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Public Meeting Agenda February 28, 2008

February 25, 2008

Notice of Public Meeting Regarding Mid-term Review of the Joint Project Agreement between NTIA and ICANN

Public Meeting Agenda

Date:  Thursday, February 28, 2008
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (registration begins at 8:30 a.m.)
Location: United States Department of Commerce
Herbert C. Hoover Building, Auditorium
1401 Constitution Ave, N.W., Washington, D.C.  20230

8:30 a.m.  Registration
9:00 - 9:15 a.m.

Introduction and Welcoming Remarks
Meredith Attwell Baker, Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information

9:15 – 10:00 a.m. 

Session I:
ICANN’S JPA Responsibilities: Assessing Commitments against Results

Root Server Operator:  Suzanne Woolf, ISC
User:  Beau Brendler, Consumer Reports Webwatch
Business:  Steve Metalitz, Coalition for OnLine Accountability
gTLD Registrar:  Jonathon Nevett, Network Solutions
Government Representative: Len St. Aubin, Industry Canada

10:00 – 10:20 a.m.
Questions from the Audience
10:20 – 10:30 a.m. 
10:30 – 11:15 a.m. 

Session II:
ICANN’S JPA Responsibilities:  Ensuring ICANN’s Continued Progress and Sustainability

Business:  J. Scott Evans, Yahoo
Internet Society:  Lynn St. Amour, ISOC
gTLD Registry:  Keith Drazek, NeuStar
ccTLD Registry:  Martin Boyle Nominet
Business: John Carlson, BITS/Financial Services Roundtable

11:15 – 11:30 a.m.
Questions from the Audience
11:30 – 11:45 a.m. 
Peter Dengate Thrush, Chairman of the Board Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
11:45 – 12:00 p.m. Conclusion:
Concluding Remarks by Meredith Attwell Baker, Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information