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Session description:

Join us in the sixth largest city in Japan — Kobe — to enjoy a morning and lunch of ICANN policy- making discussions. Building on the success of the joint NCUC-At Large sessions at previous ICANN meetings, this session represents a joint event of the Non-Commercial Users Constituency (  and At-Large ( ) for local Academia, Civil Society, and Individual Users.

We are building the agenda around policy issues and specific topics presented in an evolving Town Hall interactive format. This exciting session aims to help attendees - both newcomers and seasoned community members who want to know more about policy - to get acquiainted with the ICANN policy processes and to give them real first-hand information on the issues NCUC and At-Large are working on and on the differences and similarities in NCUC/At-Large positions.


PART 1 - 10:30 - 12:00

(Moderators: Tatiana Tropina and Olivier Crépin-Leblond)

  1. Introduction (“walking mic”) - why are we here? (10 minutes)
  2. Introduction to NCUC and At-Large: (30 minutes)  
    1. NCUC and its governance (Welcoming - Bruna Martins) (5 min)
    2. What is At-Large and how is it governed? (Maureen Hilyard) (5 min)
    3. NCUC and At-Large: our differences & similarities ( Rafik Dammak or Tatiana Tropina and Olivier Crépin-Leblond). What NCUC and At-Large do together  (Olivier Crépin-Leblond and Tatiana Tropina) (7 min)
    4. Free discussion: any question you may have
  3. Advice and policy are the foundation of the ICANN multistakeholder model. What we are working on? (50 minutes)
    1. Discussion on issue 1 - Expedited Policy Development Process - EPDP (15 minutes)
    2. Discussion on issue 2 - Human Rights - (15 minutes)
    3. Discussion on issue 3 - Subsequent Procedures and GeoNames (15 minutes)

12:00 END OF PART 1

[15-minute break for participants to grab lunch ]

PART 2 - 12:15 - 13:15

(Moderators: Tatiana Tropina and Olivier Crépin-Leblond)

  1. Follow-up
    1. Discussion on issue 4 - Rights Protection Mechanisms - RPMs (15 minutes)
  2. Navigating your way at ICANN : ways to get involved (40 min)
    1. Interactive intro (16 min)
    2. (8 min) Joining PDPs, WGs and other processes through NCUC and At-Large, capacity building programs @ NCUC and At-Large  (Louise Marie Hurel + Tijani Ben Jemaa)
    3. (8 min) Have your say: drafting a public comment (Elsa Saade  + At-Large Speaker)
    4. (4 min) How to work with other groups - crossing the aisle
    5. (4 min) How to become our next leadership
  3. Wrap up 5 minutes)
    1. NCUC: (Bruna Martins)
    2. At-Large: (Olivier Crépin-Leblond)

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