The leadership team of the New gTLD Subsequent Procedures Policy Development Process Working Group is seeking your input on the issue of geographic names at the top level. All are welcome and encouraged to participate. The following activities are intended to facilitate a broad community-wide dialogue on this topic to feed into the New gTLD Subsequent Procedures PDP:

  • Webinar sessions held on Tuesday 25 April 2017 at 15:00 to 17:00 UTC and 22:00 to 0:00 UTC – All community members were invited to submit and present positions on the treatment of geographic names at the top level to be presented in the webinars. The webinar sessions served as a starting point for discussion that will continue at ICANN59.

  • Extended cross-community sessions will be held in Johannesburg to work through the positions presented in the webinars and to propose solutions seeking common ground on a way forward. Sessions will be open to the entire community. The sessions are scheduled for:

If you have any questions about the webinar or the ICANN59 session, please email Geo-Names-Session@icann.org.

 

WEBINAR MATERIALS

Session 1: Transcript (ArabicChineseFrenchRussianSpanish), Chat TranscriptMp3Adobe Connect Recording

Session 2: Transcript (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish), Chat TranscriptMp3Adobe Connect Recording

Questions raised during sessions and presenter responses: Geographic Names Webinar Questions and Answers 25 April 2017.pdf

Background paper: Geo Names Webinar Background Paper.pdf

For reference, a list of applications from the 2012 New gTLD round that were designated as "geographic" is available here: PDFEXCEL


15:00 UTC Agenda and Presenter Materials

Presenter

Presenter Materials

Co-Chair Intro

Co-Chair Intro.pdf

Heather Forrest

Heather Forrest Legal Framework Paper.pdf,  Heather Forrest Presentation.pdf

Jorge Cancio (GAC)

GAC WG Protection Geo Names Presentation.pdf

Alexander Schubert

Alexander Schubert Presentation.pdf

Flip Petillion (MARQUES)

Marques Presentation.pdf

Sebastien Ducos (GeoTLD Group)

geoTLD Group Presentation.pdf

Martin Sutton (Brand Registry Group)

BRG Presentation.pdf

Peter van Roste (CENTR)

CENTR Presentation.pdf

Thomas Lowenhaupt

Thomas Lowenhaupt Presentation.pdf

Johanne Asselin (INTA / IPC)

INTA - IPC Presentation.pdf

Paul McGrady

Paul McGrady Presentation.pdf

Q&A

 

 

22:00 UTC Agenda and Presenter Materials

Presenter

 

Co-Chair Intro

Co-Chair Intro.pdf 

Martin Sutton (Brand Registry Group)

BRG Presentation.pdf

Alexander Schubert

Alexander Schubert Presentation.pdf

Sebastien Ducos (GeoTLD Group)

geoTLD Group Presentation.pdf

Heather Forrest

Heather Forrest Legal Framework Paper.pdf,  Heather Forrest Presentation.pdf

Thomas Lowenhaupt

Thomas Lowenhaupt Presentation.pdf

John McElwaine (INTA / IPC)

INTA - IPC Presentation.pdf 

Olga Cavalli (GAC)

GAC WG Protection Geo Names Presentation.pdf

Paul McGrady

Paul McGrady Presentation.pdf

Q&A

 



 

 

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