[APAC-Discuss] Civil Society Engagement Working Call

Winthrop Yu w.yu at gmx.net
Wed May 25 01:52:19 UTC 2016

   My mistake on the date. Thank you for clarifying, Siranush.  I'll test the 
new Adobe Connect platform again later.



On 5/24/2016 11:31 PM, Siranush Vardanyan wrote:
> Dear Winthrop,
> The *Civil Society Engagement - Working Call** will take place tomorrow, **25
> May **at **13:00 - 14:00 UTC (not today, as you mentioned):*
> *
> *
> *Below are details or that call:
> *
> *Agenda*
> *1.  New Content layout - advice on improvements, where do we have content gaps?*
> *2.  Events - update the listing*
> *3.  Supporting outreach - presentations and materials (question: what issues
> does CS in ICANN work on?)*
> *4.  Contributing to regional newsletters*
> *Attachment:  This draft document is intended as a simple one-pager introducing
> the At-Large community, NCSG, NCUC and NPOC.  Text taken very much from
> descriptions developed by the community. We will use these descriptions (edited
> and adapted as appropriate) in presentation slides and online, your comments
> would be helpful.  *
> *We discussed developing brief statements about the topics civil society groups
> focused on (bite-size was the notion mentioned by some of the Fellows and
> NextGen participants on Marrakech).  We will share some of those issues
> tomorrow, they need fleshing out.*
> *The call will be in English;*
> *French and Spanish interpretations will be provided*
> *Please find below participation details for Civil Society Engagement**:*
> *For the ICANN Adigo International Dial-in Numbers
> List:* *_http://adigo.com/icann/_*
> *If you require a dial-out please contact us with your preferred number and
> language channel at**_milena.timur at icann.org_* <mailto:milena.timur at icann.org>
> *Conference ID:*
>   * *English:        **9001 – AC room connected to this bridge*
>   * *French:         **9002*
>   * *Spanish:        **9003*
> *Please remember that it is now possible to connect your audio via the AC room,
> without using your telephone.*
> *You need a stable internet connection. **Link to Adobe
> Connect: **/_https://icann.adobeconnect.com/gseemea/_/*
> Thanks
> Siranush
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>> 1. Welcome to At-Large! (ICANN At-Large Staff)
>> 2. Re: [ALAC-Announce] Civil Society Engagement Working Call
>> (Winthrop Yu)
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>> From: Winthrop Yu <w.yu at gmx.net>
>> To: "apac-discuss at atlarge-lists.icann.org"
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>> Subject: Re: [APAC-Discuss] [ALAC-Announce] Civil Society Engagement
>> Working Call
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>> Wanted to connect and observe the meeeing, but was unable to do so. Adobe
>> Connect seems to have a new required add-in before it will allow you to join any
>> meetings. I downloaded and installed the add-in (Firefox on Windows 10), but it
>> failed. Using another browser (MS Edge) the connection likewise failed.
>> Adobe Connect was reliable for a long time, but if they insist on these new
>> required downloads (which entail additional security risks) that fail, then it
>> looks like people like me may be missing the meetings.
>> Hoping this can be tested further on diverse platforms,
>> WYn
>> P.S. And HTML-formatted mail doesn't always display/forward properly (below)
>> On 5/24/2016 8:19 PM, Milena Timurcuoglu wrote:
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