ICANN’s Board approved a proposal to hold their third public meeting for 2018 in Barcelona, Spain, at regular meeting of the board on 15 September.
The meeting, to be ICANN’s 63rd public meeting, is scheduled for 20 to 26 October and follows the usual call for recommendations. There were several parties interested in holding the meeting, although ICANN doesn’t say how many in their announcement.
The next ICANN meeting, the 57th public meeting, is to be held in Hyderabad, India, from 3 to 9 November 2016.
The scheduled meetings for 2017 are to be held in Copenhagen, Denmark, from 11 to 16 March followed by Johannesburg, South Africa from 26 to 29 June and then Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, from 28 October to 3 November.
The locations for the first two public meetings in 2018 haven’t yet been announced but are scheduled for North America in March and then Latin America and the Caribbean in June.