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Fairwinds To Host Beyond The Dot Conference In Washington February 19th

Posted on the 09 January 2014 by Worldwide @thedomains

FairWinds partners is hosting the Beyond the Dot 2014 conference on February 19th in Washington DC

The conference will  bring together policymakers, corporate representatives, non-profit staff, government officials, and average Internet users to explore how new gTLDs will change the way we approach Internet navigation, commerce, search, security and more.

This conference will be the first about the expansion of the TLD space to be held in the Washington DC area and “the first of its kind to address how the addition of 1,400 new TLDs will affect the average Internet user”.

Confirmed speakers so far are:

Akram Atallah, President, Global Domains Division, ICANN

Scott Seitz, President, dotgay LLC

Will Martinez, Director .GOP Registry

Jeff Neuman, Vice President, Registry Services at Neustar, Inc.

Shaul Jolles, CEO, Dot Registry, LLC

Dustin Trevino, CFO, Dot Vegas, Inc

David Weller, head of global trade policy at Google

Nils Wollny, Managing Director Strategy at SinnerSchrader

Dr. Laura DeNardis, Internet governance scholar and Professor in the School of Communication at American University

David McAuley, BNA

John Negroponte, former Director of National Intelligence

Kathy Baird, SVP, Adjunct Professor, Masters in Public Relations and Corporate Communications, Georgetown University

The cost to attend the one day conference is $350 until January 15th when the price increases to $495.

To register for the conference please visit here

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