NARALO Monthly Teleconference 

Date: Monday, 08 December 2014

Time: 20:00 UTC (for the time in various timezones click here)  

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Attendees: Evan Leibovitch, Allan Skuce, Eduardo Diaz, Glenn McKnight, Louis Houle, Alan Greenberg, Garth Bruen, Judith Hellerstein, Le-Marie Thompson, Tom Lowenhaupt, Loris Taylor, Olivier Crepin-Leblond, Konstantin Kalaitzidis, Avri Doria, Matthew Rantanen, Leah Symekher

Apologies: Darlene Thompson, Silvia Vivanco (Staff)

Staff:  Heidi Ullrich, Ariel Liang, Joe Catapano, Terri Agnew

Call management: Terri Agnew

Summary Minutes:    

Action Items: Action Items 08 December 2014

Transcript:   EN   

Chat: AC Chat transcript 08 December 2014               

Recording: EN


1. Welcome and Roll call - Staff (3 min)

1.1. Announcement from Garth Bruen, Garth (5 Min)

2.0 Update on Action Items-STAFF (5 min)

2.1:  "First Nations" Mentoring Program-Heidi

2.2. Staff: Please advise of the status of the request to grant access to VIBUG for the development and testing of new ICANN web features for the visually impaired.

2.3. All: Potential ALS decertifications pending: and Web405 (ON HOLD)

2.4. All: Update on the the NARALO and  ARIN  MOU.- Consensus to be taken

2.5  All: Update on ALS Application for the Consumer Association Of Canada

2.6  Staff: Update on when we can submit a request for new brochures

3. Updates, Meetings & Events (20 Minutes)

3.1. Updates Various Working Group

3.1.1 Technology Task Force Latest meeting

3.1.2 Accessibility Committee

3.1.3 Cross Community Working Group on IANA Transition

3.1.4 Cross Community Working Group on Accountability

3.1.5 Capacity Building: Series of Webinars Scheduled for the year

3.1.6 Future Challenges Working Group

3.1.7 Finance & Budget

3.1.8 NOMCOM

3.1.9 Other Working Groups Update

3.2 Update on CROPP
-NTED- Glenn- March 2015 Approved

 -SXSW- Judith- March 2015-Approved

 - Consumer Electronic Show-Evan- January 2015- Submitted

 - ARIN-Evan-April 2015-Submitted

  -IHTC- IEEE-  May 2015 Le Marie Thompson-May-Submitted


3.3 Update on Singapore Travel Plans
Glenn- Confirmed





4. Communication/Outreach Strategy (10 Min)

4.1. Efforts to engage/outreach Disabled Communities

4.1.1. Plan to have an ALS or ALS appointed person engaged in web-accessibility testing and development

4.1.2 Update on plans to have Captioning for all Adobe Connect Meeting and also Youtube Videos

4.1.3. Plan to have a presentation on disable friendly technology Keynotes at ICANN meetings

4.1.4. ICANN Needs a visually impaired staff member to coordinate visually impaired community agenda

4.2. Automation of the ALS Application (Need Staff Assistance)

5. Our Community (10 Minutes)

5.1. NARALO ALS Spotlight - ISOC Canada - Evan LeibovitchGlenn McKnight

5.2. Decertification

5.2.1. Per our rules: 16.    When an ALS representative does not vote in 3 consecutive NARALO elections or does not contribute a comment on ICANN policy through collaboration on the At-Large discussion lists in 12 consecutive months, it automatically loses its voting rights and active status within the NARALO. The ALS should be notified of the status change and may regain its voting rights and active status if within the next 12 months it votes or participates to online discussions, otherwise the Chair will submit to ALAC a request for de-certification of that ALS. (NARALO) Decertification Workspace

5.2.3. WEB 405 (NARALO) Decertification Workspace (ON HOLD!)

6.  At-Large Advisory Committee "ALAC" Issues (Alan, Glenn, Eduardo - 5 Minutes)

a. Recently adopted ALAC Statements, Documents or Groups:

b. Statements or Endorsements currently being developed, reviewed or voted on by the ALAC

c. Currently Open Public Comments

7. Any Other Business "AOB" (5 Minutes)



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