[menog] Reminder: Call for Nominations Rob Blokzijl Award

Mirjam Kuehne mir at ripe.net
Fri Mar 9 12:30:17 UTC 2018

Dear colleagues,

Do you know someone who has made a big contribution to the Internet? You
have one more week to nominate them for the Rob Blokzijl Award. There is
still room for your application. Just click on the link below and
nominate your candidate:


Kind regards,
Mirjam Kühne

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Subject: Call for Nominations: Rob Blokzijl Award
Date: Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:01:55 +0100
From: Mirjam Kuehne <mir at ripe.net>
To: menog at menog.org

Dear colleagues,

To celebrate the memory of Rob Blokzijl, Internet pioneer, founder and
Chair of RIPE for 25 years, the Rob Blokzijl Foundation is pleased to
invite nominations for the 2018 Rob Blokzijl Award.

We will announce the recipient of the award during the RIPE 76 meeting
in May 2018. The recipient will be a living person who has made
substantial and sustained technical or operational contributions to the
development of the Internet in the RIPE NCC service region.

We specifically seek nominations of individuals who, in addition to
their own contributions, have also supported and enabled others anywhere
in the world.

You can find more information on the nomination and selection procedure
below and also on the following web page:


Please help us spread the word by sending this call to anyone who may be

The 2018 Rob Blokzijl Award Committee
Jaap Akkerhuis
Eva Frölich
Elise Gerich
Daniel Karrenberg
Niall O'Reilly

Nomination and Selection Procedure

- Nominations are to be made by the proposer, who may be either the
nominee in person or someone else.

- Each nomination must include the following material:

  - The name and contact details of the nominee and those of the
proposer (if different)
  - A statement of whether the nominee is aware that the nomination is
being made
   - A statement, in as much detail as the proposer considers
appropriate, setting out how the nominee meets the requirements for the
award and a description of the proposer's relationship to the nominee;
   - A brief summary (no longer than 79 words) of the nominee's
contributions, suitable for the award document
   - A professional biography or curriculum vitae of the nominee

- For additional guidance, proposers can refer to the example nomination

- Members of the Award Committee and the Foundation Board may not be

- Nominations must be submitted before 16 March 2018 23:59 UTC

- Nominations should be sent to the following email address:
<nominations at rob-blokzijl-foundation.org>

- The Award Committee will report to the Foundation Board, indicating
the selected awardee, as close to 26 March 2017 as possible

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