ICANN ASO General Assembly Meeting Call for Presentations and Participation

Richard Jimmerson richardj at arin.net
Mon Jan 28 10:28:13 EST 2002

ASO General Assembly Meeting
Tuesday, March 5, 2002
Bangkok, Thailand


The Address Council of the Address Supporting Organization has
announced the third ASO General Assembly meeting, to be held on
Tuesday, March 5, 2002, in Bangkok, Thailand. This meeting will be
hosted by APNIC alongside APNIC's Open Policy Meeting, and is open 
to all parties with an interest in the activities of the ASO.

The ASO GA 2002 Program Committee is seeking interested individuals
and organizations who would be willing to make presentations 
for the upcoming ASO General Assembly meeting.  The presentations
should relate directly to the mission of the ASO as stated in the ASO
Memorandum of Understanding. The ASO responsibilities are comprised of
the following areas:

*  Definition of global policies for the distribution and registration
   of Internet address space (currently IPv4 and IPv6);

*  Definition of global policies for the distribution and registration
   of identifiers used in Internet inter-domain routing (currently BGP
   autonomous system numbers); and

*  Definition of global policies concerning the part of the DNS name
   space which is derived from the Internet address space and the 
   interdomain routing identifiers (currently in-addr.arpa and ip6.int).

Presentation proposals for the ASO General Assembly meeting should be
sent by electronic mail to <secretariat at aso.icann.org> and contain the
following information:

* Presentation title
* Name of presenter
* Email address of presenter
* Voice phone number of presenter
* Organizational affiliation
* Abstract of proposed presentation (125 words or less)
* Time requested for presentation

Presentation submission deadline: Wednesday, February 20, 2002

The ASO Program Committee will review the proposals and make
appropriate additions to the draft agenda provided below.

More information about the ASO and the ASO General Assembly can be
found on the ASO web site at http://www.aso.icann.org/
Please feel free to contact the ASO secretariat at
<secretariat at aso.icann.org> should you have any questions.

### Draft Agenda ###

ICANN ASO General Assembly Meeting
Bangkok, Thailand
March 5, 2002 (1600 - 1900)
Draft Agenda

1. AC operational update
     * Goals and achievements since last ASO GA
     * ASO secretariat change
     * New members on AC
     * Emerging RIRs status report

2. Overview of RIR policy process and status   
     * Process and status in the APNIC region
     * Process and status in the ARIN region
     * Process and status in the RIPE NCC region

3. Global statistics presentation from the RIRs

4. Nominee introductions for the ASO elections to the
   ICANN Board

Richard Jimmerson
ASO Secretariat 

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