Welcome to Hamburg: Virtual Show at ICANN69, sponsored by DENIC

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Get ready for an entertaining evening with talks, live music and pub quiz at its best, after breathing maritime flair on a virtual tour around Hamburg, the ‘gateway to the world’!

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As part of ICANN's 69th community meeting, DENIC cordially invites you to a virtual tour of Smart City Hamburg on 20 October 2020, between 14:30 and 15:30 UTC! Journalist and presenter David Patrician will take you to the sights of the Hanseatic city. You will listen to live music from the clubs of St. Pauli and get to know digital Germany.

Ready for a challenge? Test your knowledge in a live online quiz specially designed by Tom and Darren when our tour stops at Hamburg’s favorite quiz pub, Aalhus. With some wit and a little luck, you might win a night at Grand Elysée Hotel, in close vicinity to the Alster river.

Domains, DNS, digital infrastructures, and Germany’s number one Smart City: These will also be the topics of the discussion round with DENIC CEO Dr. Jörg Schweiger, Chair of the Board of eco – Association of the Internet Industry, Oliver J. Süme, and Dirk Krischenowski, Managing Director of Hamburg Top-Level-Domain GmbH.

Together with our partners from eco and the City of Hamburg, DENIC is organising this special social event at the ICANN69 Virtual Annual General Meeting. Be part of the interactive livestream and go on tour with the ICANN community!

Click here for free livestream: Sorry, you're late. The show is over. See you soon in Hamburg.

About ICANN and ICANN69

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is a non-profit organisation that is responsible for the global coordination of domain names and IP numbers. This way it makes a key contribution to the functioning of the Internet.

From 13 to 22 October 2020, ICANN's Annual General Meeting is held as a virtual conference, sponsored by .de manager DENIC, eco – Association of the Internet Industry, and the City of Hamburg. Participation in the conference is free. Originally, ICANN69 was planned to be held as a face-to-face meeting in Hamburg with about 2,500 attendants from more than 120 countries. Due to the coronavirus pandemic the event is transferred to digital space.

The main topics of the plenary sessions at the ICANN69 Virtual Annual General Meeting will be “The Domain Name Business: Everything You Want to Know, Ask or Discuss”, “DNS Abuse: Consideration of the Issues” and “WHOIS Changes Under GDPR: Impact to End-Users and Public Safety”.

More information on the event.