ICANN Masterclass

by Admin — last modified Jun 22, 2019 03:57 AM
ICANN organized a masterclass in Bangalore on June 19, 2019.

It was ICANN's first-ever such initiative within civil society to inform and spread awareness about their functioning. The workshop was conducted by Mary Wong who is the Vice President for Strategic Comunications Operations, Planning and Engagement and is a member of the Policy Team performing global policy development work. She was joined by Samiran Gupta who is the Head of India for ICANN. He is the primary representative of ICANN in the country and responsible for all stakeholder engagements here.


  • 10.00 a.m. - 11.45 a.m.: Introduction to ICANN and the role of ICANN Org to facilitate the community’s work
  • 10.45 a.m. - 12.00: Tea break
  • 12.00 - 1.30 p.m.: ICANN’s Policy Development Process (will be conducted in an interactive mode to simulate a Policy Development Process working group meeting).
  • 1.30 p.m - 2.30 p.m.: Lunch
  • 2.30 p.m - 3.30 p.m.: The role of Governmental Advisory Committee (India’s GAC-related engagement in specific terms).
  • 3.30 p.m. - 3.45 p.m.: Tea break
  • 3.45 p.m - 4.30 p.m.: Open Q&A session.(Also open so that in case prior segments over-run, we still have some time on hand to complete the agenda comfortably).
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