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



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.

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.

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.

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.



Akram Atallah
Global Domains Division, ICANN

Kathy Baird

Judy Frey
Vice President of Digital Design, Development & Operations & 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,

Sarah Langstone
Director of Strategic Partnerships

Brent London
Program Manager

Jeff Moss
Former VP and Chief Security Officer

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

Sanjiv Sarwate
Principal Legal Counsel – Trademarks and Copyrights

Jim Schrand
Director, Corporate Strategy & Initiatives
Dominion Enterprises



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

Josh Bourne

Josh Bourne

Managing Partner at FairWinds Partners
A Managing Partner for the business, Josh draws on his experience with brands and blogs on business solutions for the domain name space.
Josh Bourne
Beyond the Dot 2015: Are you Ready?

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