ALAC Executive Committee Teleconference

Date: Wednesday, 23 May 2012

Time: 19:00 - 20:30 UTC . For the time in various timezones click here

Meeting Number: AL.EXCO/CC.0512/2

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Participants: Olivier Crépin-Leblond (OCL),  Cheryl Langdon-Orr (CLO), Alan Greenberg (AG,) Carlton Samuels (CS), Evan Leibovitch (EL)

Apologies: Rinalia Abdul Rahim, Tijani Ben Jemaa

Staff: Heidi Ullrich (HU), Silvia Vivanco (SV), Matt Ashtiani (MA), Gisella Gruber (GG)



Summary Minutes:ALAC ExCom 23.05.12 Summary Minutes

Action Items: ALAC ExCom 23.05.12 Action Items

Chat: ALAC ExCom 23.05.12 Chat

Recording: English 

Interpretation: No interpretation for this meeting

Transcript: ALAC ExCom 23.05.12 Transcript


Standing Agenda Items

1.  Roll call and apologies – Staff (2 minutes)

2. Review of AIs from Executive Committee Meeting of 7 May 2012 and ALAC Meeting of 22 May 2012 - Olivier (15 minutes)

3.  Policy Advice Development Calendar -- Tijani, Olivier (15 minutes)

See:  ICANN Public Comment page

See At-Large Policy Development Page

a. Recently approved ALAC Statements:

i. .com Registry Agreement Renewal

ii. ALAC Statement on the Security, Stability & Resiliency of the DNS Review Team (SSR RT)

iii. ALAC Statement on the Verisign Request to Implement Redemption Grace Period (RGP) for .name

iv. ALAC Statement on the Fake Renewal Notices Report

v. At-Large Draft Advice Letter on Consumer Trust, Consumer Choice, and Competition

vi. IDN Variant Issues Project – Proposed Project Plan for Next Steps

b. Statements currently being reviewed by the ALAC

i. ICANN Draft FY13 Operating Plan and Budget - Comment closes 24 May. TBJ drafting statement. 

ii. WHOIS Policy Review Team Final Report - Comment period closes 10 June 2012 - CS asked that the ALAC endorse the Final Report. CS will prepare a draft statement.

iii. DRAFT Statement of ICANN's Role and Remit in Security, Stability and Resiliency of the Internet's Unique Identifier Systems - Comment period closes 16 June 2012 - CLO suggested a short statement should be prepared. Suggested that J. Hammer prepare report.

iv. DRAFT - ICANN Language Services Policy and Procedures - Comment period closes 2 July 2012 - CLO - ALAC should prepare a statement.

c. Current open policy forums:

i. Proposed Revised Process for Handling Requests for Removal of Cross-Ownership Restrictions on Operators of Existing gTLDs - Comment period closes 6 June 2012 - AG will provide a recommendation on whether or not to prepare a statement in one week.

Items for Discussion

4. Pre-Prague Policy Webinar - Olivier and Staff (15 minutes)

Date/times: Thursday 14 June at 12.00 UTC and Thursday 14 June at 19.00 UTC

a. Suggestions for topics

5. Development of Prague ALAC Meeting Agendas - Olivier and Staff (15 minutes)

See: At-Large Prague Workspace, including the At-Large Prague Meeting Agendas

See: ICANN Prague Meeting page

See: Venue - Hilton Prague Hotel, including Meeting Rooms and Floor Plans

a. At-Large Meetings

i. ALAC Anniversary Event

ii. ALAC Meeting with the SSAC - Tuesday, 26 June between 15:00-15:30 available

iii. ALAC Meeting with the GAC - Now Tuesday 10:00-11:00 (rather than 9:45-10:45)

b. Meeting Agendas

c. Questions for Board, the GAC, and ICANN Departments - Deadline is 24 May

See: Questions for the Board; Questions for the GAC; Questions for Communications; Questions for Compliance, Questions for Global Partnerships, Questions for Participation and Engagement

6. New gTLD Review Group - Olivier (10 minutes)

See: New gTLD Review Group Workspace

See: Call for Membership of the new gTLD Review Group

a. ALAC Selected Members - Next Steps

7. FCWG White Paper - Olivier and Evan (15 minutes)

See: Making ICANN Relevant, Responsive and Respected

a. Next Steps

i. Timeline

ii. Translation

8. Any other Business - Olivier (5 minutes)


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