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19th - 20th Feb 2018

LINX100 will take place at Park Plaza Victoria, London on Monday 19th and Tuesday 20th February 2018.

Registration & Attendee List

Registration for LINX100 is available to members only. If you are not a LINX member and wish to attend please email us at where your request will be considered.

Meeting Sponsors

Platinum Sponsor

Telehouse Europe

Gold Sponsor

Wave 2 Wave Communications

Silver Sponsor

Iris Network Systems

Social Sponsor


General Sponsor

NTT Communications

General Sponsor

Edgecore Networks

General Sponsor

IP Infusion


Park Plaza Victoria
239 Vauxhall Bridge Road
London SW1V 1EQ

Location Map

Accommodation Rate

LINX have secured a limited number of special rate delegate rooms at the Park Plaza Victoria at a price of £169 per night for a superior room. This includes breakfast on a single occupancy basis. Please click on the link below to make your booking.

Meeting Format

The event agenda will be published shortly. The basic overview of the event is as follows:

  • It is a standard day and a half meeting with a special social on the Monday evening to mark the 100th LINX membership meeting
  • Members are encouraged to provide lightning talks on their networks with these often taking place before a refreshment or lunch break
  • A tutorial sessions planned from 1030
  • Wireless connectivity and refreshments will be available from late morning
  • A light lunch will be served from 1200
  • The meeting commences at 1330 with day one closing at approximately 1830
  • On day two (Tuesday) refreshments will be available from 0930 in readiness for a 1000 meeting start
  • The even will close on day two at around 1630


Monday Topic Speaker
11:00 AM First time attendees session
This is an opportunity for first time attendees to meet with key LINX staff to learn more about LINX conferences and how delegates can make the most of attending the meeting.
12:00 PM Registration Opens
Light lunch and refreshments plus free wireless connectivity available
13:30 PM Welcome & round-the-room introductions All
13:35 PM Meeting Start
  • Housekeeping & agenda bashing
  • Review of LINX98 Minutes (Monday)
  • Promotion of the sponsors
Richard Petrie
13:45 PM LINX CEO's Quarterly Report
inc. stats update
John Souter
14:30 PM Platinum Sponsor Presentation: Telehouse Europe -
15:00 PM 20 minute tea break -
15:20 PM LINX Technology (Part 1):
  • CTO update (Richard Petrie)
  • LON2 migration plan (Flemming Heino)
Richard Petrie
Flemming Heino
15:50 PM Public Affairs update (Part 1) Malcolm Hutty
16:30 PM 20 minute tea break -
16:50 PM Member Technical Talk: Limelight Networks
Case Study on how they deliver content for Channel 4
Steve Miller-Jones
17:20 PM Systems & Network Training
LINX Accredited Internet Technician (LAIT) training programme update including test questions
Steve Groombridge
17:40 PM LINX History
  • BBC's conversion of LINX to common sense (Simon Lockhart)
  • The 2000 'schism' & how we survived it (Grahame Davies)
Simon Lockhart
Grahame Davies
18:15 PM Day 1 round up and end of day one of LINX100
What have we learned, call for any last comments etc
19:00 PM LINX100 Social Event
The social will be held at the Park Plaza Victoria and is free to attend to all delegates who attend the LINX100 event in person
Tuesday Topic Speaker
09:30 AM Registration Opens -
10:00 AM Welcome & round-the-room introductions All
10:05 AM Meeting Start
  • Housekeeping & agenda bashing
  • Review of LINX98 Minutes (Tuesday)
  • Promotion of the sponsors
Howard Fisher
10:15 AM Technical Talk -
10:40 AM Gold Sponsor Presentation: Wave 2 Wave -
10:55 AM Silver Sponsor Presentation: Iris Networks -
11:00 AM LINX update John Souter
11:15 AM 30 minute tea break -
11:45 AM LINX Technology update (Part 2) Eleni Fragkiadaki
12:10 PM Technical Talk -
12:35 PM GDPR update Andrew Cormack
12:50 PM RIPE Policy update Nigel Titley
13:00 PM Lunch -
14:00 PM Afternoon session starts Malcolm Holt
14:05 PM Member Talk
Fibre Tax and Dark Fibre Access
14:35 PM Guest IXP Presentation: JPIX
Japan Internet Exchange
Takanori Furushio
15:05 PM Lightning Talks
inc. new member introductions
15:15 PM 15 minute comfort break -
15:30 PM LINX Technology (Part 3)
Operations update covering projects, service issues and Route Server
Mike Hellers
15:55 PM Public Affairs update (Part 2) Malcolm Hutty
16:30 PM Round up and end of day 2 of LINX100
What have we learned, call for any last comments and feedback form filling for a chance to win accommodation at a future meeting


LINX has been webcasting its meetings since LINX41 held in May 2003. If you are unable to attend a LINX meeting for any reason the webcast is a great way to stay involved. The stream can be accessed by members only via an authenticated link on this website on the day of the meeting. The image quality is excellent and you can be involved in discussions via the IRC channel during the event.

With over 770 members connecting from over 76 different countries worldwide, LINX members have access to direct routes from a large number of diverse international peering partners.

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