A set of five ATLAS III Prep courses related to ICANN are required to complete the ATLAS III application. 

The ATLAS III Prep courses are: 

1. Domain Names Demystified

2. Introduction to the Generic Names Supporting Organization (GNSO)

3. Onboarding: Country Code Names Supporting Organization (ccNSO)

4. Onboarding: Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC)

5. Cybersecurity Basics


All five required ATLAS III Prep courses must be completed before the ATLAS III application deadline of 31 May 2019 to qualify for consideration to participate in ATLAS III.

There are two options to complete these required courses:

OPTION ONE is through ICANN Learn (https://learn.icann.org); where these courses are available only in English. Use enrollment key ATLASIII to be automatically enrolled in the pre-selected curriculum.

OPTION TWO is through ATLAS III Webinars conducted real-time in multiple languages. While the exact dates and times for each Live Webinar will be announced separately, they will all be conducted prior to the end of the ATLAS III application period.

ATLAS III Webinars:

TOPICS:

1.      Domain Names (based on our selection of the ICANN Learn “Domain Names Demystified”)

2.      GNSO (based on our selection of “Introduction to the GNSO”)

3.      ccNSO (based on our selection of Onboarding: ccNSO”)

4.      GAC (based on our selection of Onboarding: Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC)

5.      Cybersecurity (based on our selection of Cybersecurity Basics)


SCHEDULING:

The Webinars will be held between 22nd April and 20th May 2019 in English with French and Spanish interpretation. 

The dates and times will be published shortly!


IMPORTANT:

To meet the attendance requirements for ATLAS III, participants must join the Adobe Connect Room and the FR or ES ADIGO audio channel for the non English speakers, no more than 10 minutes after the scheduled start time. 


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Domain Names (based on our selection of “Domain Names Demystified”) Webinar 1 | Webinar 2

Alan Greenberg

Olivier Crépin-Leblond

Tuesday 23 April 2019

21:00 UTC


Presentation

ATLAS III preparatory course

based on ICANN-LEARN Module: Domain Names Demystified



Alan Greenberg

Olivier Crépin-Leblond

Wednesday 24 April 201912:00 UTC




2




GNSO (based on our selection of “Introduction to the GNSO”) Webinar 1 | Webinar 2

Steve Chan


Tuesday 

30 April 201921:00 UTC

Presentation:

Introduction to the GNSO



Marika Konings

Thursday02 May 201912:00 UTC



3


ccNSO (based on our selection of Onboarding: ccNSO”)

Webinar 1 | Webinar 2


Bart Boswinkel

Tuesday 07 May 201921:00 UTC
Presentation 


Bart Boswinkel


Wednesday08 May 201912:00 UTC


4


GAC (based on our selection of Onboarding: Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC)

Webinar 1 | Webinar 2

Yrjö Länsipuro

Tuesday14 May 201921:00 UTC
Presentation


Yrjö Länsipuro

Wednesday15 May 201912:00 UTC


5


Cybersecurity (based on our selection of Cybersecurity Basics)

David Huberman

Tuesday21 May 201921:00 UTC


Patrick Jones

Wednesday22 May 201912:00 UTC


ICANN Learn ATLAS III Prep Courses:

The ATLAS III Prep courses on ICANN Learn may be accessed through logging onto ICANN Learn (https://learn.icann.org).

Use enrollment key ATLASIII to be automatically enrolled in the pre-selected curriculum.

Please note that these course are available in EN only. 

ICANN Learn Prep Course Curriculum: 

1. Domain Names Demystified - 

  • In this course we will review terminology used to describe domain names, provide answers to common questions about domain names and help you to get familiar with the process of registering a domain name.

2. Introduction to the Generic Names Supporting Organization (GNSO)

  • In this course we will review terminology used to describe domain names, provide answers to common questions about domain names and help you to get familiar with the process of registering a domain name.

3. Onboarding: Country Code Names Supporting Organization (ccNSO)

  • This ccNSO course provides an in-depth look at the ccNSO’s role in supporting Country Code Top Level Domains (ccTLDs) and its place within the ICANN ecosystem. In this course, you will also learn about key contributors within the ccNSO as well as the ccNSO ICANN support staff.

4. Onboarding: Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC)

  • This onboarding course presents the role and function of the Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC) in the ICANN ecosystem. In this course, you will learn about GAC working groups and the role of GAC Advice to the ICANN Board. You will learn the purpose and operation of the Policy Development Processes (PDPs) within the GAC as well as where to get more information about the GAC and its activities.

5. Cybersecurity Basics

  • This course introduces cybersecurity terms and explains the importance of cybersecurity to end users. In the course you will learn about online safety, how to assess risks and protect your information, as well as the basics of cryptography.
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