Sub-group Members:  Avri Doria, Cheryl Langdon-Orr, Farzaneh Badii, Jorge Villa, Kavouss Arasteh, Nigel Hickson, Sebastien Bachollet, Tom Dale

Staff:  Lars Hoffman, Nathalie Vergnolle, Yvette Guigneaux

Apologies:  Steve DelBianco, Olga Cavalli, Alan Greenberg, Greg Shatan, Tatiana Tropina, Julf Helsingius, Matthew Shears

** If your name is missing from attendance or apology, please send note to **




0.  Call Administration 
1. Review of any AI's from call #19 on February 2nd
• see
2. Any Updates:
3. Discussion,  current DRAFT documentations  readings and review.  
a) Data Capture documentation of input materials from SOAC's - As agreed in last week's call, while exploring methodology, we will review and discuss, the single topic from this track from the data capture exercise, 'Participation - mechanisms and methodologies', is for today's  Agenda... see reference drafts (PDF and Word) to be sent (if possible) to the email list from Farzaneh / Tatiana 
b) Here is the link to google doc:
4. Next Meeting and future Meeting schedule
• 16 February @ 13:00 UTC
• 02 March @ 05:00 UTC
5. AOB and review of any AI's. 

Notes (including relevant parts of chat)

0.  Call Administration  

  • No audio only participants
  • Attendance will taken from the AC room

1. Review of any AI's from call #19 on February 2nd 

        • see

2. Any Updates: 

3. Discussion,  current DRAFT documentations  readings and review.  

        a) Data Capture documentation of input materials from SOAC's 

  • As agreed in last week's call, while exploring methodology, we will review and discuss, the single topic from this track from the data capture exercise, 'Participation - mechanisms and methodologies', is for today's  Agenda
  • see reference drafts (PDF and Word) to be sent (if possible) to the email list from Farzaneh / Tatiana 
  • Farzaneh presented the work done this week on Participation by the drafting team
  • Topic for next week: Internal review of accountability mechanisms of SO/AC
  • No volunteer identified in the call to work on this topic. We'll ask for a volunteer through the mailing list.

ACTION (Farzaneh): send email to subgroup mailing list to call for volunteer to work on next topic: Internal review of accountability mechanisms of SO/AC

  • Farzaneh: this is the last topic that needs work, and we can be done. 

        b) Here is the link to DataCapture and reccs google doc:

4. Next Meeting and future Meeting schedule

        • 16 February @ 13:00 UTC

        • 02 March @ 05:00 UTC

  • requesting additional meeting on 23 Feb @0500 UTC

5. AOB and review of any AI's. 

Documents Presented 


Chat Transcript

  Yvette Guigneaux: (2/8/2017 20:31) Welcome all to the SO/AC Accountability Subgroup Mtg #20 |  9 February @ 05:00 UTC!

  Yvette Guigneaux: (20:55) Please kindly mute your phone if you are not speaking, thank you.

  Kavouss Arasteh 2: (20:59) Hi Yevette

  Kavouss Arasteh 2: (20:59) GM

  Kavouss Arasteh 2: (21:00) I am disconnected

  Yvette Guigneaux: (21:00) calling you back Kavouss

  Yvette Guigneaux: (21:00) Kavouss I see you in the room, did you reconnect on your own?

  Kavouss Arasteh 2: (21:02) no

  Kavouss Arasteh 2: (21:02) I DO NOT HEAR ANY THING

  Yvette Guigneaux: (21:03) ok calling you now

  Kavouss Arasteh 2: (21:04) TKS

  avri doria: (21:04) maybe this is proof of an absence of pedants in the group.

  Nigel Hickson: (21:04) good morning

  Kavouss Arasteh 2: (21:04) IT IS OK NOW

  Yvette Guigneaux: (21:04) you're welcome Kavouss

  Tom Dale (ACIG GAC Secretariat): (21:04) Not to mention the apostrophe error. Most egregious.

  avri doria: (21:04) ok Tom, at least one.

  Tom Dale (ACIG GAC Secretariat): (21:05) :-)

  Yvette Guigneaux: (21:06) will note Tatiana's apology

  Kavouss Arasteh 2: (21:06) Audio is not clear?

  avri doria: (21:06) true

  Yvette Guigneaux: (21:06) it is a little distorted Kavouss, i'm working on that

  Yvette Guigneaux: (21:07) looking for it now

  Cheryl Langdon-Orr (CLO): (21:07) Remember we can always  look to the GDoc (well most of us can)

  Kavouss Arasteh 2: (21:08) Not me

  Cheryl Langdon-Orr (CLO): (21:08) Yes your one of the people I was reffering to Kavus

  Cheryl Langdon-Orr (CLO): (21:08) sorry typo Kavouss

  Cheryl Langdon-Orr (CLO): (21:09) The chnges to Transparancy  was an AI  from last weeks call the changes were listed then

  Yvette Guigneaux: (21:10) Farzaneh, document sent on screen

  Yvette Guigneaux: (21:10) scrolling available if needed

  Yvette Guigneaux: (21:11) Farzaneh - you can now control scrolling

  Cheryl Langdon-Orr (CLO): (21:15) I assume Std Bylaw Yes Kavous

  Cheryl Langdon-Orr (CLO): (21:15) and it can be the AC/SO  byLaw/SOP

  Kavouss Arasteh 2: (21:16) May be in an Annex to the Bylaw

  Yvette Guigneaux: (21:17) Farzaneh we can't hear you

  Yvette Guigneaux: (21:17) yes we lost her

  Yvette Guigneaux: (21:17) working on getting her back now

  Farzaneh Badii: (21:17) oh sorry I kept talking ... I am inserting Kavouss's feedback in the document

  Yvette Guigneaux: (21:18) Farzaneh - i need to dial you back in

  Yvette Guigneaux: (21:18) your mobile number ok?

  Farzaneh Badii: (21:18) I am connecting with computer and my phone doesnt work

  Farzaneh Badii: (21:18) let me try

  Farzaneh Badii: (21:19) I just added it

  Yvette Guigneaux: (21:19) yes!

  Yvette Guigneaux: (21:19) we hear you

  Kavouss Arasteh 2: (21:28) Any internal Rule , while should be transparent and known to everybody, it should not be seen to have the same level and strength of Bylaws and not to be rigid for modifications

  Farzaneh Badii: (21:29) Thanks Kavouss, how should I add this to the recommendations? is it general for all recommendations related to procedureal documents or is it specific to participation?

  Yvette Guigneaux: (21:29) 23rd appears open, i can schedule 5 UTC or 13 UTC - preference?

  Nathalie Vergnolle: (21:30) There is a plenary meeting at the time of your rotation

  Kavouss Arasteh 2: (21:30) Yevette, pls make it 05,00 not 13,00

  Yvette Guigneaux: (21:31) copy that Kavouss

  Yvette Guigneaux: (21:33) we double checked - Feb 23rd is open - its Mar 23rd thats taken with the plenary

  Yvette Guigneaux: (21:33) so we will go ahead and start scheduling  and email those out to you all

  Farzaneh Badii: (21:33) yes great job Tatiana .

  Farzaneh Badii: (21:35) Thanks a lot Cheryl

  Kavouss Arasteh 2: (21:35) I will be at clinic at 13,00 pls then make it at 05,00

  Yvette Guigneaux: (21:35) understood Kavouss

  avri doria: (21:35) bye

  Farzaneh Badii: (21:35) good bye

  Nigel Hickson: (21:35) goodbye

  Cheryl Langdon-Orr (CLO): (21:35) Bye

  Cheryl Langdon-Orr (CLO): (21:35) THANKS everyone


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