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Call For Presenters: virtual ccTLD News Sessions prior to ICANN74

05 April 2022

The ccNSO Meetings Programme Committee (MPC) is hosting the next edition of the virtual ccTLD News sessions prior to ICANN74 on 19 and 24 May.

The MPC has now issued a call for presentations and is seeking speakers on the following topic: The impact of the pandemic on ccTLDs. Whether you are a seasoned presenter, or this be your first time, we encourage you to submit your proposal to participate in the pre-ICANN74 ccTLD News Session. We want to hear from you!

To submit your proposal, go to

The presentation proposals deadline is Wednesday, 27 April 2022 (23:59 UTC). Each proposal for a presentation is reviewed and evaluated by MPC. The agenda for the upcoming ccTLD News Session will become public by 9 May 2022. You will be required to consent to ICANN processing your personal data under ICANN's data protection policy for the purpose of applying for a speaker slot.

The ccNSO Meeting Programme Committee looks forward to your proposals. Thank you!

About the ccTLD News Sessions

There will be 2 options to participate to the virtual pre-ICANN74 Virtual ccTLD News Sessions.

  • Thursday, 19 May 2022 (13 UTC) – Theme: the impact of the pandemic on ccTLDs
  • Tuesday, 24 May 2022 (6 UTC) – Theme: cybersecurity

Each session will have a separate agenda. Sessions are maximum 90 minutes long, with an opportunity to ask questions. All sessions will be recorded. Prior to each session, there will be one prep meeting (12 May, time TBC), and one dry-run session for all presenters (16 May, time TBC), including the session chair and/or moderator.

Previous editions of the ccTLD News Sessions had an excellent collection of case studies, statistics, new developments, trends and more. The ccTLD News Sessions have been a part of the ccNSO Members Meetings for several years and has provided a global platform for both experienced and new people to meet, share experiences and discuss ccTLD-related aspects. For reference, the most recent session was held in March 2022, prior to ICANN73. Read more.