[Finance-sc] Adobe Connect - Chat Transcript from ALAC Finance and Budget Sub-Committees WG

ICANN At-Large Staff staff at atlarge.icann.org
Fri Jan 20 11:56:30 UTC 2012

Dear All,

Please find hereafter the Adobe Connect chat transcript from yesterday's

It has been uploaded onto the meeting page as well.

Thank you.
Kind regards,

On 20/01/2012 11:53, "Gisella Gruber-White"
<Gisella.Gruber-White at icann.org> wrote:

>  Gisella Gruber-White:Sylvia - do you need a dial-out?
>  Matt Ashtiani:At-Large FY13 Budget Development Workspace -
>  Gisella Gruber-White:Tijani - we are dialling out to you. Similar
>issues as our AFRALO call ...
>  Dev Anand Teelucksingh:I have control
>  Sylvia Herlein Leite:HELLO everyone
>  Gisella Gruber-White:No answer for Fatimata
>  CLO:Been disconnected  from the call
>  CLO:Still NOT on the call
>  Heidi Ullrich:Dialing now
>  CLO:ok
>  Gisella Gruber-White:Sorry Cheryl - your line showed connected.
>  Gisella Gruber-White:We are dialling back now
>  Heidi Ullrich:To enlarge the document, click on the + on the bottom of
>the screen. 
>  CLO:I went from in to hearing an engaged signal  part way through roll
>  CLO:back
>  CLO:thanks
>  CLO:this is a NEXT  step after a capacity Build  as I saw it
>  Sylvia Herlein Leite:agree with Ganesh
>  CLO:See if it is a focus on Policy and information to give foundation
>for policy developed  actual and planned  would be applicable to all
>RALOs  Regions  Yes
>  CLO:but  we need to be able to differentiate  this  from ICANN Acadamy
>'current plans'
>  Sylvia Herlein Leite:agree with you CLO
>  CLO:For example  I see some of the Previous  PRE ICANN Meeting Policy
>briefings (material we already have access to) as a set of base
>"instruction pieces)  for this sort of project  to 'run on'  or  at least
> develope  from  That sort of thing
>  Ganesh Kumar:If we can sychronize capacity building across the regions,
>it might have a stronger case to justify to ICANN.
>  Ganesh Kumar:there is a lot of static on the phone line
>  Heidi Ullrich:We are trying to find the source.
>  Dev Anand Teelucksingh:there is a staccato static on the line
>  Cintra Sooknanan:I did not hear clearly
>  Heidi Ullrich:Olivier, you are muted
>  Ganesh Kumar:Cintra is sending a message in morse code, maybe ;-)
>  Cintra Sooknanan:HAHA
>  Cintra Sooknanan:I am too young for morse code
>  Ganesh Kumar:Touche
>  Heidi Ullrich:Olivier, CLO is handling the question
>  Olivier Crepin-Leblond:back -- sorry I dropped off
>  Olivier Crepin-Leblond:line went really bad
>  Heidi Ullrich:you are dialing back Adigo says
>  Heidi Ullrich:you're back?
>  Olivier Crepin-Leblond:yes
>  Olivier Crepin-Leblond:I'm on already
>  Heidi Ullrich:ok
>  Olivier Crepin-Leblond:thx
>  Gisella Gruber-White:I have taken over from Matt
>  CLO:Isn't  Baku in APRALO?
>  Ganesh Kumar:@CLO I was about to ask the same
>  Heidi Ullrich:I will need to go of-line for about 15 mins.
>  Sylvia Herlein Leite:I agree to put together
>  CLO:As  ONE  i.e/.  have an effective At-Large  RALO workshop based
>and  beyond  presence  AT  ALL IGF's
>  CLO:  Yes a HIGH priority
>  CLO:a High Priority Hybrid  YES
>  CLO:no GA  for APRALO  since when ALL RALOs  did  in Mexico at Summit
>  CLO:2009
>  Sylvia Herlein Leite:the same as LACRALO
>  CLO:Yes  and alternate  here is  assurity  for 2013  AP  Region ICANN
>  Gisella Gruber-White:I have put a multiple answer
>  Sylvia Herlein Leite:lucky you
>  CLO:that is the next time  ICANNN meets in AP Sylvia  we have not had
>GA's  when they have met there before  dispit  our efforts  plans and
>requests  to do so
>  Sylvia Herlein Leite:I know!!
>  CLO:GA's  are a priority for all regions
>  CLO:this leads to the planing  OCL  has started  does it not
>  Sylvia Herlein Leite:I Know, my dear
>  CLO:IF  we need tio prioritise  I'd out the GA  at an ICANN  in 13
>higher than the rIGF
>  CLO:but that is just my opinionn
>  CLO:I think we should  pitch all the GA's  HIGH  and as a rolling multi
>year plan  as per the previous  discussions   get ahead of the Budget
>cycles in other words
>  Sylvia Herlein Leite:totally agree with CLO. it'will be cheaper and
>usefull have it in an ICANN meeting
>  CLO:can we have the document unsynched please
>  Dev Anand Teelucksingh:along with capacity sessions for ALSes attending
>the meeting similiar to AFRALO's events in Dakar
>  CLO:Requested  Every year  usually denied
>  Dev Anand Teelucksingh:So, to clarify what the proposal (if any) for a
>future At-Large Summit?
>  CLO:None coming  from this lot of requests  Dev  BUT would be an ALAC
>request  for futurer  long term planns  cycled IN woth rotation of GA's
>as we have previously discussed and (agreed to in proncipal by ICANN)
>  Dev Anand Teelucksingh:well GAs can be done by all regions at such a
>  CLO:as we did in Mexico  Sure  with the rotational plan  there would be
>no Regional  GA's  as such  but the combined  ALL at Summit  one
>  Sylvia Herlein Leite:I don't think a good idea
>  Cintra Sooknanan:bye Matt and Heidi
>  Dev Anand Teelucksingh:why Sylivia
>  Sylvia Herlein Leite:in a Summit we have a lot of things to do
>  CLO:Unsynchronise   please
>  Sylvia Herlein Leite:dev is goig to explain it
>  Olivier Crepin-Leblond:unsynchronized
>  Sylvia Herlein Leite:we need to add a 4 day in order to do the GA
>  CLO:These Regional IGF activities  requests  (as opposed to  MAIN  IGF
>Meetings  IN Regions) could be seen as multi regional requests  and
>EuroDig  is the = to a rIGF  in this equation to my mind... and  should
>be given an equal priority IMO
>  CLO:and  CERTAINLY pushed for a multi year  approach and long term
>  Sylvia Herlein Leite:ok, I got it
>  Gisella Gruber-White:Ganesh had to drop off the AC room but is still on
>the call on mute
>  Sylvia Herlein Leite:that's why is better to do it in Costa Rica
>  CLO:Sylvia  APRALO does numbers with the 100% attendance   should read
>' At the Summit planning ALAC did the numbers with the 100% attendance
>and then got  <insert actual %>
>  CLO:then GA's  are all to be treated the same IMO
>  Gisella Gruber-White:Ganesh is back on the AC room
>  Dev Anand Teelucksingh:agreed, Cheryl
>  CLO:the costs  on this one  is lower  due to drive  options
>  CLO:Thanks  for the unsynch
>  Dev Anand Teelucksingh:well LACRALO multi-day workshop  would be low
>priority if LACRALO Costa Rica vents approved
>  Gareth Shearman:I am going to have to drop off the call now
>  Cintra Sooknanan:I have to drop off this call now
>  Cintra Sooknanan:Bye
>  CLO:bye  Gareth
>  Dev Anand Teelucksingh:bye, Garesh, Cintra
>  Sylvia Herlein Leite:sorry, I have to go now. I'll see the transcrip
>for the rest. bye bye all
>  Olivier Crepin-Leblond:thanks bye
>  CLO:the GA's  on a rolling  plan are the priority  IMO
>  CLO:We will need to re convene for the PC  on the new doc out  IMO
>  CLO:Bye all
>  CLO:and  now at 0500 my day can begin ;-)

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