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Register for ICANN’s Next SSAD ODP Project Update Webinar

4 November 2021

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) organization will host a webinar on 18 November 2021 at 16:00 UTC to provide the community with an update on the System for Standardized Access/Disclosure Operational Design Phase (SSAD ODP).

The webinar will focus on the business process and system designs of the SSAD with the aim of soliciting feedback from the community. There will also be an interactive question and answer session with participants. For a recap of the previous project update held during ICANN72, click here.

The webinar will be presented in English with interpretation in Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, and Spanish available through the Adigo dial in line. Video and audio recordings will be published on the SSAD ODP webpage. Please register in advance for the webinar.

Webinar: SSAD ODP Project Update Webinar #4

When: 18 November 2021, 16:00 UTC

Registration Link: https://icann.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_wJWalmmZSW2oRRJ_xkZ1yQ

About the SSAD ODP

The SSAD is a mechanism proposed to centrally handle requests for nonpublic registration data, outlined in Recommendations 1-18 of the Final Report of the Generic Names Supporting Organization (GNSO) Expedited Policy Development Process (EPDP) on the Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data Phase 2. Due to the resource investment and complexity that would likely be required to implement the SSAD-related policy recommendations in a timely and predictable manner, the ICANN Board has requested an ODP to inform its deliberations, including whether the recommendations are in the best interests of the ICANN community or ICANN.

Conducted by ICANN org, the ODP will assess the potential risks, anticipated costs, resource requirements, timelines, dependencies, interaction with the Global Public Interest Framework that is currently being piloted, and other matters related to implementation of the GNSO Council-approved recommendations. When the ODP is completed, ICANN org will deliver the Operational Design Assessment (ODA), the expected output of the ODP, to the ICANN Board and publish it on the SSAD ODP page for transparency. For more information on the SSAD ODP, please visit: https://www.icann.org/ssadodp


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