Registration Operations Workshop (ROW)

The Registration Operations Workshop (ROW) is an informal industry conference that provides a forum for discussion of the technical aspects of registration operations in the domain name system.

ROW Updates

  • Register now for ROW#10: June 8th, 2021, 13:00 – 16:00 UTC, Zoom Video Conference
  • ROW#10 Call for Participation Is Now Open! Proposals are due by May 14th, 2021
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Last update: 15 April 2021

The 10th ROW will be held via remote participation on June 8th, 2021, 13:00 – 16:00 UTC (see additional time zones). 

ROW#10 call for proposals is now open. The Program Committee invites community members to submit presentation and/or panel abstracts describing their proposal to by May 14th, 2021.

In the past, workshops have included discussions focused on Extensible Provisioning Protocol (EPP), WHOIS, Registry Lock, Registration Data Access Protocol (RDAP) and many more. Below is a non-exhaustive list of possible topics for this session.
• RDAP implementation experience
• DNS abuse
• DNS privacy and encryption
• Differentiated access
• Authentication and authorization
• Credential Security/Credential Management
• DNSSEC operationalization (CSYNC, managing transfers of secured domains)
• Registration support functions (data escrow/business continuity)
• Automation
• Other innovative uses for registration and resolution technologies

ROW is open to all industry members including address/gTLD/ccTLD registries, domain name registrars, resellers, and second level domain registries, to present and discuss technical topics related to real world experiences of implementing registration operations. To register click here (registration is required to enable participation).


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