In accordance with ICANN's commitment to continuous improvement in the management of meetings, and in response to requests for advanced planning, ICANN today posts a call for Expressions of Interest to host the meeting to be held in Europe on 17-23 October 2010. The objective is to routinely provide advice on locations for meetings 12 months ahead of schedule.
- Europe 17-23 October 2010
ICANN Public Meetings draw individuals from around the globe and attract a wide range of participants who follow Internet addressing and policy issues. The meetings receive international press coverage and provide an ideal opportunity for participants, sponsors, and hosts to interact on key Internet issues.
Organisations interested in the opportunity to host the Europe meeting in 2010 should review the full Request for Proposals [DOC, 555K] before submitting an Expression of Interest. The specifications outlined in the Request for Proposals [DOC, 555K] detail the anticipated required elements of an ICANN meeting and the minimum responsibilities of the hosting organisation.
The Expression of Interest form can be found on page 17 of the Request for Proposal (RFP). All interested parties should submit a completed Expression of Interest Form [DOC, 153K] via email to firstname.lastname@example.org for consideration. Any inquiries regarding the call for expressions should be addressed to the ICANN Meeting Staff.
The deadline for submissions is 30 March 2009.
ICANN meetings constitute an essential part of ICANN's global consensus-building, policy development, and outreach efforts. We encourage your institution/organisation to consider submitting an Expression of Interest Form [DOC, 153K].