Welcome to CloudFest 2018. This is everything you loved about WHD.global. This time it’s bigger, bolder, and reflecting the entire cloud ecosystem.
Ultimately, it’s a place where partners and attendees become as much a part of the program as the inspiring speakers who take to the stage. Hence, CloudFest embraces and celebrates the cloud industry. It is everything new and exciting in technology and internet innovation.
Furthermore, it’s a place where like-minded thinkers and visionaries collaborate to move the cloud industry forward.
This six-day meeting will focus on outreach, capacity building, and showcasing ICANN’s work to a broader global audience. Nic.pr. is the host for this meeting.
• We will post a comprehensive meeting schedule on Monday, 19 February 2018 at https://schedule.icann.org/
•ICANN61 Confirmed for Puerto Rico – https://www.icann.org/news/blog/icann61-confirmed-for-puerto-rico
ATTENDANCE & FEES
We require that all attendees present a valid government-issued identification at the registration desk. Subsequently, they can receive printed credentials.
We require email validation to complete the registration process. Hence, pre-registration is encouraged for all attendees.
Attendance at an ICANN meeting is free to the general public. However, you will have to pay for your own travel and lodging. Consequently, ICANN negotiates group discount rates with nearby hotels. This is to help make the event more affordable.
ABOUT OUR HOST
Gauss Research Laboratory, Inc. manages the Puerto Rico Top Level Domain (.pr). This company operates under the laws of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. We are located at the heart of Río Piedras, Puerto Rico.
Furthermore, the .pr registry has been operating since 1989. Dr. Oscar Moreno de Ayala, our founder, embarked on the responsibility of managing it and building its early foundations. Hence, many outstanding individuals have been part of the .pr family. Together, they have given the .pr registry the stability necessary for an uninterrupted operation for the last 28 years.
Ultimately, our main goal is to promote a solid registry that provides Puerto Ricans with accessible services. Also, we provide tools that can aid in the development of a reliable IT community throughout the island.
Domaining Europe is an domain industry event. Consequently, top-level decision makers from the global domain industry share new ideas, do business and synergize. Additionally, it enables the communication between registrars, registries and most importantly registrants.
The continuous change of the global market and the constant addition of new top-level domains calls for new marketing and monetization strategies.
At Domaining Europe, these strategies are elaborated. Hence, we lay special emphasis on the importance and new possibilities that ccTLD’s and GEO-Domains offer. Domain investors get to know the latest trends. Consequently, investors will learn how these trends trends affect domain parking and mass development of their portfolio.
This year, we take you to Valencia. Valencia is one of Europe’s most iconic cities. Hence, with its vibrant atmosphere and culture, fill your evening agenda with various activities.
NamesCon Global is the largest conference in the domain industry. It attracts quite a number of attendees from around the globe. Keynotes, informative panels, and hands-on workshops are some of the highlights of the event. Furthermore, NamesCon also facilitates valuable personal connection. It does this through engaging social events and structured business networking opportunities.
NamesCon is a hub for the domain industry. From registrars, registries, web hosting companies, attorneys, brand managers, domain name investors, start-ups, affiliate marketing companies, parking companies, financial service providers to individual end-users! Invariably, surveyed attendees tell us every year that the networking at NamesCon is second to none.
In addition, this is an energetic, 4-day event set against the backdrop of fabulous Las Vegas. There will be no shortage of activities to fill your schedule!
Where we are
The New Tropicana Las Vegas redefines the expectations of today’s global travelers. Just five minutes from McCarran International Airport (LAS), it presents a casual and elegant resort experience,
Subsequently, this means taking advantage of our special NamesCon room rates, and making the most of your time and energy. This includes taking leisurely strolsl to and from the conference centre to your room.
Our attendees come from many different countries. While they all share an interest in domaining, they work in a wide variety of industries.
Also, at NamesCon, we believe in fostering diversity in the workplace, with a particular focus on the domain name industry. Hence, we continually strive to reflect this ethos in our conference programming and outreach activities.
What to expect
Choose from small expert-led conversations to panel discussions. Have fireside chats with industry leaders to keynote talks with renowned speakers.
Also, every evening we network and let loose! Our Opening Reception is an exciting live Domain Auction. Also, our WaterNight Gala is a red-carpet charity affair for WaterSchool.