African ccTLD Policy Meeting/AGM 2012 Hosted by Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority  "ZICTA".

23th - 27th July 2012 ,
 Livingstone , Zambia

Theme: “Enhancing Internet Management in Africa”

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AfTLD   6th African ccTLD Event,  2012 Zambia – Draft Agenda

Theme: “Enhancing Internet Management in Africa”

July 23 , 2012 Day 1

 

08:00 – 08:45

REGISTRATION

 

OFFICIAL OPENING

 



09:00 – 09:20

 

Welcome Remarks

Organizing Committee Chairman - Mr. Choolwe Nalubamba

 

09:20– 09:40

 

Introductory remarks AfTLD 

Vika Mpisane, Chairman AfTLD

 

09:40–10:00

Official Opening Address

ZICTA

 

10:00–10:10


Vote of Thanks

Dr. Paulos Nyirenda, .MW

 

10:10– 10:20


Group Photograph

 

ALL

 

10:20 – 10:30

COFFEE BREAK

 

10:30 – 11:30

Marketing Session:
Brand Protection  on the Internet and its relevance in Africa

 

Elad Kinstler Lexy Synergy

 

 

11:30 – 12:30

Marketing Session:
Catalyzing growth: investment in registrars, strategic Partnerships

Michuki Mwangi Internet Society

Wim Degazelle Centr CENTR

Igor Ciza – NIC.bi/ Afriregister SA

 

13:45– 15:45

Policy Session:


Current Trends in the Policy and Regulatory environment affecting ccTLDS

 

ZADNA Vika Mpisane

TZNIC Abibu Ntahigiye

NITA Eric Akumiah

 

15:45– 16:00

COFFEE BREAK

 

16:00 – 17:45

Technical Training:

Billing Systems for Registries


AfNIC

 

17:45– 18:30

Technical Training: 
Operating Systems for Registries

 

AfNIC

 

 

 



19:00 WELCOME Cocktail (ZICTA)

 

 

July 24 2012, Day 2

 

08:00 – 08:30

REGISTRATION

 

 

 

08:30 – 10:30

Technical Training:
The Fred Registry System

 

Jaromir Talir CZNIC

 

 

 Technical Training:
The Fred Registry System



 Jaromir Talir CZNIC

10h30 – 11:00

COFFEE BREAK

 

11:00 – 13:00

Legal Session:
Wipo Domain Name Dispute Resolution and ccTLD program

Dispute Resolution in other regions, case studies

Charlotte Spencer WIPO

Wim Degazelle CENTR

 

13:00 – 14:00

LUNCH

 

14:00 – 16:00

Marketing Session:
Emerging Trends in Marketing of ccTLDs:

Social Media and ccTLDs

Mobile Commerce and ccTLDS

Possible promotion tactics

 

ZACR

 

TzNIC

 

Igor CIZA NIC.bi and Afriregister SA

 

 

 

 

16:00 – 16:30

 

COFFEE BREAK

 

 

16:40 – 17:30

 

Marketing Session:
ccTLDs involved in gTLDS competition with gtLDs

Pricing Scenarios

AFNIC

AfNIC

 

Steam Train Dinner Sponsored by ZICTA

 

July 25 2012, Day 3

 

 

9:00 – 10:30

 

 

dot Africa:
Progress report  on dot Africa

Effects of dot Africa on African ccTLDs

Institutional Framework of dot Africa – The Steercom

 Africainone space

 

Mohamed El Bashir – Steercom Chair Africainonespace

 

 

10:00 – 10:30

COFFEE BREAK

 

10:30 – 12:00

 

 

12:00 – 13:00

dot Africa:

AfTLD ZACR MoU
How African ccTLDs will benefit from dot Africa

Updates on the ICANN application process-

AfTLD Excom

Africainonespace Steercom

 

 

13:00 – 14:00

LUNCH

 

14:00 – 16:00

Technical Training:

Implementing DNSSEC

Perfomance Management of DNS

Scaling up DNS for growing ccTLD Registries

 

 

16:00 – 16:30

TEA BREAK

 

16.30 17.30

Internationalised Domain Names IDNs and deployment experiences



Dr. Paulos Nyirenda

 

July  26 2012,  Day 4                                                            

 

 09:00 – 9:20

 

 

 

 

 

09:20 -10:05

 

 

 

 

 

 10:05 -10:20

 

10:20 - 10:30

 

AfTLD Progress Report

 

 

 

ccNSO Update:
 

 

 

ATU Pailles Declaration Report

 

Barrack Otieno, AfTLD Admin Manager

 

 

 

Dr. Paulos Nyirenda NIC.MW





 ATU

Q & A

10:30 – 11:00

COFFEE BREAK

 

11:00 – 11:40

 

 

Registrar Accreditation Policies

 

·        ICANN Scheme

·        How Many Registrars?

·        Registrar Agreement(s) and Charges

·        Penalty Scheme

·        Accreditation Process

 Moderator: Dr. Alioune Traore

 

Panellists :

Igor Ciza Afriregister SA

TBC

TBC

 

11:40 -12:40

 

Moderator

Round Table Internet Governance Session – Towards WCIT

Internet Governance updates

Panel:

• Dr. Dawit Bekele
 (ISOC)

• Vika Mpisane
 (ZADNA)

• Mrs. Mary Uduma (NIRA)

   Barrack Otieno (AfTLD)





 

Moderator  : Dr Paulos Nyirenda

 

 

 

 

 

 


12:40 - 13:00

Q & A

15:00 -22:00

Boat Cruise Sponsored by ZICTA

July 27 2012, Day 5                      Annual General Meeting 

0900 1030

 

 

 



Registration

Chairman’s Report

Financial Report


Registration of AfTLD in Nairobi  Kenya


 

10:30 - 1100

Tea Break

 

 

11:00 - 1230

 

 

 

 

 

 

Membership Update

Election of New Directors

(Executive Committee)

AfTLDS Strategic Priorities for the next five years

 

 12:30 - 1300

 CLOSING REMARKS:

13:00 – 14:00

LUNCH