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ICANN Publishes ICANN76 Community Forum Schedule

21 February 2023

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has published the schedule for the ICANN76 Community Forum to be held from 11–16 March 2023 in Cancún, Mexico.

To accommodate both in-person and virtual participation, ICANN76 will be conducted as a hybrid event. With ICANN76, there are changes to the meetings scheduling platform being used. Read about them in this blog.

The meeting will feature more than 197 sessions and take place during regular working hours in Cancún (UTC-5/Eastern Standard Time). Note: While most of the United States, Canada, and Mexico will switch to Daylight Saving Time (DST) on 12 March 2023, DST is not in use in Cancún and some northern border locations in Mexico.

ICANN will require in-person participants to follow higher health and safety standards than may be required by local regulations. Please refer to the health and safety requirements on the ICANN76 Health and Safety website for more details.

To learn more about how to participate in ICANN76, in person or virtually, please visit the ICANN Meeting Participant Guides. To get ready for ICANN76, join Prep Week from 27 February to 1 March 2023. To attend any of the sessions, please register for ICANN76.


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.