Webinars

Upcoming Webinars

None Scheduled


Recorded Webinars

Requesting an Extension to Execute Your Registry Agreement
A Question & Answer session for those interested in requesting an extension to the nine-month period for signing the RA, as stipulated in the Applicant Guidebook.

APAC Webinar – Becoming a new gTLD registry, what's next?
Date/Time:
12 June 2014, 03:00 – 04:00 UTC
ICANN's APAC Hub is holding a webinar to help new gTLD applicants and registries prepare for key steps in the process from contracting to accepting general registrations. These steps include onboarding, pre-delegation testing, transition to delegation, and Sunrise. We'll also discuss how ICANN's APAC Hub team can work more closely with you on your journey to becoming a new gTLD registry. A Q&A session will be held at the end of the webinar.

The Trademark Database Explained – hosted by IBM
Date/Time:
Session 1 – 03 June 2014, 08:00 – 09:00 UTC
Session 2 – 04 June 2014, 15:00 – 16:00 UTC
This webinar is intended to help Registries learn about selected aspects of the Trademark Database, as well as the Certification and Certification Exemption processes.

GDD Update Webinar
Date/Time: 21 May 2014, 17:00 – 18:00 UTC
Team members from ICANN's Global Domains Division provide updates on a wide range of subjects including: New gTLD Program statistics, Code of Conduct and Specification 13, Auctions, Community Priority Evaluation, Registry Services, Name Collision, and Universal Acceptance of TLDs.

Name Collision Update Webinar
Date/Time: 13 March 2014, 19:30 – 21:00 UTC
Webinar to discuss the current state of Name Collision.

GDD Portal Training Webinar
Date/Time: 11 March 2014, 00:00am – 01:00am UTC and 15:00 – 16:00am UTC
ICANN provides a demonstration of the Global Domains Division (GDD) Portal, which is slated for release in mid-March 2014.

Applicant Update Webinar
Date/Time: 21 February 2014, 00:00 – 1:30 UTC
General information on the current status of the Program. Topics will include Contracting, Objections & Dispute Resolution, GAC Advice, String Contention, Pre-Delegation Testing, Name Collision etc.

Applicant Update Webinar
Date/Time: 22 January 2014, 17:00 – 18:30 UTC
General information on the current status of the Program. Topics will include Evaluation, Contracting, Pre-Delegation Testing, Objections & Dispute Resolution, GAC Advice, Name Collision, Trademark Clearinghouse, etc.

Objections & Dispute Resolution Update with the ICC
Date/Time: 9 January 2014, 18:00 – 19:30 UTC
Give applicants the opportunity to address questions to The International Center of Expertise of the International Chamber of Commerce (the ICC) regarding Community & Limited Public Interest Objections.

Applicant Update Webinar
Date/Time: 17 December 2013, 23:00 – 00:30 UTC
General information on the current status of the Program. Topics will include Evaluation, Contracting, Pre-Delegation Testing, Objections & Dispute Resolution, GAC Advice, Name Collision, Trademark Clearinghouse, etc.

New gTLD Program Update at ICANN 48 Buenos Aires
Date/Time: 18 November 2013, 10:30 AST
ICANN's update to the community regarding the current status of the Program. Topics included Evaluation, Objections & Dispute resolution, Contracting, Operational Readiness, Rights Protection Mechanisms, Post-Delegation Dispute Resolution Mechanism, Name Collision and more.

New gTLD Auctions Webinar
Date/Time: 7 November 2013, 22:00 – 23:00 UTC
An in-depth discussion on the Auctions process and what to expect.

Rights Protection Mechanisms Webinar
Date/Time: 6 November 2013, 17:00 – 18:30 UTC
A discussion about Rights Protection Mechanisms, including the Rights Protection Mechanism Requirements [PDF, 168 KB] published on 30 September 2013.

Introduction to Abused Name Labels and the Impact on Claims Services – hosted by IBM
Dates: 24 Oct 2013; 08:00 – 10:00 UTC and 30 Oct 2013 15:00 – 17:00 UTC
This session is intended for Registries and Registrars. NOTE: The Smart Cloud Meeting access link changed – please make sure to use the link below to participate.

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Applicant Update Webinar
Date/Time: 23 October 2013, 17:00 – 18:30 UTC
General information on program developments. Topics include GAC Advice, Objections & Dispute Resolution, Community Priority Evaluation, Auction, Contracting, Pre-Delegation Testing, Name Collision, Trademark Clearinghouse, etc

TMDB Services & Configurations (Registrar) – Hosted by IBM
Dates: 2 Oct 2013; 15:00 – 17:00 UTC and 9 Oct 2013; 08:00 – 10:00 UTC
This session is intended for Registrars and will cover configuration and testing of Claims Services.

TMDB Claims Services & Configurations (Registry) – Hosted by IBM
Dates: 18 Sep 2013; 15:00 – 17:00 UTC and 25 Sep 2013; 08:00 – 10:00 UTC
This session was intended for Registries and covered configuration and testing of Claims Services.

Applicant Update Webinar
Date/Time: 19 September 2013, 16:00 – 17:30 UTC
Information on evaluation progress and program developments. Topics include Initial Evaluation, Objections & Dispute Resolution, GAC Advice, Contracting, Pre-Delegation Testing, Name Collision, Trademark Clearinghouse, Community Priority Evaluation, etc.

TMDB Web Client Registration (Registrar) – Hosted by IBM
Dates: 4 Sep 2013; 15:00 – 17:00 UTC and 11 Sep 2013; 08:00 – 10:00 UTC
This session was intended for Registrars and covered TMDB first-time registration and log-on, and TMDB configuration for Sunrise.

TMDB Web Client Registration (Registry) – Hosted by IBM
Dates/Times: 21 Aug 2013; 15:00 – 17:00 UTC and 28 Aug 2013; 08:00 – 10:00 UTC
This session was intended for Registries and covered TMDB first-time registration and log-on, and TMDB configuration for Sunrise.

Introduction to the Trademark Database (TMDB) for Sunrise and Claims – Hosted by IBM
Date/Time: 14 Aug 2013, 15:00 – 17:00 UTC
The Sunrise portion of the Trademark Database Sunrise and Claims (S&C) services went live on 9 August 2013. This webinar covered an introduction to the TMDB web client, a brief overview of the S&C processes and the TMDB system, and a brief overview of the TMDB test function.

Applicant Update Webinar
Date/Time: 08 August 2013, 01:00 – 2:30 UTC
Information on evaluation progress and program developments. Additional updates on Community Priority Evaluation, Auctions and Extended Evaluation.

Contracting Process for New gTLD Applicants – ICANN 47, Durban
Date/Time: 15 July 2013, 23:00 – 00:00 UTC
A discussion focused on helping applicants understand and prepare for the Contracting process.

Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) Variant TLD Program Update Webinar
Date/Time: 27 June 2013, 23:00 – 00:00 UTC
A status update on the IDN Variant TLD Program and current projects. This webinar addresses questions about the prerequisites for implementation of IDN Variant TLDs and upcoming community involvement.

Trademark Clearinghouse & Internationalized Domain Names Webinar
Date/Time: 19 June 2013, 14:00 – 15:30 UTC
Background information on TMCH and IDN processes, and responses to comments/questions about implementation of variant rules that arose during ICANN46 Beijing.

New gTLD Contracting Webinar
Date/Time: 13 June 2013, 21:00 – 22:30 UTC
A discussion about the Contracting process and what information an applicant must provide prior to executing a Registry Agreement.

Applicant Update Webinar
Date/Time: 05 June 2013, 16:00 – 17:30 UTC
Information on evaluation progress, program developments and other topics of interest to new gTLD applicants.

Applicant Update Webinar
Date/Time: 09 May 2013, 22:00 – 23:30 UTC

New gTLD Update Webinar
Date/Time: 26 March 2013, 22:00 – 23:30 UTC

Applicant Update Webinar
Date/Time:: 06 March 2013, 00:00 – 01:30 UTC

Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) Variant: Examining the User Experience Implication of the Active Variant TLDs Webinar
Date/Time: 13 February 2013, 13:00 – 14:30 UTC

New gTLD Applicant Update Webinar
Date/Time: 5 February 2013, 16:00 – 19:00 UTC

New gTLD Objection & Dispute Resolution Webinar
Date/Time: 29 January 2013, 16:00 – 17:30 UTC

Applicant Update Webinar
Date/Time: 11 January 2013, 20:00 – 21:30 UTC

Prioritization Draw Webinar
Date/Time: 5 December 2012, 20:00 – 21:30 UTC

Applicant Update Webinar
Date/Time: 14 November 2012, 20:00 – 21:30 UTC

ICANN 45 Toronto Meeting – Prioritization Drawing
Date/Time: 17 October 2012, 15:00 – 16:30 UTC
Session Information – ICANN Staff present the batching/metering solution proposed to the ICANN Board. The session includes an interactive portion where participants provide comments and input on the proposed solution.

ICANN 45 Toronto Meeting – New gTLD Update for Applicants
Date/Time: 15 October 2012Time, 15:00 – 16:30 UTC
Session Information – ICANN Staff provides updates on the New gTLD Program. Topics include Application Statistics, Clarifying Question Pilot Results, EBERO Update, Applicant Support Update, CSC Update, Application Comments Update, Communications Update, Progress Report by Panel.

Uniform Rapid Suspension (URS) Webinar
Date/Time: 03 October 2012, 15:00 – 16:30 UTC
Description: Intended to inform discussion in Toronto and continue development of the Uniform Rapid Suspension system. The URS is an important new rights protection mechanism in the New gTLD Program, intended to provide low-cost, rapid relief to trademark holders for the most clear-cut cases of infringement, and to complement the existing Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP). Read more

New gTLD Batching / Metering Update Webinar
Date/Time: 12 September 2012, 12:00 – 13:30 UTC
Description: ICANN continues to work toward the development of a process for metering delegations of new gTLD strings into the root zone. In keeping with the tentative roadmap posted 17 August, ICANN schedules a public consultation to be held with applicants and the community to discuss proposed solutions, collect additional information and answer any questions.

Applicant Update Webinar: Application Evaluation Progress
Date/Time: 6 September 2012, 12:00 – 13:30 UTC
Description: Information and updates on Initial Evaluation progress, Batching / Metering solution development, upcoming program processes and milestones, New gTLD Program sessions planned for ICANN 45 Toronto meeting.

Applicant Webinar: Start of New gTLD Initial Evaluation
Date/Time: 9 August 2012, 12:00 – 13:30 UTC
Description: Applicant Webinars provide updates on evaluation progress, program developments, and other topics of interest to new gTLD applicants. This initial webinar includes information and updates on various elements of the evaluation process, early evaluation indications and implications for applicants, and discussion of the "batching" issue and its impact on the timing of delegations.