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The LINX114 member meeting & EGM will take place on Wednesday 10th – Thursday 11th November 2021 in a central London venue & online


Registration for the LINX114 member meeting is open. If you are not a member but wish to attend, please email
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Webcast for LINX Members

If you are unable to make the conference in person we provide a webcast service. Members will be able to access the webcast via the ‘events’ section in the LINX Member Portal (log-in required).

LINX has been webcasting its member meetings for 15 years since LINX41 in May 2003. The service is an excellent way for LINX’s global membership to follow conference proceedings if they are unable to make the event in person.

View our example footage Access our member portal stream


Time (GMT)PresentationSpeaker
Wednesday 10th November 
13:00Event opens with a welcome lunch
14:00LINX Meeting to begin: Day 1

  • Welcome and Introductions
Chair: Jennifer Holmes, LINX
14:15LINX Technology Update

  • General update on key technology investments, projects and service issues (Richard Petrie)
  • 400GE readiness for members (Mariano Julia)
Richard Petrie &
Mariano Julia, LINX
14:45Headline Sponsor: NokiaTBC
15:05LINX Pricing StrategyKurtis Lindqvist &
Malcolm Holt, LINX
15:302022 LINX BudgetMalcolm Holt, LINX
15:4530 minute coffee & networking Break
16:15Sustainable Digital InfrastructureLex Coors, Interxion
16:35LINX Elections Committee UpdateTBC
16:50Physical Infrastructure: Challenges in Build for AltNetsTom Rigg, B4RN
17:15Public Affairs Update: Part 1Malcolm Hutty, LINX
17:40LINX Product Update

  • LINX Member Portal
  • LINX Marketplace
Mike Hellers, LINX
18:00End of Day One of LINX114
Thursday 11th November 
 09:30Registration Opens
Refreshments Available
10:00LINX Meeting to being: Day 2

  • Welcome and Introductions
Chair: Jeremy Orbell, LINX

LINX CEO Quarterly Update

Kurtis Lindqvist, LINX


Scottish Interconnection Market

James King, Host in Scotland

Remembrance Day: 2 Minute Silence

11:02Gold Sponsor: JuniperTBC
11:1530 minute coffee & networking Break

Sports / Media / Streaming post-COVID

  • Leading sporting events with small to no fans in stadiums. What impact seen at Euro2020 and the Olympics in Tokyo as well as domestic sporting events.

Richard Cooper, BBC


The decade of full fibre broadband and what Zen is doing about it (with a little bit of AI thrown in for good measure)

  • Richard Tang reflects on his experience of the last 25 years, and would give his view on past lessons that will help us plan for the 2020s decade, as well as things we can expect that will be completely new.
Richard Tang, ZEN Internet
12:50Silver Sponsors: EkinopsTBC
13:0060 minute lunch & networking break

Automating Peering@Facebook

  • This presentation discusses automation that Facebook has implemented to manage Peering requests that are usually sent by email to – and sharing details on why we wanted this automation, what we did to achieve it and why we selected PeeringDB OAuth. We know we can automate more, and we’ll be sharing our plans for this, and encouraging other operators to consider a similar approach.

Ben Ryhall & Jenny Ramseyer, Facebook


Lightning Talk TBC



Voting on 2022 Budget and Pricing. More details to follow.

Pieter Knook, LINX Chair

14:40Content Access Panel sessionRichard Tang, Zen Internet
Phil Magill, Talk Talk
Others TBC
15:20Equinix Update

  • MA5 in Manchester
Martin Atkinson, Equinix
15:35Public Affairs Update: Part 2Malcolm Hutty, LINX
16:00End of LINX114 – refreshments and networking

Stop the spread – COVID19

What we can do:

  • Wash your hands frequently
  • If you wish to wear a mask – do so
  • Distancing sticker system
    • Red – Give me space
    • Amber – I am open to a handshake
    • Green – I am open to physical contact
  • Only attend the event if you feel well
  • If you feel unwell during the event, leave as soon as you can

What the Park Plaza are doing :

Park Plaza Covid precautions

LINX Social

After the first day of the LINX Meeting, LINX invite all attendees to join us at a social location close to the meeting venue. We will have a range of drinks and food on offer free of charge to all attendees. To gain access to the social, you must be wearing your badge (collected at event reception prior to the social) and have your social ticket (attached to your badge) on hand ready to give to our team at the door.


We provide wireless connectivity (ssid=linx) during the event. Search for the ‘linx’ network and key the password ‘linx-meeting’. Please don’t hack, snoop, or otherwise do anything that would detrimental to other users

Attendee List

The LINX114 attendee list for this event will be viewable on the LINX member portal. Please note that a member log-in to the portal is required to gain access.

Meeting Sponsorship

If you would like to sponsor LINX114 or an upcoming meeting, check out our sponsorship packages.

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Headline Sponsor

Nokia Logo

Gold Sponsor

Juniper Networks

Silver Sponsor

Ekinops Logo


Social Sponsor

Coffee Sponsor

Lunch Sponsor

Activity Sponsor

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