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ICANN Meetings in Lisbon, Portugal

ICANN 28th International Public Meeting in Lisbon, Portugal

24 - 30 March 2007

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

ICANN's 28th International Public Meeting will be held 26-30 March in Lisbon, Portugal. The meetings are free to attend, and open to any interested person. ICANN encourages broad participation in its bottom-up consensus-development process. You can take part in these meetings by attending in person, by taking part in the webcast and remote participation opportunities, and/or by joining one of the various ICANN-related mailing lists.

The local host's website contains more information about the venue, transportation and hotels.

Pre-Registration Schedule and Agenda Webcast & Remote Participation Press & Media
Travel Visa Information Internet Access Sponsorship Opportunities Safety Tips

PRE-REGISTRATION

Registration for this meeting is now open.

(Pre-registration is not required to attend the meeting.)

TRAVEL AND VISA INFORMATION

Information relating to visas can be obtained from the local host's website. A letter of invitation to attend the meeting and enter Portugal may be required by citizens of some countries. An invitation letter can be obtained by writing to admin@icann-lisboa.pt.

SCHEDULE AND AGENDA
Information on "What it is, Why it's important, and Who should attend," can be found by clicking on "Agenda" for each event below.

Information Regarding Operational Planning in Lisbon:

At the Lisbon meeting, ICANN is beginning the consultation process for the July 2007 - June 2008 operating plan. As part of its commitment to the internationalisation of its processes, ICANN will be running sessions to seek input to the planning process French, Arabic and Spanish in addition to the public forum session in English (with Portuguese translation). ICANN is very keen to receive input from all members of the community and we encourage your participation in these sessions. Times for the sessions are:

  • French Tuesday 27th 14.30 - 15.30 (Ametista)
  • Arabic Wednesday 28th 16.30 - 17.30 (Safira)
  • Spanish Wednesday 28th 15.30 - 16.30 (Safira)

W Webcast

Saturday, 24 March 2007

Time Event Room Agenda Presentation Transcript
9:00 – 12:00 GAC Working Group (closed) Mercure - - -
9:00 – 12:00 New gTLD, Reserved Names Working Group Floriana 3 - -
9:00 – 18:00 RALO Africa Esmeralda 1 Agenda - -
9:00 – 18:00 RALO Europe Ametista Agenda - -
12:15 – 14:30 GAC/GNSO New gTLD Discussion Mercure - - -
14:45 – 18:00 GAC Working Group (closed) Mercure - - -
15:00 – 18:00 GNSO Policies for Contractual Conditions, Existing gTLDs Floriana 3 Agenda Presentation [PDF, 88K] Transcript

Sunday, 25 March 2007

Time Event Room Agenda Presentation Transcript
9:00 – 12:00 GNSO New gTLDs and IDN Working Group Floriana 3 - - Transcript
9:00 – 12:30 GAC Working Group (closed) Mercure - - -
9:00 – 13:00 RALO Europe Ametista Agenda - -
11:00 – 12:00 ICANN Roundtable Orientation Agua Marina Agenda - -
12:00 – 13:45 GNSO Council Whois Discussion Floriana 3 - - Transcript A
Transcript B
13:00 – 15:00 Tutorial - IPv6 W Floriana 1 & 2 Agenda Transcript
13:00 – 18:00 At-Large Advisory Committee Meeting, First Session Ametista Agenda - -
14:00 – 15:45 GAC/GNSO Discussion on Whois Mercure   Presentation
[PDF,16K]
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15:30 – 16:30 Tutorial – How the Marketplace for Expiring Names Has Changed: Why names aren't released and what is the impact on consumers and other interests? Are registrars becoming domain name portfolio owners? W Floriana 1 & 2 Agenda

Presentation
[PDF, 916K]

Transcript
16:00 – 18:00 GNSO Protecting the Rights of Others Working Group Floriana 3 Agenda - Transcript
16:00 – 19:15 GAC Working Group (closed) Mercure - - -
16:30 – 18:30 Tutorial – Domain Name Secondary Market: What makes a name worth thousands of dollars and how does this market work? W Floriana 1 & 2 Agenda Transcript

Monday, 26 March 2007

Time Event Room Agenda Presentation Transcript
9:00 – 9:45 Welcome Ceremony W Floriana 1 & 2 Agenda - Transcript
10:30 – 13:30 ICANN Public Forum W Floriana 1 & 2 Agenda Transcript
14:00 – 16:00

GNSO Public Forum W

  • New Top Level Domains (TLDs)
Floriana 1 & 2 Agenda Presentation
[PDF, 41K]
Transcript
16:00 – 18:00

ICANN Public Forum W

  • GNSO Improvements
Floriana 1 & 2 Agenda - Transcript
16:00 – 18:00

Joint ccNSO/GAC Meeting on IDNs

Jade 1 & 2 - -
18:00 – 19:00 Welcome Cocktail Hotel Foyer - - -

Tuesday, 27 March 2007

Time Event Room Agenda Presentation Transcript
08:30 – 12:00 At-Large European Regional Meeting Ametista Agenda - -
8:30 – 13:00 GAC Working Group (closed) Mercure - - -
09:00 - 12:00 At-Large African Regional Meeting Floriana 1 Agenda - -
09:00 - 17:00 gTLD Registries Constituency Meeting Floriana 3 Agenda - -
09:00 - 17:00 Non-Commercial Users Constituency Safira Agenda - -
09:00 - 18:00 Registrars Constituency Meeting Floriana 2 Agenda - -
9:15 – 17:00 ccNSO Members Meeting W Jade 1 & 2 Agenda Transcript
10:00 – 12:00 Cross Constituency Meeting Agua Marina Agenda - -
13:00 – 18:00 At-Large Advisory Committee Meeting, Second Session Floriana 1 Agenda - -
14:00 – 15:45 GAC Plenary (closed) Mercure - - -
14:00 – 16:00 Commercial and Business Users Constituency Agua Marina Agenda - -
14:00 – 17:00 Intellectual Property Interests Constituency Meeting Esmeralda 1 Agenda - -
14:00 – 17:00 Internet Service and Connectivity Providers Constituency Meeting Esmeralda 2 Agenda - -
16:00 – 18:00 GAC Plenary - OPEN SESSION Mercure Agenda - Transcript
19:00 – 23:00 Gala Dinner Buses Leave from Hotel - - -

Wednesday, 28 March 2007

Time Event Room Agenda Presentation Transcript
8:30 – 13:00 GAC Program Committee Meeting (closed) Mercure - - -
8:30 – 10:30 GNSO Public Forum W Floriana 1 & 2 Agenda Transcript
9:00 – 10:30 Going Forward with ICANN — The African Region Perspective Floriana 3 Agenda -
9:00 – 11:00 ASO Workshop

Ametista Agenda - -
9:00 – 12:30 GAC Plenary (closed) Mercure - - -
9:15 – 13:00 ccNSO Members Meeting W Jade 1 & 2 Agenda  
10:30 – 12:30 GNSO Council Meeting W Floriana 1 & 2 Agenda - Transcript
12:30 – 14:00 Going Forward with ICANN — The Middle East Region Perspective Esmeralda 2 Agenda - -
13:30 – 15:00 Nominating Committee Workshop W Floriana 1 & 2 Agenda - Transcript
14:00 – 15:00 ccNSO Council Meeting W Jade 1 & 2 Agenda Presentation A
[PDF, 169K]
Presentation B
[PDF, 73K]
Presentation C
[PDF, 41K]
Presentation D
[PDF, 41K]
Transcript
15:30 – 17:00 President's Strategy Committee Workshop W Floriana 1 & 2 Agenda - Transcript
15:30 – 18:00 DNSSEC for TLDs: Experience from Sweden and Bulgaria [PDF, 101K]  W Jade 1 & 2 Agenda Transcript
17:30 – 19:30 IDN - GAC - GNSO & ccNSO Working Groups Workshop W Floriana 1 & 2 Agenda Presentation [PDF, 28K] Transcript
18:15 – 19:15 SSAC Open Meeting W Jade 1 & 2 Agenda Transcript
20:00 – 22:00 Sporting Event Buses Leave from Hotel - - -

Thursday 29 March 2007

Time Event Room Agenda Presentation Transcript
8:30 – 13:00 ICANN Public Forum W

Floriana 1 & 2 Agenda

ALL DAY ccTLD Technical Meeting Jade 1 & 2 Agenda - -
14:00 – 18:00 At-Large Advisory Committee Meeting, Third Session Floriana 1 & 2 Agenda - -
14:00 – 18:00 EuRID Floriana 3 - - -
14:30 – 17:00 Outreach Event at University of Lisbon University of Lisbon Agenda

Presentation A [PDF, 185K]
Presentation B [PDF, 941K]
Presentation C [PDF, 73K]

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15:00 – 17:00 GNSO New gTLD Committee - - - -

Friday, 30 March 2007

Time Event Room Agenda Presentation Transcript
8:30

UPDATE: Arrival of ITU Secretary General Delayed

Secretary General Tourés arrival at ICANN’s 28th International Public Meeting in Lisbon, Portugal has been delayed.

Regrettably, he will not arrive in time to address the Community at 8:30 a.m., Friday, 30 March 2007, as previously scheduled.

However, it is anticipated that he may arrive in time to address the Community later in the morning.

The board meeting will convene at 9 a.m. as planned.

Further details will be posted as they become available.

Floriana 1 & 2 - - -
9:00 Board Meeting W Floriana 1 & 2 Agenda - Transcript

INTERNET ACCESS

There will be an Internet Lounge. Wireless Internet connectivity (802.11b) will also be available in the main meeting, public areas and in the participant’s rooms (only those in the hotel where the conference will be held).

W WEBCAST AND REMOTE PARTICIPATION INFORMATION

Items marked with W will be webcast. PLEASE NOTE: Webcasts will begin approxmitely 15 minutes before the scheduled event. Please refer to the above schedule for event time.

Please click here to join the appropriate webcast and audiocast:

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SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

ICANN appreciates the support of the community in providing financial sponsorship for ICANN meetings. This sponsorship is a vital part of enabling ICANN to provide quality programs for meeting attendees. In particular, such generous sponsorship allows ICANN to hold its meetings in geographically diverse locations that allows broader participation across the world's Internet community. Details will be posted as they become available.

ICANN reserves the right not to accept sponsorships from organisations whose missions and activities conflict with ICANN policies.

More information about sponsorship opportunities can be found on the local host's website.

PRESS AND MEDIA INFORMATION

Members of the press should contact press@icann.org.

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