Seoul GNSO Council Public Meeting Agenda - 28 October 2009

Last Updated: 27 October 2009
Date: 
28 October 2009

Proposed GNSO Council Public Meeting Agenda, Seoul, 28 October 2009

This agenda was established according to the Rules of Procedure for the GNSO Council

Coordinated Universal Time 23:00 UTC Tuesday 27 October - see below for local times.

Local time Seoul 08:00
(16:00 Los Angeles, 19:00 Washington DC, 23:00 London, Tuesday 27 October, 00:00 Brussels, 10:00 Melbourne Wednesday 28 October)

Avri Doria and the new chair will be chairing the GNSO Council meeting.
Scheduled time for meeting 08:00 -12:30.

Remote participation details sent individually to Council members .

Item 1: Administrative Items (08:00- 08:15)

1.1 Roll call of Council members

1.2 Update any statements of interest

1.3 Review/amend agenda

Item 2: Vote on revised Council Operating Procedure (8:15-8:45)

GNSO Council operating procedures

http://gnso.icann.org/drafts/draft-gnso-operating-procedures-24sep09-en.pdf
http://gnso.icann.org/drafts/draft-gnso-operating-procedures-24sep09-en.doc

Item 3: Election of new Council Chair (8:45 - 9:30)

  • Vote on motions (if any) on holding the election by means of a secret ballot.
    https://st.icann.org/gnso-council/index.cgi?28_oct_motions
  • Public Statement by candidates
  • Q/A
  • First round vote + activation of absentee ballot for 24 hours if necessary
  • Second round vote if first vote is complete (i.e. no need for absentee ballot on first vote) and 60% of both houses is not reached for any candidate/none of the above option.

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If a new chair is elected, the provisional chair will step down and the newly elected chair will chair the rest of the meeting.
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Item 4: IANA Business Excellence initiative - Leo Vegoda (9:30 - 9:45)

Item 5: Whois Studies (9:45 - 10:30)

(1030 - 1100 Break)

Item 6: Board letter to the GNSO Council regarding IRT proposals (11:00 - 11:45)

Letter from Rod Beckstrom & Peter Dengate Thrush to GNSO Council
http://gnso.icann.org/correspondence/beckstrom-to-gnso-council-12oct09-en.pdf

  • Presentation and Background
  • Open Discussion
  • Plan

Item 7: Open Mike (11:45 - 12:15)

Item 8: Thank Yous (12:15 - 12:30)

(15:00 Los Angeles, 18:00 Washington DC, 23:00 London, Tuesday, 23 June 2009, 00:00 Brussels, 08:00 Melbourne/Sydney Wednesday, 24 June 2009)
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Local time between March and October, Winter in the NORTHERN hemisphere
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Reference (Coordinated Universal Time) 23:00 UTC 27 October 2009
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California, USA (PDT) UTC-7+1DST 16:00 27 October
New York/Washington DC, USA (EDT) UTC-4+1DST 19:00 27 October
Buenos Aires, Argentina UTC-3+0DST 20:00 27 October
London, United Kingdom (BST) UTC+0DST 23:00 27 October
Brussels, Belgium (CEST) UTC+1+0DST 00:00
Paris, France (CET) UTC+1+0DST 00:00
Barcelona, Spain (CET) UTC+1+0DST 00:00
Darmstadt, Germany (CET) UTC+1+0DST 00:00
Karachi, Pakistan UTC+5+1DST 05:00
Hong Kong, China UTC+8+0DST 07:00
Singapore, Singapore UTC+8+0DST 07:00
Tokyo, Japan UTC+9+0DST 08:00
Melbourne/Sydney, Australia (EDT) UTC+10+1DST 08:00
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The DST starts/ends on last Sunday of October 2009, 2:00 or 3:00 local time (with exceptions)
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For other places see http://www.timeanddate.com

Time Changes:

Australia - Sydney UTC +11 - 4 October 2009 at 02:00 local time
Europe - UTC + 1 - 25 October 2009 at 03:00 local time
Pakistan - UTC +5 - 1 November 2009 at 00:00 local time
USA - EST - UTC -5 - 1 November 2009 at 02:00 local time
USA - PST - UTC -8 - 1 November 2009 at 02:00 local time