GNSO Council Teleconference on 22 May 2003 - agenda

Proposed GNSO Council Agenda Thursday , May 22 2003

This agenda was established according to the Rules of Procedure for the DNSO Names Council

Coordinated Universal Time UTC 12:00 - see below for local times

Bruce Tonkin will be chairing the GNSO Council teleconference.
Scheduled time for meeting - 120 mins.

Dial-in number sent individually to each Council member.

1. Approval of Agenda

2. Summary of last meetings

3. Ratify email vote on ICANN Board seat #13 resolution [15 mins]

4. Process to elect GNSO Council chair [10 mins]

5. Final report on structure new gtld space [20 mins]
- council to approve report for forwarding to the ICANN Board

6. Discussion of staff manager's report on privacy [30mins]
- council to decide whether to initiate the next step in the policy development process
- council to decide whether to appoint a task force

7. Motion to recommend to the ICANN Board to adjust the quorum requirements for the GNSO Council in the ICANN Bylaws [15 mins]:

"Council recommends that the ICANN Board change the ICANN by-law relating to quorum in the GNSO (Article X, section 3(8)) from the present text:

"Members entitled to cast a majority of the total number of votes of GNSO Council members then in office shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business...."
"A majority of the total number of Council members in office, provided that those members are entitled to cast a majority of the total number of votes of GNSO Council, shall constitute a quorum".

9. Update on the deletes implementation committee [10 mins]

10. Budget update: [15 mins]
- status of constituency payments for 2003
- balance of account

11. Updated GNSO rules of procedure [5 mins]
- no comments have been received
- schedule for vote at the June meeting

12. Any other business

Agenda topics for next meeting (24 June 2003)
o UDRP policy development
o ratify election for GNSO Chair
o approve GNSO rules of procedure
o approve deletes task force recommendations
o budget update

(5:00 LA, 8:00 New York, 14:00 Paris, 21:00 Japan/Korea, 22:00 Melbourne)
Local time between April and October, Summer in the NORTHERN hemisphere
Reference (Coordinated Universal Time) UTC 12:00

California, USA UTC-8+1DST 5:00
Monterrey, Mexico UTC-6+1DST 7:00
Washington DC, USA (EST) UTC-5+1DST 8:00
Buenos Aires, Argentina UTC-3+0DST 9:00
London, United Kingdom UTC+0+1DST 13:00
Brussels, Belgium (CET) UTC+1+1DST 14:00
Barcelona, Spain (CET) UTC+1+1DST 14:00
Karlsruhe, Germany (CET) UTC+1+1DST 14:00
Stockholm, Sweden (CET) UTC+1+1DST 14:00
Paris, France (CET) UTC+1+1DST 14:00
Jerusalem, Israel UTC+2+1DST 15:00
Seoul, Korea UTC+9+0DST 21:00
Melbourne, Australia UTC+10+0DST 22:00
Auckland, New Zealand UTC+12+0DST 24:00
The DST starts/ends on last Sunday of March 2003, 2:00 or 3:00 local time (with exceptions)
For other places see http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/

Information from:
GNSO Council