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ARRIVAL DAY: September 9, Tuesday

Transfer from airport, check-in
19.00-23.00  Welcome reception (OroNero restaurant)

DAY 1: September 10, Wednesday

08:00-09:00 Registration of participants, welcome coffee

Session 1. Opening session

  • Faig Farmanov, .AZ
  • Andrey Kolesnikov, ccTLD .RU/.РФ
  • Marina Nikerova, TCI
  • Axel Pawlik, RIPE NCC
  • Elena Voronina, MSK-IX
  • Michael Yakushev,  ICANN

Session 2.  New gTLD: first results

Several hundred new gTLDs are already operational, and their domain names are available to users around the world. Representatives of registries and the world’s leading registrars will speak on the New gTLD Program’s first results.

Moderator: Andrey Vorobyev, RU-CENTER

  • Dmitry Burkov, .MOSCOW/.МОСКВА
  • Irina Danelia, ccTLD .RU/.РФ
  • Tatiana Ivanova, .САЙТ, .ОНЛАЙН (download .PDF, 3.7 Mb)
  • Patrick Jones, ICANN
  • Marina Nikerova, TCI (download .PDF, 0.3 Mb)
  • Ronald Schwaerzler, .WIEN (download .PDF, 0.4 Mb)
  • Fedor Smirnov, .РУС
12:30-14:00 Lunch

Session 3.  Cooperation of registries and registrars

Support and promotion of top-level domains require coordinated efforts on the part of registries and registrars. Representatives of registries will speak on the most successful cases and forms of cooperation.

Moderator: Olga Alexandrova-Myasina, ccTLD .RU/.РФ (download .PDF, 0.4 Mb)

  • Maxim Alzoba, .MOSCOW/.МОСКВА (download .PDF, 0.6 Mb)
  • Francesco Cetraro, Afilias
  • Irina Danelia, ccTLD .RU/.РФ
  • Vuksan Rajkovic, doMEn (.ME Registry) (download .PDF, 1.0 Mb)
  • Fedor Smirnov, .РУС (download .PDF, 4.0 Mb)
  • Denis Zhilin, ccTLD .RU/.РФ (download .PDF, 0.7 Mb)
16:00-16:30 Coffee break

Session 4. Registrar business and new models of interaction with users

As new top-level domains emerge, registrars are forced to reconsider their marketing strategies. Registrars’ representatives will talk about promoting new domains, measures to maintain demand for traditional zones, and finding the right balance in the new market conditions.

Moderator: Mikhail Anisimov, ccTLD .RU/.РФ

  • Viktor Kustein, Regtons.COM (download .PDF, 2.6 Mb)
  • Alexander Overchenko, Sedo (download .PDF, 2.1 Mb)
  • Clifford deSouza, LogicBoxes (download .PDF, 0.5 Mb)
  • Fedor Smirnov, Webnames (download .PDF, 3.0 Mb)
  • Andrey Vorobyev, RU-CENTER
20:30-23:00 Gala-Dinner. ART Garden restaurant

DAY 2: September 11, Thursday

10:00-10:30 Welcome coffee
10:30-12:30 Session 5. Legal aspects of global Internet development

Legal regulation of the Internet depends on many factors including national laws, international legal practice, and established procedures of court and out-of-court settlements. The section will discuss issues of regulating various aspects of the global network.

Moderator: Katrina Sataki , .LV

  • Joke Braeken, EURid (download .PDF, 0.5 Mb)
  • Sergey Kopylov, ccTLD .RU/.РФ (download .PDF, 0.5 Mb)
  • Maria Malysheva, TCI (download .PDF, 0.3 Mb)
  • Daiva Tamulioniene, .LT (download .PDF, 2.4 Mb)
  • Michael Yakushev, ccTLD .RU/.РФ (download .PDF, 0.5 Mb)
  • Zaur Zeinalov, Independent IT-expert (download .PDF, 2.0 Mb)
12:30-14:00 Lunch

Session 6. Security and DNS

More and more incidents threatening Internet security happen every year. Network security experts will give a talk on the kinds of attacks the Domain Name System has to face and on the measures that are taken to prevent them.

Moderator: Mikhail Anisimov, ccTLD .RU/.РФ

  • Anton Baskov, RIPE NCC (download .PDF, 1.8 Mb)
  • Dmitry Belyavsky, TCI (download .PDF, 1.7 Mb)
  • Pavel Khramtsov, Netoscope (download .PDF, 0.4 Mb)
  • Elmar Knipp, IronDNS
  • Dmitry Kovalenko, TCI (download .PDF, 0.7 Mb)
  • Valery Temnikov (download .PDF, 1.6 Mb)
  • Mikhail Kozlov, Sputnik (download .PDF, 1.3 Mb)
16:00-16:30 Coffee break

Session 7. IDN variants

Huge success of the IDN domain names unveiled a new problem – IDN variants. Non-latin alphabets that domain names are written on contains similar symbols which may lead to addressing failure. Internet community representatives will discuss the problem and try to find the way to solve them.

Moderator: Michael Yakushev, ICANN

  • Sarmad Hussain, ICANN (download .PDF, 0.9 Mb)
  • Yuriy Kargapolov, UANIC

DEPARTURE DAY: September 12, Friday