Fellowships are available through the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) to attend ARIN 41 and the Caribbean Network Operators Group 15 (CaribNOG) in Miami, Florida, 15 – 20 April 2018.
ARIN is currently accepting applications now through 5:00 PM ET on Sunday, 28 January to its Fellowship Program. As part of the program, up to 15 individuals will be selected to attend and actively participate in the ARIN 41 Public Policy and Members Meeting, 15-18 April, with the option to attend the CaribNOG meeting, 19-20 April. Note that selected fellows are required to attend ARIN 41.
“CaribNOG is pleased to collaborate with ARIN to provide interested persons in the Caribbean with an opportunity to shape Internet policy,” said Bevil Wooding, one of the founders of CaribNOG.
Fellow recipients will receive the following benefits:
Hotel accommodations at the meeting hotel
Round-trip, economy class airfare to the meeting
A small stipend to assist with travel incidentals and meals
An ARIN Advisory Council or seasoned community member mentor for ARIN 41
Registration and hotel accommodations to attend CaribNOG 15
“The ARIN and CaribNOG meetings will provide an ideal context to gain practical experience in Internet governance and technical knowledge in network operation,” said Wooding, who is also the Caribbean Outreach Liaison at ARIN.
More information on how to register for the meetings and to apply for a fellowship is available at www.arin.net or www.caribnog.org. For questions about the Fellowship Program, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ARIN is one of five registries worldwide that coordinates Internet number resources. The ARIN region spans Canada, the Caribbean and North Atlantic Islands, and the United States and outlying areas. CaribNOG is the region’s largest volunteer-based community of computer network engineers.