Meet up

Rust in Critical Infrastructure

Wednesday, 30th November in Amsterdam

This meetup was organised by Rust Nederland in November 2022


Let's talk about how Rust can improve the core of the Internet. In many ways, the current standards are old and vulnerable. Rust engineers are already building new implementations that secure and strengthen the foundations of the Internet. This meetup will highlight some of the projects currently in development.

This meetup at the Amsterdam Science Park is hosted by NLnet Labs and sponsored by NLnet Labs ( and Tweede golf ( Both are working on open-source software for the internet.


  • 18.00: Food and drinks (sponsored)
  • 19.00: Welcome and introduction, Alex Band (NLnet Labs)
  • 19.10: Talk 1: The Network Time Protocol in Rust, by David (Tweede golf)
  • 19.40: Talk 2: Packaging for the masses, by Ximon Eighteen (NLnet Labs)
  • 20.10: Short break
  • 20.30: Talk 3: GATs are here – but what’s the big deal?, by Martin Hoffmann (NLnet Labs)
  • 21.00: Talk 4: tba, by Dirkjan Ochtman
  • 21.30ish: Drinks (sponsored)

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