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20th - 21st Nov 2017

The LINX99 member conference will take place at the Congress Centre in London on Monday 20th and Tuesday 21st November 2017.

Please visit the venue guide for information on the location of the main meeting itself.

Registration & Attendee List

Registration for LINX99 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


Gold Sponsor


Silver Sponsor


Social Sponsor


Meeting Format

The basic overview of the event is as follows:

  • It is a standard day and a half meeting with a Social on the Monday evening.
  • Members are encouraged to provide lightning talks on their networks with these often taking place before a refreshment or lunch break.
  • Registration opens at 1200
  • Wireless connectivity plus a light lunch and refreshments will be available from late morning.
  • The meeting commences at 1330 with day one closing at approximately 1800.
  • Drinks will be available from 1800 until 1900.
  • On day two refreshments will be available from 0930 in readiness for a 1000 meeting start.
  • An EGM is scheduled to start at 1430.
  • The second day will end at around 1630.


Monday Topic Speaker
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
01:45 AM LINX CEO's Quarterly Report John Souter
14:25 PM Platinum Sponsor Presentation: Daisy Ian Goetz
14:55 PM GDPR update Andrew Cormack
15:10 PM 20 minute tea break -
15:30 PM LINX Technology (Part 1): CTO update Richard Petrie
16:00 PM RIPE Policy update -
16:10 PM Public Affairs update (Part 1) Malcolm Hutty
16:50 PM 20 minute tea break -
17:10 PM Proposed governance changes and EGM preview Murray Steele
17:20 PM 2018 Budget presentation John Souter
17:30 PM Member Technical Talk -
18:00 PM End of day one of LINX99
Social commences with drinks at the Congress until 19.00
19:00 PM LINX99 Social Event
The social will be held at a venue close to the Congress Centre and is free to attend to all delegates who attend the LINX99 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
Kurtis Lindqvist
10:15 AM LINX Technology (Part 2): Projects update Mike Hellers
10:40 AM Guest IXP Presentation -
11:05 AM Silver Sponsor Presentation: ProLabs Anthony Clarkson
11:10 AM Gold Sponsor Presentation: Interxion -
10:40 AM 20 minute tea break -
11:00 AM Member Technical Talk -
12:30 PM Panel Session -
13:00 PM Lunch -
14:00 PM Afternoon session starts Howard Fisher
14:05 PM Member Technical Talk -
14:30 PM Extraordinary General Meeting, including:
  • Governance changes
  • 2018 budget
  • LINX fees
  • Board remuneration
14:45 PM Public Affairs update (Part 2) Malcolm Hutty
15:20 PM 10 minute comfort break -
15:30 PM LINX Technology (Part 3) -
16:00 PM TBC -
16:20 PM LINX99 round up
What have we learned, call for any last comments and feedback form filling for a chance to win accommodation at LINX100
Kurtis Lindqvist
16:30 PM End of day two of LINX99 -


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.

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