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ICANN Launches the 2022 LAC Domain Names Week

12 April 2022

This announcement was updated on 27 April 2022.

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the Latin American and Caribbean event, "LAC Domain Names Week." This three-day event will be held entirely virtually from Tuesday to Thursday, 26 - 28 April 2022, starting each day at 2:00 PM UTC. Its theme this year is "Shaping the future of a secure and resilient DNS."

To register for this event please click here.

For more information about the event click here.

The LAC Domain Names Week brings together industry, Internet policy, and technical professionals interested in discussing DNS-related issues. The forum also provides an opportunity to engage and network with key players and experts in the field.

The event is open to anyone interested in issues related to the domain name industry and its potential business opportunities. The target audience includes:

  • Country code top-level domain (ccTLD) registries, registrars, and resellers
  • Generic top-level domain (gTLD) registries, registrars, and resellers
  • Registrants
  • DNS experts
  • gTLD applicants
  • Regional TLD organizations
  • IT and Internet businesses
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Legal and intellectual property firms

This year's event is jointly organized by the Latin American and Caribbean Address Registry (LACNIC), the Internet Society (ISOC), the Public Interest Registry (PIR), and ICANN.

About ICANN

ICANN's mission is to help ensure a stable, secure, and unified global Internet. To reach another person on the Internet, you need to type an address – a name or a number – into your computer or other device. That address must be unique so computers know where to find each other. ICANN helps coordinate and support these unique identifiers across the world. ICANN was formed in 1998 as a nonprofit public benefit corporation with a community of participants from all over the world.