Prep Week is the initiative from ICANN org that consolidates all pre-ICANN Public Meeting webinars into one week. With this initiative, we not only hope to improve community preparation, but also to increase awareness of plenary topics and enhance briefings and readout sessions.

Webinar Materials and Access Details

Monday, 14 October 2019 @ 16:00 UTC

1) Global Stakeholder Engagement (GSE) Update: What To Expect at ICANN66

  • Information about Montréal and logistics
  • Overview of ICANN community groups and policy development
  • Information about topics of interest to all stakeholders
  • Useful resources: ICANN Learn, Newcomers Day, Pre-ICANN66 Policy Report, etc.

Presentation Materials:

Tuesday,15 October 2019 16:00 UTC

2) ICANN66 Plenary Session: DNS Abuse

  • Community-led webinar featuring presenters from the GAC Public Safety
  • Working Group and ICANN’s Contracted Parties (registries and registrars)
  • Key background information about DNS abuse
  • Current DNS security threats Ongoing mitigation efforts by registries and registrars

Presentation Materials:

Tuesday,15 October 2019 23:00 UTC

3) Pre-ICANN66 Contractual Compliance Update

  • ICANN Contractual Compliance Program overview
  • Registrar Compliance
  • Registry Compliance
  • Contractual Compliance Audit

Presentation Materials:

Wednesday,16 October 2019 16:00 UTC

4) ICANN66 Plenary Session: Evolution of ICANN’s Multistakeholder Model

  • Overview of Public Comment submissions
  • Next steps for formulating a work plan to address issues

Presentation Materials:

Wednesday,16 October 2019 23:00 UTC

5) Multistakeholder Strategy and Strategic Initiatives (MSSI) Update

  • Update on ongoing reviews
  • Making reviews more effective
  • Strategic Plan and Operating Plan
  • MSSI-supported events of interest to the community

Presentation Materials:

Thursday,17 October 2019 12:00 UTC

6) Generic Names Supporting Organization (GNSO) Policy Update

  • Update on GNSO work, including current working group activities, projected timelines, and challenges
  • Overview of GNSO sessions at ICANN66

Presentation Materials:

Thursday,17 October 2019 16:00 UTC

7) Pre-ICANN66 Policy Update

  • Overview of plenary sessions at ICANN66
  • Updates on policy development and advisory work from all ICANN Supporting Organizations and Advisory Committees

Presentation Materials:

  • English slide deck:
  • Français slide deck:


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