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ICANN Meetings in Wellington, New Zealand

25 - 31 March 2006


Video file (Real Player format) recordings of the March 2006 ICANN Meeting in Wellington, New Zealand


The next ICANN meeting will be held March 25 - 31 Wellington, New Zealand. 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.

Archive of public comments at


Information relating to Visa's can be obtained from the local host's website. If you require a letter of invitation to obtain a visa, please write to .


Friday, 24 March 2006

Registration desk open from 1:00 - 7:00pm
Friday only location: Square Affair, Old Town Hall, Wakefield Street
Please use entrance between Old Town Hall and Michael Fowler Centre

Saturday, 25 March 2006

Registration desk located in Michael Fowler Centre Foyer, opens 7:00am

Sunday, 26 March 2006

Monday, 27 March 2006

Tuesday, 28 March 2006

Wednesday, 29 March 2006

  • Workshop on Internet Governance * (09:15-12:00) (Iliot Theater)
  • GNSO Council Meeting * (09:30-12:00) (M.F.C. Auditorium)
  • Public Forum, Part I * (13:00- 17:00) (M.F.C. Auditorium)
    • President's Report
    • Supporting Organization & Advisory Committee Reports
    • Public Comment on President's Report & Supporting Organization & Advisory Committee Reports
    • Nominating Committee Report
    • Ombudsman Report Presentation (PDF)
    • Public Comments on Nominating Committee & Ombudsman Reports
    • Break
    • Morocco 2006 Meeting Hosts
    • Brazil 2006 Meeting Hosts
    • Presentation on President's Strategy Committee
    • Public Comments on President's Strategy Committee & Open Microphone
  • * (13:00- 18:00) (M.F.C. Auditorium)
  • Sports Night - 10 pin bowling (Bowland, 12 Western Hutt Road, Petone 19:00 - 22:30)

Thursday, 30 March 2006

  • Public Forum, Part II * (09:00-12:30) (M.F.C. Auditorium)
    • Board Committee Reports:
      • Audit Committee
      • Board Governance Committee
      • Conflict of Interest Committee
      • Finance Committee
      • Meetings Committee
      • Reconsideration Committee
    • Public Comments on Board Committee Reports
    • Supporting Organization & Advisory Committee Reports
      • ASO Report
      • GAC (Governmental Advisory Committee)
      • RSSAC (Root-Server System Advisory Committee)
      • SSAC (Security and Stability Advisory Committee)
    • Public Comments on Supporting Organization
    • Break
    • New sTLD Update
    • IDN Update
    • IANA Process
    • Comments on new sTLD Update and IANA Process & Open Microphone

    Friday, 31 March 2006

    • Board Meeting * (08:30) (M.F.C. Auditorium)
    • Pasifika Day - - all ICANN attendees welcome (Renouf Foyer)

    The items with "*" are being webcast. Please see "WEBCAST AND REMOTE PARTICIPATION INFORMATION" below for links.


Pre-registration for this meeting is now open. Click here to pre-register. Pre-registration is not required to attend the meeting.


Upon arrival, participants should pick up their badges and meeting materials at the registration desk.


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

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 organizations whose missions and activities conflict with ICANN policies.


PLEASE NOTE: Webcasts will begin approxmitely 15 minutes before the scheduled event. Please refer to the above schedule for event time.


There will be an Internet Lounge. Wireless Internet connectivity (802.11b) will also be available in the main meeting and public areas.


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