Conference Programme

18th Meeting of the ICANN Studienkreis

30–31 August 2018, Tallin, Estonia

Hilton Tallinn Park
 

Our sponsors in 2018:
Afilias Global Registry Services
VeriSign Authentication Services

 

Donuts Inc.
eco Verband der deutschen Internetwirtschaft e. V.
EIS

 

Thursday, 30 August 2018

 

13.30 – 14.00 Registration & welcome coffee

 

14.00 – 14.10 Welcome & opening

Wolfgang Kleinwächter, Chair & Founder, ICANN Studienkreis
 

14.10 – 15.00 00 Internet in Estonia – Policy, community & domain name market

Toomas Hendrik Ilves, former President of Estonia [tbc]
Siim Sikkut, Chief Information Officer of Estonia [tbc]
 

15.00 – 16.00 20 years of ICANN

Key Note 1: Looking backwards – The making of a community

Steve Crocker, former Chair ICANN Board [tbc]

Key note 2: Looking forward – The shaping of a community

Göran Marby, CEO & President of ICANN [tbc]
 

16.00 – 16.30 Coffee

 

16.30 – 18.00 Session 1: ICANNs new role in the global Internet governance ecosystem

 

18.30 – 23.00 Cultural Dinner

 

Friday, 31 August 2018

 

9.00 – 10.30 Session 2: Next Generation TLDs – Lessons learned from the new gTLD Program and the auctions proceeds
 

10.30 – 11.00 Coffee

 

11.00 – 12.30 Session 3: Next generation WHOIS – Lessons learned from the GDPR
 

12.30 – 13.30 Business Lunch

 

13.30 – 13.45 Key Note 3: N.N.

 

13.45 – 16.00 Session 4:
a) Will the empowered community stand up when it needs to?
b) The GAC in the empowered community.
c) ICANN‘s efficiency (PDP, budget, capacity building)

 

16.00 – 16.30 Coffee

 

16.30 – 16.45 Key note 4: Cybersecurity

Marina Kaljurand, Chair of the Global Commission on Stability in Cyberspace and former Estonian Minister of Foreign Affairs
 

16.45 – 18.00 Session 5: ICANN, stability in cyberspace & Internet governance 2020

 

Status: 28th March 2018