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[announce] NCtelecon tomorrow, May 17th, agenda and documents

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        DNSO Names Council Teleconference on May 17th, 2000 - agenda

May 17th, 2000.

Date, time, phones and webcast

  1. The Names Council teleconference will be held on May 17th at the
     following time:

     (8:30 US East Coast, 14:30 CET, 21:30 Japan/Korea, 22:30 Melbourne)
         Local time between April 2nd and October, 2000.
         Reference (Coordinated Universal Time)     UTC         12:30
         California, USA                            UTC-8+1DST   5:30
         Missouri, USA                              UTC-6+1DST   7:30
         Washington DC, USA                   (EDT) UTC-5+1DST   8:30
         Santiago, Chile                            UTC-4+0DST   8:30
         Buenos Aires, Argentina                    UTC-3+0DST   9:30
         Nouakchott, Mauritania                     UTC+0+0DST  12:30
         Dublin, Ireland                            UTC+0+1DST  13:30
         Brussels, Belgium                    (CET) UTC+1+1DST  14:30
         Barcelona, Spain                     (CET) UTC+1+1DST  14:30
         Frankfurt, Germany                   (CET) UTC+1+1DST  14:30
         Paris, France                        (CET) UTC+1+1DST  14:30
         Seoul, Korea                               UTC+9+0DST  21:30
         Tokyo, Japan                               UTC+9+0DST  21:30
         Melbourne, Australia                      UTC+10+0DST  22:30
         For other places see http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/

  2. Ken Stubbs is kindly providing the teleconference bridge

  3. The NC will not be webcast due to budget constraints. To listen to the
     NC telecon, please call the US phone number:

     Int'l: +1 312-470-7056
     Passcode: 1001

     Duration: 2 hours
     20 listen only lines reserved for observers

     NC representatives will tell the operator their name, and then will be
     connected as a full participant (includes all attending Names Council
     members, DNSO Secretariat and ICANN staff). Those not on the NC
     representatives list will be able to listen only.

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

Agenda and related documents

Ken Stubbs will be chairing the NC teleconference.

  A. Discussion and adoption of agenda

  B. Minutes and Matters Arising

     Last NC telecon minutes for approval
        o http://www.dnso.org/dnso/notes/20000418.NCtelecon-minutes.html

  C. Review of the current working group reports

     Working Group B -- Famous Trade-Marks

        o Final Report from the WG-B
        o Working Group B records

     Working Group C -- New gTLDs, Final recommendation

        o Request by Jonathan Weinberg for disbandment of WG-C
        o Proposal by Philip Sheppard for the DNSO Names Council
          Supplemental Statement on new TLDs

  D. Discussion on the NC Recommendations to the ICANN Board about the DNSO

     To be compliant with the ICANN rules, the NC shall submit its
     recommendations on the DNSO Secretariat and Budget to the ICANN Board.
     Such a document may include the NC observations and request for

     In view of preparing such a recommendation the Secretariat drafted two
       1. Report of the 1999 work
       2. Study on the localization

     The update on the Secretariat 2000 work will be provided prior to June
     NC telecon.

  E. Independent Review Nominating Committee

        o http://www.dnso.org/clubpublic/council/Arc03/msg00502.html,
          request to the NC for selection of 2 individuals to the
          Independent Review Nominating Committee by Andrew McLaughlin

  F. Yokohama schedule update

     The Yokohama schedule under construction, trying to include all inputs
     as provided to Hirofumi Hotta, is in

     The Japanese hosts are kindly providing 6 rooms for meetings on 13

  G. Dates for NC teleconferences until Yokohama

     (one in June)


                 Information from:   DNSO Names Council