Monday, 20 May

Newcomers’ Lunch

When: 12:30 – 14:00
Where: Yunnan Lunch Area, Hotel Metropolo.

The Meet & Greet Team invite you for an informal lunch right after the Newcomers’ Introduction. This lunch will give you the opportunity to meet other first-time attendees, RIPE Working Group Chairs, RIPE NCC staff and key people from the RIPE community who are onsite. Look for the tables with the Newcomers’ Lunch signs in the Lunch area.

Welcome Reception, Meet the RIPE Chair Team and RIPE NCC Executive Board

Welcome Reception
When: 19:00 – 20:00
Where: Hunnan (ground floor), Hotel Metropolo
Ticket: Join us for canapés and drinks on the ground floor of the conference area. It’s an opportunity to catch up with old friends and colleagues, as well as a chance to meet new ones! During this event you will also have the opportunity to meet the RIPE Chair Team, the RIPE NCC Executive Board and our host Akamai in an informal setting and get to hear about the latest news and developments from them.

The event is free of charge for all RIPE 88 attendees.

The event features a live cooking demonstration of authentic Polish pierogis (dumplings) with a chance to taste this specialty. We welcome you all there for an evening to celebrate the start of the meeting.