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IETF 116 Yokohama Live
Select sessions from the IETF 116 meeting held 25-31 March will be streamed live. Recordings of all sessions, including working groups, Birds of a Feather gatherings and the plenary, will be available shortly after they conclude.
IETF 116 Yokohama
IETF 116 starts Saturday 25 March and runs through Friday afternoon, 31 March.Yokohama, Japan
IETF 116 Social Event (SOLD OUT)
The IETF 116 social on Thursday March 30, hosted by WIDE, will be at the Osanbashi Pier.
Next steps towards a net zero IETF
Built with input from the IETF community, we now have an initial approach and tools for calculating the IETF’s carbon footprint and a strategy for carbon offsetting. For 2023, we will implement this approach with data already available and seek to further improve it for future years.22 Mar 2023
IETF Administration LLC 2023 Budget
The IETF Administration LLC has finalised its 2023 budget following a community consultation.20 Mar 2023
Search the IETF email archive
Much of the daily work of the IETF is conducted on electronic mailing lists. A new mail archive tool realizing the requirements developed in RFC 6778 is now in use:
Search IETF Datatracker
The IETF Datatracker contains data about IETF documents, working groups, meetings, agendas, minutes, presentations, and more:
Understanding the Internet Engineering Task Force
Working Groups are the primary mechanism for development of IETF specifications and guidelines. Working Groups are typically created to address a specific problem or to produce one or more specific deliverables (a guideline, standards specification, etc.).
Featured Working Group
Post-Quantum Use In Protocols
The PQUIP working group provides a standing venue to discuss PQC (operational and engineering) transition issues and experiences to date relevant to work in the IETF.pquip firstname.lastname@example.org
Request for Comments (RFCs)
The IETF publishes RFCs authored by network operators, engineers, and computer scientists to document methods, behaviors, research, or innovations applicable to the Internet.
Network Time Protocol Version 4: Protocol and Algorithms Specification
The Network Time Protocol (NTP) is widely used to synchronize computer clocks in the Internet. This document describes NTP version 4 (NTPv4), which is backwards compatible with NTP version 3 (NTPv3)…RFC 5905was: https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-ntp-ntpv4-proto/
Topics of interest
Automated network management
The IETF is working on standards for automated network management which, as the name implies, aims to improve and make more efficient management of networks as they continue to increase in size and complexity.
The Internet of Things at the IETF
The Internet of Things (IoT) is the network of physical objects or "things" embedded with electronics, software, sensors, actuators, and connectivity to enable objects to exchange data with the manufacturer, operator, and/or other connected devices.
New transport technology
The development of new transport technologies in the IETF provides capabilities that improve the ability of Internet applications to send data over the Internet.
Next IETF meeting
Stay tuned for the latest information on the next IETF meeting scheduled for 25-31 March 2023Visit the IETF 116 meeting webpage