ICANN 49 Singapore


Tuesday, 25 March 2014

Sophia Room

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



(revised 3/23/14)



9:00 a.m.        Welcome and final review of agendas (Keith Drazek)


9:30 a.m.        GNSO and RySG Business

  1. Evolution Working Group update (Philip Shepperd)
  2. RySG Budget (FY 14 Review and FY 15 Projected) (Ken Stubbs)
  3. Pending RySG comments on GNSO Working Groups and/or ICANN Proceedings (http://www.icann.org/en/news/public-comment) (Paul Diaz)
  4. Protections of IGO Acronyms (Jeff Neuman)
  5. Proposal for the Use of Mandatory Policy Advisory Boards for Regulated Industry Sector and Consumer-Trust-Sensitive New gTLD Strings
  6. GNSO Council (Jonathan Robinson)
  • Issues (i.e., GNSO Review)
  • Motions
  • Working Groups
  1. RySG bi-weekly teleconference calls time rotation (Paul Diaz)
  2. ICANN and RySG New Member Welcome Kits (Donna Austin)


10:30 a.m.      Break


10:45 a.m.       ICANN Updates and New gTLD Process Developments (Cyrus Namazi, Krista Papac, Francisco Arias)

  1. Strategy Panels
  2. Internet Governance
  3. Joint SO/AC/SG Leaders Statement on the IANA Globalization
  4. Name Collisions Report (Jeff Schmidt, JAS)
  5. Auctions
  6. Contractual Compliance (11:45 a.m.) (Maguy Serad)


12:00 p.m.      Working Lunch

  1. Final preparation for meeting with Board (Keith Drazek)
  2. Continuation from morning session on GNSO and RySG Business, if needed


1:00 p.m.        RySG meeting with ICANN Board (Padang Room)

  1. Experience with the Global Domains Division (Bret Fausett and Jacob Malthouse)
  2. Financial Accountability (Paul Diaz and Chuck Gomes)
  3. Internet Governance debates and the Multi-Stakeholder Model and Implications for Contracted Parties (Keith Drazek and Sarah Falvey)
  4. Protections of IGO Acronyms (Jeff Neuman)


2:15 p.m.        Follow-up from discussion with Board

  1. Action
  2. Next Steps


2:30 p.m.         Domain Name Association Update (Kurt Pritz)


2:45 p.m.         New gTLD Process Developments (Cyrus Namazi)


3:00 p.m.        Wrap-up

  1. Discussion
  2. Action items for follow-up


3:50 p.m.        Break


4:00 p.m.        RySG/RrSG Joint Meeting (Sophia Room)

  1. 2014 NomCom Leadership Team (Cheryl Langdon-Orr, 2014 hair, Yrjo Lansipuro, 2014 Assoc. Chair; Stéphane Van Gelder, Chair Elect, 2015)
  2. Strategy Panels
  3. GNSO Council – issues and motions
  4. Other






Notes to the current agenda:


  • Given scheduling conflicts, the SSAC will be unable to participate in the RySG meeting. 
  • The RySG is not planning a session with the RSSAC in Singapore.  Note for your schedule that RSSAC is holding an open session on Monday, 24 March, from 4:30 to 5:15 p.m. SGT, Padang Room, to provide an update to the ICANN community along with key discussion topics.

A meeting time has not been scheduled with  IANA


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