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Rome Presentations Published

2 February 2009

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On 22-23 January 2009, ICANN hosted its European registry/registrar regional gathering in Rome, Italy. The regional gathering model was introduced as a means to broaden participation in the ICANN process by the growing number of registrars and to create an opportunity for ICANN staff to provide updates on issues that affect gTLD registries and ICANN-accredited registrars such as contractual compliance, GNSO policy activities and registrant protection initiatives.  In the interest of transparency, the presentations are being made public and this will become regular practice.

The following information is available about the event:

Time Thursday 22 Jan 09 Friday 23 Jan 09
09:00 Breakfast Breakfast
09:30 Welcome/Introductions (Craig Schwartz) Welcome/Introductions (Craig Schwartz)
10:00 Key Issues / Messages from recent meetings (Craig Schwartz - pages 4-21) Policy updates (Marika Konings - pages 101-129)
10:30 Global Partnership Update (Massimiliano Minisci - pages 22-29)
11:00 Coffee Coffee
11:30 Independent Review Process (Marco Lorenzoni - pages 31-38) Security Update (Greg Rattray - pages 131-158)
12:30 Registry Presentations: .MOBI, .ASIA Registry Presentations: .CAT, .ORG, .TEL
14:00 IDNs Update (Tina Dam - pages 41-58) Registrar Data Escrow and Terminated Registrar Transition Updates (Mike Zupke - pages 162-167)
14:30 New gTLDs Update (Craig Schwartz - pages 59-69)
15:00 CRAI Update (Craig Schwartz - pages 70-77) Registrar Constituency Update (Jon Nevett)
15:30 Coffee Coffee
16:00 DNSSEC Presentation - David Maher Status Update on RAA Proposed Amendments (Craig Schwartz/Jon Nevett - page 173)
16:30 Contractual Compliance Update (David Giza & William McKelligott - pages 80-96) Add Grace Period Update (Craig Schwartz - pages 174-183)
17:00 Wrap-up / Regional Issues / Q & A