.BRAND – What’s Going On Out There?

CSC® cordially invites you to our special .Brand Briefing for clients only. Join us during the International Trademark Association (INTA) Annual Meeting, for .BRAND: What’s Going On Out There?

There are currently over 170 .brand new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) actively being used online by such major brands as Barclays®, Google®, Swatch®, Seat®, and Sky®—and among them, they have over 10,000 new gTLDs domain names registered

WHEN: Tuesday, 23 May 2017

ICANN DNS Symposium

The ICANN DNS Symposium is a one-day event focused on all aspects of the Domain Name System (DNS). Join members of the ICANN organization to explore ICANN's current initiatives and projects relating to DNS research, operations, threats and countermeasures and technology evolution.

When: Saturday, 13 May 2017


DNS-OARC is a non-profit, membership organization that seeks to improve the security, stability, and understanding of the Internet's DNS infrastructure. Part of these aims are achieved through workshops.

WHEN: 14-15 May 2017

GDD Industry Summit

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 ICANN's GDD team. It is not a typical ICANN meeting nor is it solely intended for discussions of policy.

More than 400 participants from 49 countries attended the 2016 GDD Summit in Amsterdam. Participants included gTLD, brand and geo registries, ICANN-accredited registrars, gTLD resellers, gTLD hosting providers and registry service providers.

WHEN: 9-11 May 2017

DN Seattle

DNSeattle is an in-person networking and educational event for entrepreneurs, investors and operators (e.g., registries, registrars, service providers).

WHEN: Thursday, 25 May 2017

Geographic Names Webinar

The leadership team of the New gTLD Subsequent Procedures Policy Development Process Working Group is seeking your input on the issue of geographic names at the top level. All are welcome and encouraged to participate and contribute their perspectives.

The following upcoming activities are intended to facilitate a broad community-wide dialogue on this topic to feed into the New gTLD Subsequent Procedures PDP.

WHEN: Tuesday, 25 April 2017