President and CEO of the Internet Society, Lynn St Amour, will join a panel of distinguished speakers in the Royal Society of London, UK, to discuss the naming system which is critical to modern Internet operations.
The discussion “What’s in a name? The History and Future of the Domain Name System” will explore the history and future of the Internet Domain Name System (DNS).
It will provide an opportunity to commemorate Internet pioneer Jon Postel by looking back at the 25 year history of the DNS.
The panelists will also review the 10 years of DNS management under ICANN and present their visions of what the future holds.
This open public forum, organized by the Oxford Internet Institute with the support of Afilias, will be held at The Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, on Monday 28 January 2008, from 4-6pm (UTC).
This open public forum will look at the history and future of the Internet Domain Name System (DNS). It will provide an opportunity to commemorate Jon Postel by looking back at the 25 year history of the DNS but also the 10 years of its management under ICANN; and a vision of what the future holds over the coming years.
The organisers of the event have created the following video to promote this event: