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Eleeza Agopian

United States of America

Senior Director, Strategic Initiatives

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Brian Aitchison

United States of America

Research Manager

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Yazid Akanho

Benin

Technical Engagement Specialist

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Sawsan Aldawodi

United States of America

Senior Language Expert - Head Interpreter

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Steve Allison

United States of America

Senior Product Manager

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Nicolas Antoniello

Uruguay

Regional Technical Engagement Manager

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Andrea Beccalli

Portugal

Stakeholder Engagement Director - Europe

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Kathryn Carver

United States of America

SVP, Government and Intergovernmental Organization Engagement

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Joseph Catapano

United States of America

Stakeholder Engagement Manager - North America

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Dennis Chang

United States of America

GDD Services Program Director

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James Cole

United States of America

Sr. Global Communications Coordinator

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David Conrad

United States of America

SVP and Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

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Steve Conte

United States of America

Director, IROS Operations

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Albert Daniels

Saint Lucia

Stakeholder Engagement Senior Manager - Caribbean

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Chantelle Doerksen

United States of America

Policy Specialist

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Mohamed Elbashir

United States of America

Universal Acceptance Program Manager

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Teresa Andrea Elias

United States of America

Director, Governance Operations Support

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Jeannie Ellers

United States of America

Senior Manager, Measurement and Planning - Global Stakeholder Engagement

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Evin Ashley Erdoğdu

United States of America

Policy Analyst

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Jared Erwin

United States of America

Senior Manager, Policy Research and Stakeholder Programs

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Negar Farzinnia

United States of America

Director Implementation Operations

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Laurent Ferrali

France

Government and IGO Engagement Senior Director

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Yvette Guigneaux

United States of America

Review Support and Accountability Coordinator

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Anna Guseva

United States of America

Project Operations Senior Manager

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Daniel E. Halloran

ICANN Chief Data Protection Officer and Deputy General Counsel

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Jamie Hedlund

SVP, Contractual Compliance and Consumer Safeguards, and Managing Director – Washington D.C. Office

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Andee Hill

United States of America

Director, gTLD Accounts

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Robert Hoggarth

United States of America

VP, Policy Development and GAC Relations

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Cyrus Jamnejad

United States of America

gTLD Accounts Manager

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Michael Karakash

United States of America

Policy Research Specialist

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Vinciane Koenigsfeld

Luxembourg

Senior Director, Board Operations

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Ariel Xinyue Liang

United States of America

Policy Senior Specialist

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Jia Rong Low

VP, Stakeholder Engagement and Managing Director - Asia Pacific

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Vera Major

Switzerland

Government and IGO Engagement Manager

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Nora Mari

Belgium

Government and IGO Engagement Manager

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Mariana Marinho

United States of America

Public Responsibility Support Sr. Program Manager

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Veni Markovski

United States of America

VP, UN Engagement - New York

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Becky McGilley

United States of America

Government and IGO Engagement Director

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Christopher Mondini

Vice President, Stakeholder Engagement & Managing Director, Europe

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Bob Ochieng

Kenya

Stakeholder Engagement Senior Manager – Eastern & Southern Africa

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David Olive

United States of America

SVP, Policy Development Support

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Carlos Alvarez del Pino

United States of America

Director of SSR Engagement

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Elena Plexida

Belgium

VP, Government and IGO Engagement

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Wendy Profit

United States of America

Board Operations Senior Manager

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Ergys Ramaj

United States of America

VP, Public Responsibility

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Erika Randall

Associate General Counsel

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Joseph Restuccia

United States of America

Contractual Compliance Risk and Audit Senior Specialist

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Christina Rodriguez

United States of America

Senior Director, Language Services

Domain Name System
Internationalized Domain Name ,IDN,"IDNs are domain names that include characters used in the local representation of languages that are not written with the twenty-six letters of the basic Latin alphabet ""a-z"". An IDN can contain Latin letters with diacritical marks, as required by many European languages, or may consist of characters from non-Latin scripts such as Arabic or Chinese. Many languages also use other types of digits than the European ""0-9"". The basic Latin alphabet together with the European-Arabic digits are, for the purpose of domain names, termed ""ASCII characters"" (ASCII = American Standard Code for Information Interchange). These are also included in the broader range of ""Unicode characters"" that provides the basis for IDNs. The ""hostname rule"" requires that all domain names of the type under consideration here are stored in the DNS using only the ASCII characters listed above, with the one further addition of the hyphen ""-"". The Unicode form of an IDN therefore requires special encoding before it is entered into the DNS. The following terminology is used when distinguishing between these forms: A domain name consists of a series of ""labels"" (separated by ""dots""). The ASCII form of an IDN label is termed an ""A-label"". All operations defined in the DNS protocol use A-labels exclusively. The Unicode form, which a user expects to be displayed, is termed a ""U-label"". The difference may be illustrated with the Hindi word for ""test"" — परीका — appearing here as a U-label would (in the Devanagari script). A special form of ""ASCII compatible encoding"" (abbreviated ACE) is applied to this to produce the corresponding A-label: xn--11b5bs1di. A domain name that only includes ASCII letters, digits, and hyphens is termed an ""LDH label"". Although the definitions of A-labels and LDH-labels overlap, a name consisting exclusively of LDH labels, such as""icann.org"" is not an IDN."