First RIPE Meeting?

Welcome to your first RIPE Meeting! We want your experience to be as enjoyable and rewarding as possible. If you have any questions during the week you can approach any members of our Meet & Greet Team, a friendly group of RIPE NCC staff who can answer questions about RIPE 68, the RIPE community and the RIPE NCC.

The Meet & Greet Team can also help you make an appointment with RIPE NCC staff to discuss issues that may be of interest to you, including Internet number resource requests, becoming a RIPE NCC member, and billing information. We can also introduce you to key players from the RIPE community, as well as other newcomers.

You will be able to find members of the Meet & Greet Team during throughout RIPE 68 where they’ll be wearing their special red t-shirts. Feel free to approach them if you need anything at all. You can also find them during lunch breaks at the Meet & Greet dining tables, which will be clearly marked as reserved for newcomers.

If you have any questions during the meeting or beforehand, you can also email meet-greet [at] ripe [dot] net.

Rob Blokzijl, RIPE Chair

Axel Pawlik, RIPE NCC Managing Director

Axel Pawlik, RIPE NCC Managing Director

Newcomers’ Introduction Talk

When: Monday, 12 May, 11:30-12:30
Where: Belweder, first floor

The Newcomers’ Introduction Talk is a great chance to learn about the format of RIPE Meetings and get a short overview of RIPE and the RIPE NCC.

RIPE Chair Rob Blokzijl and RIPE NCC Managing Director Axel Pawlik will present.

The introduction talk also offers you the chance to meet key players and familiar faces from the RIPE community.


Newcomers’ Welcome Reception

When: Tuesday, 13 May, 18:30-19:30
Where: Opera Room

The Meet & Greet Team invite you for drinks, snacks and conversation with other first-time attendees, RIPE Working Group Chairs, RIPE NCC staff and key people from the RIPE community.

This is an invitation-only event.