ALAC Monthly Teleconference

Meeting Number: AL.ALAC/CC.0412/1

Date: Tuesday, 17 April 2012

Time: 1400 - 1600 UTC

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Adobe Connect Meeting Room:

Interpretation Available: Yes (ES, FR - Simultaneous)

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EN: Dev Anand Teelucksingh, Maureen Hilyard, Oksana Prykhodko, Cintra Sooknanan, Alan Greenberg, Pastor Peters, Cheryl Langdon Orr, Evan Leibovitch, Ron Sherwood, Jean Jacques Subrenat, Olivier Crepin Leblond, Rinalia Abdul Rahim, Eduardo Diaz, Carlton Samuels, Yaovi Atohoun, Tijani Ben Jemaa, Titi Akinsanmi, Ron SherwoodES: Sergio Salinas Porto, Natalia EncisoFR: None
Apologies: Sandra Hoferichter, Christopher Wilkinson, Ganesh Kumar, Julie Hammer, Wolf Ludwig, Jose Arce, Salanieta Tamanikaiwaimaro
Staff: Heidi Ullrich, Matt Ashtiani, Silvia Vivanco, Gisella Gruber
Interpreters: Veronica, David, Claire and Fernanda

Action Items: EN, FR, ES

Adopted Motions: EN, FR, ES

Transcription: EN, FR, ES

Recording: EN, FR, ES

Chat: EN

Summary Minutes: EN

A G E N D A: Draft

Standing Agenda Items

1.  Adoption of agenda; call for Any Other Business or other amendments – Olivier (2 min)

2.  Roll call and apologies – Staff (2 min)

3.  Review of ALAC Action Items from the 43rd ICANN Meeting - Olivier (20 min)

4.  Review of current ALS applications – Olivier, Staff (5 min)

a. Recently approved ALS applications

i. The Ecuadorian Association for Free Software (DTECH ECUADOR GC TECH TICS)

ii. Internet Society Trinidad and Tobago Chapter

iii. Internet Society Bahrain Chapter

b. Organizations that are Currently undergoing the Accreditation Process

i. (158) ASOCIACIÓN DE ESCRIBANOS DEL URUGUAY - Awaiting Regional Advice from LACRALO

ii. (159) National Association for Digital Inclusion (Associação Nacional para Inclusão Digital) - Awaiting Regional Advice from LACRALO

iii. (162) Wikimedia Austria - ALAC voting on application.

iv. (164) Media Education Center, NGO - Awaiting Regional Advice from APRALO

v. (166) [Association Tchadienne pour la Promotion et de Développement de l'Internet au Tchad (ATPDIT) - Due Diligence currently being conducted

See:  At-Large Structure Applications and Certification Process

5.  Reports – Olivier (2 min)

See:  At-Large Reports from WGs,

RALOs and Liaisons wiki page

ALAC Monthly Reports wiki page

Note:  Usually, no discussion of these reports is scheduled for this meeting; the above link is for information only.  Any WG or RALO Chair/Liaison seeking to discuss his/her report or a related decision is asked (i) to edit the relevant agenda section under Items for Decision or Items for Discussion before the meeting or (ii) to raise the item when Any Other Business is called for under agenda item 1, before adoption of the agenda.

New Business

Items for Decision

6.  Policy Advice Development Calendar -- Tijani, Olivier (20 min)

See:  ICANN Public Comment page

a. Recently approved ALAC Statements:

i. ALAC Statement on the Reservation of Olympic and Red Cross Names in the nTLD Application Procedure

ii. ICANN Board Conflicts of Interest Review - Revised Conflicts of Interest Policy and Related Governance Documents

iii. WHOIS Policy Review Team Draft Report

b. Statements currently being reviewed by the ALAC

i. .com Registry Agreement Renewal

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

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

iv. Draft ALAC Statement on the Fake Renewal Notices Report - ALAC vote closes 19 April

v. At-Large Draft Advice Letter on Consumer Trust, Consumer Choice, and Competition - ALAC vote closes 24 April

vi. Draft ALAC Statement on the IDN Variant Issues Project – Proposed Project Plan for Next Steps - ALAC vote closes 27 April

c. Current open policy forums:

Does the ALAC wish to develop statements for the following Public Comments:

i. Second Annual IDNccTLDFast Track Process Review - Comment period closes 30 April - ALAC to submit statement

ii. .post Agreement Amendment - Comment period closes 9 May - No Statement

7. Draft ALAC Statement on the Verisign Request to Implement Redemption Grace Period (RPG) for .name - Discussion and Vote - Alan and Olivier (10 mins)

a. See: Draft ALAC Statement on the Verisign Request to Implement Redemption Grace Period (RPG) for .name

Items for Discussion

8. Update from At-Large Working Groups

a. New gTLD WG (Avri Doria/Cintra Sooknanan)

i. On-line wiki tool for possible At-Large objections to new gTLD applications (Dev Anand Teelucksingh)

ii. Call for Review Group Members - Review by the ALAC

iii. COI requirements for Review Group Members

b. At-Large Improvements Taskforce- Cheryl Langdon-Orr

c. ALAC RoP WG and ALAC Metrics Sub-committee - Cheryl Langdon-Orr

d. At-Large Academy WG - Olivier Crepin-Leblond

e. Future Challenges WG - Evan Leibovitch and Jean-Jacques Subrenat

f. Technology Taskforce - Dev Anand Teelucksingh

9. At-Large Prague Meeting Development - Olivier and Staff (10 min)

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. At-Large Meetings to be scheduled

ii. ALAC/GAC meeting - day, time and topics

For Information

10. Re-instatement of Public SO/AC Sessions during the Prague ICANN Meetings - Olivier (5 min)

a. Call for Suggested Topics for Discussion

11. ALAC Policy Issues to be part of Policy Webinar - Olivier/Staff (5 min)

a. Suggestions for topics

12. Updating ALAC Top 10 Policy Issues - Next Steps - Olivier (5 min)

See: 2008 ALAC Top 10 Issues

13. Updating of At-Large Website - Next Steps - Olivier (5 min)

14. Next Beginner's Guide (Olivier/Staff) (5 min)

15. Any Other Business – Olivier (5 min)



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