ICANN Registrar Training

ICANN Registrar Training
Thu, 6 Jun 2019 (All day)
Moscow, Russia
Community Global Events

On 6 June 2019, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) will be conducting a day-long training – “Get Engaged in ICANN - Seminar for Registrars” – in Moscow, Russia, organized in partnership with REG.RU registrar.

This pilot initiative is a result of discussions with the registrar community wanting to learn more about topics ranging from ICANN functions to key DNS issues, and is part of ICANN’s efforts to encourage effective engagement from its stakeholders.

The training will be conducted in Russian and English with simultaneous interpretation.

See below for the agenda.

Who should attend
* Established ICANN accredited registrars, particularly those involved in ICANN’s compliance processes and policy work.
*Registrars newly accredited by ICANN.

How to register
*There is no fee required for attendance. However, registration for on-site participation is limited, and subject to a first-come, first-served basis.
*To register for this event, please go to: http://input.icann.org/go?iv=36gff05k7yrni.

Registration Deadline:
May 15, 2019

* The training will take place in “Azimut” Hotel, located at 8, Smolenskaya str., Moscow, Russia. (https://en.azimuthotels.com/Russia/azimut-hotel-smolenskaya-moscow/). Catering will be provided.

09.30 – 09.45 Opening remarks and presentation of participants.

9.45 – 10.10
General Introduction to ICANN
• The role & evolution of ICANN
• ICANN’s organizational structure
• “Internet Governance” in an ICANN context
• Where do registrars fit?

10.10 – 10.45
Introduction of the GNSO/Registrar Stakeholder Group and Policy Development
• The Registrar Stakeholder Group’s role & structure
• Working methods & policy development
• Current relevant Policy Development Processes (PDPs)

10.45 – 11.15 Coffee Break

11.15 – 12.45
ICANN’s Contractual Compliance Approach and Processes
● Overall approach and process
● Registrar-related compliance areas
● What does it mean? How does it impact you?
● ICANN Contractual Compliance registrar lessons learned:
o Temporary specification
o Expired Registration Recovery Policy (ERRP)
o Transfer Policy
o Domain name abuse
o Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution Policy (UDRP)

12.45 – 13.45 Lunch Break

13.45 – 14.45
Registrar Operational Issues (Panel discussion)
● Registrar best practices: What works and what doesn’t?
o Domain name abuse
o Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution Policy (UDRP)
o Expired Registration Recovery Policy (ERRP)
o Transfer Policy.
● Q&A

14.45 – 16.15
Current High Interest Topics for Registrars:
● Legislative update:
o Overview of local legislation and recent legislative initiatives. Lessons learned and future considerations
o General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR
● Universal Acceptance / Internationalized Domain Names (IDN)
● Registration Data Access Protocol (RDAP)

16.15 – 16.45 Coffee Break

16.45 – 17.00
Involvement in ICANN & How to Stay in Touch
• The Registrar Stakeholder Group: Why engage and what impact does your engagement have?
• How do I stay in touch with ICANN?
o Who to contact
o Overview of relevant meetings
o Available ICANN resources

17.00 – 17.15 Closing remarks. Training evaluation.

Eastern Europe/Central Asia
Event Topic: 
Registry / Registrar
Contact Name: 
Natalia Mochu