Talented researchers in the field of Internet technology share their work with the RIPE community as part of the RIPE Academic Cooperation Initiative (RACI). Successful applicants receive complimentary tickets, travel and accommodation to attend meetings and get the opportunity to present their research to some of the leading technical figures in the Internet world.

These presentations are spread across the plenary and working group sessions.

The successful applicants for RIPE 76 are:

  • Antoine Saverimoutou, Orange Labs / IMT Atlantique, France
    Real Time Monitoring and Troubleshooting of Web browsing sesions
    MAT WG, Thursday, 17 May 16:00-17:30

  • Baptiste Jonglez, University Grenoble Alpes, France
    High-performance DNS over TCP
    DNS WG, Wednesday, 16 May 09:00-10:30

  • Carlos Vega Moreno, Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain
    Multi-Gbps HTTP Traffic Analysis in Commodity Hardware Based on Local Knowledge of TCP Streams
    MAT WG, Thursday, 17 May 16:00-17:30

  • Joanna Kulesza, University of Lodz, Poland
    Protecting the Public Core of the Internet
    Cooperation WG, Thursday, 17 May 09:00-10:30

  • Jordi Paillissé, Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain
    Could Blockchian Help in Interdomain Routing Security?
    Academic Meeting, Monday, 14 May 17:30-18:30

  • Marco Chiesa, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
    Dynam-IX: a Dynamic Interconnection eXchange
    Connect WG, Wednesday, 16 May 11:00-12:30

  • Patricia Callejo, IMDEA Networks Institute, Spain
    Opportunities and Challenges of Ad-based Measurements from the Edge of the Network
    MAT WG, Thursday, 17 May 16:00-17:30

  • Pere Barlet-Ros, Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain
    The Challenges of Network Traffic Classification with NetFlow/IPFIX
    Plenary, Monday, 14 May 16:00-17:30

Apply Now for Upcoming Meetings!

Regional Meeting, 25 September, Almaty: 12 August 2018
RIPE 77, 15-19 October, Amsterdam: 12 August 2018

Please go to the RACI website to read more about the benefits of the initiative, the application guidelines, check out past RACI attendees or subscribe to the mailing list.

Examples of Relevant Topics

  • Network measurement and analysis
  • IPv6 deployment
  • BGP routing
  • Network security
  • Internet governance
  • Peering and interconnectivity
  • Internet of Things


  • Receive complimentary tickets, travel and accommodation to the meeting
  • Present your research at the upcoming RIPE Meeting, ENOG, MENOG or SEE meeting
  • Represent your department or institution within an international, open forum, attended by some of the largest and most prominent technological organisations in the world
  • Receive valuable input and critique regarding their work from industry experts and attendees
  • Experience the professional networking environment with parties from a variety of nations and backgrounds, and get their perspectives on current topics of interest
  • Network with the “movers and shakers” of Internet infrastructure and governance, enhancing career and development prospects – attendees and sponsors have included some of the biggest names in related industries
  • Publish your work to the technical and Internet community at large via RIPE Labs, a public platform frequented by network operators, developers and industry experts


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