Public Participation Board Committee Open Session

Wed 04 Mar 2009 - 16:00 - 17:30
Don Diego 3

What it is | The new Board Committee on Public Participation is holding an open session to ask the community what it thinks about a number of new ideas for improving participation within ICANN, plus to allow the community to make their own suggestions.

Why it's important | Participation is an important issue for ICANN as an organization. This is an opportunity for community members to enter into free and open discussion about what improvements could be made with Board members.

Who should attend? | All those interested in improving participation within ICANN.


Agenda details: 



Full agenda available at:

    • Public Forums
    • Language
    • Document deadlines
    • Board visibility during meetings


Jean-Jacques Subrenat, Chair, Board Committee on Public Participation
Dennis Jennings, Committee member
Katim Touray, Committee member
Thomas Narten, Committee member
Dave Wodelet, Committee member
Kieren McCarthy, General manager of public participation, ICANN

Interactive Feedback:

1. How useful did you find this session?

Keyword Option Responses
VERY Very useful 8
USEFUL Useful 8
NOT Not useful 2


2. Should we run a similar session in Sydney?

Keyword Option Responses
SYDNEY Yes we should 11
NOSYDNEY No thanks 0
UNCERTAIN Uncertain 2


3. What was the topic of most interest to you?

Keyword Option Responses
PUBLIC Public Forums 7
LANGUAGE Language 1
DEADLINE Document deadlines 1
BOARD Board visibility 4
NONE None of the above 1