[council] Your input requested: MSSI trends and cocktails to replace GNSO Council dinner at ICANN62?

Susan Kawaguchi susankpolicy at gmail.com
Fri May 4 16:13:18 UTC 2018


On Fri, May 4, 2018 at 7:31 AM, Stephanie Perrin <
stephanie.perrin at mail.utoronto.ca> wrote:

> +1
> Stephanie
> On 2018-05-04 03:58, Tatiana Tropina wrote:
> Dear Heather, dear all,
> Excellent idea. I am very much in favour of replacing the Council dinner
> with this exercise/meeting.
> Cheers,
> Tanya
> On Fri 4. May 2018 at 09:19, Heather Forrest <haforrestesq at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> * Dear Council colleagues, As we work towards finalising the ICANN62 GNSO
>> schedule, Council leadership has been thinking creatively with ICANN staff
>> to find an opportunity for the GNSO Council to undertake the “trends
>> exercise” conducted by Theresa Swinehart’s team (MSSI). This exercise is
>> intended to be an input to ICANN’s next strategic plan. Donna and I had an
>> opportunity to participate in a similar exercise during the SO/AC Chairs’
>> workshop held prior to the start of ICANN61 and found it to be an
>> interesting exercise. We think it is useful to capture the particular
>> perspective of the GNSO Council as manager of the GNSO PDP in this trends
>> exercise as a complement to the inputs of the various SGs and Cs and
>> consistent with our discussions at the Strategic Planning Session back in
>> January. ICANN62 offers the best timing for us to do this before Theresa’s
>> team finalises its data gathering and contributes this to ICANN Org for
>> strategic plan development. At the same time, we are mindful of the limited
>> time available to us during a policy forum meeting and we have taken the
>> general approach so far in drafting the ICANN62 schedule of prioritising
>> PDP time over Council meetings. We therefore seek your input on the idea of
>> conducting the “trends exercise” as the Council over cocktails on the
>> Wednesday evening from 18:30-19:30. This would replace the traditional
>> Council dinner, free up the remainder of an evening for any other plans and
>> experiment a new format, but would still offer us an opportunity to get
>> together informally over drinks and canapes, enjoy each other’s company,
>> while contributing our unique perspective to the “trends” that have been
>> identified by other parts of the community to date. Please contribute your
>> thoughts on this idea of getting together on Wednesday evening (ie, the
>> evening after the GNSO Council meeting) over cocktails, in lieu of the
>> traditional Council dinner. Best wishes, Heather Forrest Donna Austin Rafik
>> Dammak *
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