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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Brands & Domains : 2 October 2017

Brands and Domains is the conference dedicated to dot brand, the tool for brands to create their own home on the Internet.

The second edition of this unique event presents the opportunity for brand owners, intellectual property protection specialists, branding experts and digital marketers to share and present their knowledge.

The first brands to have implemented their own dot brand are now beginning to learn the real potential of their dot brand, and will come to the conference to share their feedbacks, initial learnings, best practices and key success factors.

OVH Summit Paris : 17 October 2017

Universal Acceptance (in French)

Implication de l’√©volution des noms de domaine depuis 2014 : 15H00-15H45.

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ICANN60 Abu Dhabi : 28 October 2017

Another ICANN meeting hosted by the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority.

TRA is responsible for the management of every aspect of the telecommunications and information technology industries in the UAE.

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Marques : 9 September 2017

The 31st MARQUES Annual Conference will look at how brands are shaped by cultural, political and social influences. IP rights are today more prominent worldwide, and consumers are more engaged. That results in growing tensions between trademarks and other IP rights, on one hand, and free speech, cultural sensitivities and political considerations, on the other. These tensions will be explored over the three days of the Conference.

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NameSummit : 7 August 2017

NameSummit 2017 is bringing the best together to discuss leading trends in branding, influencer marketing, social media, and showcase the continuing evolution of domain names as an important part of a great brand or advertising campaign.

Also: .BRANDS TLDs & the Evolution of Digital Super Brands

New gTLD Auction Proceeds : 13 July 2007

Proposed Agenda CCWG-AP meeting:
  • Roll Call;
  • Welcome / DOI;
  • Review of survey results charter question #4;
  • Review of survey results charter question #7;
  • Review feedback received on charter question #2 survey & next steps;
  • Questions for external experts;
  • Confirm next steps & next meeting.
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Accuracy Reporting System : 20 July 2017

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) today announced that ICANN will host an interactive webinar on 20 July 2017 to review findings of the “WHOIS Accuracy Reporting System June 2017” report published 12 June 2017.

Participant Code: 8021705257

Protecting brands in the digital world : 21 September 2017

MarkMonitor® Top-Level Domain Advisory Services are designed to help companies understand the issues, develop the right strategy, participate proactively or defensively in the application process and ensure relevant TLD acquisition. Implementation, launch and ongoing registry operation services are also offered.

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