Just announced: the .CHARITY new gTLD auction

The .CHARITY new gTLD: commencement date for auction #20 is on 18 April 2018 at 16:00 UTC.

Contention sets are on hold for these strings and are not yet eligible:
  1. .GAY
  2. .HOME
  3. .CPA
  4. .HOTEL
  5. .MAIL
  6. .MERCK
  7. .CORP
  8. .MUSIC
  9. .SPA
  10. .KID/.KIDS
More here.

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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