DNSO Names Council Teleconference on 18 April 2002 - agenda

17 April 2002

Names Council Agenda 18 April 2002 (120 mins)

  1. Date, time, phone number.

    The Names Council teleconference will be held on 18 April 2002 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 October, Summer in the Northern Hemisphere
      Reference (Coordinated Universal Time)     UTC         13:00
      California, USA                            UTC-8+1DST   6:00
      Monterrey, Mexico                          UTC-6+1DST   8:00
      Lima, Peru                                 UTC-5+0DST   8:00 
      Washington DC, USA                   (EST) UTC-5+1DST   9:00
      St.Thomas, Virgin Islands                  UTC-4+0DST   9:00
      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
      Jerusalem, Israel                          UTC+2+1DST  16:00
      Seoul, Korea                               UTC+9+0DST  22:00
      Tokyo, Japan                               UTC+9+0DST  22:00
      Melbourne, Australia                      UTC+10+0DST  23:00 
      Auckland, New Zealand                     UTC+12+0DST  01:00 (next day)
      The DST starts/ends on last Sunday of October (with some exceptions)
      For other places see http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/

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

    Dial in number: + 1 610-769-9240 (U.S. number)

    Passcode: Names Council

    Conference Leader: Philip Sheppard

    Philip Sheppard will be chairing the NC teleconference.

    Scheduled time for meeting - 120 mins.

  2. Agenda and related documents

    This is the third teleconference after Accra dedicated to ICANN Reform

    Proposed NC Agenda April 18:

    Normal business

    1. e-mail rules - vote to adopt - without discussion


    2. Approval of draft conclusions to date

    3. Board composition

    • - inclusion of chairs of advisory bodies
    • - change of size of board/trustees
    • - role of nominating committee.
    • - increase/change in ability of new Board to make policy.

    4. At-large

    • - inclusion of government nominees in Board as surrogate for at-large
    • - general issue

    5. Transparency

    • - idea of ombudsman
    • - idea of public participation manager
    • - alternatives

    6. AOB

    Minutes from previous teleconferences on ICANN reform

    Terms of reference for DNSO response to the case for reform.

    ICANN Staff Draft: Toward a Statement of the ICANN Mission



The next teleconference will be as scheduled 2 May at 15.00 Paris time.
See http://www.dnso.org/dnso/notes/2002.NC-calendar.html

Information from:
DNSO Names Council