ALAC March Teleconference

Meeting Number: AL.ALAC/CC.0317/1

Date: Tuesday, 28 March 2017                                    

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




NA: Alan Greenberg, Javier Rua-Jovet(left call 50min in with an apology), Garth Bruen (absent)

AP: Maureen Hilyard, Holly Raiche , Kaili Kan (absent)

EUR: Sébastien Bachollet, Andrei Kolesnikov (joined 90min into call Bastiaan Goslings (apology)

LAC: Alberto Soto, León Sanchez, Harold Arcos

AF: Tijani Ben Jemaa, Seun Ojedeji, Wafa Dahmani

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

Guest Speaker: David McAuley, International Policy Manager, Verisign

Participants: Martiza Aguero, Sarah Kiden, Barrack Otieno, Olivier Crépin-Leblond, Abdeldjalil Bashar Bong,  Nkem Nweke, Roger Oteng Baah, Leah Symekher, Isaac Maposa, Dev Anand Teelucksingh, Aziz Hilali, Liz Orembo, Judith Hellerstein, Remmy Nweke, Glenn McKnight

ES:  (Alberto Soto, Harold Arcos,) Maritza Aguero

FR:  none

RU: none

Apologies: Marita Moll, Aris Ignacio, Bastiaan Goslings, Yrjö Länsipuro 

 Staff: Heidi Ullrich, Silvia Vivanco, Ariel Liang, Gisella Gruber, Yesim Nazlar, Evin Erdoğdu


FR: Isabelle & Jacques (only EN to FR due to technical issues)

ES: Paula & Marina

RU: Galina & Ekaterina

Call Management: Gisella Gruber

Action Items:   EN

Adopted Motions:  EN

Decisions:  EN

Recording: EN,  ES,  FRRU

Transcript:  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. Briefing on the IRP and the Standing Palel Selection Process - David McAuley, International Policy Manager, Verisign (15 minutes)

See: Presentation

Bylaw excerpt

4. Review of outstanding Action Items from ICANN 58 requiring ALAC involvement - Alan Greenberg (0 minutes)

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

6.  Review of current ALS applications – Evin Erdoğdu (5 minutes)  

For Information:  ALS application tracking page and Individual members page

  1. Total number of ALSes: 222 (in 100 countries)
  2.  Recently certified ALSes: #261 ICT Association of Malawi - (ICTAM) - AFRALO, #260 Action pour l'Education et la Promotion de la Femme au Tchad (AEPF-Tchad) - AFRALO
  3. Recently decertified ALSes: None
  4. Applications currently being voted on: None
  5.  Applications pending: See At-Large Structure Applications and Certification Process
  6. Regional Advice awaited for: None
  7.  Staff processing Due Diligence for: #264 Chapitre Sénégalais de l'Internet Society - AFRALO, #263 Internet Development Initiative - IDI - APRALO, #262 Armenian Internet Traffic Exchange Foundation (ARMIX) - APRALO
  8. Applications on hold: #210 ISOC Gambia - AFRALO (210) ISOC Gambia [PDF, 495 KB] Application suspended as per AFRALO Leadership, and advice from Internet Society to wait until further notice from ISOC. 

7.  Reports – Alan Greenberg (10 minutes)

See: At-Large Reports from WGs,

See: RALOs and Liaisons wiki page (now including CSC Liaison Report 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 Discussion/Decision

8. IDN ccTLDs - Follow up from ICANN 58 - Alan Greenberg (10 minutes)


For Information/Discussion

9. At-Large Review - Status - Alan Greenberg (5 minutes)

10. Registry Request to use New gTLD Program Reserve - Alan Greenberg (8 minutes)


11. ALAC Elections Schedule - Alan Greenberg (10 minutes)

See: 2017 ALAC and RALO Elections, Selections and Appointments

12. Review of ICANN 58 - Alan Greenberg (15 minutes)

See: ICANN 58 - Copenhagen Meeting - March 2017

13. At-Large at ICANN 59 - Alan Greenberg, Gisella Gruber and ALL (this needs your input)  (15 minutes)

See: ICANN 59 webpage

a. ICANN 59 - Johannesburg Meeting - June 2017 - At-Large Workspace has been created

b. Overview of Events and Logistical Set Up - Gisella

c. Travel Update - Gisella

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

a. NARALO General Assembly at 39th ARIN Conference (3-5 April)

b. At-Large Briefing Webinars

    - KSK Key Rollover (September)

    - The Empowered Community - What it is, what are its powers, and how it operates (any time)

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