Description

The At-Large Technology Taskforce (TTF) evaluates and reviews different technologies and tools that can help the ICANN At-Large Community (including the At-Large Advisory Committee (ALAC) communicate, collaborate and accomplish their goals and objectives for ICANN activities. These tools range from chat tools, web conferencing tools, captioning to anything that will help Individual Internet users become active in the At-Large Community. Technology provides the tools that enable people to connect, collaborate, and work towards making the world more accessible, enabling the benefits of the Internet to be available to all.



Get Involved

We welcome anyone who is interested in collaborating and seeing how we can better meet the needs of ICANN At-Large to participate, suggest ideas, and become an active member. We have recently opened up the group to other ICANN constituencies and look forward to working with all ICANN communities to solving common problems. All who are interested to join are welcome. We look forward to your participation and involvement. 

Mailing list: ttf@atlarge-lists.icann.org

To subscribe to the mailing list (or read the archives / manage your subscription) please visit https://mm.icann.org/mailman/listinfo/ttf 


Contact

Staff Support Lead: Mario Aleman

Please email ICANN At-Large Staff at staff@atlarge.icann.org or the current chairs of the TTF: Judith Hellerstein directly.



Activity

Working Groups:

Website, Chaired by Dustin Phillips Dustin Phillips

Conferencing Solutions: Chaired by Satish Babu Satish Babu and Justine Chew Justine Chew

Accessibility: Chaired by Greg Shatan Gregory Shatan

Technical Issues: Dina Solveig Jalkanen Dina Solveig Jalkanen

Outreach and Engagement: Sarah Kiden Sarah Kiden and Judith Hellerstein Judith Hellerstein

To join any of these groups email staff@atlarge.icann.org

For a more comprehensive overview of all past projects see the following link At-Large Technology Taskforce Work and Projects

See all Work & Projects


Monthly Reports

October 2018

The TTF presented at NPOC's Constituency Day. Here is the presentation. https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1DbCgL15ZkWgtqd5vWWb1J0L5BZhvHU7W-AhsKn7ZCY0/edit#slide=id.p3


March 2018

The TTF had a session at ICANN61 see the presentation https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1tkSJKZQSMaqtMWwsom6ZxWN-gwElv8kZjA5kTKiiTzs/edit#slide=id.p3TTF March Presentation

November 2017

The TTF had a session at ICANN 60 see the following presentation Icann 60 Presentation 


August 2017

The 2017-08-07 At-Large Technology Task Force Call discussed the TTF Policy tracking proposal and the ideas behind a Policy Management Process System, an ATLAS II recommendation.

Re: LACRALO mailing list translation tool, work ongoing to see the new tool deployed before ICAN60. Draft slides for a webinar and possible survey being worked on.

June 2017

The TTF had a session at ICANN59, see recording at http://sched.co/B49U and TTF; Presentation: 

All Monthly Reports 


Members

The members of At-Large Technology Taskforce  WG, organized by regional affiliation, are:

Region

Member

Office

Sub-Groups


Dev Anand Teelucksingh

Chair Emeritus

Mailing List Issue

LACRALO

Juan Manuel Rojas

Member N/A

LACRALO

Lance Hinds

Member 

N/A 

LACRALO

Jose Arce

Member 

N/A 

LACRALO

Carlos Watson

Member N/A 
LACRALOJason HyndsMember N/A 
LACRALORicardo Holmquist MemberN/A
LACRALOHarold ArcosMemberOpen Source
LACRALORenata Aquino RibeiroMemberN/A
LACRALOWladimir Davalos S.MemberN/A
LACRALONacer Adamou SaidouMemberN/A
LACRALORaitme CitterioMemberN/A
LACRALOCarlton SamuelsMemberN/A
LACRALOEduardo MendezMemberN/A
LACRALOKemel ZaidanMemberN/A
APRALOGunela AstbrinkMember Accessibility

APRALO 

Sivasubramanian M

Member 

N/A 

APRALO

Nirmal Agarwal

Member 

N/A 

APRALO

Fouad Bajwa

Member N/A 
APRALOEmani Fakaotimanava-LuiMember N/A 
APRALOChaitanya DhareshwarMember N/A 
APRALOMahdi Taghizadeh MemberN/A
APRALOSatish BabuMemberOpen Source
APRALONarine KhachatryanMemberN/A
APRALOAnivar A AravindMemberFree and Open Source, Language Technology, GNU/Linux, Android
APRALOMuhammad ShabbirMemberAccessibility issues
APRALOJustine ChewMember Conference Tools
APRALO

Mohammad Abdul Awal

Member N/A
APRALOCherie LagakaliMemberN/A

EURALO

Olivier Crepin-Leblond

Member 

N/A 
EURALOMatthieu CamusMember N/A 
EURALOJimmy SchulzMemberN/A 
EURALOLutz DonnerhackeMemberN/A 
EURALOSebastien BacholletMemberN/A 
EURALOStuart ClarkMemberN/A 
EURALOMikhail MedrishMemberN/A 
EURALOFotjon KostaMemberN/A
EURALODina Solveig JalkanenMemberFOSS tools, Linux, Accessibility

NARALO

Avri Doria

Member N/A 

NARALO

Gordon Chillcott

Member 

Open Source
NARALOGlenn McKnightMember 

Conference Tools, Accessibility

NARALO

Bill Thanis

Member 

Linux
NARALOJudith HellersteinChairAccessibility, Remote Participation, Bandwidth, Conference Tools
NARALO

Dustin Phillips

MemberWebsite
NARALOMurray McKercherMemberN/A
NARALOAlfredo CalderonMemberN/A
NARALO

Destiny Tchéhouali

MemberN/A
NARALOAdrian SchmidtMemberN/A
NARALOGreg ShatanMemberN/A

AFRALO

Titilayo Bolarinwa

Member 

N/A 
AFRALO

Mathias HOUNGBO

MemberOpen Source, Linux, Bandwidth Issues

AFRALO

Wilson Abigaba

Member 

N/A 
AFRALOBeran Dondeh GillenMember Accessibility, Bandwidth Issues, Conference tools
AFRALOSeun OjedejiMember Bandwidth Issues
AFRALO

Kolubahzizi Howard

Member N/A 
AFRALONorbert Komlan GlakpeMemberN/A
AFRALORamanou S. BiaouMemberN/A
AFRALODaniel Khauka NanghakaMemberN/A
AFRALOSarah KidenMemberN/A
AFRALOAbdeldjalil Bachar BongMemberN/A
AFRALOFred Kwadwo AazoreMemberN/A
AFRALOBilly EinkamererMemberN/A
AFRALO

Tomslin Samme-Nlar

MemberN/A
AFRALO

Krishna Seeburn

MemberN/A
AFRALOMontresor KonanMemberN/A
GACTracy HackshawMember N/A 
GAC

Tracey Hind

Member N/A 
GNSOJames GannonMember N/A 
GNSORafik DammakMember N/A 
GNSOJohan HelsingiusMember N/A 
kialoErrikos PitsosMember N/A 
Jet EnterprisesN.Rajesh KumarMember N/A 
Samsung Electronics R&D Institute UKHoward BennMember N/A 
?Kumar RajaMember N/A 
?Suun FayeMemberN/A


Action Items


About


The TTF was established as part of the recommendations coming from the ALAC/At-Large Improvements Project Final Report in June 2012. These recommendations include:

  • Under Recommendation 3 "ALS-RALO-ALAC structure to remain"
    • 3.1 - Introduce to the ALSes selected information, dissemination, communication and collaboration tools and provide training.
  • Under Recommendation 7 "Choice of communication and collaborative tools"
    • 7.1 Review of communication and collaboration needs considered unmet by ALSes and RALOs globally.

    • 7.1(a) - Introduce to the ALSes selected information, dissemination, communication and collaboration tools(such as Posterous, Twitter Twibes, mobile-device compatibility) and provide training.
    • 7.2 - Review of technologies used by At‐Large and across ICANN that could fill all or some of the 7.1 needs of the ALSes and RALOs
    • 7.2(a) - Establish a Technology Task Force (TTF) of community members that will periodically review the appropriateness of available technology, train RALOs/ALSes in new technologies, and possibly staff a help desk.
    • 7.3 - Review of available technologies not already used by At‐Large or elsewhere in ICANN that could fill the 7.1 needs of the ALSes and RALOs.

    • 7.4 - Create and conduct implementation plan for training ICANN's IT Support in the 7.3 technologies (and, as needed, in keeping IT Support current in 7.2 technologies).
    • 7.5 - Based on At‐Large's choice of communication and collaboration tools to best fill its needs, make needed recommendations for use, or not, of these tools across ICANN.
    • 7.6 - Create and conduct implementation plan for the periodic identification of technologies, either newly introduced to the market or updated, that can better fill the 7.1 needs of the ALSes and RALOs than those technologies currently being used.



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