ALAC August Teleconference

Meeting Number: AL.ALAC/CC.0817/1

Date: Tuesday, 22 August 2017                                    

Time: 04:00 - 06:00 UTC (For the time in various timezones click here)

Adobe Connect Meeting Room:

Interpretation Available: Yes ( RU, 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, Garth Bruen (absent)

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

EUR: Sébastien Bachollet, Andrei Kolesnikov, Bastiaan Goslings

LAC: Alberto Soto (apology)León Sanchez, Harold Arcos

AF: Tijani Ben Jemaa, Seun Ojedeji,  Wafa Dahmani

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


EN: Alan Greenberg, Olivier-Crépin Leblond, Tijani Ben Jemaa, Cheryl Langdon-Orr, Maureen Hilyard, Sarah Kiden, Javier Rua-Jovet, Kaili Kan, Sébastien Bachollet, Andrei Kolesnikov, Bastiaan Goslings, Seun Ojedeji, Wafa Dahmani, Julie Hammer, Yrjö Lansipuro, Bram Fudzulani, Satish Babu, Ricardo Holmquist, Krishna Seeburn, Wes Boudville, Shreedeep Rayamajhi

ES: Maritza Agüero, Harold Arcos, León Sanchez

FR: Gabriel Bombambo, Abdeldjalil Bachar Bong, Olévié Kouami

RU: None

Apologies: Justine Chew, Marita Moll, Ali Almeshal, Aziz Hilali, Aris İgnacio,  Vernatius Okwu Ezeama, Alberto Soto, Holly Raiche, Peters Omoragbon 

Staff: Heidi Ullrich, Silvia Vivanco, Gisella Gruber, Ariel Liang, Yeşim Nazlar, Mario Aleman, Evin Erdoğdu


ES: Veronica and Marina
FR: Jacques and Claire
RU: Galina and Maya

Call Management: Evin Erdoğdu

Action Items: EN

Adopted Motions: EN

Decisions: EN

Recording: EN, ESFRRU

Transcript:  ENESFRRU        

AC 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 the ALAC Meeting of 25 July 2017 requiring ALAC involvement - Alan Greenberg (10 minutes)

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

    1. Statements approved by the ALAC
      • None
    2. None Statements in process: being drafted, in comment or in vote:
      • None
    3. Statements that seem to be stalled:
      • None 
    4. Public Comment requests to which the ALAC decided not to submit Statements: 
      • None 
    5. New Public Comment requests to which the ALAC needs to make decisions: 
      1. Address Supporting Organization (ASO) Review Final Report (closes )
      2. Statistical Analysis of DNS Abuse in gTLDs (SADAG) Report (closes )

5.  Review of current ALS and Individual Member applications – Evin Erdoğdu (5 minutes)  

For Information:  ALS application tracking page and Individual members page

ALS Snapshot

*After the ALS Decertification Vote is complete, this will be the current snapshot (without ISOC Chapter column):



Countries & Territories



















  1. Total number of ALSes: 224 (in 100 countries)
  2. Recently certified ALSes: #266 Internet Society Capítulo Paraguay - LACRALO
  3. Recently decertified ALSes: Four ALSes that either no longer exist or are not active are going through a vote for decertification*ISOC Luxembourg A.S.B.L. - EURALO, Asociación Costarricense de Derecho Informático - LACRALO, N-CAP - NARALO, Association for Community Networking (AFCN) - NARALO
  4. Applications currently being voted on: #262 Armenian Internet Traffic Exchange Foundation (ARMIX) - APRALO
  5. Applications pending: See At-Large Structure Applications and Certification Process
  6. Regional Advice awaited for: None
  7. Staff processing Due Diligence for:  #275 Mauritius-Internet Governance Forum (IGF) - AFRALO, #274 Internet Governance Forum Mauritius - AFRALO, #273 Yemeni Organization for Development and Exchange Technology - APRALO, #272 Cultural Organization for Social Development - AFRALO, #271 Aide à l'Enfant du Désert et du Sahel - AFRALO, #270 BSDCcongo - AFRALO, #269 Habaka - AFRALO, #268 Fantsuam Foundation - AFRALO, #267 Surabhi Softwares - 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, #112 Arab Regional ISPs & DSPs Association (ARISPA) - APRALO
  9. Recently certified Individual Members: Thomas Struett - NARALO, Mahdi Taghizadeh - APRALO, Indrajit De - APRALO; AFRALO Individual Membership application in progress
  10. RALO ALS and Individual Orientation Calls: APRALO 19 June 2017; NARALO - TBD September 2017 (Doodle out 21 August)

6.  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 and Decision

7. At-Large Review - Final Discussion and Decision on the Feasibility Assessment and Implementation Plan - Alan Greenberg, Holly Raiche and Cheryl Langdon-Orr (60 minutes)


See: At-Large Workspace: At-Large Review Recommendations Feasibility Assessment & Implementation Plan

Feasibility Study Presentation

a. Review of each Recommendation and comments

b. ALAC Decision

c. Next Steps

For Discussion

8. ICANN 60 - Initial Planning - Alan Greenberg, Leon Sanchez and Gisella Gruber (10 minutes)

See: ICANN 60 - Abu Dhabi Meeting - October 2017

a. Update on Survey to identify Initial themes and topics (Gisella Gruber)

b. Scheduling of Meetings (Gisella Gruber)

c. APRALO General Assembly Plans (Maureen Hilyard and Holly Raiche)

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

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