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Welcome!  ICANN60 will be our Annual General Meeting for 2017. This seven-day meeting will be focused on outreach, capacity building, and showcasing ICANN’s work to a broader global audience. For general information about ICANN60, please visit http://icann60.abudhabi

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Saturday, October 28
 

10:15

AM Coffee Break
Join us for in the Atrium for a coffee break!
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Staff Leader: Melanie Cruz

Staff Leader & Facilitator
avatar for Melanie Cruz

Melanie Cruz

Senior Meeting Planner, ICANN
Melanie joined ICANN's meetings team in 2012. She is involved in the planning and execution of ICANN's tri-annual meetings as well as other meetings and events throughout year. She brings a decade of experience in managing events and conferences in North America and abroad. Melanie... Read More →


Saturday October 28, 2017 10:15 - 10:30
Atrium

15:00

PM Coffee Break
Join us for the afternoon coffee break in the Atrium!
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Staff Leader: Melanie Cruz

Staff Leader & Facilitator
avatar for Melanie Cruz

Melanie Cruz

Senior Meeting Planner, ICANN
Melanie joined ICANN's meetings team in 2012. She is involved in the planning and execution of ICANN's tri-annual meetings as well as other meetings and events throughout year. She brings a decade of experience in managing events and conferences in North America and abroad. Melanie... Read More →


Saturday October 28, 2017 15:00 - 15:15
Atrium
 
Sunday, October 29
 

10:15

AM Coffee Break
Join us for in the Atrium for a coffee break!
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Staff Leader: Melanie Cruz

Staff Leader & Facilitator
avatar for Melanie Cruz

Melanie Cruz

Senior Meeting Planner, ICANN
Melanie joined ICANN's meetings team in 2012. She is involved in the planning and execution of ICANN's tri-annual meetings as well as other meetings and events throughout year. She brings a decade of experience in managing events and conferences in North America and abroad. Melanie... Read More →


Sunday October 29, 2017 10:15 - 10:30
Atrium

15:00

PM Coffee Break
Join us for the afternoon coffee break in the Atrium!
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Staff Leader: Melanie Cruz

Staff Leader & Facilitator
avatar for Melanie Cruz

Melanie Cruz

Senior Meeting Planner, ICANN
Melanie joined ICANN's meetings team in 2012. She is involved in the planning and execution of ICANN's tri-annual meetings as well as other meetings and events throughout year. She brings a decade of experience in managing events and conferences in North America and abroad. Melanie... Read More →


Sunday October 29, 2017 15:00 - 15:15
Atrium

19:00

DNS Women's Cocktail
TBD
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Staff Leader: Tanzanica King
Staff Facilitator: Tanzanica King

Staff Leader & Facilitator
avatar for Tanzanica King

Tanzanica King

Sr. Manager, Meeting Strategy and Design, ICANN
Tanzanica joined ICANN in 2002 and now serves as Sr. Manager, Meeting Strategy and Design. She is responsible for development and implementation strategies for ICANN Meetings in support of Board, leadership, and community requirements and initiatives, and works collaboratively with... Read More →


Sunday October 29, 2017 19:00 - 21:00
Media Centre
 
Monday, October 30
 

10:00

AM Coffee Break
Join us for in the Atrium for a coffee break!
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Staff Leader: Melanie Cruz

Staff Leader & Facilitator
avatar for Melanie Cruz

Melanie Cruz

Senior Meeting Planner, ICANN
Melanie joined ICANN's meetings team in 2012. She is involved in the planning and execution of ICANN's tri-annual meetings as well as other meetings and events throughout year. She brings a decade of experience in managing events and conferences in North America and abroad. Melanie... Read More →


Monday October 30, 2017 10:00 - 10:30
Atrium

12:15

Crossroads of Connectivity: Navigating the Middle East’s Digital Future
Join top telecommunications executives, leading Internet Service Providers, regulators and technical experts to explore trends and policies affecting the digital economy of the Middle East. This interactive event will cover business and technical topics crucial to successfully preparing for the next wave of Internet development.
Since space is limited, confirm your attendance and RSVP here: https://go.icann.org/ISPCP60
The program will be preceded by an optional networking luncheon buffet from 12:15 to 13:30.
High Level Agenda
13:30 - Welcome Message
13:40 - Keynote
14:00 - Session One: What Trends Are Shaping the Middle East’s Digital Future?
15:30 - Session Two: Embracing Technical Impacts in a Time of Rapid Change
16:50 - Closing Remarks: The Role of ISPs and Connectivity Providers at ICANN
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Staff Leader: Riccardo Ruffolo
Staff Facilitator: Riccardo Ruffolo

Staff Leader & Facilitator
avatar for Riccardo Ruffolo

Riccardo Ruffolo

GSE Specialist, ICANN


Monday October 30, 2017 12:15 - 16:45
Majilis

15:00

PM Coffee Break
Join us for the afternoon coffee break in the Atrium!
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Staff Leader: Melanie Cruz

Staff Leader & Facilitator
avatar for Melanie Cruz

Melanie Cruz

Senior Meeting Planner, ICANN
Melanie joined ICANN's meetings team in 2012. She is involved in the planning and execution of ICANN's tri-annual meetings as well as other meetings and events throughout year. She brings a decade of experience in managing events and conferences in North America and abroad. Melanie... Read More →


Monday October 30, 2017 15:00 - 15:15
Atrium

19:30

Gala Night at Emirates Palaces (Hosted by TRA)
Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) is pleased to host the gala for ICANN60 at Emirates Palace. The gala will have traditional activities such as falcon, traditional show, and calligraphy.
TRANSPORTATION:
Shuttles will depart from Grand Stand Entrance at the Abu Dhabi National Convention Centre starting at 19:00. Last bus leaves at 19:45.

Shuttles will be available to return to the venue every 20-min starting at 20:30. The last return shuttle will be at 22:00.

DRESS CODE:
In respect of the local culture, please abide by our dress code inside the Palace, which is smart casual clothing style or the traditional Arab national dress. Please kindly refrain from wearing shorts, Bermudas, flip flops, open shoes or any other exposing garment.
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Staff Leader: Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA)

Sponsors
avatar for Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA)

Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA)

Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA)
The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a Federal UAE Government entity established according to the UAE Federal Law by Decree No. 3 of 2003 – Telecom Law. TRA is responsible for the management of every aspect of the telecommunications... Read More →


Monday October 30, 2017 19:30 - 22:00
*Hall 4
 
Tuesday, October 31
 

10:15

AM Coffee Break
Join us for in the Atrium for a coffee break!
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Staff Leader: Melanie Cruz

Staff Leader & Facilitator
avatar for Melanie Cruz

Melanie Cruz

Senior Meeting Planner, ICANN
Melanie joined ICANN's meetings team in 2012. She is involved in the planning and execution of ICANN's tri-annual meetings as well as other meetings and events throughout year. She brings a decade of experience in managing events and conferences in North America and abroad. Melanie... Read More →


Tuesday October 31, 2017 10:15 - 10:30
Atrium

15:00

PM Coffee Break
Join us for the afternoon coffee break in the Atrium!
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Staff Leader: Melanie Cruz

Staff Leader & Facilitator
avatar for Melanie Cruz

Melanie Cruz

Senior Meeting Planner, ICANN
Melanie joined ICANN's meetings team in 2012. She is involved in the planning and execution of ICANN's tri-annual meetings as well as other meetings and events throughout year. She brings a decade of experience in managing events and conferences in North America and abroad. Melanie... Read More →


Tuesday October 31, 2017 15:00 - 15:15
Atrium

18:30

Steve Crocker Tribute & Toast #
TBD
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Staff Leader: Brad White
Staff Facilitator: James Cole

Staff Leader & Facilitator
JC

James Cole

Global Media Coordinator, ICANN
BW

Brad White

Director Global Media Affairs, ICANN


Tuesday October 31, 2017 18:30 - 20:30
*Hall 4
 
Wednesday, November 1
 

10:15

AM Coffee Break
Join us for in the Atrium for a coffee break!
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Staff Leader: Melanie Cruz

Staff Leader & Facilitator
avatar for Melanie Cruz

Melanie Cruz

Senior Meeting Planner, ICANN
Melanie joined ICANN's meetings team in 2012. She is involved in the planning and execution of ICANN's tri-annual meetings as well as other meetings and events throughout year. She brings a decade of experience in managing events and conferences in North America and abroad. Melanie... Read More →


Wednesday November 1, 2017 10:15 - 10:30
Atrium

15:00

PM Coffee Break
Join us for the afternoon coffee break in the Atrium!
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Staff Leader: Melanie Cruz

Staff Leader & Facilitator
avatar for Melanie Cruz

Melanie Cruz

Senior Meeting Planner, ICANN
Melanie joined ICANN's meetings team in 2012. She is involved in the planning and execution of ICANN's tri-annual meetings as well as other meetings and events throughout year. She brings a decade of experience in managing events and conferences in North America and abroad. Melanie... Read More →


Wednesday November 1, 2017 15:00 - 15:15
Atrium

15:15

Africa Strategy Session
This session will provide an update of the Africa Strategy implementation.
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Staff Leader: Pierre Dandjinou
Staff Facilitator: Pierre Dandjinou

Staff Leader & Facilitator
D

Dandjinou

VP, Stakeholder Engagement, Africa, ICANN
Overall engagement with Africa ccTLDs relegation issues Africa DNS ecosystem and market
avatar for Bob Ochieng

Bob Ochieng

GSE - Africa, ICANN
Nairobi Engagement Centre



Wednesday November 1, 2017 15:15 - 16:45
*Hall A, Sec. B/C

17:30

APAC Social
Evening social for APAC community to gather and network.
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Staff Leader: Jia-Rong Low
Staff Facilitator: Kelvin Wong

Staff Leader & Facilitator
avatar for Jia-Rong Low

Jia-Rong Low

Vice President, Stakeholder Engagement & Managing Director - Asia Pacific, ICANN
An international executive with Foreign Service credentials, Jia-Rong Low joinedICANN in August of 2013 and is now the Vice President, Stakeholder Engagement and Managing Director - Asia Pacific. Stationed in Singapore, Jia-Rong leads the teams at the APAC Regional Office, overseeing... Read More →
avatar for Kelvin Wong

Kelvin Wong

Head, Outreach, APAC, ICANN
Kelvin Wong is ICANN's Head of Outreach & Public Responsibility for Asia Pacific. As a member of the global stakeholder engagement team based in Singapore, Kelvin is responsible for engaging ICANN's various stakeholders in the Asia Pacific region, identifying strategic priorities... Read More →


Wednesday November 1, 2017 17:30 - 18:30
Capital Suite 07

18:00

EURALO/RIPE NCC MoU signing
Signing of MoU between EURALO and RIPE NCC
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Staff Leader: Jean-Jacques Sahel

Staff Leader & Facilitator
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Jean-Jacques Sahel

Vice-President, ICANN
Jean-Jacques is a strong advocate for the open Internet and multi-stakeholder model of Internet governance, in Europe and beyond. For over 15 years in both the private and government sectors, Jean-Jacques has been involved in international government and regulatory affairs. He leads... Read More →


Wednesday November 1, 2017 18:00 - 19:00
Media Centre

18:30

At-Large APRALO Showcase
The Asia-Pacific region is perhaps the most diverse--in terms of cultural, linguistic and geographic aspects-- of all the regions, and is therefore celebrating the GA, which also coincides with its tenth anniversary, as "A Decade of Diversity". The APRALO Showcase will be an occasion to meet informally with the GA Participants and others from the APRALO community at ICANN60, and will feature brief addresses by ICANN and community dignitaries, a slideshow to introduce participating ALS and individual members, a cultural programme from the host, and dinner. Agenda: https://community.icann.org/x/o27wAw
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Staff Leader: Silvia Vivanco
Staff Facilitator: Gisella Gruber

Staff Leader & Facilitator
avatar for Gisella Gruber

Gisella Gruber

Manager, Operations Support, ALAC-At-Large , ICANN
Gisella Gruber joined ICANN in January 2009 as part of the Policy Team Secretariat to support the GNSO and At-Large community. Her role has expanded significantly with the growth of the At-Large community and the Policy Department. Gisella is responsible for management support to... Read More →
avatar for Silvia Vivanco

Silvia Vivanco

At-Large Regional Affairs Manager, ICANN
Ms. Silvia Vivanco is At-Large Regional Affairs Manager. She joined ICANN in November 2011. Silvia works directly with the RALOs, elected RALO officers and the individual ALSes to support them in their process and policy-related activities within each of the five Geographic Regions... Read More →



Wednesday November 1, 2017 18:30 - 20:00
*Hall A, Sec. B/C
 
Thursday, November 2
 

10:00

AM Coffee Break
Join us for in the Atrium for a coffee break!
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Staff Leader: Melanie Cruz

Staff Leader & Facilitator
avatar for Melanie Cruz

Melanie Cruz

Senior Meeting Planner, ICANN
Melanie joined ICANN's meetings team in 2012. She is involved in the planning and execution of ICANN's tri-annual meetings as well as other meetings and events throughout year. She brings a decade of experience in managing events and conferences in North America and abroad. Melanie... Read More →


Thursday November 2, 2017 10:00 - 10:30
Atrium

15:00

PM Coffee Break
Join us for the afternoon coffee break in the Atrium!
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Staff Leader: Melanie Cruz

Staff Leader & Facilitator
avatar for Melanie Cruz

Melanie Cruz

Senior Meeting Planner, ICANN
Melanie joined ICANN's meetings team in 2012. She is involved in the planning and execution of ICANN's tri-annual meetings as well as other meetings and events throughout year. She brings a decade of experience in managing events and conferences in North America and abroad. Melanie... Read More →


Thursday November 2, 2017 15:00 - 15:15
Atrium

20:00

ICANN60 Community Wrap-Up Cocktail
Come network with the community to wrap up the meeting in Abu Dhabi.
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Staff Leader: Tanzanica King
Staff Facilitator: Melanie Cruz

Staff Leader & Facilitator
avatar for Melanie Cruz

Melanie Cruz

Senior Meeting Planner, ICANN
Melanie joined ICANN's meetings team in 2012. She is involved in the planning and execution of ICANN's tri-annual meetings as well as other meetings and events throughout year. She brings a decade of experience in managing events and conferences in North America and abroad. Melanie... Read More →
avatar for Tanzanica King

Tanzanica King

Sr. Manager, Meeting Strategy and Design, ICANN
Tanzanica joined ICANN in 2002 and now serves as Sr. Manager, Meeting Strategy and Design. She is responsible for development and implementation strategies for ICANN Meetings in support of Board, leadership, and community requirements and initiatives, and works collaboratively with... Read More →


Thursday November 2, 2017 20:00 - 21:00
*Hall 3 (GAC)
 
Friday, November 3
 

10:15

AM Coffee Break
Join us for in the Atrium for a coffee break!
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Staff Leader: Melanie Cruz

Staff Leader & Facilitator
avatar for Melanie Cruz

Melanie Cruz

Senior Meeting Planner, ICANN
Melanie joined ICANN's meetings team in 2012. She is involved in the planning and execution of ICANN's tri-annual meetings as well as other meetings and events throughout year. She brings a decade of experience in managing events and conferences in North America and abroad. Melanie... Read More →


Friday November 3, 2017 10:15 - 10:30
Atrium

15:00

PM Coffee Break
Join us for the afternoon coffee break in the Atrium!
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Staff Leader: Melanie Cruz

Staff Leader & Facilitator
avatar for Melanie Cruz

Melanie Cruz

Senior Meeting Planner, ICANN
Melanie joined ICANN's meetings team in 2012. She is involved in the planning and execution of ICANN's tri-annual meetings as well as other meetings and events throughout year. She brings a decade of experience in managing events and conferences in North America and abroad. Melanie... Read More →


Friday November 3, 2017 15:00 - 15:15
Atrium