[arin-announce] Open Policy Hour and First Timers Orientation

ARIN info at arin.net
Tue Mar 15 08:10:11 EDT 2011

ARIN XXVII has a couple changes to the normal premeeting/Open Policy 
Hour agenda. The timing and content of both the Open Policy Hour and 
First Timer sessions have changed.

The Open Policy Hour (OPH) will now take place Tuesday afternoon within 
the Public Policy Meeting. The OPH is not for discussion of draft 
policies that are already on the ARIN XXVII agenda. It is for new ideas 
and suggestions. If you have a policy idea that you would like to 
receive feedback on prior to submitting a proposal, this is your 

Sign up by Friday, 1 April to ensure your chance to take the microphone. 
Send an email to policy at arin.net with your name, organization, and a 
general description of the policy subject you wish to present. You do 
not need to have a formal presentation in order to participate. Signing 
up in advance allows us to confirm your turn to present, but is not 

The First Timers Orientation will be at 2:00 PM on Sunday. This session 
will be an “ARIN 101”, an overview of the Policy Development Process, 
and a preview of the Draft Policies which will be presented and 
discussed later at the Public Policy Meeting. You don’t have to be a 
first timer to attend, all are welcome.

For more information about ARIN XXVII, visit 

Hope to see you there!


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