From http://www.icann.org/en/news/announcements/announcement-07sep12-en.htm :
Whether you plan to participate in the upcoming ICANN meeting in Toronto remotely or in person, you're invited to an update on the background and current status of each major policy issue currently under discussion in ICANN.
The ICANN Policy Staff will provide a briefing on Thursday 4 October at 12.00 UTC and Thursday 4 October at 19.00 UTC, summarizing policy issues across the different ICANN Supporting Organizations, namely the Generic Names Supporting Organization (GNSO), Country Code Names Supporting Organization (ccNSO) and Address Supporting Organization (ASO).
Amongst other topics, updates will be provided on:
- Inter-Registrar Transfer Policy
- RAA Improvements
- Protection of International Organization Names
- Consumer Choice, Competition and Innovation
- Study Group on Use of Names for Countries and Territories
- Framework of Interpretation Working Group for the delegation and re-delegation of ccTLDs
- Joint DNS Security and Stability Analysis Working Group
- Participation and Engagement activities in Toronto
In addition, staff will provide a briefing on the ALAC's activities related to current policy development issues of the Supporting Organizations.
The two sessions are duplicates, scheduled to accommodate different time zones. Each session, scheduled to run for 90 minutes, will be conducted in English only. The meeting will be run in Adobe Connect with a slide presentation along with a dial-in conference bridge for audio.
Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions at the end of each session. During the course of the webinar, questions may be submitted using the chat function of Adobe Connect. If you are not able to participate in either of the live sessions, the recording of the session will be made available shortly after the meeting. The policy staff is always available to answer any questions that you email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
In order to participate, please RSVP via email to the GNSO Secretariat (email@example.com) to receive the call details. Please indicate which call you would like to join, Thursday at 12.00 UTC or Thursday at 19.00 UTC (to convert those times into your local time, see:http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedform.html). We will send you an e-mail reminder before the event with log-in and dial-in details. Please DO NOT RSVP to any other ICANN staff members e-mail address.
The At-Large Global Partnership Questions for Toronto Workspace at <https://community.icann.org/x/XhAQAg> has been created.
Please note that this workspace will be used to gather the At-Large's questions for the Global Partnerships Department during the Toronto Meeting. These questions will be asked to the Regional VPs during the Outreach SC meeting.
The deadline for comments is 19-September-2012 at 23:59 UTC.
The At-Large Compliance Questions for Toronto Workspace <https://community.icann.org/x/hxAQAg> has been created to gather At-Large's questions for the Compliance Department during the Toronto Meeting.
The At-Large ICANN Board Questions for Toronto Workspace has been created at https://community.icann.org/x/fBAQAg to gather questions from At-Large for the ICANN Board during the Toronto Meeting.
Visit the workspace and add your comments by 19-September-2012 at 23:59 UTC.