Going Forward with ICANN — The Middle East Region Perspective
Wednesday, 28 March 2007, 12:30 - 14:00
ICANN Meeting, Corinthia Lisboa Hotel, Lisbon, Portugal
Goals : The purpose of this session is to hear from the Internet community of the Middle East on how they see the participation in the ICANN process: Benefits, Challenges, Improvements, and the Way Forward.
Format : Open to all, moderated panel session with an open question and answer in the main Lisbon forum.
Length : the session will be one and half hour in length, and may run to two hours if presentations and question and answer run over.
Connectivity : An open IM room and audiocast could be advertised around the Middle East in advance of the forum to bring in participation from the region.
Moderator: Baher Esmat, ICANN Middle East Liaison.
|10 mins||Chair’s Introduction||Mohamed El-Bashir
ISOC Sudan (.sd)
|15 mins||GAC Participation||Manal Ismail
|15 mins||ccTLD Regional Overview||Charles Shaban
|15 mins||At Large Overview||Siavash Shahshahani
IRnic, Iran (.ir)
|15 mins||Middle East ICANN Priorities||Discussion facilitated by Moderator|
|20 mins||Moderated Question and Answer|