Constituency Day Agenda

1. Roll call and participant introductions 9:00

2. Reporting by leadership 9:05 – 9:30

Report from NPOC's chair on FY2014

Report from Policy chair

Report from Membership Committee chair

Report from Program Committee chair

3. Meeting with CFO Xavier Calvez 9:30 – 10:00

Information on finances and budget FY16

4. Meeting with Tanzanica S. King 10:20 – 10:40

Sr. Manager, Meeting Strategy and Design

5. Discussion on actual policy issues related to NGO's 10:40 – 11:20

IANA transition and it's impact on NGO's

6. Webinar 11:30 – 13:00

What every Civil Society Organization should Know about its use of the Internet and Never Dared to Ask! - Part 2"


Singapore Pathfinder Webinar Program

"What every Civil Society Organization should Know about its use of the Internet and Never Dared to Ask!"

(South East Asia Regional Webinar)

Date & Time: February 10, 2015 11:30-13:00 SGT (3:30-5:00 UTC) 

Event Location: Moor Room, Raffles City Convention Centre, Singapore

We are pleased to invite you the first of a series of webinars and face-to-face dialogs addressing the vital operational concerns and strategic uses of the Internet for non-profits and non-governmental organizations.

Civil Society and Non-Governmental Organizations are the Internet’s largest stakeholder group, and they are becoming increasingly dependent on how the Internet operates in order to carry out work in pursuit of their vision and Mission. 

This regional Pathfinder webinars and dialogues series is designed to address vital operational concerns, explore challenges and present effective strategic uses of the Internet by Civil Society and NGO organizations. Presenters from Internet stakeholder groups will address issues that directly impact Civil Society organization use of the Internet. This is Pathfinder’s second regional session. The first was in Washington D.C. in early January. There are more to follow. Pathfinder is an initiative of the Global Knowledge Partnership Foundation. This South East Asia Regional Webinar is hosted by ICANN’s Not-For-Profit Operational Concerns Constituency (NPOC) with assistance from Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP (Washington D.C.) and the Alpha & Omega Law Corporation (Singapore)

Topic 1: “Making it work for you: Emerging Opportunities and Challenges for Civil Society Organizations on the Internet” 

Presenter: Sam Lanfranco, Chair, NPOC Policy Committee; Chair, ISOC-Canada Public Policy Committee 

Topic 2: 
“Civil Society Online: Domain Names, Brand Protection and Abuse Prevention” 

Presenters: Renee Xavier, Director, Alpha & Omega Law Firm (Singapore); Brian J. Winterfeldt, Head of Internet Practice, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP (Washington D.C.)

Topic 3: 
“ICANN's Role in Civil Society Organization Internet Opportunities and Challenges” 

Presenters: ICANN Staff (to be confirmed)

Moderator: Rudi Vansnick, Chair, Not-for-Profit Operational Concerns Constituency (NPOC)

For further information, how to connect please RSVP to:

If you have any questions or suggestions please contact us : Klaus Stoll,

Rudi Vansnick,

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