The IPv6 Enhanced and 5G Global Conference 2023, a sold-out event with over 130 participants, successfully concluded, uniting telecom industry pioneers and thought leaders. Hosted by IPv6 Forum Malaysia and supported by Huawei Technologies (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, NLTVC Education Sdn Bhd, Adastanetwork Sdn Bhd, and MLABS Systems Berhad, the conference provided a dynamic platform to explore cutting-edge trends and the transformative potential of IPv6 Enhanced and 5G technologies.

Prof Emeritus Dr. Sureswaran Ramadass, chairman of IPv6 Forum Malaysia, presided over the opening ceremony, with Tan Sri Dr. Ghauth Jasmon, former vice-chancellor of the University of Malaya, as the guest of honour.

Distinguished figures including Dr. Latif Ladid, President of the Global IPv6 Forum, and Mr. Simon Sun, CEO of Huawei Technologies (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, graced the event.

Held on August 22, 2023, at the Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur, the conference drew participants from both the public and private sectors, including government agencies, internet and telecommunications service providers, and multinational corporations.

The conference featured keynote sessions and panel discussions on topics such as “IPv6 Enhanced & 5G,” “IPv6 Enhanced as the Cornerstone of Digitalization,” “Accelerating IPv6 Standardization Activities in Malaysia,” “IP Industry Trends Worldwide: Move to IPv6 Only,” and “Evolving IPv6 Security.”

A highlight was the launch of the Asia-Pacific (APAC) v6 Council, led by Prof Emeritus Dr. Sureswaran Ramadass, which presented a whitepaper titled “IPv6 Evolution Roadmap and Implementation Guide” in collaboration with the World Broadband Association (WBBA).

With attendees from multiple countries, including Malaysia, China, India, Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore, Sudan, Libya, Saudi Arabia, and Luxembourg, the conference showcased its international significance.

During the IPv6 Forum Malaysia Awards Ceremony, notable achievements in IPv6 adoption were celebrated, with awards such as the IPv6 Evangelist Award and IPv6 Capacity Building Award.

The IPv6 Enhanced and 5G Global Conference 2023 promises to shape the digital landscape in Malaysia and the Asia Pacific region, spurring innovation in the telecom sector. Visit the official conference website at for comprehensive details, including speaker information and access to conference recordings.


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