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Re: Call for Meeting Sponsors
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org, ICANN Comments <Comments@icann.org>
- Subject: Re: Call for Meeting Sponsors
- From: Jeff Williams <email@example.com>
- Date: Mon, 18 Oct 1999 11:07:27 +0100
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- Organization: INEG. Inc. (Spokesman INEGroup)
- References: <003801bf197c$338d4a80$288f6420@omnibook>
Andrew and all,
It is indeed that these announcements continue to spew forth
such false statements as characterizing the ICANN as a
"Bottom-up" determined organization. However I am sure
that such fantasy's are prevalent amongst the ICANN BoD
Andrew McLaughlin wrote:
> During the week of November 1, 1999, the Internet Corporation for Assigned
> Names and Numbers (ICANN) will be holding its first annual meeting in Los
> Angeles, USA. Over the course of four days, hundreds of individuals from
> around the globe will gather to participate in the bottom-up policymaking
> processes that constitute ICANN.
> Among the numerous groups holding meetings that week will be:
> - ICANN Board of Directors (including newly elected Directors)
> - Domain Name Supporting Organization
> - Names Council
> - General Assembly
> - Constituencies (Business, Non-Commercial, ISPs, Registrars,
> Trademark & IP, gTLD registries, ccTLD registries)
> - Various working groups
> - Ad hoc group to study future policies in the area of numbering
> - Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) and country code top-level
> domain administrators
> Foremost on the agenda will be the recently proposed tentative agreements
> among ICANN, the U.S. Department of Commerce, and Network Solutions, Inc.
> <http://www.icann.org/agreements.htm>, and the creation of ICANN's At Large
> Membership and election structures. In addition, ICANN will be welcoming
> nine newly-elected Directors to the Board.
> This email is an appeal to interested companies, associations, and
> organizations to contribute to the success of these meetings by sponsoring
> (1) temporary equipment loans, and/or (2) a reception or coffee break.
> (1) TEMPORARY EQUIPMENT LOANS
> In order to make the ICANN meetings fully accessible to all interested
> people around the globe, ICANN has committed to provide realtime multimedia
> webcasts with remote participation functionality. (See, for example, the
> multimedia archive from ICANN's Santiago meetings in August
> <http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/icann/santiago/archive>). The webcasts
> require a significant amount of on-site equipment.
> Specifically, ICANN is seeking temporary loans of the following equipment
> for approximately one week (October 31 to November 5):
> - 6 large monitors (17", 19", or 21")
> - 1 small monitor (15")
> - 1 Laser printer for auditorium
> - 1 Laser printer for Board/staff room
> - 1 Windows PC with Ethernet adapter & web browser
> - 1 or 2 Windows PCs, running Windows NT or Win98
> If your company could spare one or more of the above items for that week, it
> would make a significant contribution to ICANN's efforts to be transparent
> and accessible to Internet users around the world. All loaned equipment
> will be used at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel and will be returned healthy.
> (2) RECEPTIONS AND COFFEE BREAKS
> In addition, ICANN is seeking corporate or organizational sponsors for
> several receptions and coffee breaks. These events are important vehicles
> for the forging of personal relationships among ICANN's growing global
> community of techies and engineers, businesses and businesspeople,
> individual users, researches, and others. ICANN plans to host two evening
> receptions (11/2/99 and 11/3/99) and at least one set of coffee breaks
> (11/2/99). The cost to sponsor a reception is $5,000. The cost for a set
> of coffee breaks is $2,000.
> ICANN will of course gratefully acknowledge and highlight the support of its
> If your company or organization is interested in helping to sponsor a
> temporary equipment loan, reception, or coffee break, please contact Andrew
> McLaughlin <email@example.com>.
Jeffrey A. Williams
Spokesman INEGroup (Over 95k members strong!)
CEO/DIR. Internet Network Eng/SR. Java/CORBA Development Eng.
Information Network Eng. Group. INEG. INC.
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