African ccTLD Workshop/AGM 2008 Hosted by Republic of South Africa, Department of Communications "DOC".

7th - 11th April 2008 ,
Johannesburg, South Africa

Theme: “Strengthening our Internet Institutions”

Agenda

Presentations & Materials

AGM Report

 


AfTLD
2nd African ccTLD Event,  2008 South Africa – Agenda

Theme: “Strengthening our Internet Institutions”

April 7th , 2008 AfTLD Plenary Day 1

 

08:00 – 08:45

REGISTRATION

 

08:45 – 09:00

Welcome and Introductions

Michuki Mwangi, AfTLD

 

09:00 – 09:20

Keynote Address

Hon. Dr. Ivy Matsepe-Casaburri, Minister of Communications, South Africa

 

09:20 – 09:40

AfTLD Progress Report

Vika Mpisane, AfTLD

 

09:40 – 10:10

Overview of DNS Industry Trends

Wim Degezelle (CENTR)

 

10:10 – 10:30

COFFEE BREAK

 

10:30 – 12:00

Critical Internet Resources

  • Global DNS
  • Status of the Global IP resources

 

Kim Davies, IANA

 

  • Status of African ccTLDs

Paulos Nyirenda, AfTLD

 

12:00 – 12:30

Establishing ccTLD Institutions in Africa – Overcoming the Challenges

Michuki Mwangi, AfTLD

 

12:30 – 13:00

.za DNA Progress Report

Vika Mpisane, .za DNA

 

13:00 – 14:00

LUNCH

 

14:00 – 14:30

Overview of ccTLD Registry Models

Mohamed El Bashir, .SD

 

14:30 -  15:30

Overview of ccTLD Registry Models & Updates

 

Paulos Nyirenda, .MW,

Ndukwe Kalu .NG,

Eric Akumiah, .GH,

Nashwa Abdelbaki, .EG

 

15:30 – 16:00

COFFEE BREAK

 

16:00 – 17:00

Overview of ccTLD Registry Models & Updates (cont)

Abdoulaye Diakite, .GN

Alioune Badara Traore, .ML

 

17:00 – 17:30

Overview of ccTLD Regional Organizations

 

CENTR ( Council for European National TLD Registries )  

 

 

 

Wim Degezelle, CENTR

 

 

 

APTLD (Asia-Pacific Top Level Domains)

Don Hollander, APTLD

 

April 8th 2008, AfTLD Plenary Day 2

 

08:30 – 09:00

REGISTRATION

 

09:00 – 09:30

ccTLD Best Practices:

-  ITU Perspective

 

Ali Drissa Badiel, ITU Africa

 

09:30 – 10:30

Overview of .CI Open Source Registry System: CODEV-NIC

Souleymane Oumtanaga, .CI

 

10h30 – 11:00

COFFEE BREAK

 

11:00 – 13:00

.FR Organizational Model & Registry System

Mohsen Souissi, .FR

 

13:00 – 14:00

LUNCH

 

14:00 – 15:30

.CZ Automated Registry System (FRED)

Ondrej Sury & Jaromir Talir, .CZ

 

15:30 – 16:00

COFFEE BREAK

 

16:00 – 17:30

.CZ Automated Registry System (FRED) - continued

Ondrej Sury & Jaromir Talir .CZ

 

19:00 – 23:00

Social Dinner

 

April 9th 2008, AfTLD Plenary Day 3

 

08:30 – 10:00

DNSSEC

  • Introduction to DNSSEC
  • Signing the Root
  • DNSSec Deployment Report

Kim Davies & David Conrad, ICANN

 

  • .CZ DNSSec implementation

Ondrej Sury & Jaromir Talir, .CZ

 

10:00 – 10:30

COFFEE BREAK

 

10:30 – 11:30

Diversity: Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs)

  • Introduction to IDN Basics & Concepts
  • ICANN IDN Report & Updates
  • IDN ccTLDs Fast track

 

Mohammed EL Bashir, .SD

Baher Esmat, ICANN

Paulos Nyirenda, .MW

 

 

11:30 – 12:00

.UK Registry Update

Lesley Cowley, .UK

 

12:00 – 13:00

Organizational Updates:

  • DOC
  • ISOC & IETF
  • AfriISPA
  • AfNOG
  • College International (Guinea)

 

Palesa Banda

Dawit Bekele, ISOC Africa

AfrISPA

Eric Akumiah, AfNOG

Abdoulaye Diakite (AGNIC)

 

13:00 – 14:00

LUNCH

 

14:00 – 14:30

Governing the Internet for the Benefit of All – Positioning Africa

Speech: Lyndall Shope-Mafole, Director-General, DOC

 

14:30 – 15:00

IGF Progress Report

Pierre Ouedraogo, OIF

 

15:00 – 16:00

Discussion: Access

Panel:

Mohamed El Bashir, SD

Dawit Bekele, ISOC Africa

DOC Rep

 

16:00 – 16:30

TEA BREAK

 

16:30 – 17:30

Discussion: Security

Panel:

Calvin Browne, CO.ZA

David Conrad, ICANN

DOC Rep

 

April 10th 2008,  AfTLD Plenary Day 4                                                            

09:00 – 10:30

Overview of  ICANN

  • ICANN Joint Project Agreement (JPA) review
  • ICANN ccTLD Accountability Framework
  • Increasing ICANN Participation

Anne-Rachel Inne, ICANN

  • IANA Functions to ccTLD

Kim Davies, IANA & ICANN

  • ccNSO Functions, Roles and Participation

Gabrielle Schittek, ccNSO, ICANN

  • GAC Functions and Roles

Pierre Ouedraogo, OIF

  • ALAC Functions and Roles

Mohamed EL Bashir, ALAC

10:30 – 11:00

COFFEE BREAK

11:00 – 11:30

Impact of Root Servers in Africa

Michuki Mwangi, AfTLD

11:30 – 12:00

Mitigating Effects of Political Instability on ccTLD Registries

Vincent Ngundi, .KE

12:00 – 12:30

.ZA Re-delegation Experience

Vika Mpisane, .ZA DNA

12:30 – 13:00

Nominet’s UK Best Practice Challenge: what can Africa learn?

Lesley Cowley, Nominet (.UK)

13:00 – 14:00

LUNCH

14:00 – 14:30

.za Dispute Resolution Progress Report

Neil Dundas, .za DRP

14:30 – 15:30

Discussion: Openness

Panel:

Dawit Bekele, ISOC Africa

Paulos Nyirenda, .MW

DOC Rep

15:30 – 16:00

COFFEE BREAK

16:00 – 17:30

AfTLD AGM

  • Chairman’s Report
  • Financial Report
  • Election of New Directors
  • Any Other Business

AfTLD Board

17:30 – 18:30

  • New Board Meeting (closed)

AfTLD Board

April 11th 2008, AfTLD Plenary Day 5                                                         

09:00 – 10:30

IPv6 Deployment in Africa

  • .CO.ZA
  • Egypt IPv6 Task Force
  • .KE

 

Calvin Browne, CO.ZA

Hisham Mohamed, NTRA

Vincent Ngundi. .KE

 

10:30 – 11:00

COFFEE BREAK

11:00 – 12:00

AfriNIC session:

  • African IP Resources
  • IPv4 & IPv6
  • AfriNIC Rabat 2008

Adiel Akplogan, AfriNIC

12:00 – 12:30

AfTLD the Way forward

AfTLD President

12:30 – 13:00

Conclusion and Closing Remarks

AfTLD & DOC

13:00 – 14:00

LUNCH

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