ICC Durban Convention Centre

Hall 3B

Durban, South Africa

 Tuesday, 16 July 2013

9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.



9:00 – 10:15 a.m.

            I.     Welcome and Attendance

          II.     Agenda Review and Approval

    1. Stakeholder Group Meeting
    2. Meeting with ICANN Board and Staff
    3. Joint meeting with Registrars Stakeholder Group

        III.     New gTLD Process Developments (Cyrus Namazi and staff)

    1. New TLD Applicant Group (NTAG) – Updates and Issues  (Tim Switzer)
    2. New gTLD Program Timelines
    3. GAC Advice
    4. Reconsideration Request
    5. Tracking of Sunrise Data – call for volunteers to participate with developer
    6. IGO/INGO Protections PDP Work Group (David Maher and Chuck Gomes) (ratify vote on RySG comments, if necessary)
    7. IDN Updates (IDN Variant Issues Program [VIP], and Internationalized Registration Data Working Group) (Ching Chiao)
    8. Outstanding Issues (e.g., RA, TMCH, RPMs, etc.)


10:15 – 10:30 a.m. - Break

       IV.     Second Accountability and Transparency Review Team (ATRT 2) – (Brian Cute, Chair, and Vice Chairs Alan Greenberg, Avri Doria and Lise Fuhr) (10:30 to 11:30 a.m.)

         V.     GNSO and ICANN Updates

    1. 17 July 2013 GNSO Council Meeting – issues and motions (GNSO Councilors)
    2. Policy and Implementation WG
    3. GNSO Review (Jonathan Robinson)
    4. Thick WHOIS PDP Working Group update (Don Blumenthal)
    5. Inter-Registrar Transfer Policy (IRTP) Updates 
    6. Registrar Onboarding (on agenda for joint meeting with the RrSG)

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  Lunch (RySG and NTAG members only) (in meeting room)

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.   Working Meeting with the ICANN Board (Hall 6)

2:15 – 4:00 p.m.

       VI.     Security and Stability Advisory Committee (SSAC) (Patrik Fälström) (2:15 to 2:45 p.m.)


Questions from the RySG

     VII.     Discussion and pending votes for Issues/Reports posted on ICANN Proceedings posted for public comment

   VIII.     RySG Business

    1. On-going planning for growth of the RySG
    2. Financial Report (Michael Palage and Ken Stubbs)
    3. Election of RySG Representative to the 2014 Nominating Committee

       IX.     Brand Registry Group - Update and Discussion (Philip Sheppard) (3:15 to 3:45 p.m.)

         X.     Wrap up and adjourn to joint meeting with the Registrars Stakeholder Group

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.     Registries/Registrars Stakeholder Groups Joint Meeting (Hall 2C)


1.    TMCH Issues – discussion with Deloitte and IBM

2.     Pending motions before GNSO Council

3.     Registrar Onboarding Implementation (Chris Gift, ICANN)

4.     GNSO Review

5.     Changes to RySG and/or RrSG Bylaws and/or rules of procedures to avoid conflicts and crossover in membership under Vertical Integration

6.     Other general issues involving the GNSO Council and the Contracted Party House


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