DNSO Names Council Teleconference on 10 April 2001 - agenda

30 March 2001.

This agenda was established according to the Rules of Procedure for the DNSO Names Council http://www.dnso.org/dnso/notes/20010220.NCprocedures-v2.0.html adopted on 26th February 2001.

Date, time, phones and webcast
  1. The Names Council teleconference will be held on 10 April at the following time:

    (6:00 LA, 9:00 New York, 15:00 Paris, 22:00 Japan/Korea, 23:00 Melbourne)
        Local time between April and end October, SUMMER in the NORTH hemisphere
        Reference (Coordinated Universal Time)     UTC         13:00
        California, USA                            UTC-8+1DST   6:00
        Missouri, USA                              UTC-6+1DST   8:00
        Monterrey, Mexico                          UTC-6+1DST   8:00
        Panama, Panama                             UTC-5+0DST   8:00
        Washington DC, USA                   (EST) UTC-5+1DST   9:00
        St.Thomas, Virgin Islands                  UTC-4+0DST   9:00
        Santiago, Chile                            UTC-4+0DST   9:00 since 11 Mar
        Buenos Aires, Argentina                    UTC-3+0DST  10:00
        London, United Kingdom                     UTC+0+1DST  14:00
        Brussels, Belgium                    (CET) UTC+1+1DST  15:00
        Barcelona, Spain                     (CET) UTC+1+1DST  15:00
        Frankfurt, Germany                   (CET) UTC+1+1DST  15:00
        Paris, France                        (CET) UTC+1+1DST  15:00
        Seoul, Korea                               UTC+9+0DST  22:00
        Tokyo, Japan                               UTC+9+0DST  22:00
        Melbourne, Australia                      UTC+10+0DST  23:00 since 25 Mar
        Auckland, New Zealand                     UTC+12+0DST  01:00 next day
        The DST ends/starts on last Sunday of October (with some exceptions)
        For other places see http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/
  2. The teleconference bridge will be provided by TBD

  3. The NC will not be webcast due to budget constraints.

    Dial in number: +49 69 27 11 34 00 (in Germany)

    Passcode #: no passcode needed for "listen only"

    Conference operator: Deutsche Telekom

    Conference convener: Michael Schneider

    10 ports "listen only" will be reserved for remote participants

    The full participants are the 19 NC members as listed in http://www.dnso.org/constituency/ncmembers.html, DNSO Secretariat, ICANN Officers and Invited Guests (Roberto Gaetano and Harald Alvestrand, GA Chairs)

    The conference Scribe will be Maca Jamin

Agenda and related documents

Philip Sheppard will be chairing the NC teleconference.

Running time for meeting -120 mins. Alloted time - 100 mins.

Latest date for papers (7 days) 4 April 2001.

  1. Approval of agenda - (Philip Sheppard) 5 mins

  2. Approval of summary of NC meeting 26 February 2001 - (Philip Sheppard) 5 mins

  3. Approval of chairs summary of NC meeting 11 March 2001 - (Philip Sheppard) 5 mins

  4. Feedback from NC communication to the Board on VeriSign agreement - (Philip Sheppard) 10 mins

  5. Statement on ICANN consultation periods and request for matching funds - (Erica Roberts/Peter de Blanc) 15 mins DECISION required

  6. New registry contracts - means of enforcement, contingencies for failure (Louis Touton) - 10 mins

  7. Business Plan - update on membership and first meetings of the new interim committees, formal closure of existing NC task forces (Outreach, Review, Business Plan) - (Philip Sheppard and interim chairs) 10 mins.

  8. Reports from WG D, E and discussion on formal closure of WG D, E (immediate). (Review closes 16 April 2001). - (Philip Sheppard) 5 mins.

  9. Budget Committee - (Roger Cochetti) 20 mins

  10. GA Chair election update - (Elisabeth Porteneuve) 5 mins DECISION required

  11. Timetable for expansion of membership in the gTLD constituency - (Milton Mueller) 5 mins

  12. Any other business

Next NC meeting will be held on 9 May 2001, at 15:00 Paris time, see dates for the NC meetings in 2001 in: http://www.dnso.org/dnso/notes/2001.NC-calendar.html

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