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Pre-ICANN56 Policy Update Webinar

06-Jun-2016 | Source : AG-IP News | Visits : 6700
LOS ANGELES - The ICANN Policy Development Support Team will provide a Policy Update Webinar on Thursday, 16 June 2016 at 10:00 UTC and 19:00 UTC, in preparation for the upcoming ICANN Policy Forum in Helsinki.

According to ICANN, the purpose of the webinar is to summarize policy activities across the ICANN policy development community and briefing the community on the Cross-Community sessions taking place in Helsinki.
Cross-Community Sessions Briefings:

ICANN Accountability & Cross-Community Working Group (CCWG) Update
Charter for the Cross-Community Working Group (CCWG) on the use of new generic Top Level Domain (gTLD) Auction Proceeds
Draft Framework of Principles for Future Cross-Community Working Groups
New gTLD Subsequent Procedures Policy Development Process (PDP)
Next Generation generic Top Level Domain (gTLD) Registration Directory Service (WHOIS) Policy Development Process (PDP)
Review of All Rights Protection Mechanisms in all generic Top Level Domains (gTLDs) Policy Development Process (PDP)
Supporting Organizations & Advisory Committee Updates:
Address Supporting Organization (ASO) and Regional Internet Registries (RIR) Policy Development
Country Code Names Supporting Organization (ccNSO) 
o ICANN Operational Plan & Budget
o Country & Other Geographic Names Forum
Generic Names Supporting Organization (GNSO) 
o GNSO Review
o Possible Modification of the WHOIS Conflicts with Local Law Procedure
At-Large Advisory Committee (ALAC) and At-Large Community 
o Policy Advice Development
o Next Steps on the At-Large Review
o Activities at ICANN56, including Outreach and Engagement and Regional At-Large Organizations (RALO) Sessions
Government Advisory Committee (GAC) 
o 2-Character Labels and Country Names as Second Level Domains in New generic Top Level Domains (gTLDs)
o Advice Effectiveness
o Privacy and Proxy Services Accreditation
o International Governmental Organization (IGO) Acronyms Protections in New generic Top Level Domains (gTLDs)
Root Server System Advisory Committee (RSSAC) Advisory
Security and Stability Advisory Committee (SSAC) 
o Publications
o DNSSEC Workshop
The two sessions are duplicates, scheduled to accommodate different time zones. Each session runs for 90 minutes and will be conducted in English. The webinar will be conducted in Adobe Connect along with a dial-in conference bridge for audio.

Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions at the end of each session. During the course of the webinar, questions may be submitted using the chat function in Adobe Connect.

Recordings of the webinars will be made available here. The Policy Development Support Team is always available to answer any questions via email at
Please RSVP via this form by 10 June 2016.
Remote participation details will be sent the week of 13 June 2016.

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