APAC DNS Forum 2024

The next Forum is coming to Bali, Indonesia!

The next APAC DNS Forum will be held from 23-24 July 2024 in Bali, Indonesia (venue to be confirmed). The hybrid event will be co-organized with Pengelola Nama Domain Internet Indonesia (PANDI).

Read the announcement here.

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What Do We Do?

The Asia Pacific (APAC) Domain Name System (DNS) Forum is a meaningful platform for the regional DNS community to network, exchange ideas, and explore collaboration opportunities in relation to the domain name industry. The APAC DNS Forum enables regional DNS industry experts and the wider community to come together to discuss the latest developments, opportunities, and challenges in the domain name marketplace.

Who Should Attend?

Individuals and organizations who are interested in the domain name industry – from the business and/or technology perspectives. Registries, registrars, resellers, web hosting companies, Internet service providers, network operators, brand managers, digital marketers, entrepreneurs, intellectual property professionals, commercial and non-commercial registrants, and end users are all welcome.

APAC DNS Forum Statistics

Registered Participants

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Reach of Past APAC DNS Forums

APAC DNS Forum 2023

Over 400 Registered Participants | 84 Economies | 15 Forum Sessions

Jointly organized by ICANN and the Hong Kong Internet Registration Corporation (HKIRC), the APAC DNS Forum 2023 took place from 4-5 July at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Hong Kong. It featured a multitude of topics discussing the role of the DNS from various perspectives, serving as a platform for participants to network, exchange ideas, and explore collaboration opportunities.

In addition to the technical topics such as cybersecurity and emerging technologies, the sessions also covered industry trends and business opportunities such as spurring online business growth and digital brand protection to broader topics like the potential impacts of regulatory, policy, and technological developments on the DNS industry.

APAC DNS Forum 2022

Over 1000 Registered Participants | 84 Economies | 20 Forum Sessions

Jointly organized by ICANN and MYNIC Berhad, which is the Registry & Registrar for .MY, the inaugural APAC DNS Forum 2022 took place from 30 March to 1 April 2022 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Themed “Beyond Technology: The Revolution of DNS,” the APAC DNS Forum 2022 featured discussions ranging from technical topics to industry trends and business opportunities, as well as broader topics like the potential impacts of regulatory, policy, and technological developments on the DNS industry.

Upcoming Events

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Past Events

APAC DNS Forum 2023

APAC DNS Forum 2023

Hong Kong, China

4-5 July 2023

APAC DNS Forum 2023 Pre‑Event Webinars

APAC DNS Forum 2023 Pre‑Event Webinars

Online

20-27 June 2023

APAC DNS Forum 2023

APAC DNS Forum 2023

Hong Kong, China

4-5 July 2023

APAC DNS Forum 2023 Pre‑Event Webinars

APAC DNS Forum 2023 Pre‑Event Webinars

Online

20-27 June 2023

APAC DNS Forum 2022

APAC DNS Forum 2022

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

29 March - 1 April 2022

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