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The ninth Africa Domain Name System (DNS) Forum will be held virtually from 27 to 28 July 2021 with the theme of "Evolving the DNS Ecosystem in Africa."
The Africa DNS Forum is organized by the Africa Top Level Domains Organization (AFTLD), the Africa Registrar Association (AfRegistrar), and the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).
The 2021 edition will take place as a two-day virtual event open to stakeholders in the African domain name industry. Sessions will cover topics including the evolution of the DNS ecosystem in the region, national and regional DNS Forum initiatives, emerging technical issues, financing and insurance in the DNS business, and compliance in the domain name industry.
Participants will be able to join sessions through Zoom and view through YouTube and Facebook streaming. To register, click here.
The Africa DNS Forum website has more information, including the latest agenda updates.
Africa Top Level Domains Organization (AFTLD) is the association of country code top-level domain (ccTLD) registry managers in the Africa region. The main objective of AFTLD is to provide a forum for ccTLD managers from the Africa region to discuss issues regarding management of ccTLD registries. AFTLD then presents their common position on key global issues in the Domain Name System (DNS) industry in international meetings.
AfRegistrar association includes all ICANN-accredited registrars based on the African continent. It also includes all actors that are serving the DNS in Africa (resellers and incubators).
The AfRegistrar represents the common view of registrars to ensure that African people will be served based on the common international standards of trust and compliance and to ensure that African people are using domain names in a safe, trusted, and secure environment.