Internet Architecture Board

RFC2850

IAB Seeks Feedback on Candidates for IRTF Chair

The IAB recently requested nominations for IRTF Chair. Following the call for nominations, which ran from 29 October 2018 through through 10 December 2018, the IAB contacted each person that was nominated, asking them to accept or reject their nomination. At this point, six people have indicated a willingness to serve. They are: Stephen Farrell […]

Request for Feedback on Candidates for ICANN Technical Liaison Group

The IAB recently requested nominations to the ICANN Technical Liaison Group (TLG). We have a number of candidates, and we are soliciting comment from the community on these candidates. The following candidates have put their names forward: Fred Baker Warren Kumari Paul Wouters Please send your remarks in confidence about any or all candidates to […]

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Call for nominations: IETF appointment to the ISOC Board of Trustees

The Internet Society (ISOC) provides organizational and financial support for the IETF. As part of the arrangements between ISOC and the IETF, the IETF is called upon to name 4 Trustees to its Board (BoT), with staggered 3-year terms. This year, the IAB will select one person for a term beginning in mid-2019 and ending […]

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IAB report to the community for IETF 103

Dear colleagues, Here is the IAB report to the community about our activities, submitted so that you can prepare topics you might want to discuss during the upcoming open mic time. Of course, if you have issues you want to discuss by email, feel free to send your comments to architecture-discuss@iab.org (our public discussion list) […]

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Call for Nominations: IRTF Chair

As part of its oversight responsibility for the Internet Research Task Force (IRTF), the IAB is responsible for selecting the IRTF Chair. The current IRTF Chair, Allison Mankin, has indicated that she plans to step down from this position in March 2019. The IAB is currently soliciting nominations for the IRTF Chair, for a term […]

IAB Seeks Volunteers for Plenary Planning Program

The IAB Plenary Planning Program is expanding our membership and is soliciting volunteers. Our goal with this expansion is to be able to share the workload more broadly and to widen the areas of interest among our members. If you are interested in joining, please send email to execd@iab.org, by Friday, November 16, 2018. We […]

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Volunteer Needed for ICANN Technical Liaison Group

On behalf of the IETF, the IAB names two technical experts to the ICANN Technical Liaison Group (TLG). The ICANN Bylaws (Section 13.2) ask the IAB, ITU-T, ETSI, and W3C to each provide two technical experts. The technical experts are expected to be “familiar with the technical standards issues that are relevant to ICANN’s activities. […]

RFC 8477 on Report from the Internet of Things (IoT) Semantic Interoperability (IOTSI) Workshop 2016

The IAB has published RFC 8477: Report from the Internet of Things (IoT) Semantic Interoperability (IOTSI) Workshop 2016. Abstract: This document provides a summary of the “Workshop on Internet of Things (IoT) Semantic Interoperability (IOTSI)”, which took place in Santa Clara, California March 17-18, 2016. The main goal of the workshop was to foster a […]

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RFC 8462 on Report from the IAB Workshop on Managing Radio Networks in an Encrypted World (MaRNEW)

The IAB has published RFC 8462: Report from the IAB Workshop on Managing Radio Networks in an Encrypted World (MaRNEW). Abstract: The Internet Architecture Board (IAB) and GSM Association (GSMA) held a joint workshop on Managing Radio Networks in an Encrypted World (MaRNEW), on September 24-25, 2015. This workshop aimed to discuss solutions for bandwidth […]

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Observers at IAB Teleconferences

As noted in September, the IAB recently agreed to make its agendas public. After some further discussion on necessary logistics, the IAB has now also unanimously agreed to open its teleconferences to observers. Call-in details will be available with the posted agendas, found here: https://www.iab.org/wiki/index.php/Agenda The agenda will be posted 48 hours before the call […]

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