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Trip Proposals must be completed at least six (6) weeks before the event start date.

Person Completing Form:Judith HellersteinDate:


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Trip Proposal Section

1) Number of Travelers:
(Note: Each traveler uses one trip of the five (5) allocated to each organization/structure).  


2) Traveler Contact Information and Itinerary:

Judith Hellersteinjudith@jhellerstein.comWashington DCUSA15-Mar-201518-Mar-2015
3) Special Travel Circumstances, Arrangements,
Explanations, or Notations: 
(Please identify each traveler, as applicable)
Hotel room, Shuttle pass, and flights to Austin Texas from Washington DC, Registration fee for conference is $925 if paid by October 24, $1025 if register and pay by November 21 $1095 is register and pay by January 16 $1195 if register and pay by February 13 $1295 for walk-ins
4) Event/Conference Name, Title, or Descriptor:South by South West (SXSW Interactive)
5) Event/Conference Dates:
6) Event/Conference Website Link:


7) Primary Event/Conference Location:
Austin Convention Center 500 E Cesar Chavez List of Hotels are
City:Austin, TexasCountry:USA
8) ICANN Geographic Region:North America

9) Activity Sponsors:
(Note: all event sponsors must be identified
in order to comply with ICANN travel guidelines).

The sponsorship guidelines for  South by South West is consistent with ICANN. Key or Super Sponsors include AT&T, esurance, IFC, the Austin Chronicle, and Miller Light. See the following website,

10) Purpose and Goals:

We are looking to target Technology professions and entrepreneurs to join ICANN and become an At Large Structure. This event is attended by many of the brightest minds in emerging technology and by innovators and entrepreneurs as well as many industry leaders. It offers numerous outreach opportunities to introduce people to NARALO and to ICANN a lineup of special programs showcasing the best new websites and startup ideas in the US. The purpose of the trip is to engage with the SxSW community and staff in building awareness of NARALO, ICANN and in general Internet issues. The goal is continue the initial work done in Washington to raise awareness and connect with potential ALS's in various North American locations.

11) Proposed Outcomes:-Distribution of NARALO and ICANN brochures -Engage with hundreds of potential ICANN members -Prospect new ALS for NARALO
12) Additional Information (optional):

SXSW Interactive is focused on emerging technology, a focus which has earned the festival a reputation as a breeding ground for new ideas and creative technologies. The festival includes a trade show, speakers, parties, and a startup accelerator. According to a festival organizer Louis Black, SXSW Interactive "has probably been the biggest of its kind in the world" since 2007.


Community Confirmation Section

Note: To be completed by a Pilot Program Coordinator (PPC) designated by this organization/structure.

The participants identified in this application are familiar with the Program Operations associated with this Community Regional Outreach Pilot Program (CROPP)-FY15 and agree to abide by its terms and conditions.YesDarlene Thompson23-Sep-2014
The ICANN Organization / Structure's leadership has authorized the submission of this Trip Proposal.YesDarlene Thompson23-Sep-2014
The ICANN Stakeholder Engagement Vice-President has concurred that the Purpose/Goals of this Trip Proposal are consistent with operational plans and/or strategies.YesDarlene Thompson07-Oct-2014



Program Administration: STAFF USE ONLY
Program RequirementDate Satisfied/ConfirmedInitialsNotes
Constituency Travel Notified08-Oct-2014JDLREGISTRATION FEES TO BE PAID ON ICANN CORPORATE CARD; Judith needed to slightly modify her CROPP application to arrive on March 15 and leave March 18. Dates and sessions allow her to still fulfil goals of proposal
Trip Proposal Approved and
Transferred to Official Forms: 
09-Oct-2014Trip Assessment Approved and
Transferred to Official Forms: 

CROPP Application Template v8 (May 2014)

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