ICANN 57

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Dates: 3-9 November 2016
Location: Hyderabad, India
Venue: Hyderabad International Convention Centre
Registration: Registration

ICANN 57 is a ongoing meeting ICANN Meeting which is held in Hyderabad, India.

The meeting was originally planned to be held in San Juan, Puerto Rico from 29 October to 4 November 2016 but the location and dates were changed in May 2016 as a result of the Zika virus.[1]

The ICANN Ceremony was held on 5th November 2016, Saturday at the main Hall and it was graced by Honorable Minister Mr. Ravi Shankar Prasad  current Union Minister holding Law and Justice and Ministry of Information Technology in India. Inauguration speech was given my Mr. Samiran Gupta, Head of ICANN in India followed by My Göran Marby, the President and CEO of ICANN.

This is the first ICANN meeting post the IANA transition and it is a 7 day meeting, the longest ICANN meeting ever held. There are currently 3000+ people participating in this event from around 170+ countries all around the world. This is the second ICANN meeting held in India after ICANN 31 which was held in New Delhi, India. There are around 365+ planned events from 3rd - 9th November.

References

  1. ICANN Blog Relocating ICANN 57 Retrieved 24 May 2016