Board of Trustees Meetings

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No. 92 (March 9-11, 2012)
Board Meeting

Board Meeting No. 92

Internet Society Board of Trustees Meeting and Related Events
March 9-11, 2012
San Jose, Costa Rica

Audio Only Participants

Day Global Dail-In Numbers Access Code
1 (10 March) Global Dial-In Numbers 921 905 347
2 (11 March) Global Dial-In Numbers 928 973 733

WebEx Participants

Day WebEx Log-In Meeting Number Passcode
1 (10 March) Log into WebEx Here 921 905 347 bot92
2 (11 March) Log into WebEx Here 928 973 733 bot92

Final Agenda

Venue: Real InterContinental Hotel & Club Tower
Address: Prospero Fernandez Hwy. Escazu, San José  11856-1000
Room:  Laurel 1, Lobby Level

Friday, March 9

15:30 – 17:30 High-level Policy Roundtable with Policy makers from the Latin America & Caribbean region, Room:  Cedro Room

17:30 – 19:00 HLP Roundtable Cocktail Reception. Room: Arboleda 1.

19:30 – 22:00 ISOC Board of Trustees Dinner (Board Members only)

Saturday, March 10

08:00 – Welcome Coffee (breakfast included in room rate and served in hotel dining room)

08:30 – 09:15 ISOC Board – Closed Session 1

09:15 – 10:00 ISOC Board – Closed Session 2

10:15Meeting No 92 Begins


(ISOC Board of Trustees, PIR Board of Directors and ISOC and PIR Senior management only)

10:15 – 12:30 I. PIR Review – M. Botterman & B. Cute


  1. Review of the 2011 Performance and Preliminary Financial Statements
  2. High level Update of 2012 Strategic Programs – include initiative for industry best practices (takedowns)
  3. .NGO updates
  4. Afilias contract extension

PROPOSED RESOLUTION: None required for items a –c. Resolution for item d to be determined

12:30 – 13:30  LUNCH (Internet Society Board of Trustees and PIR Board of Directors, and Senior Management of ISOC and PIR)

Meeting Resumes in Closed Session

13:30 – 14:00 II. Review items for meeting (tentative) with ICANN Board
PURPOSE: Discuss which topic areas should be covered during the meeting between the ISOC and ICANN Boards.

14:00 – 14:05 Break


14:05 – 14:15 III. Apologies, Minutes/E-Votes Approved


a) Resolution 12-XX: Approval of the minutes of the 91st meeting of the Board of Trustees, held via teleconference 16 January 2012.

RESOLVED that the minutes of the 91st meeting of the Board of Trustees, held via teleconference 16 January 2012 are approved

b) Resolution 12 xx: Ratification of a previous e-vote to elect xxxx as ISOC’s Representative to the IAOC

RESOLVED that the e-vote to elect XXXXX as ISOC’s Representative to the IAOC for a two year term effective March 2012 and ending March 2014.

c) Confirmation of Electronic Vote

RESOLVED, that the electronic vote to approve the 2012 IAB slate consisting of the following individuals is approved: XXXXXXX

The ISOC Board thanks the IETF NomCom and its Chair, Suresh Krishnan, for their time and hard work.

14:15 – 15:00 IV. IETF, IAB & IETF Trust Updates – R. Housley, B. Aboba & M. Eubanks

PURPOSE: Review Strategic Developments


15:00 – 15:20 V. IASA Update – B. Hinden/R. Pelletier


a)Review of the 2011 Preliminary Year End Financial Statements
b)Update on key 2011 accomplishments and key 2012 developments

PROPOSED RESOLUTION: None required for the topics above

15:20– 15:50 VI. Advisory Council Update – AC Co-chairs

PURPOSE: Report out to the Board and CEO from the Organization Member’s Advisory Council Activities


15:50 – 16:00 BREAK

16:00 – 16:15 VII. ISOC Nominations Committee Update – N. Clark (Progress Report to be provided)

PURPOSE: Formal Report of ISOC’s Board of Trustee Nominations Committee

PROPOSED RESOLUTION: Resolution 12-xx: Accept the Nominations Committee Report

RESOLVED that the Report of the 2012 Nominations Committee is accepted

16:15 – 16:30 VIII. Finance Committee Report – E. Frolich

PURPOSE: Receive the report of the Finance Committee


16:30– 17:30 IX. Update on Phase 2 -Bylaws discussion – E. Burger (To be continued next day if necessary)

PURPOSE: Status updates on phase 2 of the proposed changes to the ISOC By-laws


17:30 End of Day 1

19:00 – 22:00 ISOC Board of Trustees and PIR Board of Directors joint Dinner (Board Members only)

DAY 2: Sunday, March 11 

08:30 Welcome Coffee (in meeting room)

09:00 – 09:30 X. Presentation by the Costa Rica Chapter of the Internet Society

PURPOSE: Increased visibility for ISOC Chapters and their activities


09:30 – 14:15 XI. President & CEO’s Report – L. St.Amour (includes 15min AM break and lunch)


a) 2011 Accomplishments and Preliminary Financial Statements
b) 2012 Business Plan Update
c) 2012 Global INET Update
d) Discuss Recent Developments of interest relating to the Internet

i.Various IP Policy activities (e.g. ACTA, SOPA, PIPA, etc.)
ii.Technical “challenges” facing the Internet
iii.ISOC’s role/opportunities, including Board role

PROPOSED RESOLUTION: None required, but press release(s) to be developed

14:15 – 14:30 XII. W3C Update – J. Jaffe/L. St.Amour

PURPOSE: Review Status per ISOC Board Resolution 09-33


14:30 – 15:00 XIII. Tentative – Conclusion of Phase 2 Bylaws discussion – E. Burger

15:00 – 16:00 XIV. AOB

16:00 End of Meeting 92

18:00 – 19:00 ISOC Board of Trustees and ICANN Board Meeting Cocktail Reception

19:00 – 21:00ISOC @ ICANN Meeting (optional)

Monday, March 12

12:30 – 14:00 ISOC Advisory Council Luncheon (off-site restaurant) (optional)

Tuesday, March 13

19:30 – 21:00 ISOC Chapters and Members Meeting (optional)