Domain Pulse 2010 in Switzerland Getting Closer

The Domain Pulse 2010 conference, the premier domain name conference in the German-speaking countries, will be held in Lucerne, Switzerland on 1 and 2 February.The conference will have several presentations on DNSSEC, including one on the introduction of DNSSEC in Switzerland by Marc Furrer, President of the Federal Communications Commission and Urs Eppenberger from SWITCH, the host of this year’s conference as well as another presentation on the results of a DNSSEC pilot project in Switzerland.ICANN staff will be presenting on new registrar accreditation (Steve Gobin) and on Root zone and DNSSEC (Kim Davies).Issues impacting on the domain name use and abuse in the three German-speaking countries (Switzerland, Austria and Germany) are also prominent by staff from each of the registries.There are also presentations on how youth are presenting themselves online, particularly on social networking sites, by Ulla Patricia from the Authenrieth Institut für Medienwissenschaft at the University of Basel.Presentations in German are simultaneously translated into English, and those in English into German.The conference is a great opportunity to meet and network with those involved in the domain name industry in the three countries and even wider afield. Attendees include registry staff, registrars and domainers along with many others interested in the industry or where domain names impact on their work.The conference is free to attend and there is a social event included on the Monday night.For further information including the full programme and how to register, see domainpulse.ch/en/dp_start.