ICA at NamesCon 2021

Kamila SekiewiczICA, Lonnie Borck Memorial Award, NamesCon, UDRP

As each year, the ICA will have a large presence at NamesCon, and we invite you all to join us! You’ll find the agenda here, and ICA workshops and sessions are outlined below.
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We have three very informative workshops prepared. The presenters know how to make policy and agreements engaging and have decades of domain name experience, so make sure to join us. Please keep in mind that the workshops have a participant limit and are first-come, first-serve. 
Workshop 1: Defending Domain Name Investing
Presenters: Zak Muscovitch, Nat Cohen
Wednesday, Jan 27
Start Time (UTC): 20:00-21:00 (EST) 3:00 PM
Domain investing is often misunderstood. Hear from Nat Cohen and Zak Muscovitch on the best arguments in favor of domain name investing and understanding the secondary market.
Workshop 2: Understanding Domain Name Brokerage Agreements
Presenters: Zak Muscovitch, Tessa Holcomb, Jeremiah Johnston 
Thursday, Jan 28
Start Time (UTC): 17:00-18:00 (EST) 12:00 PM
Receive a professionally drafted Broker Agreement with explanatory guidance and hear from experts on the issues that commonly arise in such agreements. Whether you are a broker, seller, or buyer, this session is not to be missed.
Workshop 3: UDRP Reform in 2021 – What to Expect
Presenters: Zak Muscovitch, Jason Schaeffer, Nat Cohen
Friday, Jan 29
Start Time (UTC): 17:00-18:00 (EST) 12:00 PM
After 21 years, the UDRP is going to be reviewed for the first time by an ICANN Working Group. Join in the discussion to hear about the review process, what the issues are, and what may be changed.
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As each year, the Lonnie Borck Memorial Award will take place during NamesCon. Since we couldn’t present the winner with the award in person, we had to get creative (and we did!). Join us as we surprise the winner in this very special award ceremony! 
Lonnie Borck Memorial Award 
Thu, Jan 28
Start Time (UTC): 18:15 – 18:25 (EST) 1:15 – 1:25 pm 
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Our breakout session this year will focus on Domain Name Sales and LinkedIn. Hear how Morgan Linton and Jeff Garbutt’s very different paths led them to our industry and how they each use LinkedIn as a tool for their success.
Breakout Track: LinkedIn & Domain Sales
Date: Fri, Jan 29
Start Time (UTC): 18:35  (EST): 1:35 PM
Speakers: Tessa Holcomb, Morgan Linton, Jeff Garbutt
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In addition to the above, the ICA will also have a booth and a networking table, so please stop by and say hello. We look forward to seeing you at NamesCon 2021!