Stakeholder Assembly: ICANN Perspectives on EU Digital Initiatives

Stakeholder Assembly: ICANN Perspectives on EU Digital Initiatives
Date (Time is in UTC): 
Wed, 27 Jan 2021 - 15:00 to Thu, 28 Jan 2021 - 15:45
Online Meeting - Time is in UTC
Event by Group: 
ICANN Organization

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- Session recording:
- Presentation - download the attached pdf document


Please join David Conrad, Chief Technology Officer, and Elena Plexida, VP for Government and IGO Engagement, for a European regional Stakeholder Assembly presenting ICANN Org reflections on current European Union initiatives, including:
- Digital Services Act (DSA)
- Digital Market Act (DMA)
- Network and Information Security (NIS2) Directive
- EU Cybersecurity Strategy

This interactive webinar is open to all who register, and will provide an overview of areas where EU legislative and regulatory initiatives make mention of, or potentially affect, the Domain Name System. We will present potential impacts on ICANN’s mission and technical remit and invite discussion on how various members of the broader ICANN community and ICANN policy development may be affected.

1. Welcome and Opening Remarks - Chris Mondini
2. Overview of EU Initiatives – Elena Plexida
3. Technical Considerations for Policy Makers – David Conrad
4. Potential Impacts on ICANN Org and Community – Elena Plexida
5. Questions and Answers / Open Discussion – All

You can read more about the background on these issues here:

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Contact Name: 
Magali Jean