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IITCOE hosts “1st India ICANN Readout Session” on 21 December, 2016 at IHC, New Delhi

IIMA-Idea Telecom Centre of Excellence (IITCOE). is hosting the ‘1st India ICANN Readout Session’ on 21 December, 2016 at India Habitat Centre (IHC), New Delhi.

The Readout session will recap discussions from the recently concluded public meeting organised by ICANN in Hyderabad. Strategies for improving Indian engagement with activities currently underway at ICANN will also be discussed.


1st India ICANN Readout Session

Wednesday, 21 December, 2016

Schedule and Agenda


3:00 PM - 3:05 PM

Introductory remarks

3:05 PM - 3:10 PM

Highlights from ICANN57

3:20 PM - 3:55 PM

Key Policy Issues Update

Discussion on some key policy issues such as the lessons from the IANA Transition, pending issues in the Accountability Work Stream 2 including ongoing work on Jurisdiction and the New gTLD Auctions Proceeds Working Group.

3:55 PM - 4:20 PM



Security and Stability of the DNS

Discussion on this key topic will include highlighting India’s primary concerns, and the insights gained from the ICANN57 sessions dedicated to this theme.

4:20 PM - 4:55 PM

Indian Industry and Private Sector Engagements

Discussion will look at the experiences of the various community led-events at ICANN57 specifically for the Indian industry and businesses, and highlight methods for engagement in priority areas.  

4:55 PM - 5:20 PM

International Domain Names (IDNs) and Indic Computing

Discussion will address India’s efforts in this area, assess the current needs and deliberate future steps pursuant to the outcomes of the of the session at ICANN57.

5:20 PM - 5:30 PM

Summary & Roadmap for Future Engagement

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

High Tea

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