Internet technology expert Sébastien Bachollet spoke on "The ICANN New gTLD Applications” at the recent SYMPOSIUM TIC AFRIQUE: held from the 10th to the 13th of July 2012 in Yaounde, Cameroon, Africa and organized by CAPDA (Consortium d'Appui aux Actions pour la Promotion et le Développement de l'Afrique). “TIC and Sustainable Development: In the emerging countries, what strategies regarding Cybercriminality and Cybersecurity for Numeric, e-Government, e.Employement and e-Health?"” Mr. Bachollet is Vice-Chair of the IFFOR Board of Directors.
The CAPDA is a support structure for groups of contractors and individuals. They work in the field of Credit Solidarity, Cooperation in Development, Social Inclusion through Music and Sport, the Agro-Pastoral and Environment.
In addition to educating attendees on the ICANN’s new gTLD Applications, Mr. Bachollet discussed IFFOR as a multi-stakeholder organization and its policy development role in helping TLDs establish a global standard in combating child sexual abuse images, providing effective parental control, ensuring accurate domain registration information, and protecting the privacy, security, and consumer rights of all Internet users.
Sébastien Bachollet also participate the 14th of July 2012 to the General Assembly of the Internet Society Cameroon,
A member of the Board of Directors of ICANN (holding the At-Large selected seat), Mr. Bachollet began his career working for French domestic airline Air Inter and for SNCF (the French national railway). He served as CEO of BBS Consulting for 7 years, and is now IT Consultant with Items International. Mr. Bachollet worked actively to set up and hold the European Global Event on domain names and address systems on the Internet (EGENI). Mr. Bachollet has been a member of the Internet Society French Chapter since 2001, has served on its board since 2003, and was declared its Honorary President in 2009. He is an honorary member of other Internet Society chapters as well.
Mr. Bachollet has kindly made his presentation available in PDF form and appreciates that Kieren McCarthy, CEO at .Nxt, Inc. and President of the .NXT London Conference, permitted him to include his infographic about the new gTLD stats as part of this presentation.