ICANN: Africa Internet Summit ’15 | Tunis, Tunisia | 24 May – 5th June

ICANN logoICANN is proud to be part of the third edition of the Africa Internet Summit 2015 in Tunis, Tunisia this year. We have a busy schedule and encourage anyone from the community to join us, and if you cannot make it to Tunis there will be remote participation available. You can find all the information needed here.

ICANN programme during the AIS 2015

ICANN Day – June 01, 2015

09:00 – 10:00 Presentation:
Internet Ecosystem and ICANN and the multistakeholder model;  Update on the Africa Strategy; Pierre Dandjinou, VP Africa, ICANN
10:00 – 10:45 Presentation:
How to become an ICANN accredited registrar? Danielle Andela, Registrar Services Manager, ICANN (Remotely)
10:45 – 11:15 Coffee Break
11:15 – 12:00 “New Internet and economic development” Tijani Benjema, AFRALO
12:00 – 12:20 Presentation: International Domain Names; Yaovi Atohoun, ICANN
12:20 – 12:40 Presentation: DNS Entrepreneurship Center (DNSEC); Fahd Batayneh, ICANN
12:40 – 13:00 Presentation: New gTLDs; Bob Ochieng, ICANN
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:00 The ICANN Africa IANA Transition Panel
Introduction: Pierre Dandjinou, VP Africa, ICANN: 5 min
African’s participation in CCWG: Tijani Ben Jemaa (CCWG member): 5min
African’s participation in CCWG: Fiona Asonga (CCWG member): 5 min
African’s participation in CWG: Seun Ojedeji ( CWG member): 5min
African’s participation in ICG: Mohamed El Bashir (Vice Chair ICG): 5 min
Brief update on the processes: Theresa Swinehart Senior advisor to the President, ICANN; 10 min
Q&A: 20 min
Closing remarks: 5 min

ICANN Session on E-friction on June 04, 2015  08:30 to 10:00

  • Presentation on BCG Report and e-friction:; David Dean, Boston Consultancy Group
  • QA

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