Session B1 – The Impact of New gTLD

Date: 18 July 2012 (Wednesday)

Time: 16:30 – 18:00

Venue: Room 17606, 6th Floor, Building No.17, Aoyama Campus, Aoyama Gakuin University

Introduction of Many New gTLDs bring multi-faceted impact to the Internet and DNS ecosystem:

1. Commercial / Economical Impact of New gTLDs: IPR Community, Domain Investment, Search Engines & other Internet Services

2. Social / Developmental Impacts of New gTLDs: Community & IDN gTLDs, and beneficiary communities

3. Impact on Internet Governance at ICANN: Governance Challenges ahead, multistakeholder model, funding and development

The panel will discuss the impact and challenges of the introduction of many new gTLDs within a relatively short period of time to the domain industry, the governance at ICANN and implications to other parts of the Internet ecosystem.


ModeratorMr. Edmon Chung, CEO, DotAsia Organisation