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Updated: ICANN Board to Hold Public Sessions and Board Meeting During Abu Dhabi Workshop

20 October 2017

LOS ANGELES – 27 October 2017 – The ICANN Board will be holding four public sessions and a Board Meeting during its upcoming workshop in Abu Dhabi, which will be taking place from 27-29 October, 2017.

The agenda of the sessions is provided below.

Date Time (UTC) Session
27 October 11:30 – 13:00 Board Technical Committee discussion on blockchain naming systems impact, design for a tamperproof root zone update system, next steps for KSK rollover
28 October 13:30 – 14:00 Discussion on FY 17 Audited Financial Statements
29 October 5:00 – 6:00 Public Board Meeting
29 October 12:30 – 13:30 Board Workshop Session on Internet Governance

The sessions will be in English only. The format for each will be a listen-only session via Adobe Connect.

Adobe Connect Link: https://participate.icann.org/opencommunity/
Participant Code: 5542211258

Additional access numbers: https://www.myrcplus.com/cnums.asp?bwebid=8369444&ppc=5542211258&num=1-605-475-5606

For more information about the Abu Dhabi workshop and other upcoming ICANN Board meetings, please go to https://www.icann.org/resources/pages/2017-board-meetings.


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 not-for-profit public-benefit corporation with a community of participants from all over the world.