Root KSK Ceremony 42

This DNSSEC key signing ceremony is planned for

Location Root Zone Key Management Facility West
El Segundo, California, USA
Ceremony Start 2021-02-11 18:00:00 UTC
Thursday 11 February 2021, 10 a.m. (local time at facility)
Objectives Sign the ZSKs for 2021Q2, 2021Q3 and 2021Q4
This ceremony is being planned with a reduced agenda and with minimal in-person participation to limit risks associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Observing the ceremony

The key signing ceremony is a public event, and you are welcome to observe. Due to space constraints, only a small number of persons are able to participate as observers at a ceremony in person. We also broadcast ceremonies as they happen, and will provide recordings after the ceremony is concluded. Prior to observing a ceremony, we recommend you review the ceremony materials (i.e. the draft script) in advance.

In Person In person attendance is not possible for this ceremony.
Online The ceremony will be broadcast online during the event.
Afterwards Footage and materials from the ceremony will be posted on this website after the completion of a ceremony.


This timeline is a rough guide only. We endeavour to adhere to the advertised start time, but the length of ceremonies varies. Note that the following day is held as a backup date in case the ceremony can not be conducted as scheduled.

Time (UTC) Time (Ceremony) Agenda
18:00 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Ceremony

Ceremony Materials

There are no materials at this time.