Earlier this evening ICANN announced that the scheduled meeting in June 2016 will not be held in Panama City. The cancellation of the meeting and its change of location is due to concerns related to the recent outbreak of the Zika Virus. ICANN will be holding a meeting in June, but where that meeting will […]
ICANN’s next public meeting is scheduled for March 5 – 10 in Marrakech, Morocco. While that might be a month away the organisation has already launched their meeting app for the meeting. At the moment the app is missing the most important element – the event schedule, but other elements are there, such as […]
The 2016 Middle East DNS Forum will be held in Tunis. The event will be held on April 12 – 13. While the agenda and speakers have not been announced yet previous years have seen a combination of both regional and international speakers covering a broad range of topics related to the domain name and […]
World Hosting Days, or as it’s better known, WHD, will be held again next year. In 2016 the “global” event will return to Rust, Germany, as it has done for the last few years, with the event taking place between March 15 – 17. Due to the events location most people tend to arrive on […]
Domaining Europe / Domaining Spain has been held for the last 8 years in Valencia, Spain. This year the event expanded with two one day events being held in Madrid and Barcelona. For 2016, however, the event’s organizers want to take the “show on the road” and have just announced that the main event of […]
The Turkey DNS Forum will be held on January 18th and 19th 2016 in Istanbul. The event will be held in the Renaissance Istanbul Polat Bosphorus Hotel. Further details about the event, including schedule and speakers, will be available on the event’s official site. While the event is 100% free to attend registration is required.
Domaining Spain / Domaining Europe has been held in Valencia for the last 7 years. Valencia is a lovely city, but it’s not quite as “mainstream” as Barcelona or Madrid. So it’s interesting to see that Dietmar is organising two events this side of Christmas in Barcelona and Madrid. Domaining Europe will be on in […]
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.