DNSO Names Council Teleconference on May 19th, 2000 - agenda

May 19th, 2000.

Date, time, phones and webcast
  1. The Names Council teleconference will be held on May 19th at the following time:

    (8:30 US East Coast, 14:30 CET, 21:30 Japan/Korea, 22:30 Melbourne)
        Local time between April 2nd and October, 2000.
        Reference (Coordinated Universal Time)     UTC         12:30
        California, USA                            UTC-8+1DST   5:30
        Missouri, USA                              UTC-6+1DST   7:30
        Washington DC, USA                   (EDT) UTC-5+1DST   8:30
        Santiago, Chile                            UTC-4+0DST   8:30
        Buenos Aires, Argentina                    UTC-3+0DST   9:30
        Nouakchott, Mauritania                     UTC+0+0DST  12:30
        Dublin, Ireland                            UTC+0+1DST  13:30
        Brussels, Belgium                    (CET) UTC+1+1DST  14:30
        Barcelona, Spain                     (CET) UTC+1+1DST  14:30
        Frankfurt, Germany                   (CET) UTC+1+1DST  14:30
        Paris, France                        (CET) UTC+1+1DST  14:30
        Seoul, Korea                               UTC+9+0DST  21:30
        Tokyo, Japan                               UTC+9+0DST  21:30
        Melbourne, Australia                      UTC+10+0DST  22:30
        For other places see http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/
  2. Ken Stubbs is kindly providing the teleconference bridge

  3. The NC will not be webcast due to budget constraints. To listen to the NC telecon, please call the US phone number:

    Int'l: +1 312-470-7056
    Passcode: 1001
    Duration: 2 hours
    20 listen only lines reserved for observers

    NC representatives will tell the operator their name, and then will be connected as a full participant (includes all attending Names Council members, DNSO Secretariat and ICANN staff). Those not on the NC representatives list will be able to listen only.

  4. Remote participants to the open NC meeting may send questions to secretariat@dnso.org

Agenda and related documents

Ken Stubbs will be chairing the NC teleconference.

  1. Discussion and adoption of agenda
  2. Minutes and Matters Arising
  3. Last NC telecon minutes for approval

  4. Review of the current working group reports
  5. Working Group B -- Famous Trade-Marks

    Working Group C -- New gTLDs, Final recommendation

  6. Discussion on the NC Recommendations to the ICANN Board about the DNSO
  7. To be compliant with the ICANN rules, the NC shall submit its recommendations on the DNSO Secretariat and Budget to the ICANN Board. Such a document may include the NC observations and request for resources.

    In view of preparing such a recommendation the Secretariat drafted two documents:

    1. Report of the 1999 work http://www.dnso.org/secretariat/1999.Secretariatreport.html
    2. Study on the localization http://www.dnso.org/secretariat/Localization.html

    The update on the Secretariat 2000 work will be provided prior to June NC telecon.

  8. Independent Review Nominating Committee
  9. Yokohama schedule update
  10. The Yokohama schedule under construction, trying to include all inputs as provided to Hirofumi Hotta, is in http://www.dnso.org/dnso/notes/20000711.dnso-yokohama.html

    The Japanese hosts are kindly providing 6 rooms for meetings on 13 July.

  11. Dates for NC teleconferences until Yokohama
  12. (one in June)

Information from:
DNSO Names Council