[Community-Discuss] AFRINIC-31 Meeting

Ndanga brice ndangabrice at gmail.com
Mon Nov 18 17:27:39 UTC 2019

Could someone tell me if l could get the visa for Afrinic 31 once arrive at
the airport of Angola? Otherwise what should l do?

Le dim. 17 nov. 2019 à 17:58, Mark Tinka <mark.tinka at seacom.mu> a écrit :

> I'm not sure having a meeting-specific mailing list helps here, because it

> assumes that attendees will always register.


> Brokers (and in particular, brokers who spam) can't be guaranteed to

> register, or more specifically, follow the rules. They could just show up

> as regular hotel guests, not register for the conference, and reach out to

> AFRINIC members like they did me and many others, to organize sidebar

> meetings, cocktails, dinners, e.t.c. This, I believe, is far more likely

> than anything else above-board.


> So the best defence is to equip the membership to not get caught up in

> this whirlwind, should they be called to the side by the brokers.


> Mark.


> On 17/Nov/19 17:05, Augustine CHII Ngek wrote:


> +1 Nishal

> We can simply go back to that tradition and see how it helps us in this

> present circumstances.

> Augustine CHII NGEK


> On Sun, 17 Nov 2019, 13:50 Nishal Goburdhan, <nishal at controlfreak.co.za>

> wrote:


>> On 17 Nov 2019, at 13:09, JORDI PALET MARTINEZ via Community-Discuss

>> wrote:


>> > I don’t think AFRINIC publishes an attendee list, an even less with

>> > contact emails, so not sure how that will work.

>> > At least, I just looked at the website (and recent events websites)

>> > and couldn’t find it.


>> many years ago, there were meeting-specific mailing lists, so that

>> meeting attendees could share taxi rides, find dinner partners, or

>> jogging trails, .. etc. without spamming regular mailing lists. if you

>> weren’t registered for the specific meeting (and presumably onsite)

>> you were saved from the span of “where is a nice place to .. “ type

>> messages, which were only really contextually useful for meeting

>> attendees. the lists were killed shortly after the meeting.


>> that process was unfortunately discontinued.


>> -n.


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