6th IPv6 Interoperability Test Event
at Nippon Convention Center (Makuhari Messe), Chiba, Japan
January 24 - January 28, 2005

Last update 29 Nov., 2004

The TAHI Project invites you to participate in the IPv6 Interoperability Test Event that will be held in Chiba, JAPAN.
We look forward to your participation.


24 - 28 January 2005
Monday, January 24
			 8:00           Registration
			10:00 - 10:30   Opening & Briefing
			10:30 - 19:00   Testing Session
			19:00 - 21:00   Reception
Tuesday, January 25
			 8:45           Registration
			 9:00 - 20:00   Testing Session
Wednesday, January 26
			 8:45           Registration
			 9:00 - 20:00   Testing Session
Thursday, January 27
			 8:45           Registration
			 9:00 - 20:00   Testing Session
Friday, January 28
			 8:45           Registration
			 9:00 - 12:00   Testing Session
			12:00 -         Tear Down
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Nippon Convention Center (Makuhari Messe)
Nippon Convention Center, Inc.
Nakase 2-1, Mihama-ku, Chiba City,261-0023 Japan


Notification: Only a engineer has the participating qualification.

Registration Fee:

      DEC. 18 - 24:00 JST DEC. 31, 2004
    (and on site)
    General 20,000 JPY
    Student 5,000 JPY

Registration Process:

    Registration for the Test Event is a three part process:

    1. Registration is now closed.

    2. Complete advance payment (accepted by credit card) of the registration fee.

    3. Submit a signed NDA (Non-Disclosure Agreement).

    Registration is not considered complete until ALL three steps have been completed.

Registration Deadline:

Inquiries on Registration/Payment/NDA Submission:


A limited number of rooms are available to TAHI Participants at
a special rate at the Makuhari Prince Hotel.

Hotel Information

Room Rate:



  1. Conformance test:

    The conformance test will be performed for your implementations suiting to your requirements.
    You can select functions to test from the following menu.

  2. Interoperability test:

    Interoperability test with other implementations. Our staff will coordinate the test about the following function.


To join the test, you are requested to have a machine with following capabilities.
Most of our tests require Ethernet Interface (RJ45).


Participants will be responsible for brining your equipment for the
interoperability test. You may ship your equipment to:

c/o Ms. Shimomura
International Conference Hall, Meeting Room 301
Nippon Convention Center, Inc.
Nakase 2-1, Mihama-ku, Chiba City, 261-0023 Japan
Tel: 81-43-296-0506

Schedule your equipment to arrive January 23, 2005 or later.
If it is difficult to schedule exactly date, please inform us about it.

Overseas shipments should be arranged for BOTH delivery to AND pickup
from the venue following the test event.


If we would find any problems that would have an impact upon protocol
specifications, we will send the data to IESG, as well as the summary of
the test, keeping names of participating companies and products anonymous.


6th-interop participants are automatically registered into our mailing list called "6th-interop@tahi.org".
The mailing list will be used for:
Those who do not want to register with mailing list need to contact us.

Primary language for the mailing list is ENGLISH, please.


We provide 10/100 Base-T Ethernet Media for test.
If you need another network media for test, you have to
prepare it by yourself.

We provide 100V AC power supply. If you need some other kind
of power supply, you have to prepare converter by yourself.
In Japan, an electric plug type is A or B type.
Please refer http://kropla.com/!ab.htm

If you need different kind of network media, power supply,
please let us know it before 31th Dec. 2004, we have to
organize environment totally.
If you have not sent us any information, you might not be
able to join the test.