UCL, London

After almost a year, the UK IPv6 Council invited our members for another day-long event hosted by UCL in Euston Square, London. The agenda included many interesting talks about the current status of IPv6 deployments in the UK, updates by the largest UK ISPs, and this time with more focus on enterprise IPv6 deployment. Slides are available here.

2nd UK IPv6 Council Roundtable – June 2015, London

Our second roundtable discussion focused on discussion of the UK Government’s support – or lack of support – for IPv6 deployment.

UK IPv6 Council Roundtable – April 2015, London

The UK IPv6 Council held its first open roundtable discussion in Spring 2015. The focus was be on sharing our own IPv6 deployment experiences and also discussing future activities that the Council could potentially start. The aim was to provide time and space for many discussions, building contacts and sharing knowledge.

IPv6 Council Meeting – October 2014, London

Our first in-person IPv6 Council meeting drew a good attendance. Slides are available here.

Discussion: Business Case for IPv6 – September 2014, Online

Our first online discussion / webinar focused on the business case for IPv6 in different organisations. The agenda included a round-table discussion with the UK IPv6 Council board members with a focus on business/technical drivers for deploying IPv6 in their respective organisations. The recording of this webinar is posted on our LinkedIn Group page.