DAY ONE: July 22, 2019

08:00 – 08:30 – Arriva and Registration

TIME

TOPIC

SUBTOPIC: NOTES

 MODERATOR

SPEAKERS

09:00 – 10:00 Introduction and formal opening session BOCRA
  • Alex Corenthin - AFTLD
  • Pierre Dandjinou - ICANN
  • Mouhamet Diop - Afregistrar
  • PS - , Ministry of Transport & Communications MTC -  Botswana

10:00 – 10:30

Key Note: Anchoring the Domain Name Industry as a Key contributor to the Africa Digital Economy: Moctar Yedaly - AuC

10:30 – 11.00

COFFEE BREAK

11:00 -13:00 Registry Business:

(Achieving sustainable Registries)

Unleash your Registry, How to Reach the Largest Audience? Bob Ochieng

 

 

Presentation

●        Joe Alagna – Afilias

●        Seda Akbulut - ICANN

Panel

●        Lucky Masilela - ZACR

●        Michele Neylon -Blacknight

●        Moakofi Kamanga

●        Victor Ciza – Afriregister

13:00 – 14:00

LUNCH

14:00-15:30 Registrar / Reseller Business

(How do we ensure our registrars / Resellers run a sustainable Name Business?)

 

Presentation

How to become an ICANN accredited registrar

 

Panel

●        Customer Retention / Reduce deletions / Do you know registrants?

●        Tested marketing strategies for Domain Names

●        Innovative product positioning

 

 

    Oluniyi Ajao –

Web4Africa

 

●         Yaovi Atohoun ICANN

 

 

●        Dušan Stojicevic   Gransy

●        Anderson Kgomotso, ICL Botswana

●        Sola Akinsanya  - Upperlink

●        Dr. Paulos Nyirenda

 

 

15:30 – 16:00

COFFEE BREAK

16:00-17:30 Domain Names Industry and Social Impact in Africa ●        How is the Domain Name Industry impacting the Africa Society?    Gaongalelwe   Mosweu (tbc) ●        David Njuki - Afrinic

●        Mohamed El Bashir - dot Africa Foundation

●        Hadia El Miniawi - DNS Entrepreneurship Center

END OF DAY 1

DAY 2: July 23, 2019

08:30 – 10:30 DNS Operations, Security, and Privacy, a technical perspective

 

 

  • DNSSEC and its importance
  • DNS over HTTPS
Kevin Chege

ISOC

 

  • Alain Aina
  • Ben Crawford – CentralNIC
  • Joe Abley – PIR
  • Michele Neylon = Blacknight
10:30 – 11:00

COFFEE BREAK

11:00 – 13:00 African Digital Economy

 

  • A reflection an Overview of Key Initiatives
  • Current Challenges and Interventions
Pierre Dandjinou

ICANN

  • Dr.  Nii Quaynor – GDC
  • David Njuki - AFRINIC
  • Dr. Onkokane Mothobi - Research ICT Africa
  • Country Perspective - Botswana
13:00– 14:00

LUNCH

14:00 – 15:30 Privacy and Data Protection, a Policy & Legal Perspective
  • GDPR one year later,
  • The Malabo Convention and their Impact on the African Digital Economy

 

 

 

Barrack Otieno - AFTLD

 

 

 

  • Neil Dundas – Registry Africa
  • Attorney General’s Office – Botswana
  • Judith Samanthan Fezee. -  IP lawyer - Cameroon
15:30 – 16:00

COFFEE BREAK

16:00 – 17:30 IDNs and Universal Acceptance Initiatives in Africa
  • The Case for IDNs in Africa
  • Universal Acceptance Initiatives
Yaovi Atohoun- ICANN
  • Sarmad Hussain – ICANN
  • Dusan Stojicevic
  • Abdalmonem Galila– DNS Entrepreneurship Center

END OF DAY 2: Gala Night

DAY 3: July 24, 2019

09:00 – 10:30 Payment Systems, an Ongoing discussion

 

 

  • Banking and Mobile Financial Services for a Vibrant Domain Name Ecosystem
  • Insurance and Micro-Insurance for the African Domain Names
 

Abdalla Omari –

CCNSO

  • Moakofi Kamanga – Central Bank of Botswana
  • Victor Ciza - Afriregister
  • Local Payment gateway Provider
  • Mouhamet Diop - AfRegistrars

10:30 – 11:00

COFFEE BREAK

11:00 – 12:45 Show Cases

 

  • Innovative Show Cases in the DNS Industry
  • Lessons from country DNS Forums
  • ICANN MEA Regional Office Operations
 

 

Mr. Ali Hadji Mmadi –

AFTLD

 

  • Neil Dundas – DNS Africa
  • Mouhamet Diop (Afregistrar)
  • Ramanou Biaou (Benin DNS Forum)
  • Nick Tomasso - ICANN
12:45-13:15 Wrap Up and next meeting

 

Luna Madi (ICANN Org)
  • Alex Corenthin: AFTLD
  • Pierre Dandjinou: ICANN
  • Mouhamet Diop: AFREGISTRAR
  • Martin Mokgware: CEO, BOCRA
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