To mark the 20th anniversary of the BNIX (Belgian National Internet eXchange), the Belgian Internet node, a more festive BNIX Networking Event than other years was organized in the Vaudeville Theatre (Queen's Gallery, Brussels), on Thursday 24th of September 2015, with more than 75 guests.
The 6th edition of the BNIX Networking Event was introduced by Jan Torreele, director of Belnet, the Belgian national research network. In particular, he recalled in his speech the BNIX platform debut and thus the Internet in Belgium. The evening continued with dynamic presentations from Bijal Sanghani of Euro-IX, Isabelle Roucou of Brutélé-VOO, Tom Pattinson of Level(3) and Frédéric Libotte on the past, present and future of the BNIX platform.
The guests enjoyed the atmosphere, the many surprises, the walking dinner and various networking opportunities during this festive evening.
Please find below the speech given by Jan Torreele, the presentations given by representatives of Euro-IX, BNIX, Brutélé-VOO and Level(3), the pictures taken during the evening as well as a video special "Happy Birthday BNIX!":
See you next year for the 7th edition of the BNIX Networking Event!