RIPE is seeking hosts for their 77th public meeting in October 2018. The meeting is scheduled to take place between October 15th and October 19th 2018. There's full details about what is expected of a local host on the RIPE site here. Short version: lots of bandwidth. The venue will need to have a minimum of 300 Mbps, but ideally 1 Gps or higher. Good location … [Read more...] about Want to Host the RIPE Meeting in October 2018?
ICANN has quietly launched the site for this summer's meeting in London. If you're a domain geek (and since you're reading this site you probably are .. ) you might notice that the URL structure has changed. Up until now ICANN was using $city$meetingnumber.icann.org whereas now they're using meetings.icann.org/$meetingnumber I don't know if that is a significant change … [Read more...] about ICANN Opens Hotel Reservations for London Meeting
HOTREC, the European association of hotels, restaurants and cafes has filed four community objections with the ICC. They're concerned about several of the "closed generic" applications for .hotel and derivatives of the string. With that in mind they've filed against the following: Application # 1-1016-75482 for HOTELS by Booking.com B.V. Application # 1-1249-36568 for … [Read more...] about European Hotel Association Files Objections Against .Hotel Applications
ICANN normally announces details of the next meeting towards the end of the most recent one, so at the end of ICANN 43 they published information on ICANN 44. However for ICANN 45 (Toronto) people can already peruse the meeting site and book hotel rooms etc., The venue for the 45th meeting is the Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto which has 977 rooms. Related … [Read more...] about ICANN 45 Toronto Venue Announced