Puerto Rico and Barcelona Identified as ICANN Meeting Sites for 2018
The ICANN Board has approved San Juan, Puerto Rico as the location in North America to host ICANN's 61st public meeting to be held 10-15 March 2018. Barcelona, Spain has been selected as the European city to host ICANN63 | Annual General Meeting to be held 20-26 October 2018.
ICANN holds three public meetings each calendar year in different regions of the globe. ICANN Meetings are a central principle of ICANN's multistakeholder model because they provide a venue for progressing policy work, conducting outreach, exchanging best practices, conducting business deals, interacting among members of the ICANN community, including Board and staff and learning about ICANN. Usually comprised of more than 400 different sessions, these meetings are the focal point for individuals and representatives of the different ICANN stakeholder groups to introduce and discuss issues related to ICANN policy. Participants may attend in person or remotely. Meetings are open to everyone and registration is free.