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2018 Board Meetings

14 December 2018
Board Accountability Mechanisms Committee (BAMC)
 
13 December 2018
Meeting of the Board Finance Committee
 
7 December 2018
Meeting of the Board Governance Committee
 
4 December 2018
Meeting of the Board Organizational Effectiveness Committee
 
3 December 2018
Board Technical Committee Meeting
 
16 November 2018 – Agenda
Board Accountability Mechanisms Committee (BAMC)
Minutes
6 November 2018 – Agenda
Special Meeting of the ICANN Board

Approved Resolutions

Preliminary Report

25 October 2018 – Agenda
Organizational Meeting of the ICANN Board

Approved Resolutions

Preliminary Report

25 October 2018 – Agenda
Regular Meeting of the ICANN Board

Approved Resolutions

Preliminary Report

21 October 2018
Meeting of the Board Audit Committee
Minutes
21 October 2018
Meeting of the Board Governance Committee
Minutes
20 October 2018
Meeting of the Board Finance Committee
Minutes
20 October 2018
Open Session of Board Workshop, Barcelona (Spain)

Date: 20 October

Time (UTC): 14:00 - 14:30

Session:
RSSAC Report

The sessions will be in English only. The format for each will be a listen-only session

Adobe Connect Link: https://participate.icann.org/opencommunity/
Participant Code: 9903398833

Additional access numbers: https://www.myrcplus.com/cnums.asp?bwebid=8369444&ppc=9903398833&num=1-605-475-5619

Recordings: https://participate.icann.org/p95axvgn1h1/

19 October 2018
Meeting of the Board Finance Committee
Minutes
3 October 2018 – Agenda
Special Meeting of the ICANN Board

Approved Resolutions

Minutes

Board Briefing Materials:
Board Papers
Reference Materials

Guidelines for the Posting of Board Briefing Materials are available at: https://www.icann.org/resources/board-material/briefing-materials-guidelines-2011-03-21-en

3 October 2018
Meeting of the Board Finance Committee
Minutes
1 October 2018
Meeting of the Board Risk Committee
Minutes
26 September 2018 – Agenda
Board Accountability Mechanisms Committee (BAMC)
Minutes
19 September 2018
Secretary's Notice of Re-Designation of Board Seat 2 with Supporting Documentation
Secretary's Notice [PDF, 121 KB]
16 September 2018 – Agenda
Regular Meeting of the ICANN Board

Approved Resolutions

Minutes

Board Briefing Materials:
Board Papers
Reference Materials

Guidelines for the Posting of Board Briefing Materials are available at: https://www.icann.org/resources/board-material/briefing-materials-guidelines-2011-03-21-en

16 September 2018
Open Session of Board Workshop, Genval (Belgium)

Date: 16 Sep 2018 – Agenda

Time (UTC): 08:00 - 09:00

Session:
Board Meeting

The sessions will be in English only. The format for each will be a listen-only session

Adobe Connect Link: https://participate.icann.org/opencommunity/
Participant Code: 5542211258

Additional access numbers: https://www.myrcplus.com/cnums.asp?bwebid=8369444&ppc=5542211258&num=1-605-475-5606

For more information about the Genval workshop and other upcoming ICANN Board meetings, please go to https://www.icann.org/resources/pages/2018-board-meetings.

Recordings: https://participate.icann.org/p1f1lsi536h/

14 September 2018
Board Technical Committee Meeting

Minutes

14 September 2018
Meeting of the Board Organizational Effectiveness Committee
Minutes
14 September 2018 – Agenda
Meeting of the Board Governance Committee
Minutes
4 September 2018 – Agenda
Board Accountability Mechanisms Committee (BAMC)
Minutes
21 August 2018 – Agenda
Special Meeting of the ICANN Board

Approved Resolutions

Minutes

Board Briefing Materials:
Board Papers [PDF, 314 KB]

Guidelines for the Posting of Board Briefing Materials are available at: https://www.icann.org/resources/board-material/briefing-materials-guidelines-2011-03-21-en

15 August 2018
Secretary's Notice of Designation of Board Seats 1, 2 & 3 with Supporting Documents
10 August 2018
Meeting of the Board Organizational Effectiveness Committee
Minutes
2 August 2018 – Agenda
Board Accountability Mechanisms Committee (BAMC)
Minutes
26 July 2018
Meeting of the Board Organizational Effectiveness Committee
Minutes
19 July 2018 – Agenda
Board Accountability Mechanisms Committee (BAMC)
 
18 July 2018 – Agenda
Special Meeting of the ICANN Board

Approved Resolutions

Minutes

Board Briefing Materials:
Board Papers [PDF, 7.3 MB]
Reference Materials [PDF, 1.35 MB]

11 July 2018
Board Technical Committee Meeting

Minutes

24 June 2018
Meeting of the Board Organizational Effectiveness Committee
Minutes
24 June 2018 – Agenda
Meeting of the Board Governance Committee
Minutes
23 June 2018 – Agenda
Regular Meeting of the ICANN Board

Approved Resolutions

Minutes

Board Briefing Materials:
Board Papers [PDF, 865 KB]
Reference Materials [PDF, 943 KB]

Guidelines for the Posting of Board Briefing Materials are available at: https://www.icann.org/resources/board-material/briefing-materials-guidelines-2011-03-21-en

22 & 23 June 2018
Open Sessions of Board Workshop, Panama

Date: 22 June

Time (UTC): 18:15 – 19:15

Session:
IDN Variant TLD Implementation recommendations

Date: 23 June – Agenda

Time (UTC): 14:00 – 15:00

Session:
Board Meeting

Date: 23 June

Time (UTC): 18:00 – 18:15

Session:
Board FY18 Priorities - Status of Deliverables

Date: 23 June

Time (UTC): 18:15 – 18:45

Session:
Long-term and short-term options for streamlining the Reviews

Date: 23 June

Time (UTC): 22:00 – 23:00

Session:
IG Strategic Discussion Progress

The sessions will be in English only. The format for each will be a listen-only session
Adobe Connect Link: https://participate.icann.org/opencommunity/
Participant Code: 5542211258

Additional access numbers: https://www.myrcplus.com/cnums.asp?bwebid=8369444&ppc=5542211258&num=1-605-475-5606 [myrcplus.com]

For more information about the Panama workshop and other upcoming ICANN Board meetings, please go to https://www.icann.org/resources/pages/2018-board-meetings.

14 June 2018 – Agenda
Board Accountability Mechanisms Committee (BAMC)
Minutes
6 June 2018
Secretary's Notice of Designation of Board Seat 9 with Supporting Document

Secretary's Notice [PDF, 52 KB]

6 June 2018
Meeting of the Board Organizational Effectiveness Committee
Minutes
5 June 2018 – Agenda
Meeting of the Board Accountability Mechanisms Committee
Minutes
1 June 2018
Secretary's Notices of Approval of FY19 Operating Plan and Budget

Secretary's Notice [PDF, 120 KB]

Secretary's Notice of Approval of Updates to FY19 Five Year Operating Plan [PDF, 120 KB]

30 May 2018 – Agenda
Special Meeting of the ICANN Board

Approved Resolutions

Minutes

Board Briefing Materials:
Board Papers [PDF, 3.27 MB]

Guidelines for the Posting of Board Briefing Materials are available at: https://www.icann.org/resources/board-material/briefing-materials-guidelines-2011-03-21-en

29 May 2018
Meeting of the Board Organizational Effectiveness Committee
Minutes
21 May 2018 – Agenda
Special Meeting of the ICANN Board
 
17 May 2018 – Agenda
Special Meeting of the ICANN Board

Approved Resolutions

Minutes

Board Briefing Materials:
Board Papers [PDF, 2.18 MB]

Guidelines for the Posting of Board Briefing Materials are available at: https://www.icann.org/resources/board-material/briefing-materials-guidelines-2011-03-21-en

13 May 2018 – Agenda
Regular Meeting of the ICANN Board

Approved Resolutions

Minutes

Board Briefing Materials:
Board Papers [PDF, 1.73 MB]
Reference Materials [PDF, 6.31 MB]

Guidelines for the Posting of Board Briefing Materials are available at: https://www.icann.org/resources/board-material/briefing-materials-guidelines-2011-03-21-en

12 – 14 May 2018
Open Sessions of Board Workshop, Vancouver

Date: 12 May

Time (UTC): 17:30 – 18:15

Session:
GAC Advice – Board's responses to the remaining issues from the GAC's Puerto Rico communiqué

Recordings: https://participate.icann.org/p3wdbxyoduj/

Date: 12 May

Time (UTC): 00:30 (Sunday 13 May) – 01:30 (Sunday 13 May)

Session:
Trademark Clearinghouse (TMCH)

Recordings: https://participate.icann.org/p3650ta1g9l/

Date: 13 May

Time (UTC): 17:30 – 18:00

Session:
FY18 Board FY18 Priorities - Status of Deliverables

Recordings: https://participate.icann.org/p2ay2689fwj/

Date: 14 May

Time (UTC): 00:00 – 01:00

Session:
Board Meeting

Recordings: https://participate.icann.org/p4d13g4q3xh/

The sessions will be in English only. The format for each will be a listen-only session via Adobe Connect.
Adobe Connect Link: https://participate.icann.org/board-open/
Participant Code: 5542211258

Additional access numbers: https://www.myrcplus.com/cnums.asp?bwebid=8369444&ppc=5542211258&num=1-605-475-5606

For more information about the Vancouver workshop and other upcoming ICANN Board meetings, please go to https://www.icann.org/resources/pages/2018-board-meetings.

12 May 2018
Meeting of the Board Finance Committee
Minutes
3 May 2018 – Agenda
Special Meeting of the ICANN Board

Approved Resolutions

Minutes

Board Briefing Materials:
Board Papers [PDF, 2.13 MB]

Guidelines for the Posting of Board Briefing Materials are available at: https://www.icann.org/resources/board-material/briefing-materials-guidelines-2011-03-21-en

26 April 2018
Meeting of the Board Risk Committee
Minutes
23 April 2018
Meeting of the Board Finance Committee
Minutes
11 April 2018
Secretary's Notice of Appointment of Non-Voting Liaison to the Board by SSAC

Secretary's Notice [PDF, 68 KB]

15 March 2018 – Agenda
21:00 – 22:00 UTC / 17:00 – 18:00 AST
Regular Meeting of the ICANN Board

Adopted Resolutions

Minutes

Board Briefing Materials:
Board Papers [PDF, 1.9 MB]
Reference Materials [PDF, 12.3 MB]

Guidelines for the Posting of Board Briefing Materials are available at: https://www.icann.org/resources/board-material/briefing-materials-guidelines-2011-03-21-en

9 March 2018 – Agenda
Meeting of the Board Accountability Mechanisms Committee
Minutes
9 March 2018 – Agenda
Meeting of the Board Governance Committee
Minutes
9 & 11 March 2018
Open Sessions of Board Workshop, San Juan (Puerto Rico)

Date: 9 March

Time (UTC): 20:15 – 21:15

Session:
Board Technical Committee

Minutes

Recordings: https://participate.icann.org/p1h65vjws4f/

Date: 11 March

Time (UTC): 17:45 – 18:45

Session:
Revised IDN Implementation Guidelines focused on Second Level Domains

The sessions will be in English only. The format for each will be a listen-only session via Adobe Connect.
Adobe Connect Link: https://participate.icann.org/opencommunity/
Participant Code: 5542211258

Additional access numbers: https://www.myrcplus.com/cnums.asp?bwebid=8369444&ppc=5542211258&num=1-605-475-5606

For more information about the Puerto Rico workshop and other upcoming ICANN Board meetings, please go to https://www.icann.org/resources/pages/2018-board-meetings.

26 February 2018
Meeting of the Board Audit Committee
Minutes
08 February 2018
Secretary's Notices of Approval of FY19 IANA Operating Plan and Budget

Secretary's Notice on FY19 IANA Operating Plan and Budget [PDF, 1.1 MB]

4 February 2018 – Agenda
Regular Meeting of the ICANN Board

Adopted Resolutions

Minutes

Board Briefing Materials:
Board Papers [PDF, 479 KB]
Reference Materials [PDF, 1.94 MB]

Guidelines for the Posting of Board Briefing Materials are available at: https://www.icann.org/resources/board-material/briefing-materials-guidelines-2011-03-21-en

3-4 February 2018
Open Sessions of Board Workshop, Los Angeles

Date: 3 February

Time (UTC): 21:30 – 22:30

Session:
Community work on geo names as top-level domains
Recordings: https://participate.icann.org/p82nzk3w82q/
Materials:

Date: 3 February

Time (UTC): 23:45 – 01:15(+1)

Session:
FY19 Draft Budget Review
Recordings: https://participate.icann.org/p88c5uuv8rm/
Materials: FY19 Draft Budget Review [PDF, 897 KB]

Date: 4 February

Time (UTC): 17:00 – 18:00

Session:
Board FY18 Priorities
Recordings: https://participate.icann.org/p95nov252x2/
Materials: Board FY18 Priorities [PDF, 72 KB]

Date: 4 February

Time (UTC): 21:15 – 22:30

Session:
Public Board Meeting
Recordings: https://participate.icann.org/p64u30cso2y/
Materials: https://www.icann.org/resources/board-material/resolutions-2018-02-04-en

2 February 2018 – Agenda
Meeting of the Board Governance Committee
Minutes
2 February 2018 – Agenda
Meeting of the Board Accountability Mechanisms Committee
Minutes
2 February 2018
Meeting of the Board Organizational Effectiveness Committee
Minutes
2 February 2018
Meeting of the Board Finance Committee

Minutes

24 January 2018
Board Technical Committee
Open Session

Minutes

22.00 UTC

Update from CTO: General update from CTO, on status of research, attacks and other relevant developments in the world of DNS operations.

Recordings: https://participate.icann.org/p37wugprybj/

17 January 2018
Meeting of the Board Finance Committee
Minutes
17 January 2018 – Agenda
Board Accountability Mechanisms Committee (BAMC)
Minutes
12 January 2018
Meeting of the Board Finance Committee
Minutes
Domain Name System
Internationalized Domain Name ,IDN,"IDNs are domain names that include characters used in the local representation of languages that are not written with the twenty-six letters of the basic Latin alphabet ""a-z"". An IDN can contain Latin letters with diacritical marks, as required by many European languages, or may consist of characters from non-Latin scripts such as Arabic or Chinese. Many languages also use other types of digits than the European ""0-9"". The basic Latin alphabet together with the European-Arabic digits are, for the purpose of domain names, termed ""ASCII characters"" (ASCII = American Standard Code for Information Interchange). These are also included in the broader range of ""Unicode characters"" that provides the basis for IDNs. The ""hostname rule"" requires that all domain names of the type under consideration here are stored in the DNS using only the ASCII characters listed above, with the one further addition of the hyphen ""-"". The Unicode form of an IDN therefore requires special encoding before it is entered into the DNS. The following terminology is used when distinguishing between these forms: A domain name consists of a series of ""labels"" (separated by ""dots""). The ASCII form of an IDN label is termed an ""A-label"". All operations defined in the DNS protocol use A-labels exclusively. The Unicode form, which a user expects to be displayed, is termed a ""U-label"". The difference may be illustrated with the Hindi word for ""test"" — परीका — appearing here as a U-label would (in the Devanagari script). A special form of ""ASCII compatible encoding"" (abbreviated ACE) is applied to this to produce the corresponding A-label: xn--11b5bs1di. A domain name that only includes ASCII letters, digits, and hyphens is termed an ""LDH label"". Although the definitions of A-labels and LDH-labels overlap, a name consisting exclusively of LDH labels, such as""icann.org"" is not an IDN."