ALAC December Teleconference

Meeting Number: AL.ALAC/CC.1216/1

Date: Tuesday, 20 December 2016                                    

Time: 21:00-23:00 UTC (For the time in various timezones click here)

Adobe Connect Meeting Room:

Interpretation Available: Yes ( EN, ES & FR  - Simultaneous)

How can I participate in this meeting? English Conference ID = 1638

¿Cómo se puede participar en la teleconferencia? Spanish Conference ID = 1738

Comment participer a cette teleconference?  French Conference ID = 1838

Russian Conference ID =  2138


Alan Greenberg,  Javier Rua-Jovet, Garth Bruen (absent)

Maureen Hilyard, Holly Raiche , Kaili Kan

Sébastien Bachollet, Veronica Cretu (apology), Andrei Kolesnikov

Alberto Soto, León Sanchez, Harold Arcos 

Tijani Ben Jemaa, Seun Ojedeji, Wafa Dahmani



Julie Hammer (SSAC), Maureen Hilyard (ccNSO), Cheryl Langdon-Orr (GNSO), Yrjö Länsipuro (GAC)


EN: Barrack Otieno, Olivier Crépin-Leblond, Shreedeep Rayamajhi,  Glenn McKnight, Marita Moll, Judith Hellerstein, Rinalia Abdul Rahim, Dev Anand Teelucksingh, Carlton Samuels,  Raitme Citterio

ES:  Aida Noblia

FR: Abdeldjalil Bachar Bong

RU: none

Apologies: Veronica Cretu, Gisella Gruber (staff)

Staff: Heidi Ullrich, Silvia Vivanco,  Ariel Liang, Yeşim Nazlar, Terri Agnew

Call Management: Terri Agnew


R: Claire & Isabelle
ES: Veronica & David
RU: Galina & Ekaterina

Action Items:   EN    

Adopted Motions:  EN

Decisions:  EN

Transcription: EN,  ES,  FRRU

Recording:  EN ,  ES,  FRRU        

Chat:  EN       

 A G E N D A:     

Standing Agenda Items

1. Roll call and apologies – Staff (5 minutes)

2. Adoption of agenda; call for Any Other Business or other amendments – Alan Greenberg (2 minutes)

3. Review of outstanding Action Items from ICANN 57 requiring ALAC involvement - Alan Greenberg (0 minutes)

4. ALAC Policy Development Activities - Ariel Liang & Alan Greenberg (15 minutes) 

    1. Statements approved by the ALAC
    2. Statements in process: being drafted, in comment or in vote:
    3. Statements that seem to be stalled:
    4. Public Comment requests to which the ALAC decided not to submit Statements: 
    5. New Public Comment requests requiring decision:
      • None 

5.  Review of current ALS applications – Staff (5 minutes)  

  1. Total number of ALSes: 211
    Recently certified ALSes: 
  2. Applications currently being voted on: Libyan Internet Society & Kenya ICT Action Network (AFRALO votes starting on 2 January 2016)
  3. Applications pending: See: At-Large Structure Applications and Certification Process:
  4. Regional Advice awaited for: Asociación de Usuarios Digitales del Ecuador (LACRALO), ISOC Afghanistan & Internet PNG Clique & National Information Technology Professionals Association of Afghanistan (APRALO), 
  5.  Staff processing Due Diligence for: Association Des Femmes d'Askejour pour le Développement et et la Coopération & Centre Africain de Complémentarité Scolaire, Universitaire et de Promotion & ONG FEMMES &TIC (AFRALO)
    Applications on hold:
  6. (210) ISOC Gambia [PDF, 495 KB] Application suspended as per AFRALO Leadership, and advice from Internet Society to wait until further notice from ISOC. 

6.  Reports – Alan Greenberg (5 minutes)

See: At-Large Reports from WGs,

See: RALOs and Liaisons wiki page

See: ALAC Monthly Reports wiki page

Note:  Usually, little discussion of these reports is scheduled for this meeting. Short comments calling attention to important issues are welcome. Any WG or RALO Chair/Liaison seeking to discuss his/her report in more detail is advised to inform the Chair in advance or if minimal time is required, add the item to AOB before adoption of the agenda.


For Decision

7. Change of Scope of ATRT3  Alan Greenberg (5 minutes)

Proposal to limit scope and membership of ATRT3

For Information/Discussion


8. Update on CCWG Workstream 2 - Leon Sanchez (5 minutes)

9. At-Large Review - Update and Next Steps - Holly Raiche and Cheryl Langdon-Orr (15 minutes)

10. BCEC and BMSPC - Update and Next Steps - Tijani Ben Jemaa and Julie Hammer (5 minutes)

11. 2016 IGF - Update and Key Take Aways - Alan Greenberg, Tijani Ben Jemaa and Leon Sanchez, Olivier Crepin-Leblond, Maureen Hilyard (10 minutes)

12. ALAC Objection during the new gTLD Process - Alan Greenberg (8 minutes)

13. FBSC Membership and FY18 Additional Budget Requests - Heidi Ullrich (10 minutes)

See: At-Large FY18 Budget Development Workspace

14. At-Large at ICANN 58 - Alan Greenberg, Gisella Gruber and ALL (this needs your input)  (15 minutes)

See: ICANN 58 - Copenhagen Meeting - March 2017

a. Block Schedule 

b. Suggestions for HITs

c. Key ALAC Issues and AC/SO/SGs and Senior staff to meet with

d. Planned Outreach and Engagement Events

e. Social event

f. Logistics

15. Any Other Business - Alan Greenberg (5 minutes)

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