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.
Check for more here.

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’évolution des noms de domaine depuis 2014 : 15H00-15H45.

Register here.



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.

Register here.

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.

Register here.

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