ALAC Leadership Team (ALT) Monthly Meeting

Date: Thursday, 17 May 2018

Time: 18:00 - 19:30 UTC. For the time in various timezones click here

Meeting Number: AL.ALT/CC.0518/1

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ALT Members: Alan Greenberg, Maureen Hilyard, Bastiaan Goslings (apology), Seun Ojedeji, Bartlett Morgan

Liaisons: Cheryl Langdon-Orr, Barrack Otieno, Andrei Kolesnikov (apology), Yrjö Lansipuro

Participants: Alan GreenbergOlivier Crépin-Leblond, Maureen Hilyard, Seun Ojedeji, Cheryl Langdon-Orr, Barrack Otieno, Bartlett Morgan, Yrjö Lansipuro

Apology: Andrei Kolesnikov, Bastiaan Goslings

Staff: Heidi Ullrich, Silvia Vivanco, Gisella Gruber, Claudia Ruiz, Evin Erdogdu, Andrea Glandon, Yeşim Nazlar

Call Management: Andrea Glandon

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Standing Agenda Items

1. Roll Call and Apologies – Staff (2 minutes)

2. Review of Action Items from ALT Meeting of 23 April 2018 - Alan Greenberg (2 minutes) 

Items for Discussion

3. ALAC Policy Development Activities - Evin Erdogdu and Alan Greenberg  (20 minutes)

Reference: 2018 ALAC Policy Comments & Advice

Statements approved by the ALAC

      • Draft Final Report of the NomCom2 Review
        On the whole, the ALAC believes the ICANN NomCom system has been working well considering the significant challenges it faces. The ALAC made 8 general comments to improve the function of the NomCom, noting that while confidentiality needs to be maintained, whenever possible, open, transparent processes should be adopted to represent the multistakeholder nature of ICANN.
      • Draft Project Plan for the Proposed Name Collision Analysis Project (NCAP) 
        As the principle voice of end users within the ICANN community, the ALAC supported the SSAC in its efforts to address the issue of Name Collisions, while encouraging clarity on the SSAC's bidding process for work contemplated under the Draft Project Plan.
      • ICANN Reserve Fund: Proposed Replenishment Strategy 
        The ALAC supports the overall strategy, with several important conditions related to operational savings, auction proceeds, per-domain registrar fees and revenue. 

Statements in process - DraftComment or Vote

Statements that seem to be stalled

      • None 

Public Comment requests to which the ALAC decided not to submit Statements

New Public Comment requests to which the ALAC needs to make decisions

Upcoming Public Comment Requests


      • .COOP Registry Agreement Renewal
      • Proposal for Updated Supported Traveler Guidelines
      • New gTLD Subsequent Procedures Policy Development Process Initial Report
      • Implementation of Privacy and Proxy Services Accreditation Program
      • Proposal for Devanagari Script Root Zone Label Generation Rules (LGR)
      • Root Server System Advisory Committee (RSSAC) 2 Review: Draft Report and Recommendations
      • Proposal for Gurumukhi Script Root Zone Label Generation Rules (LGR)
      • Fellowship Program Review Consultation


      • Competition, Consumer Trust & Consumer Choice Review Team – Final Report
      • International Governmental Organizations (IGO) – Red Cross Reconvened Working Group Recommendations
      • New gTLD Auction Proceeds Cross Community Working Group (CCWG) – Initial Report

4. Updates from Liaisons - Various (10 minutes)

a. ccNSO - Barrack Otieno

b. GAC Yrjö Länsipuro

c. GNSO - Cheryl Langdon-Orr

d. SSAC - Andrei Kolesnikov (with a note of congratulations to Andrei for officially being approved by the Board as a member of the SSAC)

5. At-Large Review - Status and Next Steps - Alan Greenberg, Cheryl Langdon-Orr (4 minutes)

a. At-Large Review Implementation Overview Proposal

b. Next Steps 

6. At-Large at ICANN 62 - Alan Greenberg and Gisella Gruber (20 minutes)

See: ICANN 62- Panama - June 2018 Workspace

a. Draft At-Large Schedule (Alan and Gisella) 

b. Main themes and topics to be discussed (Alan) 

Proposed Topics:

      • At-Large Review, ALS criteria, Individual Member Issues
      • New gTLD WT1-5
      • Trends - Strategic Planning
      • GDPR Discussions to include accreditation model, Interim policy, GNSO EPDP
      • KSK Rollover
      • ATLAS III
      • Representing the interests of Internet Users
      • Daily Prep

Meetings with:

      • GAC (including prep)
      • SSAC

c. Travel and related issues

d. Other Activities at ICANN 62 (Alan and Gisella)

7. Status of 2018 At-Large Elections, Selections and Appointments and Next Steps-  Alan Greenberg and Heidi Ullrich (10 minutes)

a. Status of 2018 At-Large Elections, Selections and Appointments Workspace - Heidi

b. Timetable of ALAC Chair elections - Alan

8. Items for 22 May ALAC Agenda  - Alan Greenberg (5 minutes)

  • Policy Tzar

9. In camera personnel issue (12 minutes)

10. Any other Business - Alan Greenberg (5 minutes)

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