The 2015 CENTR Awards will be held in October in Brussels. Earlier this week the shortlist of finalists was announced. Here’s the list: Marketing category: AustriaLoves.at – “Darlinks” of the nation, NIC.AT (.at) Domain Pirates campaign, IIS (.se) “Without a name it remains a dream” campaign, Registro.it Corporate and Social Responsibility (CSR) category: • OPTIMISE […]
The WHIR holds networking events at US cities throughout the year which appear to be very popular. This autumn they’ll be holding two such events in Europe. One in Amsterdam and one in London. (This isn’t the first time that they’ve done events in Europe.) The Amsterdam event is timed to coincide with HostingCon Europe […]
The Friends of the IGF website is in need of a revamp, so the guys behind it are seeking web developers to do the work. The next IGF is being held in Brazil in November
With ICANN54 being held in Dublin towards the end of October it’s only natural that there would be some excitement locally. It’s the first time that ICANN has held a public meeting in Ireland and the meeting is being hosted by the Irish IXP INEX. On September 17th there will be a special event aimed […]
HostingCon is coming back to Amsterdam this September and they have a really attractive “early bird” rate of only €40. If you’re interested in going the “early bird” rate expires on June 27th, after which it’ll go up to €80. So far the event organisers have released a preliminary schedule and the topics look pretty […]
DomainFest is joining forces with Bulgarian Internet Week to organise a series of events across Bulgaria during the first week of June. DomainFest was acquired by NamesCon last year and will be running several events over the course of 2015 in a number of locations across the globe, according to show organiser Jothan Frakes. The […]
When Dublin was announced as the venue of the ICANN 54 meeting this October I posted some details about the venue and the meeting itself. Last week ICANN’s meeting team were in town for some advance preparatory work so I dropped over to say “hi”. The venue is a fantastic building: You can also find […]
HostingCon is returning to Europe this September. The event will be held in Amsterdam’s Passenger Terminal on September 22 – 23 The organisers are currently offering “early bird” tickets for a mere EUR40, which is very good value. Full details on the official site.
The second Middle East DNS Forum is scheduled to take place in Amman, Jordan next month from March 9th to March 10th. The event, which runs over two days, will cover topics such as: IDNs New TLDs ccTLDs IANA transition Internet industry in Middle East The full agenda is available on the event website.
Registration for RIPE 70 is now open. The meeting will be held in Amsterdam from 11th to 15th May 2015. RIPE meetings bring together a lot of technical types from across the EMEA region, so if you’re into “networking” but with ethernet cables, then this could be the event for you. The RIPE meetings this […]
HostingCon is being held in San Diego, California this July from July 27th to 29th. In the runup to the event the organisers will be pushing out quite a bit of PR .. And today they announced a USD$500 Amazon gift certificate giveaway. You can enter up to twice per day simply by tweeting Full […]
RIPE has opened a “call for hosts” for the 73rd public meeting. The meeting is scheduled to take place from 24 to 28th October 2016. Where? Well that will depend on who the host is. If you’re interested in hosting the meeting there’s more details on what’s involved over on the RIPE site.
Domaining Europe will take place again next year in Valencia. The 2015 edition will be the 7th! So save the dates: 23rd to 25th of April 2015 (the Saturday is usually a networking activity of some kind) I’ve attended, spoken and moderated at the last couple of editions and it’s good fun. Unlike a lot of conferences […]
The Bulgarian Domain Forum, which is an annual event, is being held again this year. This time round the event will be held in Sense Hotel Sofia. Judging by the photos on the hotel’s website it’s a pretty fantastic location! As with other years there’ll be a mixture of talks, though there’ll be a strong […]
There has been some speculation about the upcoming ICANN meeting in Marrakech, Morocco. Yesterday some news sources reported that the meeting was postponed, though there hadn’t been any official statement from ICANN. ICANN has now released an official statement on the situation: Statement on ICANN 52 Meeting in Marrakech, Morocco Following Morocco’s recent request to […]