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Managers and Operators of ccTLDs in the Pacific are invited to participate in the APTLD one day workshop being held on 8 April

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ccTLD Workshop, Friday 8 April 2011, Noumea,New Caledonia

DRAFT AGENDA:

1. Official Opening

1.     Prayer

2.     Setting the scene for the day – Keith Davidson, Chair APTLD

2. Opening Session:

1.)   Introduction of ICANN – Peter Dengate Thrush, Chairman of ICANN

2.)   Introduction of CCNSO – Chris Disspain, Chairman of ICANN ccNSO

3.)   Introduction to ICANN’s GAC – Frank March, NZ Government representative

4.)   Introduction on regional top level domain organizations – Jian Zhang, General Manager of APTLD

5.)   Root Server mirrors and peering – Bill Woodcock, Packet Clearing House

6.)   IANA root management – Save Vocea, ICANN Regional Manager, Pacific

7.)   Introduction of ISOC – Rajnesh Singh, ISOC Regional Manager,AsiaPacific

3. Pacific ccTLDs updates

1.     Updates from ccTLDs in the Pacific (and what are the emerging issues?)

4. ccTLD examples: No “one size fits all” solutions

1.     .nzNew Zealand– Debbie Monahan, Domain Name Commissioner

2.     .au,Australia– Chris Disspain, CEO, Australia Domain Name Administrator

3.     .nu and others

5. Best Practices for ccTLDs

1.)   Registry operations

2.)   Technical  issues: security and stability

3.)   Policy framework for ccTLDs

4.)   Marketing for ccTLDs

Managers and Operators of ccTLDs in the Pacific are invited to participate in this one day workshop being held in conjunction with the Pacific Internet Governance Forum inNoumea,New Caledoniabeing convened by the Asia Pacific Top Level Domain Association (APTLD). Please let us know urgently a) if you wish to attend and b) what important issues you would like to add to the agenda.  Travel Fellowships may be available to assist attendees. Regulators and others with a specific interest in the operation of ccTLDs are invited to also attend. There is no charge associated with attending this day.