The Domain Pulse Conference started today in Davos, Switzerland. Domain Pulse claims to be the the most important event in the German-speaking world when it comes to current topics, tendencies and trends associated with domains.
Domain pulse 2013 is being held on Monday and Tuesday, 18 and 19 February 2013 in Davos, Europe’s highest city (1560 m above sea level) and the venue for the World Economic Forum.
The conference this year is mostly targeted at new gTLDs, registries and registrars, Internet Goverance and Cybercrime.
Participants include numerous companies and individuals from all over the world.
The conference is organized by Switch, nic.at and DENIC EG.
SWITCH is a non-profit organization with 100 employees that develops Internet services for lecturers, researchers, students and commercial customers at its head office in Zurich.
Nic.at is the Austrian registry for all .at, .co.at and .or.at domains. The owner of nic.at is the non-profit Internet Foundation Austria (IPA) whose foundation purpose is the promotion of the Internet in Austria. nic.at regards itself as a competence center of expertise as well as a contact for questions around domains and the Austrian Internet and regularly publishes news around the domain world. Since 2010 nic.at has been offering in-house developments like the registry system “Registry-in-a-Box” and the Anycast-Domain Name Service “RcodeZero” via subsidiary companies to external customers and gives advice to applicants for new Top Level Domains.
DENIC eG is the central registry for all domains below the top level domain .de. The company’s duties are varied: it provides an automatic electronic registration system, it operates a network of nameservers all around the world, and it offers a number of further services for the German internet community.