APTLD Board Meeting Communiqué (23 May 2019)

On 23 May 2019, the APTLD Board held its regular teleconference and considered a range of matters. A summary of the meeting is published in this Communiqué.

Progress in Preparations for APTLD76

The Board received a GM’s update on the matter and noted a significant progress in registrations for the Meeting and Members and invited guests volunteering to present at sessions. The Board suggested GM and Secretariat should further intensify their efforts in mobilizing the community to join the Meeting.

Selection of APTLD76 Fellows

Having considered applications for APTLD76 Fellowships, the Board noted with satisfaction a strong competition for this round and selected Mr. Byerjan Bayaat (.MN) and Ms. Ann Ibrahim (.QA) as the APTLD76 Fellows

Progress in Preparations for APTLD77

The Board received a GM’s update on the matter and noted with satisfaction that the preparations are gaining momentum.  The Board commended the auDA team for a very efficient launch of the process.

Selection of the APTLD79 Venue

The Board considered a GM’s Memorandum on the matter and selected Radisson Collection Hotel, Hormuz Grand Muscat in the city of Muscat, Oman, as the APTLD79 venue. The Board instructed GM to engage with the hotel management to conclude a contract.

Selection of the 2019 Fellow to EuroSSIG

Having considered applications for the 2019 European Summer School on Internet Governance , the Board selected Mr. Andrew Molivurae (.VU) .as the 2019 EuroSSIG Fellow.

Approval of the Call for the Pilot Executive Fellowship

The Board considered a draft Call for the Pilot Executive Fellowship for SIDN/InternetNZ and suggested GM should proceed with the Call. The Board also suggested that should a Member be interested to join the exercise at its own expense, GM should facilitate the process with the host registry.

The State and Execution of the 2019 APTLD Budget

The Board received GM’s update on the matter and noted with satisfaction that the budget is executed in line with the original projections.

The Change to the Board Working Group on Board Members Meetings Program Working Group

The Board noted with thanks Mr. Le Nam Trung volunteering for the Board Members Meetings Program Working Group and appointed him as a member thereof.

The Board also considered a number of other administrative and financial matters.