|Comment/Reply Periods (*)||Important Information Links|
|Comment Open:||4 June 2012|
|Comment Close:||4 July 2012|
|Close Time (UTC):||23:59||Public Comment Announcement|
|Reply Open:||5 July 2012||To Submit Your Comments (Forum Closed)|
|Reply Close:||30 July 2012||View Comments Submitted|
|Close Time (UTC):||23:59||Report of Public Comments|
The development cycle for this year's 2013-2016 Strategic Plan recognizes ICANN's ongoing commitment to the bottom-up, decision making model and the importance of extensive consultation with the multi-stakeholder community, the Board and ICANN staff.
The purpose of this public comment period is to obtain feedback and collect input on the proposed development timeline [PDF, 288 KB] that will later inform the final version of the 2013-2016 Strategic Plan for approval.
|Current Status:||This is the initial phase of development. We are proposing a draft timeline for this year’s effort. To kick the process off, there has been multiple staff brainstorming sessions, along with an invitation being sent to all SO/AC’s to solicit their involvement and participation in two scheduled sessions in Prague.|
ICANN will undertake the following steps in developing the Draft 2012-2015 Strategic Plan:
|Staff Contact:||Carole Cornell, Senior Director Project Management Office||Email:||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Section I: Description, Explanation, and Purpose|
The development cycle for this year's Strategic Plan recognizes ICANN's ongoing commitment to the bottom-up, decision-making model and contained extensive consultation with the multi-stakeholder community, the Board, and several workshops with ICANN Staff.
Below are the assumptions used to develop this year's timeline:
|Section II: Background|
|As part of the strategic planning process each year, ICANN considers major internal and external events that have occurred since the last writing of the plan. The last plan was approved in May 2012.|
|Section III: Document and Resource Links|
This year's approved Strategic Plan 2012-2015 [PDF, 864 KB] – adopted by the ICANN Board during the Special Meeting of the Board of Directors held in Amsterdam on 6 May 2012.
|Section IV: Additional Information|
|The Strategic Plan informs the Operating Plan and Budget and helps to define ICANN's yearly goals and priorities, and will be considered for adoption by the Board.|
(*) Comments submitted after the posted Close Date/Time are not guaranteed to be considered in any final summary, analysis, reporting, or decision-making that takes place once this period lapses.