DNSO Names Council Teleconference on 22 March 2002 - Agenda

21 March 2002.

This agenda was established according to the Rules of Procedure for the DNSO Names Council http://www.dnso.org/dnso/notes/20010711.NCprocedures-v4.0.html

Date, time, phone numbers

    The Names Council teleconference will be held on 22 March 2002 at the following time:

    (6:00 LA, 9:00 New York, 15:00 Paris, 23:00 Japan/Korea, 01:00 (next day) Melbourne)
        Local time between November and end March, WINTER in the NORTHERN hemisphere
        Reference (Coordinated Universal Time)     UTC         14:00
        Auckland, New Zealand                      UTC+12+1DST 03:OO Friday   
        Jerusalem, Israel                          UTC+2+ODST  16:00    
        California, USA                            UTC-8+0DST   6:00
        Missouri, USA                              UTC-6+0DST   8:00
        Monterrey, Mexico                          UTC-6+0DST   8:00
        Washington DC, USA                   (EST) UTC-5+0DST   9:00
        St.Thomas, Virgin Islands                  UTC-4+0DST  10:00
        Santiago, Chile                            UTC-4+1DST  11:00
        Buenos Aires, Argentina                    UTC-3+0DST  11:00
        London, United Kingdom                     UTC+0+0DST  14:00
        Brussels, Belgium                    (CET) UTC+1+0DST  15:00
        Barcelona, Spain                     (CET) UTC+1+0DST  15:00
        Frankfurt, Germany                   (CET) UTC+1+0DST  15:00
        Paris, France                        (CET) UTC+1+0DST  15:00
        Seoul, Korea                               UTC+9+0DST  23:00
        Tokyo,Japan                                UTC+9+0DST  23:00
        Melbourne, Australia                       UTC+10+1DST 01:00 Friday
        The DST ends/starts on last Sunday of March (with some exceptions)
        For other places see http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/

    The Conference telebridge will be through WorldCom Conferencing

    USA Toll Number: +1-610-769-9240

    PASSCODE: Names Council
    LEADER: Philip Sheppard

    The full participants are the 21 NC members as listed in http://www.dnso.org/constituency/ncmembers.html
    DNSO Secretariat, ICANN Officers: Louis Touton, Theresa Swinehart

    The secretary, Glen de St. Gery, will take notes

    The conference MPEG3 recording will be provided by Philippe Renaut


Philip Sheppard will chair the NC teleconference.

Running time for meeting - 120 mins
15.00 to 17:00 Paris time
Allocated time - 120 mins.


1. Agreement to revised terms of reference for DNSO response to the case for reform.

2. Discussion on functions and principles of ICANN:

Q1: Do we agree with this posted list (link below) of ICANN's functions?

Q2: Do we want to delete anything from this list?

Q3: Do we want to add anything to this list?
ICANN Staff Draft: Toward a Statement of the ICANN Mission

3. AOB


Next NC teleconference will be held on 4 April 2002, 15:00 CET, 13:00 UTC.

Information from:
DNSO Names Council