[council] GNSO Council Wrap-Up Meeting Agenda - Cartagena 12:30-13:30

Glen de Saint Géry Glen at icann.org
Tue Dec 7 19:26:30 UTC 2010

GNSO Council Wrap-Up Meeting - Cartagena

9 December 2010, 12:30 COT 17:30 UTC

Reference to ICANN Schedule

Virtual Meeting Room

Proposed Agenda for the GNSO Council Wrap-Up Meeting in Cartagena, 9 December 2010.

Note: No actions requiring GNSO Council votes will occur in this meeting.

The purpose will be to:

1) continue discussion on any items for which there was insufficient time in the Open Council meeting on 8 December;
2) plan and organize next steps for any action items from the 8 December meeting; and
3) evaluate the success of the GNSO meetings in Cartagena and discuss areas for improvement.

12:30 COT Cartagena
17:30 UTC, 09:30 PST, 12:30 EST, 14:30 Buenos Aires, 18:30 Paris, 22:30 Karachi,

9 December 2010
01:30 Beijing, 02:30 Tokyo

Dial-in numbers will be sent individually to Council members. Councilors should notify the GNSO Secretariat in advance if a dial out call is needed.

Item 1: Administrative matters (5 minutes)

1.1 Roll call of Council members
1.2 Review/amend agenda

Item 2: GNSO Process decision making (15 minutes)

a. Action items from Open Council meeting
b. Next steps?

Item 3: Role of the Council (15 minutes)

a. Questions arising from weekend session

* Should we have this session again at next ICANN meeting?
* Does Council support the idea of the leaders talking to group chairs?
* How to improve the communication between the groups (proposal: standing number for informal group calls)?
* How Council may deal with reports, and the broader question of Council freedom to deliberate and act?

b. Next steps?

Item 4: New GNSO website (5 minutes)

a. Suggested changes to prototype site presented during weekend sessions
b. Timeline for launch of website

Item 5: Meeting format (10 minutes)

a. Impressions from the Cartagena meeting

* Any proposed changes to our schedule?
* Should the informal GNSO Council dinner be maintained?
* Impressions from the Sunday formal session with the Board?

Item 6: Y2011 meetings (10 minutes)

a. Frequency of meetings
* Keep current format of one meeting every 3 weeks or change to one meeting every 4 weeks?
b. Identify any possible clashes in 2011.
c. Volunteers to work on agenda for next Open Council meeting (in SF)?

Item 7: Council leaders election procedures (10 minutes)

a. Evaluation of current election procedures: good as-is or need change?
b. Next steps?

Item 8: Cross AC-SO working groups (15 minutes)
a. Discussion on Council's position with regards to joint SO/AC WGs

Item 9: Any other business (5 minutes)

a. Best practices, policy work, understanding the way PDPs work.
b. Policy staff briefing to Council on possible outcomes of RAP and PEDNR groups.

Local time between October and March, Winter in the NORTHERN hemisphere
Reference (Coordinated Universal Time) UTC 17:30
California, USA (PST) UTC-8+0DST 09:30
Cartagena, Columbia (COT) UTC-5+0DST 12:30
New York/Washington DC, USA (EST) UTC-5+0DST 12:30
Buenos Aires, Argentina (ART) UTC-3+0DST 14:30
Rio de Janeiro/Sao Paulo Brazil (BRST) UTC-2+1DST 1530
Dublin, Ireland (GMT) UTC+0DST 17:30
London, United Kingdom (BST) UTC+0DST 17:30
Darmstadt, Germany (CET) UTC+1+0DST 18:30
Paris, France (CET) UTC+1+0DST 18:30
Karachi, Pakistan (PKT) UTC+5+0DST 22:30
Hong Kong, Beijing China (HKT) UTC+8+0DST 01:30 next day
Tokyo, Japan (JST) UTC+9+0DST 02:00 next day
Melbourne,/Sydney Australia (EDT) UTC+10+1DST 04:00 next day
The DST starts/ends on last Sunday of March 2011, 2:00 or 3:00 local time (with exceptions)
For other places see http://www.timeanddate.com

Glen de Saint Géry

GNSO Secretariat

gnso.secretariat at gnso.icann.org


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