ICANN meetings need more parties…

… so you can get the work done. One of the more disappointing aspects of the Montreal meeting was the lack of social events (i.e., opportunities for informal chat with many other participants): The only central event took place on Monday evening…

… so you can get the work done. One of the more disappointing aspects of the Montreal meeting was the lack of social events (i.e., opportunities for informal chat with many other participants): The only central event took place on Monday evening, and it lasted for precisely two hours. Other than that, the meeting broke up into little groups for the evenings — which certainly was fun, but less productive than, say, the open-for-all Verisign event in Rio.