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[ga] NC teleconference announcement, September 23rd, 1999

[To: council@dnso.org]
[Cc: announce@dnso.org, ga@dnso.org]

[from: http://www.dnso.org/dnso/notes/19990923.NCtelecon-agenda.html]

     DNSO Names Council Teleconference on September 23rd, 1999 - agenda

September 21, 1999.

Date, time, phones and webcast

  1. The Names Council teleconference will be held on September 23rd at the
     following time:

         NC Teleconference, September 23rd, 1999, 2 hours, begins:
         Reference (Coordinated Universal Time)     UTC         13:00
         California, USA                            UTC-8+1DST   6:00
         Missouri, USA                              UTC-6+1DST   8:00
         Washington DC, USA                   (EST) UTC-5+1DST   9:00
         Ottawa, Canada                             UTC-5+1DST   9:00
         Santiago, Chile                            UTC-4+0DST   9:00
         Montevideo, Uruguay                        UTC-3+0DST  10:00
         Buenos Aires, Argentina                    UTC-3+0DST  10:00
         Dublin, Ireland                            UTC+0+1DST  14:00
         Brussels, Belgium                    (CET) UTC+1+1DST  15:00
         Barcelona, Spain                     (CET) UTC+1+1DST  15:00
         Madrid, 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
         For other places see http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/

  2. Ken Stubbs is kindly providing the teleconference bridge

  3. The NC will be webcast by Berkman Center, thanks to Ben Edelman

     Access will be via http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/icann/dnso as usual.
     Requires RealPlayer 5.0 or later and a 14.4Kbps or faster modem.

     The NC expects each of the Constituencies to raise some money to pay
     for webcast. The business plan and budget are the first item on the NC

  4. Remote participants to the open NC meeting may send questions to

Agenda and related documents

  1. Discussion and adoption of agenda (10 mins)

  2. Minutes and Matters Arising (10 mins)

  3. Election of Permanent Names Council Members (15 mins)

     With participation of Andrew McLaughin

     Following actions decided during NC telecon on September 15th, 1999,
     all Constituencies are requested to explain whether they were holding
     new elections on the scheduled timer or not, and whether they were
     considering to ask for a "geographic diversity waiver".

          Related contributions:
        o http://www.dnso.org/clubpublic/council/Archives/msg00165.html YJP
        o http://www.dnso.org/clubpublic/council/Archives/msg00167.html
        o http://www.dnso.org/clubpublic/council/Archives/msg00168.html YJP
        o http://www.dnso.org/clubpublic/council/Archives/msg00169.html Hiro
        o http://www.dnso.org/clubpublic/council/Archives/msg00199.html
        o http://www.dnso.org/clubpublic/council/Archives/msg00198.html
        o http://www.dnso.org/clubpublic/council/Archives/msg00202.html YJP

  4. The DNSO Business Plan and Budget (20 mins)

  5. Amadeu's motion on DN warehousing (15 mins)

     Motion to the NC
     http://www.dnso.org/dnso/notes/19990915.NCmotion-DNwarehousing.html to
     create a drafting committee regarding domain name warehousing by

  6. Comments on "Proposed Bylaws Amendments Recommended by ICANN Staff" (10

  7. Schedule of Meetings In LA (15 mins)

     Including GA Chair designation

          Related contributions:
        o http://www.dnso.org/clubpublic/council/Archives/msg00197.html
          Amadeu, supported by YJP and Theresa

  8. The issue of meeting procedures (10 mins)

     Berkman Center cooperation request

  9. Election of ICANN Board Members (20 mins)

     With participation of Andrew McLaughin

     Mathematical algorithm for Election of ICANN Board Members

        o Javier Sola

          Proposal for election mecanism for ICANN Board Directors

        o Denis Jennings

          Names Council Elections of ICANN Board Members - Process with
          Expert Advice

        o Berkman Center advise

 10. AOB (5 mins)

        o Next NC teleconference chair

          Names Council chairs.
          Statistics by Constituency as of September 24th (after September 23th
          telecon and before LA meeting)
                     3   - ccTLD
                     2   - Business
                     0   - gTLD
                     1.5 - ISPCP
                     0   - NCDNH
                     1.5 - Registrars
                     0   - IP
          The chair of LA will be from IP.
          1999/05/27 Berlin, first informal pNC, chair Javier Sola (Business)
          1999/06/11 Teleconference, chair Javier Sola (Business)
          1999/06/25 San Jose, chair Michael Schneider (ISPCP)
          1999/07/12 Teleconference, chair Amadeu Abril i Abril (Registrars)
          1999/07/27 Teleconference, chair Fay Howard (ccTLD)
          1999/08/26 Santiago, chair Antonio Harris (first part, ISPCP),
                     Amadeu Abril i Abril (second part, Registrars, replacing Harris)
          1999/09/15 Teleconference, chair Dennis Jennings (ccTLD)
          1999/09/23 Teleconference, chair Dennis Jennings (ccTLD)
          1999/11/02 Los Angeles, chair Jonathan Cohen (IP)


                 Information from:   DNSO Names Council