[ccwg-internet-governance] ICANN61 Schedule Review

Marilyn Cade marilynscade at hotmail.com
Thu Feb 15 13:41:05 UTC 2018


AC/SO leaders change sometimes each year, so it is not so surprising.

Just another indication that we need a Fact Sheet. 😉


From: ccwg-internet-governance <ccwg-internet-governance-bounces at icann.org> on behalf of Olivier MJ Crépin-Leblond <ocl at gih.com>
Sent: Thursday, February 15, 2018 5:43 AM
To: ccwg-internet-governance at icann.org
Subject: Re: [ccwg-internet-governance] ICANN61 Schedule Review

Dear Colleagues,

thanks to everyone who has provided some feedback about the schedule, both on the list and off-list. Several people suggested swapping the sessions over, but Nigel came up with a strong point that the Public Session is better on Monday as it is the only slot where the GAC is unconflicted (although not showing "conflicted" on Thursday, by then GAC is busy); thus we could have a full line-up of participants at the public session.
The F2F session slot isn't that great as it clashes with the ICANN 62 scheduling kick-off. But there really aren't any other slots available as the Thursday morning is already completely full and the Public Forum starts immediately after in the afternoon.

Thus I have told Tanzanica that we are okay with the current proposed times, also explaining the difference between the Public Meeting and F2F meeting as comments had been received by other SO/AC/SG/C organisers asking if we could just hold one, rather than two sessions. I am quite surprised that, after the number of sessions we've held in past meetings, this distinction isn't understood by your respective leaderships. That tells me we still need to improve on communication.

Kindest regards,


On 11/02/2018 16:31, Olivier MJ Crépin-Leblond wrote:
Hello all,

after our request for a F2F session as well as a Public session at ICANN61, the latest version of the draft schedule has been sent to us. Please find it attached.

The proposed slots are:

- CCWG IG Public Session: Monday 12 March 2018, 13:30-15:00

- CCWG IG F2F Session: Thursday 15 March 2018 12:00-13:30

Please be so kind to find the attached schedule and check whether these sessions are okay for you and your community.
As you can see the schedule is very busy again, so it might be hard to move the sessions to a different slot altogether, but they both use Room 102, so we might be able to swap the two sessions if better to have the F2F session on Monday and the Public session on Thursday.

Please comment as soon as possible as the next SOAC Leaders ICANN Meeting planning call will take place this coming Thursday.

Kindest regards,

Olivier MJ Crépin-Leblond
on behalf of the Co-Chairs of CCWG-IG

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