ICANN Newsletter | Week ending 27 October 2006
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24 October 2006
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ICANN in the News
Listed below are key media mentions involving ICANN over the course of the last week.
27 October 2006
Internet Domain Dispute Will Last Years, Official Warns Ahead of World Summit (International Herald Tribune)
26 October 2006
26 October 2006
24 October 2006
23 October 2006
ICANN Featured Individual: Daniel Dardailler, Board Member - TLG Liaison
Daniel Dardailler is W3C (World Wide Web Consortium) Associate Chair for Europe, manager of the W3C/ERCIM European and African operations and chair of the official standard liaison task force of the consortium.
Daniel joined the W3C/INRIA team in Sophia-Antipolis, France, in July 1996. In 1997, he launched the Web Accessibility Initiative and was the technical director of the activity until 2003. In this role, he participated in the design of some important standards like HTML, CSS, and WAI Guidelines.
As the proposer and manager of several large European Commission IST funded projects supporting the activities of W3C in Europe, Daniel has over the past few years led W3C liaison activities in the area of European and international normalisation, ICANN W3C liaison, UN/WSIS participation, and ISO/ITU liaison matters.
Prior to joining W3C, from 1990 to 1996 Daniel worked in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, as a software designer and programmer for the X Window System Consortium and the OSF/TheOpenGroup. From 1986 to 1990, he was a Unix/Graphics engineer at the Bull Research Center in France.
Daniel holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science in Digital Typography and Networking from the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis (1989).
Daniel Dardailler was appointed liaison to the ICANN Board by the W3C on behalf of the Technology Liaison Group to serve during the year 2006. Board liaison terms end (subject to possible re-appointment) after the conclusion of the ICANN annual meeting each year.
ICANN At Work
During the past week, ICANN staff have provided input to the internet community at events such as:
- Internetdagarna, a yearly event in Stockholm, Sweden, with many internet-related sessions. ICANN staff provided presentations on the ICANN International Domain Names Program and progress toward introduction of internationalized top level labels, as well as Internet Governance and ICANN's role.
- ccTLD workshop [PDF] with ISOC in Sofia, Bulgaria, organized to increase involvement among registry operators and to share best practices with them. ICANN staff delivered a presentation on how to organise an external relations service within a registry.
- Meeting in Tokyo of the Japan Internet Provider's Association, which includes all of the ICANN accredited registrars in Japan.
- The "Domain Name Dispute Resolution in the Asia Pacific Region" conference in Hong Kong, sponsored by the Asian Domain Name Dispute Resolution Centre (ADNDRC) and the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre. ICANN staff delivered a presentation on "ICANN's Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy: Maturing with the Global Internet."
Major Upcoming Events
31 October 2006: IGF Meeting in Athens, Greece, "Towards A Multilingual Global Internet: Avoiding the Risk of Fragmentation." Organized by the Egyptian Government, UNESCO, and ICANN.
5-10 November 2006: IETF Meeting, San Diego
13-14 November 2006: APTLD Meeting, Bangkok, Thailand
14-15 November 2006: RIPE Regional Meeting, Manama, Bahrain
27 November - 1 December 2006: AFRINIC Meeting, Mauritius
2 – 8 December 2006: ICANN Meeting, São Paulo, Brazil
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