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Tuesday, 13 October 2020


Governance Session

10:00-11:30 UTC


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Session Chair: Chris Disspain (.uk)

The goal of this session is to consult the ccNSO membership regarding some topics that have a direct impact on the  governance structure of the ccNSO, specifically on the expected interaction and roles and responsibilities of  the Council and ccNSO membership.  The topics to be addressed include the 2004 internal Rules of the ccNSO, and the decision making in the context of the ccNSO as Decisional Participant. The results of the session will  provide the basis for further work on the aforementioned topics by  the ccNSO Council and the ccNSO Guidelines Review Committee (GRC).





Q&A with the ccNSO Council candidates

12:00-13:30 UTC


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Session Chair: Biyi Oladipo (.ng)

This Q&A session will provide the ccNSO members and broader ccTLD community an opportunity to interact with  the candidates for the ccNSO Council and ask them questions. Read more about the ccNSO Council elections here.



Wednesday, 14 October 2020


The impact of COVID-19: the ccTLD experience

  • part 1: 12:00-13:30 UTC
  • part 2: 14:00-15:00 UTC


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Session Chair: Yuri Takamatsu (.jp) | Moderator: Irina Danelia (.ru)

This session will focus on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the business side of ccTLDs.


The main topic of part 1 will be (regional) ccTLD domain name registration trends.  Presenters include Patrick Myles (CENTR), who will speak about the CENTRstats Global TLD Report 2020/2, followed by contributions from Alex Corenthin (.sn), David Curtin (.ie), Ai-Chin Lu (.tw) and Alejandra Reynoso (.gt). The goal of part 2 is to have a moderated panel discussion around the various factors that drive these trends.  




Thursday, 15 October 2020


Q&A with the ICANN Board Seat 12 candidates

12:00-13:30 UTC


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Session Chair: Byron Holland (.ca)

This Q&A session will provide the ccNSO members and broader ccTLD community an opportunity to interact with the candidates for the position of ICANN Board seat 12 and ask questions.  The candidates are Nigel Roberts and Katrina Sataki. Purpose of the session is to inform the members in preparation of the  election, which is scheduled   to be held  in November 2020.  Read more about the ccNSO Board Seat 12 Nominations Process here.


Tuesday, 20 October 2020


Q&A with the ccTLD-related ICANN Board members

14:30-15:30 UTC


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Session Chair: Jordan Carter (.nz)

The ICANN Board of Directors consists of sixteen voting directors, including two directors nominated by the ccNSO. Currently these two Board members are Chris Disspain and Nigel Roberts. Chris’s term ends at the end of ICANN69. Patricio Poblete will replace Chris.  In addition, other ICANN Board members with an association with a ccTLD are invited to this session: Becky Burr, Danko Jevtovic, Rafael Lito Ibarra. 

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