Sets the Stage for Future TelCamps Worldwide

    Inaugural Canadian TelCamp Set to Rock Toronto

    TORONTO, Aug. 14 /CNW/ -  The Royal Ontario Museum, (ROM) will debut
TelCamp 1 Toronto, Canada's first TelCamp. This grassroots initiative is
designed to showcase the attributes of the .tel domain and is the first to
employ the newly created site which provides automated
registration and attendee lists, submissions for agenda topics and further
.tel resources.
    "We're extremely pleased with the number and diversity of people that
have pre-registered thus far, spanning realtors, lawyers, domain registrars,
insurance brokers, students, domain experts and novices," said Scott Smith,
one of the TelCamp organizers. "The model has been godsend in
helping to manage an event that by its very nature is organic."
    Telnic Communications Director Justin Hayward: "Building on the initial
idea of TelCamp created by another member of the .tel community,
is a fantastic structured resource that can be employed by the international
TelCamp community as it will be handed on to subsequent organizers in future.
As it's such a flexible platform, we're sure to see new features added as new
events arise."
    "We took the core functionality of .tel and built the foundation of a
dynamic, self-service system to assist all TelCamp organizers," explains Mark
Kolb, also an event organizer and principal architect of the
model. "From its inception, .tel has sparked fascination and controversy
around the world. Hopefully, with the introduction of this interactive model,
in addition to managing registrations, attendees and session topics, it will
demonstrate the enormous versatility of .tel."
    TelCamp 1 Toronto takes place Saturday August 15, 2009 and is open to
everyone. Entrance is via the Queen's Park doors and registration starts at
8:45 a.m. Admission is free and members of the media are welcome to attend.
Pre-register at

    About is the universal .tel site created by Mark Kolb, Steve Dryall
and Scott Smith to assist in organizing TelCamps around the world. Credentials
are permanently maintained by Telnic and will be passed to future TelCamp
organizers. Please visit

    About Telnic Limited

    Founded in 2000, Telnic Limited is the UK-based Registry Operator and
Sponsoring Organization for the new .tel sponsored top level domain (sTLD)
which has sold in excess of 200,000 domains since March 24th 2009. For more
information about Telnic, please visit or use for contact information.

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