geoTLD Meeting at ICANN Meeting Barcelona 

Sunday October 21 2018 (afternoon)



geoTLDs as Enabler for Local Communities’ Support, City Branding, Smart City and E-Government solutions 

Wednesday  October 24th (t.b.a.)

Goals and Expected Outcomes:

  • Present the different use cases for geoTLDs (city, region, continent, language and culture, etc.), as well as the different institutional structures (public, private, public/private partnerships)
  • Explore the current and future innovations geoTLDs may bring to the different areas: city branding, E-Government, promotion of languages, citizens participation, etc.
  • Explore how geoTLDs may be used by Local Authorities to complement their Digital Agenda initiatives.

The Session will consist of 3 consecutive Panels:

  1. Presentation of the different kinds of geoTLDs and their evolution
  2. Use Cases from different geoTLDs
  3. How geotTLDs fit (or may fit) into the Digital Strategy of different cities