Asia Pacific Networking Group (APNG) is an Internet organization dedicated to the advancement of networking infrastructure in this region and to the research and development of all associated enabling technologies. Itsmission is to promote the Internet and the coordination of network inter-connectivity in the Asia Pacific Region. It also represents the “Asia Pacific Next Generation” raising the voice of the Next Generation of the region.
Through its activities, it has spawned off a number of Asia Pacific organizations including Asia Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC), Asia & Pacific Internet Association (APIA), Asia Pacific Top Level Domain Association (APTLD) and Asia Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team (APCERT). Today, APNG represents the region at the Coordinating Committee for Inter-Continental Research Networking (CCIRN), and is the leading voice of Internet networking in the Asia Pacific Region.
APNG operates through Steering Committee and a Secretariat as shown in its Organization Structure (Figure 1). It holds yearly meetings in different locations throughout the Asia Pacific Region. Each meeting is usually associated with a seminar, focusing on current topics of interest related to networking.