The 2023 ISIF Awards will recognize three exceptional contributions to Internet development working to advance Internet Exchange Points (IXPs) in the Asia Pacific region.
The award includes USD 5,000 as well as a travel grant to join the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Kyoto, Japan. The awards ceremony will be on 9 October.
The three awardees are:
The Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) for their work on software-defined IXPs – the award is being accepted by project lead Zartash Afzal Uzmi.
The Myanmar Internet Exchange (MMIX) for their work on supporting networks in Myanmar – the award is being accepted by project lead Thein Myint Khine.
The University of Malaya, for the design, development and operation of an SDN-based Internet eXchange playground for Networkers – the award is being accepted by project lead Dr Ling Teck Chaw.
The Foundation congratulates these three award winners for the work they are doing to enhance the operations and sustainability of IXPs in the Asia Pacific.