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The European IPv6 Day

Brussels, Belgium

30 May 2008


Organised by the Information Society and Media Directorate General of the European Commission, the event saw the launch of the Communication "Advancing the Internet action plan for the deployment of Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) in Europe".
The main goal of the Communication is to promote IPv6 adoption through a wide range of actions encouraging public administration, users and industrial stakeholders to take decisive steps to accelerate the implementation of IPv6, so as to ensure Europe's readiness to face the expected depletion of the IPv4 addresses. Moreover, the prompt and efficient adoption of IPv6 offers Europe significant opportunities to boost innovation and develop a leading role in advancing the Internet.


Download the full text of the European Communication in EN, FR, and DE at 


The IPv6 Launch Event involved several key stakeholders including representatives from industry, large users and policy makers.


Participation of CVIS

Thierry Ernst from CVIS partner INRIA presented: "IPv6 and the vehicle of the future: The CVIS & GeoNet EU projects"

Mr Ernst is Founder and Co-chair of the IETF NEMO (Network Mobility in IPv6) Working Group


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