ICANN 61 Readout session
Apr 19, 2018

As you are probably aware, the Internet governance has been handed over to the multi-stakeholder community consisting of industry, governments, academia, civil society organizations and users at large of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) in 2016 after the cessation of the role of the U.S. Department of Commerce.

We at IIIT Bangalore in coordination with the ICANN India have been conducting Readout sessions of the ICANN meetings held at various locations around the world.

The ICANN 61 Readout session of the meeting held at San Juan, Puerto Rico,  was convened here at our Institute on Thursday, the 19th at 4:30-6:00 PM.  

Active members from various ICANN Committees presented their observations. Mr.Samiran Gupta, ICANN India Head was at IIIT-B and steered the event proceedings. Prof. Sridhar of IIIT Bangalore co-hosted the event. 
IIIT Bangalore students taking a class on "ICT Policy and Regulation" also attended the event.