geoTLD.group Members Meeting 2023

Datum 11.09.2023 - 12.09.2023 12:30 - 17:00 Uhr ics/ical Download von ics/ical
Ort eco - Association of the Internet Industry Lichtstraße 43h 50825 Cologne
Veranstalter geoTLD.group & eco - Association of the Internet Industry
Universal Acceptance Technical Training Day

geoTLD.group
Members Meeting 2023

11 & 12 September 2023

geoTLD.group Members Meeting 2023

geoTLDs & eco's ICANN78 Accompanying Programme
Organised in cooperation with eco - Association of the the Internet Industry, this session on Monday, 11 September is an opportunity for geoTLD.group members and invited guests to explore the state of play of the domain name industry and discuss latest and upcoming developments.

geoTLD.group members meeting
Tuesday, 12 September is reserved for the internal geoTLD.group members meeting and information exchange.

A detailed agenda is available below.

SPONSORS

We thank the sponsors for their support of eco's ICANN78 Accompanying Programme

MEDIA PARTNER

AGENDA - Monday, 11 September 2023

    • 12:30pm CET
    • Registration & Networking Coffee
    • 1:30pm CET
    • Welcome & Introduction - The geoTLD.group

       

      Nacho Amadoz
      geoTLD.group Chair, .cat

    • Welcome & Introduction: eco ICANN78 Accompanying Programme

       

      Thomas Rickert
      Director Names & Numbers, eco - Association of the Internet Industry

      Lars Steffen
      Director eco International, eco - Association of the Internet Industry

    • ICANN welcome message

       

      Christopher Mondini
      Vice President, Stakeholder Engagement & Managing Director, Europe, ICANN Org

    • 2:00pm CET
    • Roundtable 1: geoTLDs - experiences, opportunities and future prospects

       

      Setting the scene

      a) The geoTLD landscape

           Nacho Amadoz, geoTLD.group Chair, .cat

       

      b) SEO Advantages of geoTLDs

          Beatriz Guzmán, .cat

       

      c) Digital City Brands

           Dirk Krischenowski, Founder and CEO, .berlin | .hamburg | DOTZON

       

      Moderated discussion: Opportunities and future prospects

      Moderator: Nacho Amadoz, geoTLD.group Chair, .cat

    • 3:30pm CET
    • Coffee break
    • 4:00pm CET
    • Roundtable 2: geoTLD & Registrar roundtable - Branding and marketing opportunities

       

      Setting the scene

      a) newTLDs need to be marketed / Global Domain Report

          Sophie Pieck, Director of Business Development, Sedo

       

      b) NetCologne promoting .koeln/.cologne

           Christina Bönig, Product Manager, NetCologne

           Ronald Schwärzler, Managing Director, domainworx, RyCE, punkt.wien GmbH, dotKoeln GmbH

       

      c) Example of a joint registry/registrar action for .eus, .gal and .cat

      ¬† ¬† ¬†Josu Wali√Īo, CEO, PUNTUEUS

       

      Moderated discussion: how can geoTLDs and registrars cooperate for promoting at the scale of a local/regional TLD?

      Moderator: Benjamin Louis, Managing Director, .alsace

    • 5:30pm CET
    • Closing: geoTLD.group / eco
  • AGENDA - Tuesday, 12 September 2023

    • 9:00am-5:00pm CET
    • Closed geoTLD.group members-only meeting

       

      Block 1  geoTLD.group members - news & updates

      • Welcome and introductions
      • Member Updates / Roundtable (Each member is invited to give a short 2 minute update)
      • Follow-up of issues arising from the Open Day discussion

       

      Block 2  Regulatory developments and how they affect geoTLD Registries  

      • Update on ongoing EU regulatory developments
      • NIS2 Implementation by EU Member States - What to Expect as a geoTLD Registry Operator?

       

      Block 3  ICANN Policy & Engagement

      • ICANN/GNSO update (Next round of new gTLDs, DNS Abuse amendments, ICANN78, ‚Ķ)

       

      Block 4   geoTLD.group housekeeping  

      • geoTLD Universal Acceptance Chapter - Update and Next Steps
      • Review of geoTLD.group statutes in line with changes in Belgian legislation
      • Update on the geoTLD.group accounts & plan of activities

       

  • AGENDA - Tuesday, 12 September 2023

    • 9:00-10:30am CET
    • Block 1 - geoTLD business

      Welcome and Introductions

      Updates from Members / Roundtable   (Each member is invited to provide a short 2 minute update)

      AoB & issues emerging from day 1

    • 10:30-11:00am CET
    • Coffee break

       

      Thomas Rickert
      Director Names & Numbers, eco - Association of the Internet Industry

    • 13:00-14:00pm CET
    • Lunch break
    • 14:00-15:30pm CET
    • Block 3 - Regulatory developments / ICANN policy
    • 15:30-16:00pm CET
    • Coffee break
    • 16:00-17:00pm CET
    • Block 4 - geoTLD.group housekeeping
  • SPEAKER

    Nacho Amadoz
    Nacho Amadoz

    Chair, geoTLD.group

    Legal Counsel, Fundació puntCAT

    Christina Bönig
    Christina Bönig

    Product Manager, NetCologne

    Dirk Krischenowski
    Dirk Krischenowski

    Founder and CEO, .berlin | .hamburg | DOTZON

    Benjamin Louis
    Benjamin Louis

    Managing Director, .alsace

    Christopher Mondini
    Christopher Mondini

    Vice President, Stakeholder Engagement & Managing Director, Europe ICANN Org

    Sophie Pieck
    Sophie Pieck

    Director of Business Development, Sedo

    Thomas Rickert
    Thomas Rickert

    Director Names & Numbers,¬†eco ‚Äď Association of the Internet Industry

    Mert Saka (tbc)
    Mert Saka (tbc)

    GDD Accounts Senior Manager, ICANN Org

    Ronald Schwärzler
    Ronald Schwärzler

    Treasurer, geoTLD.group

    Managing Director, domainworx, RyCE, punkt.wien GmbH, dotKoeln GmbH

    Lars Steffen
    Lars Steffen

    Director eco International, eco - Association of the Internet Industry

    Josu Wali√Īo
    Josu Wali√Īo

    Vice Chair, geoTLD.group

    CEO, PUNTUEUS

    Additional speakers to be announced soon
    Additional speakers to be announced soon

    HOSTS

    Christopher Mondini
    Christopher Mondini

    Vice President, Stakeholder Engagement & Managing Director, Europe, ICANN

    Steffen David
    Steffen David

    CEO, I/P/B Internet Provider Berlin

    Lukasz Krol
    Lukasz Krol

    Internews

    LOCATION

    eco - Association of the Internet Industry
    Lichtstraße 43h
    50825 Köln

    Entrance: Oskar-Jäger-Straße 170

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