GDD Industry Summit : 14 May 2018

Join the ICANN organization's Global Domains Division, ICANN accredited registrars and gTLD registries in a three-day summit to be held 14-17 May 2018, in Richmond, British Columbia (Vancouver metro area), Canada.

The GDD Industry Summit provides contracted parties an opportunity to engage and address issues of mutual interest and importance. This forum enables direct and one-on-one interaction with members of the ICANNorg's GDD team. It is not a typical ICANN meeting nor is it solely intended for discussions of policy.

New gTLD Subsequent Procedures Working Group call : 8 January 2018

The following call for the New gTLD Subsequent Procedures Working Group will be held on Monday, 8 January at 20:00 UTC for 90 minutes.

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ICANN63 (20th AGM) 20 October 2018

ICANN63 20th AGM for 2018.

The forum will be held in Barcelona.

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ICANN62 Policy Forum : 25 June 2018

ICANN62 Policy Forum for 2018.

The forum will be held in Panama city.

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ICANN61 Community Forum : 10 March 2018

ICANN61 Community Forum for 2018.

This six-day meeting will be focused on outreach, capacity building, and showcasing ICANN’s work to a broader global audience.

The forum will be held in San Juan.

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GNSO December events

The GNSO strives to keep gTLDs operating in a fair, orderly fashion across one global Internet, while promoting innovation and competition.

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DNS Forum : 12 October 2017

In partnership with the technical administrator of ccTLDs .BY and .БЕЛ.

The event is part of ICANN's regional outreach efforts to raise awareness on issues related to the Domain Name System (DNS), and collaborate with the stakeholders through discussions on areas of further development.

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NamesCon China : 12 October 2017

NamesCon’s flagship event in Las Vegas has grown to be the largest and most anticipated domain industry event of the year. The 2017 conference drew nearly 1300 delegates from around the world to focus their energies on this dynamic industry. With the explosive growth of new TLDs and rapid expansion of internet connectivity worldwide, the domain industry promises to remain one of the most energized and important markets in technology.

This conference is more for domainers but two events on the agenda are of interest:
  1. Keynote: Reports on Chinese TLDs;
  2. Panel: Domain Trends in China.
Check the agenda here.

Compliance & Consumer Safeguard Overview : 25 September 2017

This webinar will allow for an open discussion on these topics as well as any other related issues raised by members of the community. Hosted by ICANN’s Contractual Compliance and Consumer Safeguards team, the webinar will also include representatives from ICANN’s Office of the Chief Technology Officer and the Global Domains Division.

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EE DNS Forum : 12 October 2017

The two-day event will tackle a variety of issues faced in the DNS market covering technology updates to legal aspects and business opportunities. The first day will be devoted to technical workshops, while the second day will include panel discussions on other DNS aspects. Some topics that will be covered are:
  • DNSSEC and KSK-rollover (taking place on October 11, 2017);
  • DNS infrastructure security;
  • DNS industry legal aspects;
  • DNS-abuse monitoring and analysis;
  • New generic Top-Level Domains (gTLDs);
  • ICANN regional strategy.
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