ICANN71 Pre-Meeting Briefing Agenda
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ICRIER hosted a webinar on the upcoming ICANN71, the annual meeting of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), which helps co-ordinate the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) functions that are key technical services critical to the continued operations of the Internet’s underlying address book, the Domain Name System (DNS). The discussion agenda included the pre-meeting briengs and expectations from the Expedited Policy Development Process (EPDP) for Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs), updates from the Generic Names Supporting Organization (GNSO), updates from the Country Code Names Supporting Organization (ccNSO), updates from the Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC), which constitutes the voice of governments and intergovernmental organisations in ICANN’s multi-stakeholder structure and updates from the At-Large Advisory Committee (ALAC). The lead speakers were Samiran Gupta, India Head, ICANN, Anil Kumar Jain, CEO, National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI), representative from the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEITY), Satish Babu, Chair, Asia-Pacic Regional At-Large Organisation (APRALO), Amrita Choudhury, Director, CCAOI & Member of Multistakeholder, Advisory Group (MAG), Internet Governance Forum (IGF), Gangesh Varma, Consultant, ICRIER, and Isha Suri, Research Associate, ICRIER.

 

 

10th June 2021, 4PM onwards

Place : Online Event

 

4:00 PM – 4:05 PM: Welcome and Introductions, ICRIER

4:05 PM – 4:10 PM: ICANN71 Virtual Policy Forum: What to Expect

Samiran Gupta, Head of India, ICANN

4:10 PM – 4:20 PM: ccNSO Policy Updates

Anil Kumar Jain, CEO, National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI)

4:20 PM – 4:30 PM GAC Updates

Representative, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEITY)

4:30 PM – 4:40 PM ALAC Updates

Satish Babu, Chair, Asia-Pacific Regional At-Large Organisation (APRALO)

4:40 PM – 4:45 PM GNSO Policy Updates

Isha Suri, ICRIER

4:45 PM – 4:55 PM Thematic Discussions and Updates for ICANN71

Plenary Session: ICANN’s Multistakeholder Model within the Internet, Governance Ecosystem

Amrita Choudhury, Director, CCAOI & Member of Multistakeholder, Advisory Group (MAG), Internet Governance Forum (IGF)

Plenary Session: Impact of Regulatory Developments on ICANN Policy Topics

Gangesh Varma, ICRIER

4:55 PM – 5:00 PM Q & A and Closing Remarks

10 Jun, 2023