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RFC 8980 on Report from the IAB Workshop on Design Expectations vs. Deployment Reality in Protocol Development

The IAB has published RFC 8980: Report from the IAB Workshop on Design Expectations vs. Deployment Reality in Protocol Development. Abstract: The Design Expectations vs. Deployment Reality in Protocol Development Workshop was convened by the Internet Architecture Board (IAB) in June 2019. This report summarizes the workshop’s significant points of discussion and identifies topics that […]

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IAB 2021-2022 Appointments Announced by NomCom

On 15 January 2021, the NomCom the announced the selection of the IAB slate whose terms will start at IETF 110 in March 2020. The selected candidates for the IAB are: Jari Arkko (Ericsson) (incumbent) Wes Hardaker (USC’s Information Sciences Institute) (incumbent) David Schinazi (Google) Deborah Brungard (AT&T) Zhenbin (Robin) Li (Huawei) (incumbent) Russ White […]

IAB Seeks Feedback on Candidates for the IETF appointment to the ISOC Board of Trustees

In 2021, the IAB is responsible for selecting two individuals to serve 3-year terms on the ISOC Board of Trustees. The procedure is described in RFC 3677. The candidates who accepted nominations are: Donald Eastlake Brian Haberman John C Klensin Barry Leiba Gabriel Montenegro Jon Peterson Jonathan Rosenberg Niels ten Oever Samuel Weiler The IAB […]

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IAB Reappoints Warren Kumari to the ICANN Technical Liaison Group

The Internet Architecture Board is pleased to announce the reappointment of Warren Kumari to a two-year term on the ICANN Technical Liaison Group. The IAB extends its sincere thanks to everyone in the community who provided feedback in this process, and to Warren for his willingness to continue to serve in this role.

Reappointment of Colin Perkins as IRTF Chair

The Internet Architecture Board is pleased to announce the reappointment of Colin Perkins as the Internet Research Task Force (IRTF) Chair. This appointment is for a two-year term, beginning in March 2021 and ending in March 2023. The IAB extends its sincere thanks to everyone in the community who provided feedback in this process, and […]

IAB Report to the Community for IETF 109

This is the IAB report for the period between IETF 108 and IETF 109. This report presents a summary of activities. More detailed information on many of the topics is also available at https://www.iab.org. Minutes of all IAB business calls are available at https://www.iab.org/documents/minutes/. The IAB business calls are open for observation and ​the upcoming […]

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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 two people for a terms beginning in mid-2021 and ending […]

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Call for Feedback on the ICANN Technical Liaison Group Appointment

On behalf of the IETF, the IAB names two technical experts to the ICANN Technical Liaison Group (TLG). The current IETF-selected members of the TLG are Warren Kumari (term ends 2021) and Petr Špaček (term ends 2022). Warren has indicated that he is willing to continue in this role another term. The IAB is now […]

Call for Feedback on the current IRTF Chair

As part of its oversight responsibility for the Internet Research Task Force (IRTF), the IAB is soliciting comments from the community on the performance of the IRTF Chair, Colin Perkins. Colin has been serving in the IRTF Chair position since March 2019. RFC 2850 includes a paragraph about the selection of the IRTF Chair. It […]