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This presentation was delivered at the CIRA Member event held in Calgary on June 13, 2011. It provides an overview of CIRA and Membership.

This presentation was delivered at the CIRA Member event held in Calgary on June 13, 2011. It provides an overview of CIRA and Membership.



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CIRA's Calgary Member Event CIRA's Calgary Member Event Presentation Transcript

  • .CA Member Networking event
    Calgary, June 13, 2011
    Our Internet. Our Future.
  • CIRA’s Board of Directors
    Paul Andersen
    Richard Anderson
    Kerry Brown
    John Demco
    Heather Dryden
    Jim Grey
    Byron Holland
    John King
    Rowena Liang
    Louise Macdonald
    Lynne Mackan-Roy
    Ross Rader
    Barry Shell
    Tom Williams
    Victoria Withers
  • Why does CIRA have Members?
    • CIRA is a Member-driven organization
    • 15,000 Members
    • Most important reasons for joining:
    • To stay informed
    • To participate in the future of the Internet
    • To support CIRA
  • Member benefits
    • New look and feel for Member communications
    • Quarterly e-newsletter, providing all the latest news from CIRA
    • New Member portal –
    • Online membership application
    • New weekly media summaries of CIRA and other Internet related news stories on the Internet
  • Member benefits
    • CIRA Board of Directors Election
    • Nomination committee nominations just closed – slate to be announced in July
    • Member nominations begin in August
    • Voting in September
    • Canadians Connected 2011: CIRA Symposium and Annual General Meeting
    • Sept. 20, 2011 in Vancouver, BC
    • Event broadcast via interactive webcast
  • Apply today at!
  • Strategic priorities
  • Internet governance
    • Canadian Internet leadership
    • Industry Canada digital consultation
    • Canadian Internet Forum
    • International Internet leadership
    • Vice-Chair of the Country Code Names Supporting Organisation (ccNSO)
    • Chair of ICANN’s Strategic and Operational Planning Working Group.
    • Chairperson of ICANN’s Government Advisory Committee (GAC).
    • Treasurer, American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)
  • Technological advances
    • Migration to a new .CA registry
    • IPv6
    • DNSSEC
    • BIND 10
    • Internationalized Domain Names
  • Raising the profile of .CA
    • .CA Marketing campaign
    • Community Investment Program
    • Impact Awards
    • Sponsorship with mesh conferences
  • How are we doing?
  • Thank you!