[bc-gnso] ALERTS from the Secretariat: WHOIS Technical Requirements Survey Webinar 1 June 2012, at 13:00 & 20:00 UTC
bc-secretariat at icann.org
Thu May 24 13:40:36 UTC 2012
Dear BC Members,
Please find below an announcement regarding the WHOIS Technical
Requirements Survey Webinar. Please follow instructions provided on the
announcement below to participate.
bc-secretariat at icann.org
*WHOIS Technical Requirements **Survey Webinar***
23 May 2012
*In order to participate, please RSVP via email to the GNSO Secretariat**
*(***gnso.secretariat at gnso.icann.org
<mailto:gnso.secretariat at gnso.icann.org>**) to receive the call details.*
The Generic Names Supporting Organization (GNSO) Council's WHOIS Survey
Working Group (WSWG) requests community input on a draft WHOIS Technical
Requirements Survey, to assess the content of the survey before
releasing it for public solicitation. In parallel with the Public
Comment period, the Working Group is hosting two webinar sessions to
brief the community on the background of this effort and to solicit
input from experts on technical requirements for a new WHOIS protocol,
in particular people knowledgeable about technical aspects of WHOIS who
can help assess if the survey asks the right questions and in the right
style to elicit useful and clear technical feedback. The Working Group
seeks specific suggestions on changes to language and questions that
will make it clearer for experts to complete.
Members of the Working Group will provide a briefing on *Friday 1 June
at 13.00 UTC **and**Friday 1 June at 20.00 UTC*, summarizing the purpose
of this effort and reviewing the work called for in the Working Group's
*13:00 UTC click on this link*:
*20:00 UTC click on this link*
The webinars will also review the sections of the survey as they relate
to the proposed technical requirements outlined in the GNSO WHOIS
Service Requirement Report -
that was prepared by Staff at the GNSO Council's request in July 2010.
The two sessions are duplicates, scheduled to accommodate different time
zones. Each session, scheduled to run for 60 minutes, will be conducted
in English only. The meeting will be run in Adobe Connect with a slide
presentation along with a dial-in conference bridge for audio.
Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions at the end of
the session. During the course of the webinar, questions may be
submitted using the chat function of Adobe Connect. If you are not able
to participate in either of the live sessions, the recording of the
session will be made available shortly after the meeting. The policy
staff is always available to answer any questions that you email to
policy-staff at icann.org <mailto:policy-staff at icann.org>.
In order to participate, please RSVP via email to the GNSO Secretariat
(gnso.secretariat at gnso.icann.org
<mailto:gnso.secretariat at gnso.icann.org>) to receive the call details.
Please indicate which call you would like to join, Friday at 13.00 UTC
or Friday at 20.00 UTC (to convert those times into your local time,
see: http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedform.html). We will send
you an e-mail reminder before the event with log-in and dial-in details.
Please DO NOT RSVP to any other ICANN staff members e-mail address.
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