ALAC September Teleconference

Meeting Number: AL.ALAC/CC.0917/1

Date: Tuesday, 26 September 2017                                    

Time: 12:00 - 14:00 UTC (For the time in various timezones click here)

Adobe Connect Meeting Room:

Interpretation Available: Yes ( RU, ES & FR  - Simultaneous)

How can I participate in this meeting? English Conference ID = 1638

¿Cómo se puede participar en la teleconferencia? Spanish Conference ID = 1738

Comment participer a cette teleconference?  French Conference ID = 1838

Russian Conference ID =  2138


AF: Tijani Ben Jemaa, Seun Ojedeji, Wafa Dahmani

AP: Maureen Hilyard, Holly Raiche (apology)Kaili Kan

EUR: Sébastien Bachollet, Andrei Kolesnikov (absent), Bastiaan Goslings (absent)

LAC: Alberto Soto, León Sanchez, Harold Arcos

NA: Alan Greenberg, Javier Rua-Jovet (apology), Garth Bruen (absent)

Liaisons: Julie Hammer (SSAC), Maureen Hilyard (ccNSO), Cheryl Langdon-Orr (GNSO) (apology), Yrjö Lansipuro (GAC)

Incoming ALAC: Hadia Elminiawi (AF), Bartlett Morgan (LAC), Ricardo Holmquist (LAC), John Laprise (NA) (apology as during work hours)


EN: Olivier-Crépin Leblond, , Liz Orembo, Vanda Scartezini, Vernatius Okwu Ezeama, Justine Chew, Christopher Wilkinson , Judith Hellerstein, Glenn McKnight

ES: Maritza Agüero, Carlos Vera, Wladimir Davalos, Harold Arcos, León Sanchez

FR: Aicha Abad, Gabriel Bombambo,  

RU: None

Apologies: Aziz Hilali, Hassan Omowunmi, Evin Erdoğdu (Staff), Yeşim Nazlar (Staff), Holly Raiche, Mario Aleman (Staff), Cheryl Langdon-Orr

Staff: Heidi Ullrich, Silvia Vivanco, Gisella Gruber, Ariel Liang, Siranush Vardanyan,


ES: Veronica and Marina

FR:  Claire and Camila

RU: Yuliya and Maya

Call Management: Gisella Gruber

Action Items: EN

Adopted Motions: EN

Decisions: EN

Recording: EN, ESFRRU

Transcript:  ENESFR, RU        

AC Chat:  EN       

A G E N D A:    

Standing Agenda Items

1. Roll call and apologies – Staff (5 minutes)

2. Adoption of agenda; call for Any Other Business or other amendments – Alan Greenberg (2 minutes)

3. Review of outstanding Action Items from the ALAC call on 22 August 2017 requiring ALAC involvement - Alan Greenberg (0 minutes)

4. ALAC Policy Development Activities - Ariel Liang & Alan Greenberg (15 minutes)

    1. Statements approved by the ALAC
      • None
    2. Statements in process: being drafted, in comment or in vote:
    3. Statements that seem to be stalled:
      • None 
    4. Public Comment requests to which the ALAC decided not to submit Statements: 
    5. New Public Comment requests to which the ALAC needs to make decisions: 
      • None

5.  Review of current ALS and Individual Member applications – Evin Erdoğdu (5 minutes)  

For Information:  ALS application tracking page and Individual members page

ALS Snapshot



Countries & Territories



















  1. Total number of ALSes: 225 (in 100 countries)
  2. Recently certified ALSes: #266 Armenian Internet Traffic Exchange Foundation (ARMIX) - APRALO
  3. Recently decertified ALSes: None
  4. Applications currently being voted on: None
  5. Applications pending: See At-Large Structure Applications and Certification Process
  6. Regional Advice awaited for: None
  7. Staff processing Due Diligence for: (ALS) #276 - Norway Chapter of the Internet Society - EURALO, #275 Mauritius-Internet Governance Forum (IGF) - AFRALO, #274 Internet Governance Forum Mauritius - AFRALO, #273 Yemeni Organization for Development and Exchange Technology - APRALO, #272 Cultural Organization for Social Development - AFRALO, #271 Aide à l'Enfant du Désert et du Sahel - AFRALO, #270 BSDCcongo - AFRALO, #269 Habaka - AFRALO, #268 Fantsuam Foundation - AFRALO, #267 Surabhi Softwares - APRALO (Individual) Co-Opinion, Alperen Eken (TBD) - APRALO

  8. Applications on hold: #210 ISOC Gambia - AFRALO (210) ISOC Gambia [PDF, 495 KB] Application suspended as per AFRALO Leadership, and advice from Internet Society to wait until further notice from ISOC, #112 Arab Regional ISPs & DSPs Association (ARISPA) - APRALO
  9. Recently certified Individual Members: Erick Kish - APRALO
  10. RALO ALS and Individual Orientation Calls: Next RALO TBD - NARALO 06 September 2017, APRALO 19 June 2017
  11. Other: AFRALO Individual Membership Application Form being drafted.

6.  Reports – Alan Greenberg (10 minutes)

See: At-Large Reports from WGs,

See: RALOs and Liaisons wiki page (now including CSC Liaison Report page)

See: ALAC Monthly Reports wiki page

Note:  Usually, little discussion of these reports is scheduled for this meeting. Short comments calling attention to important issues are welcome. Any WG or RALO Chair/Liaison seeking to discuss his/her report in more detail is advised to inform the Chair in advance or if minimal time is required, add the item to AOB before adoption of the agenda.

For Discussion and Decision

7. GNSO New gTLD Subsequent Procedures PDP Working Group WT5 on geonames at the top level - Alan Greenberg (15 minutes)

  • Co-Leader - Christopher Wilkinson
  • Conditions of Participation
    • ccNSO Letter
    • Proposal:
      • As Per CCWG practices, ALAC to decide whether to ratify outcomes
      • (ALAC) Attempt to ensure that all regions and At-large perspectives are represented
      • (ALAC Question) Is there merit in appointing formal ALAC Representatives (since they will not likely be called for as per CCWGs).

For Discussion

8. At-Large Review - Alan Greenberg (15 minutes)

9. NomCom - Alan Greenberg (10 minutes)

Guidance for and interaction with ALAC Delegates

Current ALAC Documentation

10. ICANN 60 - Initial Planning - Alan Greenberg, Leon Sanchez and Gisella Gruber (30 minutes)

See: ICANN 60 - Abu Dhabi Meeting - October 2017

a. Main topics and update on Survey to identify Initial themes and topics (Alan Greenberg and Gisella Gruber)

b. Topics for approval - CSC Public Session (Straw Poll)

c. Other topics being planned: ATLAS III, gTLD Subsequent procedures - hot topics (from an At-Large perspective)

d. Schedule of Meetings (Gisella Gruber)

e. Questions to the Board

f. APRALO General Assembly Plans (Maureen Hilyard and Holly Raiche)

11. Any Other Business - Alan Greenberg (3 minutes)

  • ALAC October call will be ONE WEEK earlier on Tuesday 17 October from 21:00-23:00 UTC

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