Beyond the Dot 2015: Are you Ready?

 

Thank you to all who joined us for Beyond the Dot 2015, the 2nd annual conference on global brands, consumer engagement, and Internet expansion. #BeyondTheDot

 


AGENDA


Registration and Breakfast Reception
8:00-9:00 a.m.

Opening Remarks and Welcome
9:00-9:15 a.m.

Business Keynote – Getting the Most Out of the Internet
9:15-9:45 a.m.

Where on the Development Spectrum Are We?
9:45-10:30 a.m.

Break
10:30 – 10:45 a.m.

How Has the gTLD Program Changed ICANN?
10:45-11:30 a.m.

 Policy Keynote: gTLDs and American Foreign Policy: How to Protect and Expand American Commercial Interests
11:30-12:00 p.m.

Lunch
12:00-1:00 p.m.

The Globalization of ICANN, the IANA Transition, and IDNs
1:00-1:45 p.m.

Brands as Registrants
1:45-2:30 p.m.

Why Corporate Strategists are Taking an Interest in .BRANDs
2:30-3:15 p.m.

Break
3:15-3:30 p.m.

Universal Acceptance
3:30-4:00 p.m.

Closing Remarks
4:00 – 4:15 p.m.

Cocktails and Networking
4:15 – 5:00p.m.

 


SPEAKERS


Akram Atallah
President
Global Domains Division, ICANN

Kathy Baird
SVP
Social@Ogilvy

Judy Frey
Vice President of Digital Design, Development & Operations
Marriott.com & Marriott Mobile

Andrea Fuller
Founder & CEO
Fuller Digital Strategy

Dr. Imad Youssef Hoballah
GAC Representative for Lebanon
Acting Chairman, and CEO
Telecommunications Regulatory Authority

Dirk Hoerter
Director, Digital Marketing Excellence
Abbott Laboratories

Laureen Kapin
Counsel for International Consumer Protection,
FTC

Sarah Langstone
Director of Strategic Partnerships
Verisign

Brent London
Program Manager
Google

Jeff Moss
Former VP and Chief Security Officer
ICANN

Tom O’Toole
Managing Editor
Electronic Commerce Law Report, Bloomberg BNA

Sanjiv Sarwate
Principal Legal Counsel – Trademarks and Copyrights
Dell

Jim Schrand
Director, Corporate Strategy & Initiatives
Dominion Enterprises

 


TRAVEL AND ACCOMMODATIONS


Thank you to Hotel Monaco, Uber, and United Airlines for their great service and discounts for Beyond the Dot 2015 guests.

 


 

BEYOND THE DOT FOUNDATION


The Beyond the Dot Foundation helps non-profits by assisting each organization in identifying and obtaining key domain names in new gTLDs.

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Washington, DC

The Beyond the Dot Foundation strives to foster an open and interconnected Internet by helping non-profits obtain online real estate to extend their reach in the digital world. Learn more here.