March 9th – the internet name and number distribution center (ICANN) for the thirty-seventh session in March 7th for the first time held in Kenya, capital of Nairobi, and this is ICANN’s seventh conference held in Africa, and the second countries in sub Saharan Africa held. March 8th local time 9 am to 10:30, held at the Kenya International Convention Center (KICC) welcomed the opening ceremony. Kenya vice president Kalonzo · MUSYOKA (lieutenant John Otiko) attended the opening ceremony and delivered a welcome speech.
venue at KICC (By:Werner)
(Kenya International Conference Kenya International Conference Center)
meeting, ICANN president and CEO Rod Beckstrom delivered a keynote speech, focusing on 6 aspects:
1, ICANN’s strategic plan includes: DNS stability and security (DNSSEC), consumer choice, competition and innovation, IANA’s core business, as well as a healthy network ecosystem.
2, ICANN introduced the new management team background. According to the introduction, this ICANN has a number of executives from different countries, including once worked in YAHOO, worked at the White House, have worked in the Fujitsu Corporation professionals to join ICANN as executives, they are familiar with the global industry and polyglot.
3, describes the financial position of ICANN. According to the briefing, as of the end of 2009, ICANN’s reserve fund of about $45 million." It can be seen that ICANN’s financial position is quite good.
4, solve the problem of ICANN support organization development. With the support of the organization’s work, to promote ICANN to get more support from stakeholders and to achieve the improvement of ICANN "bottom-up" policy.
5, to solve the problem of transition from IPv4 to IPv6. Including the end of the IPv4 address block allocation fairness in the next 12 months to deal with the problem of IPv6 policy requirements for Internet access growth policy.
6, ccTLD international domain name (IDN) and the issue of the new gTLD. There will be a discussion of the 16 applications of the language to be submitted to the ccTLD international domain name (IDN), as well as a panel discussion on the gTLD update and the letter of intent.
it is understood that the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) and the government and public welfare institutions domain name registration management center (CONAC) this all >