The LACNIC Technical Forum (FTL) is a space for the LAC community to share and discuss Internet technologies and technical implementations. It holds face-to-face meetings during LACNIC events. The forum includes high-level technical presentations on topics such as cybersecurity, IPv6, DNS, the Internet of Things, interconnection, routing, content distribution networks, network operation, regulations, and others.
FTL is a space promoted by LACNIC in response to the need to develop and strengthen the regional community's technical network management capabilities.
The FTL agenda is coordinated by a multistakeholder Program Committee which includes LACNIC community, LACNIC staff and LACNOG representatives.
LACNIC supports the FTL as follows:
The FTL Program Committee is responsible for the following tasks:
The FTL Program Committee will be made up by:
Staggered elections will be held to renew the three community representatives.
One of the LACNIC staff representatives on the Committee shall be the point of contact and interaction with LACNIC on matters relating to coordination of dates, publication and dissemination of calls for presentations, submission of information on selected speakers, etc.
Members of the FTL Program Committee (with the exception of LACNIC staff members) are volunteers serving in an honorary capacity. To facilitate their participation in the face-to-face event (April-May), LACNIC will cover the following expenses for each member of the Committee:
Current members of the FTL Program Committee:
|Azael Fernández||Community||June 2020*|
|Jordi Palet||Community||June 2021|
|Fernando Gont||Community||June 2020|
|Guillermo Cicileo||LACNIC Staff|
|Alejandro Acosta||LACNIC Staff|
|César Díaz||LACNIC Staff|
*Until completing the term of Mariela Rocha.
The voters registry will be comprised of the subscribers to the three mailing lists:
When only one position is up for renewal, one (1) candidate may be voted. The winning candidate will be the one who receives the highest number of votes.
If N candidates were to receive the same number of votes, a second voting round will be held between these N candidates.
When two positions are up for renewal, up to (2) candidates may be voted. The winning candidates will be the two most voted.
If N candidates were to receive the same number of votes, a second voting round will be held between these N candidates. The winning candidates will be the two most voted.
Candidates must be subscribed to at least one of the mailing lists (Security, IPv6, Interconnection) and may be self-nominated or nominated by a third party who is subscribed to at least one of these lists.