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Sunday, November 6 • 08:30 - 09:45
Internationalized Domain Name Program Update

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Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs) allow for top-level domain names in different scripts such as Arabic, Cyrillic, Chinese or Devanagari. In this session, learn how ICANN’s IDN Program is fostering the development of IDNs. Members of the ICANN organization and the community will provide progress updates on the various projects currently underway for this purpose. The session is intended for both general and expert audiences interested in the development and use of IDNs.
1. IDN Program Overview and Progress - 15 mins
2. Update by Integration Panel – 10 mins
3. Update on IDN Implementation Guidelines - 7 mins
4. Community Update
a. Ethiopic GP Update – 7 mins
b. Georgian GP Update – 7 mins
c. Neo-Brahmi GP Update – 7 mins
d. Thai GP Update – 7 mins
5. Q/A – 15 mins
Staff Leader: Sarmad Hussain

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Sarmad Hussain

Senior Director, IDN and UA Programs, Senior Director, IDN and UA Programs
Sarmad Hussain is with ICANN’s Internationalized Domain Names (IDN) and Universal Acceptance(UA) Programs. Earlier, Sarmad was a professor of Computer Science and held the IDRC Chairposition in Multilingual Computing. His research has focused on developing computing solutions forAsian... Read More →

Sunday November 6, 2016 08:30 - 09:45 IST
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