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Re: [soac-newgtldapsup-wg] Welcome to the Joint SO/AC WG on New gTLD Applicant Support

  • To: Olof Nordling <olof.nordling@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Subject: Re: [soac-newgtldapsup-wg] Welcome to the Joint SO/AC WG on New gTLD Applicant Support
  • From: Alex Gakuru <gakuru@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2010 19:19:59 +0300

Thanks Olof,

On Mon, Apr 26, 2010 at 6:07 PM, Olof Nordling <olof.nordling@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> A warm welcome to this Working Group* – and thanks for signing up! Together
> with Glen de Saint Géry, I will provide ICANN staff support for the WG,
> which will initially be chaired by Rafik Dammak who is also the GNSO Council
> liaison to the WG. Election of a chair for the WG will be one of its early
> tasks, so please give that aspect some thought already now.


> In view of the ambitious objectives, to have an outcome ready well before
> the ICANN meeting in Brussels in June, we need to have a first conference
> call really soon. The plan is to have the first call already this upcoming
> Thursday 29 April at 11.00 UTC! Please notify me (olof.nordling@xxxxxxxxx)
> and Glen (gnso.secretariat@xxxxxxxxx)  right away if this time doesn’t work
> for you – if foreseen attendance is low, we will set up a doodle and defer
> the call to the following week.

I am fine with the proposed scheduling (I am GMT+3), but we await for
others' comments.

> You will receive dial-in details, call agenda etc separately before the
> call. As a background, you may wish to (re-)read the following, including
> the links: In Nairobi, the ICANN Board invited the community to suggest
> suitable ways to provide support for New gTLD applicants, see
> http://www.icann.org/en/minutes/resolutions-12mar10-en.htm#20 . The GNSO
> Council has since resolved to launch a Working Group to address this matter,
> see http://gnso.icann.org/resolutions/#201004 , inviting all interested
> ICANN SOs and ACs to join in the effort. The work is planned to commence in
> late April and to conclude in time before the ICANN meeting in Brussels in
> June this year.

will do thanks

> Looking forward to working together with all of you!


> *  With a full name for the WG as long as it is, and with an unpronounceable
> mailing list name, the suggestion is to call it “JAS WG” for short, unless
> there are objections (OK, JAS means coat in Dutch and a fighter aircraft in
> Swedish, but the confusion risk is low;-)

Not sure some won't call us "JAZZ WG":)


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